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The CIA and the Intellectuals…Again

Photo by Toxic5 | DeviantArt   How persistent and how strange is the look backward upon the intellectual life of the Cold War. The New York...
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Video: Russia reserves right to meet any French politician it wants to – Putin...

President Putin has told French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in a surprise meeting in Moscow that Russia has no intentions to influence the...

‘Doing time as a spy’: CIA whistleblower Kiriakou on surviving jail term & his...

John Kiriakou served nearly two years in federal prison for exposing illegal CIA torture programs. RT...

US troops to stay in Iraq after fight against ISIS ends – Defense Dept....

American troops will apparently remain in Iraq even when the fight against Islamic State has ended,...
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Video: London terror attack: Special coverage

LIVE UPDATES: https://on.rt.com/86l2 A knife attacker has been shot outside parliament after charging the gates and attacking officers, it has been reported. Via Youtube
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Video: ‘Official buildings secure, little done for soft targets’ – Fmr UK counterterror intel...

A year after the deadly Brussels terror attacks on the 22nd March 2016 and just hours before the attack in Westminster, Europe's Police Force,...

British politician tried in vain to save police officer stabbed in Westminster attack

Published time: 22 Mar, 2017 17:41Edited time: 22 Mar, 2017 17:44 A Conservative MP tried to...
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Video: Privatization of Medicare and Social Security on the Trump Agenda

Nancy Altman says Trump's choice for Secretary of Health and Human Services Rep. Tom Price has pushed for taking Medicare out of government control...
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Video: Obama used NSA & FBI to spy on Trump – veteran CIA officer

The mighty CIA has fallen victim to a major breach, with WikiLeaks revealing the true scope of the Agency's ability for cyber-espionage. Its tools...
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Video: Inside How the Federalist Society & Koch Brothers Are Pushing for Trump to...

http://democracynow.org - All eyes are on the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch, who is facing his second day of confirmation hearings. But Trump...

1st bee species officially placed on endangered species list

Published time: 22 Mar, 2017 02:29 The rusty patched bumble bee has been given the dubious honor...

Dakota Access pipeline vandalized in two states – officials

Vandals are alleged to have attacked sections of the Dakota Access pipeline in two separate incidents....

Marine nude photo-sharing scandal prompts new social media policy

The Marine Corps introduced new social media guidelines in response to an ongoing nude photo-sharing scandal....

Civil and Human Rights Coalition: Gorsuch Must Fully Answer Questions About His Record, Judicial...

WASHINGTON - Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement calling on members of...

The CIA’s 60-Year History of Fake News

In this week’s episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews Joel Whitney, author and co-founder of Guernica magazine. Whitney’s new book,...

Killing the Elderly: Social Security Starves Us Slowly as the GOP Tries to Kill...

Photo by Fabricator of Useless Articles | CC BY 2.0   I currently receive a Social Security benefit check of $985 a month, which is a...

Could Scotland defy Theresa May and hold its own unofficial independence vote?

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has refused to rule out holding its own unofficial independence...
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Video: ‘Travel ban is last resort’: Germany threatens to stop Turkish politicians from entering...

Germany has threatened to ban Turkish politicians from entering the country, after relations between Berlin and Ankara reached a new diplomatic row. Angela ... Via...

What does the CIA REALLY do?

“Now, as nearly as I can make out, those fellows in the CIA don’t just report on wars and the like, they go out...

Home Office staff ordered to stop criticizing Trump on social media

Staff at the Home Office have been told to stop criticizing US President Donald Trump on social media ahead of his state visit some...

The Content of the "Vault 7" CIA Leaks Matters More Than the Source

It is the leakiest of times in the Executive Branch. Last week, Wikileaks published a massive and, by all accounts genuine, trove of documents revealing that...

Hammond’s U-turn on National Insurance savagely mocked on social media (TWEETS)

Published time: 15 Mar, 2017 15:19 The internet did not look kindly at Chancellor Philip Hammond’s...

Where the CIA came from – – –

“Now, as nearly as I can make out, those fellows in the CIA don’t just report on wars and the like, they go out...

Scottish politicians in open conflict as political war for independence relaunched

Scotland’s main political figures are locked in open conflict after Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called for a second independence referendum and Prime Minister...

London trading could be driven by advance inside knowledge of official data – report

An analysis of official trading data suggests some London-based investors may be trading with advanced knowledge of sensitive economic reports before they are released...
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Video: From Lobbyists to Reality Show Stars, Meet the Hundreds of Officials Trump Has...

http://democracynow.org - ProPublica's Justin Elliott has been looking into the hundreds of officials Trump has quietly installed across the government. Via Youtube

British troops leaving Germany should get permanent base in Jordan – defense association

Troops who are being pulled out of Germany should be relocated to Jordan to help fight Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), a...

Teacher describes impact of social crisis in Toledo, Ohio schools

Phyllis Steele Toledo, Ohio is a port city on the western edge of Lake Erie. The city, whose population burgeoned along with its glass-making and...

Trump gives CIA new authority on US drone strikes

US President Donald Trump has given the CIA new authority to launch drone strikes in Washington’s so-called war on terror, US officials say. Read...

Ron Paul Calls WikiLeaks Revelation of CIA Documents ‘Fantastic’

Ron Paul, the prominent libertarian communicator and three-time US presidential candidate, declared this week in a Fox Business interview that...
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Video: Mustafa Ali: Meet the Top EPA Environmental Justice Official Who Quit to Protest...

http://democracynow.org - A top official at the Environmental Protection Agency has resigned in protest of a Trump administration proposal to scale back severely ... Via...

