US Propaganda in Korea Exposes American TV as Social Engineering Tool

By Tony Cartalucci When Wired published its article, “The Plot to Free North Korea with Smuggled Episodes of ‘Friends,’” it probably hoped that its impressionable, politically ignorant audience would not pick up on the underlying facts and their implications, and simply see a “cute” anecdote poking fun at the besieged… Read the rest

TPP vs. Democracy: Leaked Draft of Secretive Trade Deal Spells Out Plan for Corporate Power Grab

By Sarah Lazare (“With the veil of secrecy ripped back, finally everyone can see for themselves that the TPP would give multinational corporations extraordinary new powers that undermine our sovereignty,” said Lori Wallach of Public Citizen. (Photo courtesy of Wikileaks)) Newly leaked classified documents show that the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership… Read the rest

Study: U.S. Wars Have Left Over 1 Million Dead in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan

By Democracy Now! The investigators found “the war has, directly or indirectly, killed around one million people in Iraq, 220,000 in Afghanistan and 80,000 in Pakistan ( i.e. a total of around 1.3 million).Did you like this? Share it:… Read the rest

US-Saudi Blitz in Yemen: Naked Aggression, Absolute Desperation

By Tony Cartalucci The “proxy war” model the US has been employing throughout the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and even in parts of Asia appears to have failed yet again, this time in the Persian Gulf state of Yemen.Did you like this? Share it:… Read the rest

California Farmers Skip Planting, Sell Water to Desperate Cities: “We’re Afraid They’ll Just Take It”

By Mac Salvo The water crisis in California is reaching epic proportions. And it’s going to cost everyone, big time. After a sustained drought, NASA has reported that the state has less than one year of water reserves remaining, with no back up plan if things go wrong.Did you like… Read the rest

Private Prisons for Immigrant Families Grow Despite Court Ruling Against “Detention as Deterrence”

By Democracy Now! (South Texas’ largest immigrant detention center. SCPR.) The Obama administration continues to expand its controversial practice of detaining mothers and their children despite a judge’s order that using it to deter mass migration is illegal. Starting last summer, thousands of Central American women with kids as young… Read the rest
They are Charlie, too. “We are all Charlie!” The induced psychosis has taken hold.

The Collapse of French Intellectual Diversity; Meditations on a Zombie Culture

They are Charlie, too. “We are all Charlie!” The induced psychosis has taken hold. By Andre Vltchek, Contributing Editor (All photos by the author) There are several machine gunners in front of the Charlie Hebdo building in Paris. These are cops, wearing bulletproof vests, carrying powerful weapons. They stare at… Read the rest
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