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War Crimes

‘Orgy of Killing’: US-Backed ‘Liberation’ of Mosul Left 10,000 Civilians Dead

Source: AntiMedia December 4, 2017 by Darius Shahtahmasebi After the United States and its proxy armies “liberated” the Iraqi city of Mosul earlier this year, the world’s superpower unsurprisingly turned a blind eye to a massacre that took place soon after. As the Guardian aptly phrased it, the aftermath was …

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Biometrics
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Arizona Citizens Tracked In Facial Recognition Database In First Step For REAL ID Implementation

Source: Activist Post November 4, 2017 By Aaron Kesel Arizona citizens are now in a government database that uses facial recognition technology to track them simply for getting a driver’s license. This allows federal and local law enforcement to use the “perpetual lineup” of suspects not accused of a crime to …

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CIA

The CIA: 70 Years of Organized Crime

Photo by Tom Thai | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch September 22, 2017 by Douglas Valentine – Lars Schall Lars Schall: 70 years ago, on September 18, 1947, the National Security Act created the Central Intelligence Agency, CIA. Douglas, you refer to the CIA as “the organized crime branch of …

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Prohibition

Meet the Special Interests Keeping Marijuana Criminalized

Americans overwhelmingly agree that marijuana should be legal, so why isn’t it? So glad you asked… Source: Foundation for Economic Education December 1, 2017 by  Laura Williams In this era of political polarization, when Americans seem to agree on absolutely nothing, let me reassure you. We overwhelmingly agree that cannabis should …

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Phoenix Program

Trump Admin Raising Phoenix Program From the Ashes

Source: The Corbett Report January 30, 2017 James Corbett As The Corbett Report reported last year, Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater, has slithered out from his hiding place and re-emerged as a figure on the political stage. He is now advocating for a rebirth of the US’ infamous “Phoenix …

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Military Industrial Complex

Why Americans Hate Foreign Wars, but Love Paying for Them

A giant U.S. flag is displayed during a military fly-over at Sports Authority Field at Mile High before an NFL football game between the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Denver. (AP/Jack Dempsey) Polls show that Americans are tired of endless wars in faraway lands, …

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Health

How Tart Cherry Juice Increases the Quality of Your Sleep

Source: Wake Up World November 30, 2017 By April McCarthy Along with providing the fruit’s bright red color, the antioxidant compounds in tart cherries — called anthocyanins — have been specifically linked to high antioxidant capacity and reduced inflammation, at levels comparable to some well-known pain medications. Michigan researchers had previously shown …

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Dystopia

WE NEED TO STOP NORMALIZING THIS!

Source: The Corbett Report November 29, 2017 James Corbett Sophia the robot is not a “she.” But if the powers-that-shouldn’t-be get their way we will soon be marrying our sex robots and having fewer babies than ever. It’s time to put the brakes on this crazy train. This video (WE …

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Stateless Society

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

Source: Waking Times January 26, 2017 Stephen Parato “If the injustice is part of the necessary friction of the machine of government, let it go, let it go: perchance it will wear smooth–certainly the machine will wear out… but if it is of such a nature that it requires you …

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Tyranny

Century of the National Security State: A New Subversives List?

Photo by Nathaniel St. Clair Source: counterpunch November 29, 2017 by David Rosen A recent article by two Georgetown University civil-liberties attorneys, Yael Bromberg and Eirik Cheverud, “Anti-Trump protesters risk 60 years in jail. Is dissent a crime?,” warns that the Trump Justice Department may be establishing a 21st century “subversives” list. The trial of …

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