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Word to the Wise: Beware the Green New Deal! By Geraldine Perry, April 05 2019

Seemingly overnight, the Green New Deal has arrived. Given the sorry state of our environment, what possible objections could there be? In this case, plenty – and they all trace back to the Green New Deal’s deeply complex and surreptitious

Ecuador Twists Embarrassing INA Papers into Pretext to Oust Assange By Defend Wikileaks, April 05 2019

On 26 March, WikiLeaks’ Twitter account announced that President Moreno is being investigated by Ecuador’s Congress for corruption, sparked by the INA Papers leak. The same tweet referenced President Moreno’s attempt to surrender Assange in exchange for US debt relief,

Trump Administration Demands that Turkey Cancel Purchase of Russian S-400 Air Defense Missiles By Stephen Lendman, April 05 2019

 

The Trump regime demands Turkey cancel its planned purchase of Russian S-400 air defense missiles.

Technologically superior to US long-range surface-to-air Patriot missiles, nothing in the West matches their effectiveness.

S-400s can destroy multiple hostile aircraft, ballistic missiles, and

The Veto: Documentary Film Exposing Western Media Propaganda War Against Syria By Vanessa Beeley, April 05 2019

I met journalist and friend Rafiq Lutf and cameraman Abdul-Mun’aim Arnous in January 2018 and I was honoured when Rafiq asked me to work with him on his film project, The Veto.

As Dr Shaaban said to me in August …

Video: “NATO-EXIT”. Michel Chossudovsky By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, April 04 2019

70 years ago NATO was born. In April 1949, The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established what was designated as the doctrine of “Collective Security” under Art. 5 of the Washington Treaty.

NATO has a sordid history of aggression and

NATO-Exit: Dismantle NATO, Close Down 800 US Military Bases, Prosecute the War Criminals By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, April 04 2019
Washington's unspoken hegemonic objective is Worldwide militarization and economic conquest. This imperial design is carried out through acts of war, military intervention, coups d'Etat, regime change, US sponsored insurgencies, cyber-warfare, economic sabotage and destabilization. "All options are on the table".
Brunei’s Phased Adoption of Islamic Law By Andrew Korybko, April 04 2019

Western countries are up in arms over the conclusion of Brunei’s phased adaptation of Islamic law which will controversially see homosexuals and adulterers stoned, much to the consternation of human rights activists across the world. Hollywood celebrity George Clooney, known

Ontario: Debunking the Conservative Party Policy of Ford and Scheer By Paul Kahnert, April 04 2019

We learned many lessons in fighting the Conservative governments in the past, and personally in our long battle to block the privatization of Ontario Hydro One. The government of Doug Ford in Ontario, and the policies that Andrew Scheer is

Night Parrot Confections: The Dangers of Discovering the Elusive By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 04 2019

Discoveries of natural flora, fauna and phenomena are not necessarily straightforward things.  The discoverer may wish to conceal the source.  The discoverer may also have various motivations.  In certain grave instances, the entire claim might be fabricated.  Piltdown Man, discovered

US VERDAD Act: Senate Support for Regime Change in Venezuela By Stephen Lendman, April 04 2019

Seeking dominance over all other nations is imperialism’s defining feature – by brute force if other tactics fail.

With no end of it in prospect, they continue on the phony pretexts of humanitarian intervention, responsibility to protect, and democracy building

Video: Syrian Military Sends Reinforcements to Fight ISIS in Central Desert By South Front, April 04 2019

Over the past few days, the Syrian military has deployed a new batch of reinforcements to the Homs-Deir Ezzor desert following a recent series of ISIS attacks in the area.

ISIS cells operating in the desert in central Syria pose …

Mike Pompeo’s “Version of Jesus Christ”: Endless Wars, Open-Ended Surveillance at Home By Kurt Nimmo, April 04 2019

Where does Trump’s Secretary of State Mike Pompeo get his inspiration? From Jesus Christ.

