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Chaos in Athens: Greece takes austerity protests to new level

Protest austerity Greece

Demonstrators and police clashed in Athens Wednesday, with tens of thousands gathering to protest in front of the Greek parliament. Demonstrators threw Molotov cocktails, while police used water cannons, tear gas and batons to disperse the crowd. A bus stop and kiosk were set on fire, according to RT correspondent …

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UK to double number of drones in Afghanistan

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The UK military reportedly aims to double the size of its armed drone fleet in Afghanistan to ten by purchasing five US-made Reaper drones, which for the first time will be controlled from a UK base. The first five were controlled at US stations. The Royal Air Force (RAF) announced …

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Obama wins right to indefinitely detain Americans under NDAA

A lone appeals judge bowed down to the Obama administration late Monday and reauthorized the White House’s ability to indefinitely detain American citizens without charge or due process. Last week, a federal judge ruled that an temporary injunction on section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 must …

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Tony Blair and George Bush should face trial over Iraq war, says Desmond Tutu

Tony Blair and George Bush

Anti-apartheid hero attacks former prime minister over ‘double standards on war crimes’. Tony Blair has strongly contested Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s views. Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called for Tony Blair and George Bush to be hauled before the international criminal court in The Hague and delivered a damning critique of the physical and moral devastation caused by …

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Seven reasons you should eat organic

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There are plenty of good reasons why, in a world increasingly filled with processed – and over-processed – foods, that eating organic not only makes the most sense for your body, but for the planet as well. Here are seven reasons why you should switch to the organic food lifestyle, …

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Audit the Fed threatens the secrecy of the Federal Reserve Bank

Senator Ron Paul, author of the legislation called Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012 (HR459) that will subject Ben Bernanke and the privately-owned Federal Reserve Bank to a monetary audit policy has seen much support from his peers on Capitol Hill. The House of Representatives passed 327 – 98 on a vote last week …

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Media promotes troops on American streets to “cut down on crime”

St. Louis residents praise sight of military vehicles in neighborhoods. Following reports last week that U.S. Army wheeled tanks would be rolling down residential streets and highways in St. Louis as part of a training program, local news media channels featured interviews with residents who praised the sight of troops …

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Fluoride linked to #1 cause of death in new research

Groundbreaking new research has linked sodium fluoride to cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide. Researchers found that fluoride consumption directly stimulates the hardening of your arteries, a condition known as atherosclerosis that is highly correlated with the #1 killer. Sodium fluoride is currently added to the water supply of many cities worldwide, despite …

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Vitamin D outperforms pharmaceuticals at treating cancer

Everyone is deathly afraid of coming down with cancer, yet the very lifestyle that promotes cancer is the most popular. Cancer has been one of the leading causes of death in the United States, UK, and many other nations for years. Something is terribly wrong, as the war on cancer …

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Gary Connery: stuntman completes 2400ft skydive without a parachute

The 42-year-old daredevil plunged from a helicopter in a death-defying feat before landing in an area containing 18,600 cardboard boxes. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=un1C9TkP7JU[/youtube] The father-of-two, a veteran of 880 sky dives, 450 base jumps and dozens of film and television roles, jumped this afternoon above Ridge Wood, Bucks to become …

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Amazing photos show what the world really eats

What do you and your family eat each week? You may be shocked to see the significant variation even between relatively ‘similar’ nations when it comes to diet. While many families within the United States and Mexico include fast food and soda into the core of their nutritional program, families …

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9/11: A Conspiracy Theory

Everything you ever wanted to know about the 9/11 conspiracy theory in under 5 minutes. (Watch French, German, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese translations of this video.) TRANSCRIPT: On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 men armed with boxcutters directed by a man on dialysis in a cave fortress halfway around the world using a satellite phone and a laptop directed …

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World War 3: why Russia and Syria are being targeted

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Contrary to popular belief, the conduct of nations on the international stage is almost never driven by moral considerations, but rather by a shadowy cocktail of money and geopolitics. As such, when you see the mouthpieces of the ruling class begin to demonize a foreign country, the first question in …

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US lied about Syrian chemical attack then bombed them anyway

Syria chemical attack bombed by Trump

Never one to accept the U.S. government’s official explanation of events without question, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh has investigated Donald Trump’s decision to strike the al-Shayat Airbase in Syria in April of this year, which the president launched amid widespread allegations that the Syrian government committed a chemical weapons …

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Nestle, Mars and Hershey use child slaves to make your chocolate

Hershey Nestle Mars child slaves cocao chocolate

The Milton Hershey School in Pennsylvania is one of the wealthiest education centers in the world. Founded in 1909 as an orphanage for “male Caucasian” boys, it was awarded 30 percent of the company’s future earnings by Milton S. Hershey upon his death. Thanks to the success of Kit-Kats, Reese’s, …

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Government is ‘robbing’ citizens of their wealth through inflation

Inflation ahead sign

Political commentator and freedom advocate Floyd Brown knows what the U.S. government is up to, and he’s calling Washington on it. In this one-on-one interview, find out why the president of the Western Center for Journalism believes Americans are systematically robbed of their savings through a deliberate devaluation of the …

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Top 10 reasons libertarians aren’t nice to you

Why libertarians arent nice to you

People often complain about libertarians being rude and obnoxious. It’s not nearly as widespread a problem as some would make it out to be, and contrary to popular belief, this did not begin with me. To the extent that it does exist, I have become to many this sort of …

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Ignoring reality is going to wipe out the human race

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To inform people is hard slugging. Everything is lined up against the public being informed, or the policymakers for that matter. News is contaminated by its service to special interests and hidden agendas. Many scientists or their employers are dependent on federal money. Even psychologists and anthropologists were roped into …

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Iraq veteran kills himself after being ordered to commit “war crimes”

Daniel Somers

Iraq war veteran Daniel Somers committed suicide following an arduous battle with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that was caused by his role in committing “crimes against humanity,” according to the soldier’s suicide note. Somers was assigned to a Tactical Human-Intelligence Team (THT) in Baghdad which saw him involved in …

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