Adequate Housing: Global Financial Institutions Hold the World to Ransom

The housing crisis has rewarded the wealthiest while those who have lost their homes are often blamed for taking on too much debt. (Photo:...
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Video: ‘Bloodbath for bulls’: Animal rights activists protest bullfighting in Valencia

Animal rights activists staged a protest in Valencia, Spain, stripping off and covering themselves in fake blood to condemn bullfighting as this year's season...

Tech Giants Love Their CIA Masters

By Alex Christoforou The Duran March 11, 2017 So much for a “Digital Geneva Convention” to protect web users from the full spectrum access afforded to...

Ron Paul Calls WikiLeaks Revelation of CIA Documents ‘Fantastic’

Ron Paul, the prominent libertarian communicator and three-time US presidential candidate, declared this week in a Fox Business interview that...

A socialist policy for universal health care

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#Vault7 hacking leak clearly an 'inside job' – former CIA deputy director

The WikiLeaks could’ve only obtained documents from CIA’s covert hacking program from somebody within the agency,...

#Vault7: Intel Security releases new detection tools following WikiLeaks’ CIA revelations

Published time: 11 Mar, 2017 13:31 In the wake of WikiLeaks’ revelation that the CIA has developed...

Intergenerational Socialist Solidarity: Face-to-Face vs. Facebook

Orientation What does it mean to be a political agitator in the 21st century? Until about a year ago, political agitation for me was inseparable...
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Video: Vault 7 CIA leaks: Frankfurt hacking base, ‘Pocket Putin’, spying TVs and more...

WikiLeaks has published what it claims is the largest ever batch of confidential documents on the CIA, revealing the extent of agency's hacking capabilities. Via...

FBI allegedly paid Geek Squad technicians as ‘confidential human sources’ in child porn case

Recently unsealed documents reveal the FBI has allegedly been paying Geek Squad technicians to search customers'...
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Video: ‘Double standards’: CIA leaks don’t stir MSM, Russia stays in spotlight

The White House has accused the media of 'double standards' after largely ignoring revelations the CIA can frame other countries for hacking. Wikileaks' latest...

‘Botox away’: High-powered professionals turn to facial injections to hide emotions at work

Professionals in high-powered jobs are turning to Botox to appear emotionless at work, according to...
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Video: WikiLeaks Publishes Thousands of Alleged Secret CIA Documents

http://democracynow.org - WikiLeaks has published what it says is the largest leak of secret CIA documents in history. The thousands of documents, dubbed ... Via...
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Video: Trump Set to Rollback Financial Regulation Passed After the 2008 Crisis

By refusing to challenge Clinton and Bush-era deregulation and also explain the causes of the financial crisis to the public, the Democrats failed to...

‘Not exactly a bastion of truth’: CIA hits back at Assange after WikiLeaks #Vault7...

Published time: 9 Mar, 2017 18:50 The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has responded to explosive allegations by...

Empire state of mind: Tories sell imperialist themed feather cushion as official merchandise

Published time: 9 Mar, 2017 17:08 The Conservative Party found itself in a spot of trouble...

Former Intelligence Officials: CIA Disguised Their Own Cyberattacks With Russian Footprints

Former Senior Intel Officer Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer and former NSA official William Binney weigh in with Fox News’ Sean Hannity: ...

WikiLeaks holds press conference to address #Vault7 CIA leaks (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 9 Mar, 2017 14:55Edited time: 9 Mar, 2017 15:04 WikiLeaks is holding a press conference...

FBI investigating Wikileaks’ vault 7 disclosures on CIA hacking

The US has opened a federal criminal investigation into Wikileaks’ publication of what it claims is the largest ever batch of confidential documents on...
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Video: Vault 7: WikiLeaks releases ‘Year Zero’ largest ever publication on CIA hacking tools

WikiLeaks has published what it claims is the largest ever batch of confidential documents on the CIA, revealing the breadth of the agency's ability...

Theresa May’s terrifying PMQs laugh mocked on social media (VIDEO)

Published time: 8 Mar, 2017 14:02Edited time: 8 Mar, 2017 14:08 Social media exploded when UK...
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Video: ‘Cyber warfare is a new frontline’: CIA created malware designed to penetrate software...

WikiLeaks has published what it claims is the largest ever batch of confidential documents on the CIA, revealing the breadth of the agency's ability...

Families of US Army Special Forces soldiers killed in Jordan seek answers

Relatives of three US Green Berets killed last year in Jordan are demanding accountability from the...

Official Washington Hails an Anti-Russia Hawk

Exclusive: President Trump’s complaint that Official Washington is trying to block his policies, including détente with Russia, is underscored by...

Judicial Watch: Only Crimes in Russia Scandal Are from ‘Obama Gang’

Government transparency activist group Judicial Watch has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the...

Vault 7: Wikileaks Begins New Series of Leaks on CIA

Editor's Note: The following is the Wikileaks press release. A press conference was scheduled for this morning, but attacks on Assange's Facebook...

Budget predictions: Chancellor to keep purse strings tight in last pre-Brexit financial statement

Chancellor Philip Hammond is expected to keep the strings to the British state purse pretty...
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Video: ‘DC insiders seek to defeat Donald Trump – even in aftermath of his...

There are still senior people in jobs at the Director of National Intelligence office, the office of the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security...

German authorities ban appearances by Turkish politicians

Justus Leicht and Peter Schwarz The authorities in several German cities have prevented appearances by Turkish government officials who wanted to advocate a yes vote...