Mike’s version of Jesus Christ may not be the same one millions of others know. The Pompeo version of Christ is a psychopath and a full-throated

More than 40 US Organizations Pressure US Congress: End Trump’s Crusade for War in Venezuela By Telesur, April 04 2019

More than 40 organizations from around the United States are demanding their Congress put an end to U.S. intervention in Venezuela saying that, in particular, the illegal and “extensive economic sanctions, imposed unilaterally by the Trump government since August 2017,

Syria Will Not Liberate the Occupied Golan for Decades to Come By Elijah J. Magnier, April 04 2019

The Syrian state will not be in a position to liberate the occupied Golan for decades to come.  US President Donald Trump made a gift of the territory to Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu last month. The move was Trump’s support

In the wake of RussiaGate: Where Is the World Headed? By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 04 2019

Since 2016 the United States has been in the Russiagate box, a hoax created by the US military/security complex to prevent President Trump from normalizing relations with Russia.  Normalized relations would devalue THE RUSSIAN THREAT, an orchestration that protects the

Brussels Becomes First Major City to Halt 5G Due to Health Effects By Josh del Sol, April 04 2019

The statement was made by Céline Fremault, the Minister of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Housing, Quality of Life, Environment and Energy. From an interview last Friday, with L’Echo:

“I cannot welcome such technology if the

How Brzezinski’s Chessboard Degenerated into Brennan’s Russophobia By Mike Whitney, April 04 2019

“Russia is an inalienable and organic part of Greater Europe and European civilization. Our citizens think of themselves as European. That’s why Russia proposes moving towards the creation of a common economic space from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean,

Why Is the Fed Paying So Much Interest to Banks? By Ellen Brown, April 04 2019

“If you invest your tuppence wisely in the bank, safe and sound,
Soon that tuppence safely invested in the bank will compound,

“And you’ll achieve that sense of conquest as your affluence expands
In the hands of the directors who

Committee: Israel Testing Medicines on Palestinian Prisoners By Middle East Monitor, April 04 2019

Head of High Follow up Committee for Arabs in Israel Mohammad Baraka has warned that Palestinians being held in Israeli jails are being used as guinea pigs for new medical trials, Arab48reported yesterday.

“This is a clear war against humanity

China’s PLA Troops in Venezuela Is Game Changer By M. K. Bhadrakumar, April 04 2019

The reported arrival of Chinese military personnel in Venezuela last weekend is undoubtedly a major event in world politics. 

Unlike Russia, which has a history of force projection abroad, this is an extremely rare Chinese move. Although vital Chinese interests …

What Monroe Doctrine? By Philip Giraldi, April 04 2019

Because there is a presidential election coming up next year, the Donald Trump Administration appears to be looking for a country that it can attack and destroy in order to prove its toughness and willingness to go all the way

Amid Rising Tensions, NATO Chief Pitches Confrontation with Russia to US Congress By Bill Van Auken, April 04 2019

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg delivered the first-ever address by a leader of the US-led imperialist alliance to a joint session of the US Congress on Wednesday, promoting a military buildup against Russia under conditions in which ever greater fissures

Pro-Israeli Power Rolls over Washington By Philip Giraldi, April 03 2019

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has just completed its annual summit in Washington. It claims that 18,000 supporters attended the event, which concluded with a day of lobbying Congress by the attendees. Numerous American politicians addressed the gathering

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Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Next Stop: Freedom By Noelle Hanrahan, April 03 2019

The first question on everyone’s lips is “What is in those old boxes?” Remember the boxes the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office “found”  in a storage closet late last year from Mumia Abu-Jamal’s original trial?

The answer could be previously …

Like Libya and Syria, Venezuela Is Not “Just About Oil” By Andre Vltchek, April 03 2019

Yes, the latest research confirms that Venezuela is so rich in natural resources, that it could single-handedly satisfy all global demand for oil, for over 30 years. And it has much more than oil to offer, in its Orinoco basin

The End of the Myth — From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America By Jim Miles, April 03 2019

Much of current political news swirls around President Trump and his persistent and somewhat pathological prevarications about the Mexico-U.S. border and the need to build a border wall.  While Greg Grandin’s The End of the Myth leads up to this

Jane Byrne: Chicagoans Elect First Black Female Mayor By Stephen Lendman, April 03 2019

The late Harold Washington was Chicago’s first Black mayor, elected in 1983, serving until his premature death at age-65 on November 25, 1987, the day before the Thanksgiving holiday that year.

