This week’s Guardian revelation that documents leaked by Edward Snowden show apparent GCHQ support for US drone targeted killings in Yemen demonstrates once again how drone technology is eroding our ability to draw the line between being involved in war or not.… Read More
Almost twice as many people have died in attacks by right-wing groups in America than have died in attacks by Muslim extremists.… Read More
“IF YOU READ, WRITE, PUBLISH, THINK, LISTEN, DANCE, SING OR INVENT; IF YOU FARM OR CONSUME FOOD; IF YOU’RE ILL NOW OR MIGHT ONE DAY BE ILL, THE TPP HAS YOU IN ITS CROSSHAIRS”
In what will surly go down as one of the worst attacks on US sovereignty and overall freedom in American history, the Republican controlled Senate has given President Obama the fast track authority in what amounts to the passing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.… Read More
“Bottom line, every large mainstream news source is in the business of disinformation. That’s the heavy freight they transport, every day.… Read More
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has been accused of failing to act after being presented with ‘stomach churning’ child sex abuse allegations against the peer Lord Janner.… Read More
With a 60-38 vote, the Senate adopted the law giving President Obama the power to “fast-track” talks on free-trade pacts such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) after months of fierce debate in both houses of the Congress.… Read More
Bowing to strong public pressure about the right to buy and drink raw milk, the New Zealand government has unveiled new rules which permit farmers to sell this most basic, probiotic rich and nutritious of foods directly to consumers.… Read More
America’s leading merchants have spoken: The Confederate flag is coming off the shelves.
Walmart, Amazon, eBay and Sears all announced bans on the sale of Confederate flag merchandise, amid an intensifying national debate over the use of the controversial flag.… Read More
As a young U.S. Army soldier during World War II, Rollins Edwards knew better than to refuse an assignment.
When officers led him and a dozen others into a wooden gas chamber and locked the door, he didn’t complain.… Read More
The United States is seeking to have a “never-ending war” in the Middle East which would make the countries there unable to stand up to Israel, says former CIA contractor Steven Kelley.… Read More