Official Washington Tips into Madness

Exclusive: President Trump responded to evidence-lite accusations from Democrats about his ties to Russia with his own air-filled allegations about President Obama wiretapping Trump...
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Video: See-Hear-Speak No Evil: Close contact with Russians can cost you your career if...

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has denied any wrongdoing in meeting with the Russian ambassador, saying the two brief encounters had nothing to do...

Lords at odds with official statistics in warning that Brexit won’t cut migration

A House of Lords report warns free movement will not alter net migration into the...

You're On Your Own: Republicans Plan Attack on Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security

(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout; Adapted: Tom Harris) Several years ago, 62-year-old Michael Kaufman, a disabled resident of Bovina, New York, accidently drilled through one...

Nissan Faces Crackdown from Politicians, Civil Rights Leaders Over Harassment of African-American Workers

CANTON, MISS. - Major national elected and civil rights leaders—including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT), actor Danny Glover, NAACP President Cornell William Brooks, and...

With No Disclosure, Comcast-Owned Vox Runs Commercial for Comcast’s $500M Snapchat Investment

Vox has 36 paragraphs on why Snap is a great investment–and none of them had room to acknowledge that Vox‘s main investor just put...

UN official again condemns Dakota Access for ignoring rights of Standing Rock Sioux

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe was not properly consulted about the Dakota Access Pipeline's construction, a...

The Great Social Media Purge of 2016 – 2017

The censor’s sword pierces deeply into the heart of free expression.  –Earl Warren The left in general, and social media in particular, seems to be...
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Video: Keiser Report: Financial Toxicity in the US (E 1039)

In this episode of the Keiser Report Max and Stacy discuss financial toxicity in the U.S. 'healthcare' industry. In the second half Max interviews...
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Video: Guilty by association: US attorney general addresses controversy over links to Russia

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has denied any wrongdoing in meeting with the Russian ambassador. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Maria ... Via Youtube

From Emboldened Case for Special Counsel to Calls to Resign, Sessions' Headache Only Begun

While Attorney General Jeff Sessions has thus far remained unrepentant in the face of accusations of perjury and the growing call to step down,...

Why Social Scientists Should Not Participate in the March for Science

Many social scientists are excited about and poised to participate in the upcoming March for Science, which is being described by the...

Human cloning a step closer after UK scientists create artificial embryos

Human life could soon be replicated in a laboratory after scientists at the University of...

TSA ‘redaction bordered on the absurd’: Agency under fire for hindering oversight officials

Like most Americans, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform isn’t happy with the TSA....

Sessions ‘faces tough questions’: Social media reacts to alleged Russian ties

Published time: 2 Mar, 2017 11:05Edited time: 2 Mar, 2017 11:07 Calls for Jeff Sessions to resign...
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Video: Looking for Boogeyman: Frmr German Social Democratic chairman criticized for RT interview

A spokesman for the German journalist association has slammed the former chairman of the German Social Democratic party for giving an interview to RT. Via...

Trump to remove Iraq from Muslim: US officials

US President Donald Trump plans remove Iraq’s name from the list of the Muslim countries included in his controversial entry ban, American officials say. The...

Mass Incarceration in the Cornfields: Shattered Families and Racial Profiling in Small-Town America

In the shadow of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Black families are ripped apart by mass incarceration. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) This story is...

First Trump Budget to Take Aim at Non-Retiree Social Safety Net

President Trump's shadow on a wall in the State Dining Room during a meeting of National Governors Association where he spoke about budget policy,...

Deadly Yemen raid resulted in no valuable intel – officials

Published time: 28 Feb, 2017 04:17 A US raid in Yemen that resulted in the deaths of...
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Video: ‘Unofficial ambassador to Beijing’ Chinese companies rush to put Ivanka Trump’s name on...

At least 65 Chinese companies and individuals have applied to use the name of US President's oldest daughter Ivanka as a trademark for their...

False flags: 'Russian Trump pennants' prank at CPAC causes social media meltdown

Published time: 24 Feb, 2017 19:19Edited time: 25 Feb, 2017 13:39 Critics of President Donald Trump were...

Los Angeles officials request ICE not identify themselves as police

Published time: 25 Feb, 2017 02:33 Three Los Angeles officials have signed a letter asking US Immigration...

Sex offender goes to Supreme Court over social media ban

Published time: 25 Feb, 2017 01:25Edited time: 25 Feb, 2017 01:34 A North Carolina sex offender who...
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Video: Le Pen: Finish with bureaucratic monster, artificial construction called the EU

French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen has set out her foreign policy goals. In a speech in Paris, she criticized the European Union and...

The “Superficial, Arrogant Smugness” of BBC News

In a recent media alert, we noted the occasional tell-tale signs of uncomfortable truths that slip through cracks in the propaganda façade of BBC...

Artificial Intelligence: Frankenstein or Capitalist Money Machine

The Financial Times’ Special Report (2/16/2017) published a four-page spread on the ‘use and possible dangers of artificial intelligence (AI)’. Unlike the usual...

CIA Weapons Pause In Syria – Are We Backing Off… Or Escalating?

For the past couple of weeks the CIA weapons smuggling operation to Syrian rebels has been on hold, according to...
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Video: ‘Grill Flame’ CIA files reveal how telepaths worked for US intel

A batch of declassified CIA documents have revealed the Agency's dealing with the paranormal is now official. According to the files, the organization over...

Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos triggers social media backlash after ‘defending’ pedophilia (VIDEO)

Far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has sparked outrage on social media after apparently “defending” pedophilia. ...
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Video: Russian ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin dies (SPECIAL COVERAGE)

Vitaly Churkin, who served as Russia's permanent representative to the United Nations since 2006, "died suddenly" in New York, the Russian Foreign Ministry ... Via...