No one before or since was like him, affectionately …

US Drone Strikes “Outside War Zones” in Somalia, Yemen: Why Trump’s Actions Have Put Civilians at More Risk By Jennifer Gibson, April 03 2019

Yesterday, President Trump scrapped an Obama-era regulation forcing the government to publicly report the number of civilians killed in US drone strikes outside war zones. The National Security Council dismissed the regulation as an annoying bit of paperwork, describing it

Terms of Asylum and Distraction: Ecuador’s President Moreno’s “Assange Problem” By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 03 2019

Political asylum is an accepted if often ignored right. It is also at the mercy of those interests that grant it.  Ecuador’s repeated insistence on conditioning Julian Assange’s stay in its London abode is tantamount to corroding the idea

Don’t be Surprised by the Latest Outbreak of Xenophobic Violence in South Africa By Andrew Korybko, April 03 2019

Rioters destroyed several migrant-owned businesses in the South African port city of Durban last weekend and drove some of them from their homes in an outbreak of xenophobic violence that many feared might portend a return to the infamous events

Is Washington Preparing the Groundwork for a Maidan Scenario in Venezuela? By Robert Bridge, April 03 2019

Venezuela is home to the largest oil deposits in the world, which makes the political stakes involved much higher than they would be otherwise. Enter Juan Guaidó, Washington’s puppet leader in Caracas, who will be attempting to rally the

US Puppet Guaido Stripped of Immunity By Stephen Lendman, April 03 2019

Usurper in waiting Guaido is a front man for the Trump regime’s coup attempt to topple democratically elected  President Maduro. 

Most of all, the scheme aims to eliminate Bolivarian social democracy, wanting Venezuela transformed into a US vassal state, gaining

American Idiocracy: 50 Years Later, We’re Still Stranded in the Twilight Zone By John W. Whitehead, April 03 2019

We’re developing a new citizenry. One that will be very selective about cereals and automobiles, but won’t be able to think.”—Rod Serling

Have you noticed how much life increasingly feels like an episode of The Twilight Zone?…

The South Dakota Legislature Has Invented a New Legal Term to Target Pipeline Protesters By Andrew Malone and Vera Eidelman, April 03 2019

The government of South Dakota has made it very clear that it does not like people who protest the Keystone XL pipeline. The state’s governor has dismissed them as “out-of-staters who come in to disrupt.” And other officials have similarly

A Threatening Monster By Christopher Black, April 03 2019

President Trump used to attack President Obama as being weak with regard to Syria for not being more ruthless in the American led war of aggression against Syria, a prelude to war with Iran; that he had drawn red lines

Belt and Road Initiative in Full Swing in Europe By Federico Pieraccini, April 03 2019

The multipolar transformation that is occurring across the Eurasian continent confirms the industrial and diplomatic cooperation between China and the European continent in spite of strong opposition from the United States.

Xi Jinping‘s visit to Europe confirms what many …

Why Was Guaido Barred from Holding Public Office for 15 Years? By Telesur, April 03 2019

Venezuela’s Comptroller General Elvis Amoroso announced Thursday that the opposition politician Juan Guaido has been barred from holding public office for 15 years over irregularities in his financial activities.

This decision was taken “considering that the deputy Juan Guaido has …

The Chagos Islands and the Dark Soul of the British Labour Party By Craig Murray, April 02 2019

Even if you think you know all about the Chagos story – an entire population forcibly removed from their island homeland at British gunpoint to make way for a US Air Force nuclear base, the people dumped destitute over a

Trump-Barr’s Manipulation of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller Report of March 22, 2019: The Political Cover-up of the Century? By Prof Rodrigue Tremblay, April 02 2019

The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government, which is the true ruling power

Global Research in a “Post-Truth” “Fake News” Era By The Global Research Team, April 02 2019

In a “post-truth” “fake news” era, it is important more than ever to have a reliable news source that delivers the critical analysis that is ignored or manipulated by the mainstream media. 

Global Research is committed to curbing the tide

The Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) By Kavaljit Singh, April 02 2019

The financial transaction tax is an issue that never goes away from the public agenda completely. It keeps coming back to the policy and political discussions in different forms across the world. Currently, the idea of a financial transaction tax

The End of the Politician (in a Fashion): The Slovak and Ukrainian Elections By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 02 2019

The structures of politics have become so rigid, so distant, and ultimately so irrelevant to those who vote for them that a trend through countries can now be confirmed.  Brittleness has set it.  The part and election strategists have few

Electoral Dirty Tricks in Israel. Fake Social Media Promoting Likud and PM Netanyahu By Stephen Lendman, April 02 2019

Why not! Elections in the US, other Western countries and Israel are rife with dirty tricks. 

