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5 Nobel Prize winners: ‘End the war on drugs’

War on Drugs

Many have pointed out that the global war on drugs has been a waste of tax-payer time and money. It has also resulted in loathsome socio-political policies that have negative long-term ramifications. Now, five Nobel Prize winning economists as well as several world leaders are endorsing a just-published report by the London School of …

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12 reasons not to attack Syria

US strike

The USA and it’s “coalition of the reluctant and/or unwilling” are now confronted with at least twelve very good reasons why they should abandon their plans to unlawfully attack the sovereign nation of Syria. The Obama Administration has been inundated with responses from every quarter of American society and the …

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Carbon tax proven useless against global warming

no carbon tax sign

For years, global warming advocates have argued that implementing some sort of carbon tax would substantially reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by the heavily industrialized United States. The idea, they say, is that a carbon tax would ultimately lead to fewer harmful, climate-changing emissions because …

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Saudi airstrike on refugee camp kills 40 in Yemen

An air strike in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition has killed at least 40 people and wounded about 200 at a camp for internal refugees, a human rights group has said. Of the injured, 25 were severely injured in the raids, a spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) …

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Bradley Manning demands dismissal of his case due to inhuman punishment

Bradley Manning is expected to testify in a pretrial hearing that he has been punished illegally by being locked in solitary confinement. The whistleblower hopes that his inhumane punishment is grounds for having all charges against him dismissed. Manning, who is accused of sending classified information to WikiLeaks, will testify …

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‘Did we just kill a kid?’ – drone operator

A former U.S. drone operator has opened up about the toll of killing scores of innocent people by pressing a button from a control room in New Mexico. Brandon Bryant, 27, from Missoula, Montana, spent six years in the Air Force operating Predator drones from inside a dark container. But, …

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Assange to break silence as more countries rally behind Ecuador

As Julian Assange prepares to give his first public statement in months, London police are on high alert demanding the IDs of all persons visiting his diplomatic hideout. Ecuador says the threat that the UK will raid its embassy “still stands.” “Julian Assange has always fought for justice”, Assange’s lawyer Baltazar …

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Trump ends CIA funding of ISIS linked terrorists in Syria

CIA funding ISIS Syria Trump

In 2014 – 2015, $500 million of US taxpayer’s money was spent on training 54 so-called ‘moderate rebels’, most of whom immediately turned their weapons over and joined Al-Nusra or Al-Qaeda. Now the covert CIA program training and arming Syrian rebels to fight the government of Bashar al-Assad has been …

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Impeach Obama 2012: national campaign begins

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b76mBlnm86w&context=C470815dADvjVQa1PpcFOVvqnVN23oid5OFVItiHgFoOHe4ADhzF8=[/youtube] Film director, producer, actor and writer Sean Stone has thrown his weight behind a resolution introduced in the House last month by North Carolina Republican Walter Jones. Resolution 107 states that should the president use offensive military force without the authorization of Congress that such an act would …

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Elizabeth Warren defends Israeli attacks on Gaza schools and hospitals

Senator Elizabeth Warren

Israel has the right to shell Palestinian hospitals and schools out of ‘self defense’ as long as Hamas stores rocket launchers next to them, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren said during a town hall meeting in Massachusetts this week. Warren, darling du jour of American liberals, defended her vote to send more …

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Kim Dotcom set to revolutionize the internet

Kim Dotcom on Mega, Hollywood, the internet and copyright enforcement - video

A defiant Kim Dotcom vowed to win his upcoming extradition hearing during the Sunday night launch party for his new project, Mega. Dotcom, the founder of the now defunct file-storage site Megaupload, held a press conference Sunday evening at his Coatesville, New Zealand mansion in order to celebrate the unveiling …

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Julian Assange seeks political asylum in Ecuador

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested political asylum and is under the protection of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FrJT_nN6JU[/youtube] Assange wrote directly to Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, saying he was being persecuted and could not return to his homeland, where he would be vulnerable to extradition to “a …

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US Intelligence Director James Clapper lies to congress again

US Intelligence Director James Clapper lies under oath

Just as the first casualty of war is said to be the truth, the first casualty of the new Cold War is irony. Our most prominent journalists seem to have missed the Orwellian irony of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) asking Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper at Friday’s Senate hearings if Julian Assange …

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Swiss study shows 147 corporations rule the world

147 companies rule the world

The Swiss Federal Institute (SFI) in Zurich released a study entitled “The Network of Global Corporate Control” that proves a small consortiums of corporations – mainly banks – run the world. A mere 147 corporations which form a “super entity” have control 40% of the world’s wealth; which is the real economy. …

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