Top intel officials say allegations of Trump campaign link to Russia 'complete garbage' –...

News reports of US President Donald Trump having contacted with Moscow during his presidential campaign are...
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Video: ‘CIA leaks like a sieve, Obama’s holdovers should be probed’ – frmr Trump...

Rumors of the US President's ties to the Kremlin are based on nothing but loosely interpreted illegal leaks from rogue intelligence agents, former Trump...

Boris Johnson & social media attack Tony Blair’s call for Brexit revolt (VIDEO)

Tony Blair has been slammed by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson for attempting to derail Brexit,...

Impact Investing and Venture Philanthropy’s Role in Sowing the Seeds of Financial Opportunity

Gates and other venture philanthropist’s have ‘pioneered’ and ‘seeded’ new education markets through direct funding and by shaping ‘education reform’ policies. Charter schools are...

Rogue Elephant Rising: The CIA as Kingslayer

Photo by Toxic5 | DeviantArt   With members of the CIA and NSA leaking materials on Michael Flynn’s communications with Russian officials, we are witnessing a...
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Video: ‘Hi, I’m from FSB, let’s be friends’ – fmr CIA and State Dept...

Michael Flynn, national security advisor to President Trump, stepped down over his phone talks with the Russian ambassador. Larry Johnson, retired CIA and ... Via...
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Video: Wikileaks releases ‘CIA espionage orders’ for 2012 French presidential election

Wikileaks has released three classified CIA espionage orders revealing details of an alleged seven-month long spying campaign by the agency ahead of the ... Via...

Trumped by the CIA 

While the basket of delighted deplorables dances in the streets, celebrating its right wing populist victory, and Clinton’s liberal legions still lament the unlikely, unexpected, unacceptable coronation of President...
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Video: Trump & Spicer Blame Russia Scandal on “Illegal Leaks” Rather Than Lies by...

http://democracynow.org - President Trump initially responded to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's resignation Tuesday morning by tweeting, ... Via Youtube

Proposal to deploy US ground troops in Syria is ‘possible’ – Pentagon official to...

Conventional US ground troops may for the first time be stationed in Syria “for some period...

Did the CIA Ruin Classical Music for the Masses?

As both a classically trained musician and an audiophile, the 1950s and 1960s was something of a golden age of recorded music. It was at...

Former Obama State Dept Official Explains Why They Never Said ‘Radical Islam’

A former Department of State official confessed Monday that the reason no one in the Obama administration referred to certain acts of...
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Video: ‘7yo kid homework assignment’: Showing top secret CIA psychics’ drawings to New Yorkers

A batch of newly declassified CIA documents reveals Agency's program, codenamed 'Grill Flame', established in 1975 as a research into paranormal abilities. Via Youtube

Massachusetts man guilty of social media threats to torch mosque

A convicted Massachusetts felon has pleaded guilty to threatening to burn down a Boston mosque during...

With 'Valentine to Corruption,' Trump Officially Kills Big Oil Transparency

In a move global rights groups are decrying as a Valentine's Day gift to Big Oil, President Donald Trump on Tuesday officially voided a...
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Video: Syria Special: Is Assad winning, Amnesty Intl Allegations & MSM myth-busting (Going Undergroud)

We speak to Charles Glass, award winning foreign correspondent who spent his career on the ground in the Middle East about the turning tide...

‘Flynn’s resignation victory for mainstream media & Democrats’ – ex-Pentagon official to RT

The surprise resignation of President Trump’s national security advisor, Michael Flynn, was a victory for the US mainstream media and Democrats, who were complicit...

US Customs To Solve Terrorism by Asking Tourists for Their Social Media Accounts

Image Courtesy of Edward SnowdenThe United States government seems to have a real thing for social media and terrorism, stoutly believing if only they...

‘Epitome of ignorance’: US Tennis Association plays ‘Nazi anthem’ during German encounter

The US Tennis Association was left red faced after playing part of the German national anthem...

CIA awards Saudi prince medal for anti-terror efforts

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, Saudi Arabia’s deputy premier and interior minister, has been presented with...
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Video: Blame ping pong: WikiLeaks accuses BBC of lying about leaks on French politicians

Wikileaks has slammed the BBC for spreading 'fake news' after a journalist from the network suggested the whistleblower's revelations were supporting ... Via Youtube

With Executive Order on Policing, Trump Declares Racialized War on Dissent

A protester faces a line of police officers in the days after the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on...

A Socialist Strategy to Defeat Trump 

Escalate the resistance towards shutdowns on March 8 and May 1! Donald Trump and his bigoted, billionaires-club administration have ignited a social explosion unlike any...

Tyrannic Man’s Dominion: Trump Era Physical Sciences Approaching Social Sciences’ Marginal Status

Photo by Paul Sableman | CC BY 2.0   One of the Trump Administration’s most dramatic departures from preceding administrations is an open hostility to commonly...
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Video: Huge blast rocks chemical plant in Valencia, Spain

A large explosion has rocked a chemical plant in the town of Paterna in Valencia, Spain, the local fire department said. A video of...

Pat Buchanan: Trump Must Break Judicial Power

“Disheartening and demoralizing,” wailed Judge Neil Gorsuch of President Trump’s comments about the judges seeking to overturn his 90-day ban on travel to the...

A Deadly Legacy: CIA’s Covert Laos War

Exclusive: The CIA’s covert war in Laos – in the 1950-60’s – has remained a model for U.S. proxy wars...
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Video: Wall St Power: Are financial elites a good fit for Trump’s cabinet? (SophieCo...