According to Haaretz, the Times of Israel, the Jerusalem Post and other Israeli media, hundreds (maybe thousands) of fake social media accounts are promoting

Will the UK Continue to Launch Strikes Against ISIS in Syria? By Chris Cole, April 02 2019

On Saturday (23 March) the Syrian Defence Force announced that ISIS’ last stronghold, the small town of Baghuz on the banks of the Euphrates, had been captured. With that, ISIS’ so-called Caliphate was at an end.

When British MPs …

Video: US Says Syrian Army Must Withdraw from Golan Heights’ Contact Line By South Front, April 02 2019

Over 50 ISIS members were eliminated by strikes of the US-led coalition in the outskirt of the town of al-Baghuz al-Fawqani in the Euphrates Valley over the past few days, local sources reported. The airstrikes were a part of the

China’s President Xi Jinping in Italy: It’s the Maritime Ports! By F. William Engdahl, April 02 2019
To the concern of Germany, France, Holland and other EU countries, Italy’s coalition has just signed a MOU with China to join China’s Belt Road Initiative. Italy is the only industrial G7 country so far to opt in to the BRI. The China deal has the potential to change the geopolitics of not only the EU but also most of the world.
The CIA Takeover of America in the 1960s Is the Story of Our Times. The Killing of the Kennedys and Today’s New Cold War By Edward Curtin, April 02 2019
Sirhan did not kill Robert Kennedy, yet he remains in jail to this very day. Robert Kennedy, Jr., who was 14 years old at the time of his father’s death, has visited Sirhan in prison, claims he is innocent, and believes there was another gunman.
‘I Love Israel’: Bolsonaro Nudged by Netanyahu to Recognize Embassy Move During Visit By Julia Kassem, April 02 2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro was received warmly by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday during his first visit to Israel, greeting Netanyahu with a Hebrew “I love Israel” at a welcoming ceremony in the Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv.

Venezuela’s Chief Supreme Court Justice Calls for Stripping Guaido of Immunity By Stephen Lendman, April 02 2019

Trump regime designated puppet/usurper in waiting Guaido is a serial law breaker.

He’s Trump regime front man for the ongoing coup attempt to topple democratically elected and reelected President Maduro, along with aiming to replace Bolivarian social democracy with US-controlled

The Russians Are Not Coming! By Eric Margolis, April 02 2019

Not since the witchcraft hysteria of the Middle Ages have we seen such a display of human idiocy, credulity and absurdist behavior.  I refer, of course, to the two-year witch hunt directed against President Donald Trump which hopefully just concluded

Global Arms Trade: USA Increases Dominance; Arms Flows to the Middle East Surge, Says SIPRI By SIPRI, April 02 2019

The volume of international transfers of major arms in 2014–18 was 7.8 per cent higher than in 2009–13 and 23 per cent higher than in 2004–2008, according to new data on arms transfers published today by the Stockholm International Peace

NATO Propaganda Promotes War, Military Spending By Yves Engler, April 02 2019

Third in a four-part series on the 70th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

The first two installments of the series showed how NATO was set up to blunt the European left and to justify European/North American …

Russia Establishes Attack Helicopter School in Venezuela By Zero Hedge, April 02 2019

A military helicopter training facility, constructed by Russia’s Rosoboronexport, was revealed in Venezuela Friday, several days after Moscow deployed troops and equipment to the crisis-stricken South American country, reported TASS News.

“A modern helicopter training center was built under

The Palestinian Political Scene is in a State of Paralysis: “The People Reject Normalization with Israel” By Abdel Bari Atwan and Mohsen Abdelmoumen, April 01 2019

Mohsen Abdelmoumen: What is your analysis of the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories and in Gaza?

Abdel Bari Atwan: The Palestinian political scene is in a state of paralysis, which is a direct consequence of the disastrous Oslo …

Fascistic Talks and Deeds Wrapped in the American Flag: “The Fear Doctrine”, Immigrant Families, Asylum Seekers, Babies Caged under a Bridge By Massoud Nayeri, April 01 2019

After every disaster, when a reporter asks the survivors about their experiences, some with the utmost honesty and astonishment answer: “We never thought it would happen to us.”

