Archive for November, 2012 :

Maine Farmers Get A Second Chance To Win Court War With Monsanto
November 28th, 2012

Farmers in Maine will have another shot at agri-business giant Monsanto when a federal appeals court agreed to hear a lawsuit they filed after it had been dismissed by a lower court.

Corporate Giant Comes Out Against GMOs
November 28th, 2012

Kaiser Permanente, the largest managed healthcare organization in the United States, has advised its members against GMOs in food.

Anonymous Hacks School Board in Retaliation for Spying on Students
November 28th, 2012

Hackers say they are responsible for taking down the website of a Texas school district in retaliation for a mandatory surveillance program students are being told to comply with.

Nuclear Christmas, A False Flag in America to Blame on Iran
November 28th, 2012

There are strong confirmations that one or more nuclear weapons, known to have been stolen but kept from the public to “prevent panic,” may well be deployed in American cities by extremist elements with probable ties to a foreign intelligence agency.

WWII Code Found On Long-Dead Pigeon In England May Never Be Broken
November 27th, 2012

The message, a series of 27 groups of five letters each, was inside a red canister attached to the pigeon’s leg bone and has stumped code breakers from Government Communications Headquarters, Britain’s main electronic intelligence-gathering agency.

Black Friday, Black Budgets, and Consumer Conspiracy
November 27th, 2012

Feeding propaganda to an unwitting public, for purposes of driving the masses toward mass consumerism in the weeks leading up to the holiday season.

Taxpayers Across Canada Funded Projects Cited For Corruption
November 27th, 2012

A search through public contracts tabled at the province’s corruption inquiry has revealed numerous cases where federal money went to projects whose price tag was inflated by scams.

Huge Win For Freedom Of Speech In Canada
November 27th, 2012

A Canadian court sided with the principle that what constitutes freedom of expression on one end of the political spectrum thereby constitutes free expression on the other end.

Continuous Stream Of Human Waste Hits NY Harbor Following Hurricane Sandy
November 27th, 2012

Reports indicate that the nation’s fifth largest water treatment plant in Newark is still dumping some 240 million gallons of partially treated wastewater into the harbor every single day.

Fight Back Against Big Food
November 27th, 2012

How to boycott all the brands that helped kill Prop. 37.

Where Does Milllons in Pentagon Contracts Go?
November 25th, 2012

Millions of American dollars flow into nation-building contracts for the Middle East, while the US’s own infrastructure gets a “D.”

Kucinich Condemns Death Drones
November 23rd, 2012

America’s continued mass murder from above is not only illegal and immoral but will have dire consequences for the future of the country and its citizens.

California Gets Face Scanners To Spy On Everyone At Once
November 22nd, 2012

In a single second, law enforcement agents can match a suspect against millions upon millions of profiles in vast detailed databases stored on the cloud.

“We Initiate Terrorism To create Terrorists to Overthrow Governments”
November 22nd, 2012

US Regime Change.

Why Can’t Law Enforcement Admit They Blow It Sometimes?
November 21st, 2012

Because police, detectives and forensic scientists are only human, and it’s all-too natural to be inexplicably reluctant to admit to – or even to see – some of their mistakes.

Are We Headed Toward An Economy Based Around Serving Rich People?
November 21st, 2012

We’re well on the way to becoming a full-fledged “servant economy.” Most Americans no longer make things. They provide services.

Israeli Government Websites Under Mass Hacking Attack
November 20th, 2012

More than 44 million hacking attempts have been made on Israeli government web sites since Wednesday when Israel began its Gaza air strikes, the government said on Sunday.

Political Parties Are Basically Bank Accounts
November 20th, 2012

The flood of Wall Street money to campaigns is a threat to democracy, says one political science professor.

To Reduce Inequality, Tax Wealth, Not Income
November 20th, 2012

Trends in the distribution of wealth can look very different from trends in incomes, because wealth is a measure of accumulated assets, not a flow over time.

Anonymous Attacks Israeli Government Sites
November 20th, 2012

Hacker collective Anonymous appear to have joined forces with Palestinian combatants and has attacked several Israeli government sites in what it terms Operation Israel.

Arctic Policy a Model for Resolving South China Sea Dispute?
November 19th, 2012

The geopolitical conflicts in the Arctic get more and more attention when climate change is discussed in the public sphere.

Mainstream Media Now Openly Admits The FBI And CIA Are Reading All Your Emails
November 19th, 2012

In the end, the FBI used a little-know law called the Stored Communications Act, which is part of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, as the basis for getting a warrant to view Petraeus’ private Gmail account.

City of Orlando Threatens Man who Planted a Front Yard Vegetable Garden
November 15th, 2012

In a bid to perpetuate a growing culture of dependency, authorities in Orlando, Fla., are trying to force a resident to dig up a vegetable garden he planted in his front yard, saying the plot of produce is a violation of city ordinances.