In his bid for office, Donald Trump promised to take on Wall Street, reign in big corporations, and blasted the Clintons for their ties...
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Video: World’s longest commercial flight: Qatar to New Zealand in almost 16 hours

Courtesy: TVNZ Qatar Airways is bidding for the longest commercial flight record as its jet lands in Auckland airport, after flying from Doha for...

Saudi-backed Yemeni officials deny they banned US commando raids

Saudi-backed Yemeni officials have denied reports that they suspended permission for US special operations forces to run missions in their country. Read more

John Kerry & Madeleine Albright among ex-national security officials against Trump’s travel ban

Former Secretaries of State John Kerry and Madeleine Albright are among the 10 former national security...
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Video: Keiser Report: Financial Sector Tapeworms (E1028)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the financial sector tapeworms ... Via Youtube
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Video: ‘The people hold the power to get rid of main stream politicians’ –...

The National Front's Marine Le Pen and ex-Socialist turned Independent Emmanuel Macron both chose to kick off their official campaigns this weekend. Via Youtube

US administration backs away from plan to reopen CIA ‘black sites’ – media

The Trump administration will not proceed with plans to reopen the infamous CIA prisons to interrogate...
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Video: Scapegoating? Despite terror danger to EU, some politicians find other ‘threats’

The whole spectre of terrorism is looming large in France after a machete wielding man shouting 'Allahu Akbar' tried to force himself into the...

Illegals Urged to ‘Fight Back’ Against Immigration Officials

An Austin, Texas, city council member is encouraging illegal immigrants not to comply with federal immigration officials. Addressing concerns over “potential raids...

The U.S. Politician Who Could Become Second Abraham Lincoln

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org There are several reasons why the progressive Tulsi Gabbard stands an extraordinarily good likelihood of repeating the extraordinary achievement...

Uncle Sam Wants… Your Social Security Check

Uncle Sam wants you! Not the Uncle Sam who’s the symbolic caricature of our country, but Sam Johnson. Although he’s been a member of Congress...

Communities Lacking Health Insurance Also Suffer From Breakdowns in Trust, Social Connection

Dismantling the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a replacement plan is projected to increase the nation's uninsured population by 18 million in the first...
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Video: Former Watergate Prosecutor: We Need Officials Who Will Stand Up to Trump

http://democracynow.org - More than 100 employees of the State Department have signed on to drafts of a dissent memo that condemns Trump's executive order...

Ron Paul: 2nd Financial Bubble To Burst Soon

By all appearances notes SHTFPlan.com’s Mac Slavo, President Trump is doing his damnedest to turn around the economy, revitalize jobs and bring back prosperity....

‘Grandstanding’ or ‘hero’?: Social media reacts to firing of acting AG Sally Yates

US President Donald Trump’s firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates has prompted mixed reactions online, with many supporting her, others against, and one...

Judicial branch reappears on White House website after social media outrage

Donald Trump's administration has discreetly added the judicial branch to a section of the White House...

'Unprecedented': Trump Adds Bannon to National Security Council, Kicks Out Intelligence Officials

President Donald Trump signed memorandums on Saturday that kicked the nation's top military and intelligence advisers off the National Security Council's (NSC) Principals Committee...

David Ignatius, the CIA’s Apologist-in-Chief

Photo by Toxic5 | DeviantArt There is universal agreement that President Donald Trump’s “advertisement for himself” in front of CIA’s memorial wall on Saturday was...

Protesters Descend on JFK as Immigration Officials Detain Refugees

Protests erupted outside of John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in New York on Saturday, as border agents detained refugees who landed after President...
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Video: ‘Opportunity to renew special relationship’: May & Trump to meet in USA

President Trump's first meeting with a foreign leader will take place later on Friday - when he hosts Britain's Prime Minister. Theresa May kicked...

‘Fail Stream Media’: RT America special on how mainstream journalists became fake news

The mainstream media has been heavily criticized over the last year due to its biased coverage...

Trump applauds torture in CIA interrogations

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Video: UFOs, telekinesis & spies: 12 million pages of CIA secrets online for 1st...

The CIA has released online a large collection of declassified records, after yielding to pressure from activists. It means decades of US intelligence files...

A Special Loophole for Trump’s Millionaire Cabinet

The wealth of Donald Trump’s proposed cabinet is unprecedented. According to the Boston Globe, Trump and his top nominees are together worth over $13...

CIA files: US & Soviet nuclear sub crash off Scotland ‘could have sparked global...

Newly declassified CIA files indicate that a US submarine laden with 160 warheads collided with...

Draft executive order on CIA ‘black sites’ renews questions about Trump’s torture policy

President Donald Trump’s openness to waterboarding and torture of terrorist suspects could lead to the review and ultimate reopening of CIA interrogation programs used...

Trump's Pick for Budget Adviser Once Called Social Security and Medicaid "Unconstitutional"

Pesident Donald Trump's choice to be a top budget adviser once voted as a state senator to declare Social Security and Medicaid unconstitutional. Rep. Mick Mulvaney...

Trump at the CIA: the Orwellian World of Alternative Facts

Photo by Toxic5 | DeviantArt   There have been presidential administrations (Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush) that have worked to politicize intelligence, and there have been...

‘Misremembering King Rewrites the Press’s Own Role in History’ – Transcript of CounterSpin's special...