Americans are shocked to see that immigrant families, asylum seekers, babies being

The Lake Baikal Water Bottling Scandal Says a Lot About Russia-China Relations By Andrew Korybko, April 01 2019

Russian-Chinese relations are excellent and the two Great Powers have never been closer to one another in history, but that doesn’t mean that their partnership is perfect and without its problems, as the Baikal water bottling scandal recently revealed.

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Japan, A “Necessary Evil”? Keeping Women Out of Medical Schools Won’t Fix What Ails the Japanese Medical Profession By Prof. Chelsea Szendi Schieder, April 01 2019

On August 2, 2018 an article in the Yomiuri shimbun broke the news that Tokyo Medical University has been systematically tampering with the scores of entrance exams to benefit male applicants. The news emerged in the course of an investigation

Corporate Media Propaganda: Protecting the EU from ‘Russian Influence’ – by Manufacturing History By Nina Cross, April 01 2019

It is now apparent with the release of the Mueller investigation findings, that the great storm that has embattled the US government and establishment since 2016 over supposed Russia-Trump collusion during the US elections, originates not from a genuine

Farcical Ukraine Presidential Election By Stephen Lendman, April 01 2019

Ukraine is a Nazi-infested police state, a fantasy democracy, not the real thing, fundamental freedoms eliminated.

In February 2014, democratic governance was abolished, orchestrated by the Obama regime, resistance against repressive ruling authorities not tolerated.

On Sunday, round one of …

Six Month-Old Baby Dies Just Five Days after Receiving 13 Vaccines By Christina England, April 01 2019

Imagine being emotionally blackmailed by your doctor to have your baby vaccinated with a lethal cocktail of 13 vaccines, which included two doses of the DTaP, three doses of the oral rotavirus vaccine and two doses of the polio vaccination.

Syria: Suspected Al-Qaeda Chemical Attack in Northern Hama and Al Skeilbiyyeh Bells Ring in Defiance By Vanessa Beeley, April 01 2019

Al Skeilbiyyeh – on the 23rd March 2019 I entered the Syrian Christian town of Al Skeilbiyyeh. Between 4 and 5pm, at least four villages to the west of the town were attacked by Hayat Tahrir Al Sham (HTS) forces

Cuba’s International Collaboration Programme and Social Missions: Principles and Truths from Venezuela By Julio César García Rodríguez, April 01 2019

Everyone knows the reality in Venezuela. Assistance is based on medical ethics: No patient is asked about political affiliation or payment. Doctors are trained in the values ​​of the Revolution, which speak for themselves, no inoculation is needed

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An Ecological Future and the Pursuit of Justice: The Key Challenge of Our Times By Roy Morrison, April 01 2019

There is an inseparable connection between the pursuit of an ecological future and the pursuit of justice. We can have both or we will have neither. That needs to be our guide for the economic and ecological transformation to come.

Britain’s Mother of All Crises By Rob Sewell, April 01 2019

The Mother of Parliaments is now home to the mother of all crises. Brexit has tested the UK’s institutions and unwritten constitution to their limits. We are in uncharted waters – and in Theresa May’s case, in a rapidly

Hawks Clamoring to Attack Iran By Dr. Emile Nakhleh, April 01 2019

As Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Security Advisor John Bolton, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Saudi crown prince and de facto ruler Mohammad bin Salman clamor for a war against

Empire of Chaos in Hybrid War Overdrive By Pepe Escobar, April 01 2019

The Trump administration’s foreign policy may be easily deconstructed as a crossover between The Sopranos and late-night comedy, writes Pepe Escobar.

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Is this the Age of Anxiety? The Age of Stupidity? The Age of Hybrid War? Or all of …

Al Qaeda Affiliated Armed Factions May Resort to Chemical Attacks in Syria’s Idlib, Russia Warns By Ahmad Al Khaled, April 01 2019

Radical armed factions, including Al Qaeda off-shoot in Syria, are preparing a false flag chemical attack in Idlib, the last province under the control of the opposition forces, Russian Defense Ministry claimed. The preparations are supervised by French and Belgian

Israeli Violence Against Peaceful Palestinian Demonstrators By Stephen Lendman, April 01 2019

Saturday, March 30, marked the 43rd anniversary of Land Day for Palestinians throughout the Occupied Territories.