Secession Petitions Flood White House Website
November 12th, 2012

President Obama’s reelection last week has prompted a slew of requests to secede from the United States.

Court Upholds Free Speech Rights of Veterans For Peace to March in Auburn’s Veterans Day Parade
November 12th, 2012

The U.S. District Court in Seattle today ruled in favor of a veterans group’s rights to march in Auburn’s Veterans Day Parade.

Unfinished Business Awaits Obama’s Second Term
November 8th, 2012

Washington must become more engaged come January because these issues will directly impact regional stability and security and U.S. interests and personnel in the region.

India Poised to Supply Free Drugs to 1.2 Billion People
November 8th, 2012

As the northern Indian state of Rajasthan rolls out an ambitious universal healthcare plan, the discontent of the state’s doctors stands in stark contrast to the joys of the 68 million people who will benefit from the scheme.

The Political Trial of a Caring Man and the End of Justice in America
November 8th, 2012

Dr. Rafil Dhafir, a prominent cancer specialist, who for 13 years had raised money for food and medicines for sick and starving Iraqis who were the victims of sanctions was arrested by federal agents and interrogated about the charity he had founded, Help the Needy.

Over Half of California Voters Are Complete Morons
November 7th, 2012

More than half of California voters are against the labeling of toxic genetically modified foods, want to be poisoned and want their children to be poisoned.

How Tory Paedophile Claims Were Covered Up
November 7th, 2012
Smart Meters Not So Clever About Privacy
November 6th, 2012

A University of South Carolina study found smart meters transmitting plain text information that could be used against home owners.

Blindfolded Boy Will Choose Coptic Christians Next Pope In Egypt
November 6th, 2012

The final choice will be left to a boy, aged between five and eight, explained Bishop Pola from Tanta in the Nile Delta, in the first such contest since Shenuda was selected by the same method more than four decades ago, in 1971.

Broken US System Needs Watching
November 6th, 2012

International Election Observers Could Face Arrest.

Tea Party Group Blocks Florida Voters, Stops Water Handouts at Polls
November 6th, 2012

Tea party activists in Florida’s largely black and electorally significant Interstate 4 corridor have worked furiously to put a damper on what has been a record-setting turnout thus far.

Puerto Rico to Vote on Status
November 6th, 2012

If residents do not want to remain a territory, they have three options: independence, statehood, or a free and sovereign associated territory.

ACLU Sues Boston Police for Spying on U.S. Patriots
November 6th, 2012

The ACLU’s lawsuit revealed that the Boston Police have been illegally keeping records on multiple peaceful groups such as Stop the Wars Coalition, Veterans for Peace and United for Justice with Peace.

‘Shock, Secrecy, Complexity’ Undermine Canada-China FIPA Review
November 6th, 2012

The Canada-China Foreign Investment Protection Agreement (FIPA) requires closer examination and provincial consent prior to ratification.

As Election Nears, Voter Suppression Efforts Kick Into Gear
November 6th, 2012

John Avlon catalogs the efforts to discourage the “wrong” voters from showing up.

U.S. Elections: Will the Dead Vote and Voting Machines be Hacked?
November 6th, 2012

The absence of transparency is a threat to whatever remains of American democracy.

Who Pocketed Gaddafi’s Billions?
November 6th, 2012

It also looks like the current Libyan leaders care more about staying in their posts – or occupying higher posts if possible – than about trying to return the $ 150 bln which mysteriously disappeared back into their country, which now badly needs restoration after the war.

US Election Results In – Criminal Corporations Won
November 5th, 2012

In this year’s American Presidential election the biggest losers are the American people.

‘Creepy Cameraman’ Pushes Limits Of Public Surveillance — A Glimpse Of The Future?
November 4th, 2012

Question raised by a series of online videos in which an unidentified man takes a camera around Seattle and other parts of Washington state, walking up to people and recording them for no apparent reason other than to make a point.

Mayans Demand An End To 2012 Doomsday Myth
November 1st, 2012

Guatemala’s Mayan people accused the government and tour groups on Wednesday of perpetuating the myth that their calendar foresees the imminent end of the world for monetary gain.

Chinese Officials Asks Forgiveness From Falun Gong Brothers
November 1st, 2012

The brothers warned the local 610 office, high-level officials of the police department, and the local secretary of the CCP that if they are not paid compensation for their ill treatment, the brothers will publish on the Internet evidence showing corruption of the local officials.

Buddhist Monk Is The World’s Happiest Man
November 1st, 2012

Tibetan monk and molecular geneticist Matthieu Ricard is the happiest man in the world according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin.

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