The January 20, 2017, episode of CounterSpin was a special featuring archived interviews about corporate media and Martin Luther King. This is a lightly...
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Video: Angela Davis & BLM Co-Founder Alicia Garza in Conversation across Generations

Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive and to make a donation to support us. Via...
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Video: Naomi Klein, Alicia Garza, Ralph Nader & Others Respond to Trump’s “America First”...

http://democracynow.org - Donald Trump's inaugural address on Friday as the 45th president of the United States prompted strong reaction from our roundtable ... Via Youtube
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Video: Voices of the Women’s March: Angela Davis, Gloria Steinem, Madonna, Alicia Keys, Janet...

http://democracynow.org - To mark the historic Women's March on Washington, we air highlights from march organizers Linda Sarsour and Tamika Mallory, ... Via Youtube

Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA director

President Donald Trump will have his top choice to head up the CIA. The Senate confirmed...

Fallon refuses to explain alleged Trident nuke malfunction, as US officials spill the beans

As Defense Secretary Michael Fallon dodged questions in the Commons over a June 2016 nuclear missile incident, US officials appear to have been openly...

Trump to CIA: Media made it sound like I had a feud with intelligence...

President Donald Trump spoke at CIA Headquarters on his first stop as the newly inaugurated commander...

Reality Check: Is #Pizzagate “Fake News” or Has It Just Not Been Officially Investigated?

by Ben Swann / January 19th, 2017 Titus Frost investigated the connection between Podesta emails and pedophilia much earlier: “PizzaGate – DNC Pedophile Ring exposed...
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Video: United States of….Russia? Social media crazy over ‘USR’ Trump pre-inaugural fireworks

As mentioned, in his final night before becoming president, Donald Trump held a pre-inaugural concert in Washington DC. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe ... Via Youtube
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Video: Wishful thinking: CNN dwells on possibility Obama official might take over if Trump...

The hatred shown towards Donald Trump has grown, amid much of the mainstream media's critical coverage against him. Most-recently - CNN's been reporting ... Via...

CIA planned to hand Falklands to Argentina & airlift islanders to Scotland

Secret CIA documents show the US had plans to either give the Falkland Islands to Argentina and repatriate the islanders to Scotland or allow...

The Trumpening: RT America’s special coverage of Inauguration 2017

Just as RT America approached its election coverage from a different angle, the channel will also...
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Video: Government Sachs: Protesters Decry Financial Giant Swamping Incoming Trump Administration

http://democracynow.org - In New York City, over 100 people set up a protest encampment outside the headquarters of financial giant Goldman Sachs, which ... Via...

Trump vs. the CIA

When I read Trump’s defenders, such as Daniel Lazare, having to balance their defense with denunciations of Trump, I think the CIA’s propaganda is...

Trump vs. the CIA

When I read Trump’s defenders, such as Daniel Lazare, having to balance their defense with denunciations of Trump, I think the CIA’s propaganda is...

Girl Scouts blasted on social media for agreeing to march at Trump’s Inauguration

The Girl Scouts of America faced an avalanche of criticism on social media for its decision...

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ACLU Official Mocks Elderly White People, Tells Them They Have ‘Five Years Left’

An official for the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California mocked elderly white people at a city council meeting last week,...
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Video: ‘Humanitarian move’: Chelsea Manning’s sentence commuted – ex-CIA officer Kiriakou

President Barack Obama has shortened the prison sentence of former Army private and whistleblower Chelsea Manning, She will be released on May 17, ... Via...

Far-right Britain First leader threatens politicians & journalists with ‘day of reckoning’ (VIDEO)

Paul Golding, leader of the far-right group Britain First, says anyone who doesn’t agree with him will “endure a day of reckoning”...

‘Full history’: Secret CIA documents now available online

The CIA has published online nearly 13 million pages of declassified records, including papers on the US role in overthrowing foreign governments and the...
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Video: Special Report: Obama’s Controversial Policy of Immigrant Family Detention Could Expand Under Trump

http://democracynow.org - We look at one of the most controversial policies President Obama passes on to Donald Trump: family detention. Since 2014 ... Via Youtube
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Video: Putin, Propaganda and Hacking – CIA ‘proof’ that RT changed the US election...

Check out RT's Going Underground: https://www.rt.com/shows/going-underground/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1nrVLHNfnsxpJthrAP8wNw Afshin ... Via Youtube
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Video: Reina nightclub attacker arrested during special operation in Istanbul

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Trump calls CIA chief ‘fake news leaker’ after Brennan warns him about ‘talking &...

Donald Trump branded outgoing CIA chief Brennan “the leaker of fake news” after he told Trump to grasp the “Russia threat” instead of “talking...

Abolish the CIA

Every American who looks at the CIA objectively or in a balanced way and judges it by any number of criteria, such as moral,...
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Video: Belgium Police’s special units launch anti-terror raid in Molenbeek district, Brussels

READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/80co Federal Police's special units were deployed to the Brussels' Molenbeek district at the request of the Prosecutor's Office. Via Youtube

Democrat Lobbyist's Latest Special Interest: Jared Kushner

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How Ride-Hailing Apps Like Uber Continue the Cab Industry's History of Racial Discrimination

From hailing taxis that won't stop for them to being forced to ride at the back of buses, African-Americans have long endured discrimination within...

Israeli embassy official behind ‘take down’ plot resigns

A disgraced Israeli embassy official who was caught on camera talking about “taking down” a...

New rules grant FBI, DEA & CIA access to raw NSA surveillance data

In virtually its last gasp, the Obama administration has quietly given the National Security Agency wider...

Economic Update: The Economic and Social Costs of Prisons

This week's episode addresses people forming co-ops in Detroit and Minnesota, Volkswagen's guilty plea and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's fake numbers, among other...