The anniversary is all about Palestinian resistance against Israeli theft of their land, displacing them for exclusive Jewish development and use.

It’s against the …

Trump’s Golan Move Is Inconsistent with International Law. Virginian State Senator Richard H. Black By Richard H. Black and The Syria Times, April 01 2019

Virginian State Senator Richard H. Black has told the Syria Times e-newspaper that besides influencing Israeli elections, the United States is financially vested in controlling the occupied Syrian Golan because Halliburton, an American oil company, is actively engaged in exploring

Defence of European Empires Was the Original NATO Goal By Yves Engler, April 01 2019

Second in a four-part series on the 70th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

The first installment  in this series discussed how NATO was set up partly to blunt the European Left. The other major factor driving the …

Brexit’s April Fool’s Day By Graham Vanbergen, April 01 2019

All the Brexit promises made by this Conservative government have been broken. From David Cameron telling everyone before the EU referendum that joining the WTO as an independent nation would be both simple and automatic to Theresa May’s strong

Bolsonaro to Netanyahu at Start of 4-Day Tour: ‘I Love Israel’ By Telesur, April 01 2019

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro landed in the Ben Gurion Airport on Sunday reciting the Hebrew phrase “Ani ohev et Israel”—‘I love Israel’ in English. Prime Minister Netanyahu welcomed the Brazilian leader to his first official visit to Israel.

During his …

Extensive War Crimes: Break Away From NATO by Invoking Article 13 of the North Atlantic Treaty By Mark Taliano, April 01 2019

NATO and NATO member states, separately and together, destroy non-belligerent countries as policy. They destroy the rule of international law, they destroy socially uplifting economies, they destroy democratic political economies, they create millions of refugees, and their wars of aggression

9/11 Truth: Lawsuit to Force FBI Assessment of WTC Evidence By Richard Gage, David Meiswinkle, Mick Harrison, and AE911Truth, April 01 2019

On our most recent episode of 9/11 Free Fall, host Andy Steele is joined by the leaders of AE911Truth and the Lawyers’ Committee for 9/11 Inquiry to discuss our lawsuit filed this week against the FBI, which takes aim at

Bolton Torpedoed the Trump-Kim Hanoi Summit By Mike Whitney, April 01 2019

An explosive report by Reuters confirms that John Bolton sabotaged the denuclearization talks between Kim Jong un and Donald Trump in Hanoi in February. According to a March 29 exclusive by journalists Lesley Wroughton and David Brunnstrom:

“Donald Trump handed

“NO to GMO”: 2019 Indian General Election: Manifesto Demand for Indefinite Moratorium on GMOs By Colin Todhunter, April 01 2019

A new ‘Political Manifesto’ has demanded an indefinite moratorium on the environmental release of GMOs in India pending independent and rigorous biosafety risk assessment and regulation.

The documents states:

“GMO contamination of our seeds, our foundation seed stock, will change

Judge Rules Trump Plans to Open Up Swathes of Arctic, Atlantic Oceans for Drilling Illegal By Tom McKay, April 01 2019

In a major blow to the Donald Trump administration’s oil and gas policy, on Friday a federal judge ruled the president’s order opening massive swathes of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to oil and gas drilling operations illegal, the Washington

Unnecessary Expansions: The Australian War Memorial By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 01 2019

War is not merely a matter of sowing death, much of it needless; it entails preserving a rationale to perpetuate it.  The mistake often made about reading, consulting and listening to the harrowing tales of those who have perished in

Video: Hunger Games: Four Years of Saudi/US Aggression in Yemen By Daniel McAdams, April 01 2019

For four years the Saudis (with US backup) have been bombing neighboring Yemen to force them to accept a Saudi-backed president that was overthrown.

Due to Saudi bombs and a total blockade, millions face starvation and tens of thousands of …

Israeli Accountability Begins Now By Philip Giraldi, April 01 2019

Recently returning to the U.S. on a flight from Venice, too-bored-to-read syndrome drove me to watch a movie. I chose “Bohemian Rhapsody,” which recently won an Academy Award for lead actor Rami Malek, who truly did turn in a memorable