Who to Believe: The CIA and Corporate Media or WikiLeaks?

We are being assaulted by mass media “news” of alleged hacks by alleged actors, allegations of politicians compromised by financial dealings, and sexual hijinks....

The CIA Is a Criminal Org

If you want to learn about the CIA as a deep state within the surface state, read this book. The strength of this book...
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Video: ‘Terrible candidate’: Hacking has nothing to do with Clinton losing election – ex-CIA...

Ex-CIA officer John Kiriakou on ODNI report (EXCLUSIVE) RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

Porn censorship & age checks breach human rights, says UN official

Online checks controlling whether children are accessing pornographic sites have been defined as a breach of human rights by a United Nations (UN) official. The...

What Will the CIA Do to Trump?

In a truly remarkable bit of honesty and candor regarding the U.S. national-security establishment, new Senate minority leader Charles Schumer has accused President-elect Trump...

Trump's CIA chief nominee Pompeo in favor of establishing domestic intelligence database

Senator Ron Wyden, a critic of government mass surveillance, challenged CIA director nominee Mike Pompeo on...

Britain preparing ‘official’ anti-Moscow campaign – Russian embassy

The Russian embassy in London says that the British authorities are looking to launch an official campaign against Moscow, based on what senior diplomats...

Trump picks VA official to reform troubled agency

President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement of the new Veterans Administration chief almost got lost during the eventful...

Americans Start to See Through Obama CIA (Etc.) Lies Against Russia

I post here a normal, terrific, news-report from ‘Tyler Durden’ at zerohedge, but I add the link to its source (i.e., to John Harwood’s...

Modern Language Association Votes Down Resolution to Boycott Israeli Institutions

Protesters advocate to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel during a march on June 5, 2010. (Photo: Stephanie Law / Flickr) On January 7, the...

Truth is Clinton stole Sanders’ nomination & was bad candidate – ex-CIA officer Kiriakou...

The reluctance to release proof of alleged Russian hacking aimed at swaying the US election in...

CIA, FBI and NSA produce joint report, jointly prove nothing

The recent hysteria surrounding Russia’s alleged interference with the November presidential elections saw another episode after an intelligence report, jointly elaborated by the CIA,...

Obama’s Racial Counter-Revolution and the Disappointment of Ta-Nahesi Coates

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Did 4Chan Troll The CIA?

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Evaluating ‘Sources’ in Fake News Like You’re in the CIA

Want to know how to evaluate the memo alleging Trump is run by the Russians, and that they have video of him and his...
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Video: ‘Insider leaks, not Russian hacking’: CIA & MI5 veterans discuss ODNI report (DEBATE)

The ODNI devoted seven pages to RT and its influence on the election “by serving as a platform for Kremlin messaging to Russian and...
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Video: I appreciate Peshmerga & Iraqi govt efforts to ensure safety of Mosul civilians...

The Red Cross reports that over 25000 people have been forced to take shelter at a refugee camp, after being displaced by the conflict...

‘You could have prevented it’: Austrian politician to police chiefs on Innsbruck sex attacks

At least 18 women were sexually assaulted by “a larger group of people” during the New Year’s celebration in central Innsbruck, chief investigator,...

Trump: Meeting with intel officials 'constructive,' hacking had 'absolutely no effect' on election

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‘Not buying it’: Social media slams ‘ludicrous’ Fox News interview with Trump’s chief of...

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Attempted assassination of US consular official in Mexico caught on tape (VIDEOS)

An attack on a US consular official in the western Mexico city of Guadalajara was caught...
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Video: FBI never requested access to DNC’s computer servers – National Committee official

DNC's deputy communications director, Eric Walker, reportedly told BuzzFeed online publication, that while they met with representatives from the FBI on a ... Via Youtube
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Video: ‘Innsbruck sex attacks could have been prevented’ – Austrian politician to police

Austrian authorities are investigating an unprecedented number of sexual assaults that occurred on New Year's Eve in the western city of Innsbruck. 19 women...

A Rude Awakening for the CIA

Just in case the accusations that president-elect Donald Trump is a puppet of the Kremlin, intent on destabilizing and weakening the US weren’t loud...

Economist admits BoE’s Brexit financial collapse warnings were ‘a misjudgement’

Economists failed to predict the 2008 financial crash and completely misjudged Brexit’s impact, the executive...

NYT Makes the Case for Trump Via Racialized Rural Mythology

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Ron Paul asks: Can Trump Rein In the CIA?

President-elect Donald Trump has said he wants to shrink and reform the CIA and much of the US intelligence...

Gun violence spreads like a disease through social networks, study shows

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The Chicago Kidnapping Is Exactly Why We Need to Discuss Racial Differences

Four blacks have been taken into custody after they kidnapped and tortured an innocent White man. In a stunning display of idiocy, the suspects...

To the Left, Reality Is Just a Social Construct

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US Special Operations troop deployments in Africa surged in 2016

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Inspired by Wolverine, Scientists Develop Self-Healing Artificial Material

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The Private, the Social and the Political: A Human Rights Perspective on Transgender Bathrooms

Societal attitudes on the rights of LGBTIQ persons are progressing in countries around the world. From marriage equality in the US to the recognition...

National Socialism Bad

George Soros is at it again.  Don’t blame him for the calamities facing the various countries of the west.  It is all Germany’s fault;...

Virginia Politicians and the Slow Strangulation of Its Famous State University

Numerous American states, especially those with legislatures dominated by the Republican party, are causing havoc, and in some cases chaos, for their state universities. ...

CIA Funds Skin Care Products

SKINCENTIAL SCIENCES, a company with an innovative line of cosmetic products marketed as a way to erase blemishes and soften skin, has caught the attention of beauty bloggers...
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Video: CIA, White House owe US people proof of Russian role in US election...

The US unveiled the new sanctions after the release of a joint FBI and Homeland Security report. However, the joint report put together by...

The Coming Assault on Social Security

Photo by frankieleon | CC BY 2.0 The first assault of the new Trump administration and Republican Congress upon Social Security has been launched. It...
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Video: CIA Interrogator Reveals Saddam Hussein Predicted Rise of ISIS & U.S. Failure in...

http://democracynow.org - Ten years ago this week, on December 30, 2006, former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was executed. Hussein was toppled soon ... Via Youtube
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Video: CIA Interrogator: At Time of U.S. Invasion, Saddam Hussein Was Focused on Writing...

http://democracynow.org - Ten years ago this week, on December 30, 2006, former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was executed. Hussein was toppled soon ... Via Youtube

Duterte Says He Tossed Kidnapper Out of Helicopter, Threatens to Do Same with Corrupt...

Hardman Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said that once he threw out a kidnapper from a helicopter when he was mayor of...

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‘Brexit – we’re making a mess of it!’ Mash-up artist ridicules British politicians (VIDEO)

Mash-up duo Cassette Boy has mocked the UK government in a new satirical video where...

15k patients’ info shared on social media from NH Hospital data breach

About 15,000 patients in the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services had their information...

Assault by Twitter? Journalist Eichenwald says seizure triggered by social media user

Twitter has reportedly agreed to hand over specific user information to a senior Newsweek journalist who...

Holiday Special: An Interview With Bernie Sanders

In a Democracy Now! special, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders sat down with Amy Goodman at the Free Library of Philadelphia in late November in...
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Video: Fake news crusade? Facebook fact checkers have financial ties to Clinton donors

Social media giant Facebook has announced that its fight against 'fake news' has begun in co-operation with third-party fact checking organizations. However ... Via Youtube

Are Governments Attempting to Curtail Dissent of Seniors by Stopping Social Security Checks?

Governments go to pretty low tricks to silent dissent -- curtailing ones travel to neighboring countries and now stopping Social Security checks. First, in 2005...

North Carolinians irked that 'bathroom bill' not repealed in House special session

Despite an hours-long “special session,” the North Carolina House of Representatives did not manage to repeal...

Visitors to US to 'volunteer' social media account details

The same week the Dept. of Homeland Security announced it was going to stop its registry...

James Baldwin and America’s “Racial Problem”

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Danger from Trump’s Distrust of CIA

President-elect Trump’s distrust of the U.S. intelligence community – made worse by unproven CIA claims that Russia secretly tried to...

The CIA’s Cult of Death

Review of Douglas Valentine’s The CIA as Organized Crime: How Illegal Operations Corrupt America and the World Do you desire intellectually stimulating, need-to-be-aware-of information as...
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Video: US congressman calls for scrutiny of Le Pen’s Russian financial links

American intelligence has been asked to look into French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's links to Moscow, according to reports. This comes after she...

Is the CIA editing your newspaper?

Here is a great overview by Ed Jones of why corporate media are the arch-exponents of “fake news”. The media are overwhelming owned and...

Second Russian Official Murdered: Diplomat Found Dead in Moscow Apartment

The head of a Russian foreign ministry department has been found shot dead in a Moscow apartment. He has now been identified as 56-year-old Petr...
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Video: Special op to find militants who attacked police in Chechnya, rep. head Kadyrov...

In a special operation, police have killed gunmen from a group that had attacked police in the city of Grozny earlier, the head of...

1,574 Per Day: Border Officials Struggle Under Increasing Wave of Illegal Migration

About 1,574 – that’s how many illegal aliens were apprehended at the U.S. Mexico border per day during the month of November, marking...
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Video: SPECIAL COVERAGE: Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara terrorist attack

The Russian envoy to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, was wounded after a gunman stormed into a building where the opening ceremony of a Russian photo...

Will the CIA Regret Its Fight With Trump?

The fight between President-Elect Trump and the CIA over Russia’s alleged interference with the U.S. presidential election could have a major impact on what...

‘CIA provides info to media but not Congress’ – Homeland Security Committee on Russia...

The chairman of the US Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has slammed the CIA’s...

FBI chief agrees with CIA on Russia’s alleged election help for Trump – report

FBI and National Intelligence chiefs both agree with the CIA assessment that Russia interfered with the...

New York Times CEO Calls On Social Media Giants To Subsidize Mainstream Media

Print media in the United States is now largely a failed business model that has been in secular decline for years.  While...

CIA meddled in ‘hundreds’ of elections: Ron Paul talks Russia-blaming, fake news and more...

US government “propagandists” push for a foreign policy of “intervening around the world,” former presidential candidate...

US officials gave airport security tours to immigrants under investigation – border agency

US Department of Homeland Security officials gave so-called “community engagement tours” to groups of immigrants at...

Intelligence Committee Chair Questions Existence of CIA Report on Russian Hacking

Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Select Committee on Intelligence, speaks to James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, after he submitted his...

Mainstream Assumptions: The CIA, Presidential Elections, and the Russian Connection

Intent and causation are important features in the course of history.  The former envisages motive and hope, irrespective of outcome; the latter envisages consequence. ...

British military specialists arrive in Middle East to train Syrian rebels

More specialist UK soldiers have arrived in Iraq to train anti-Islamic State rebel forces to...

The Rise of White Racial Nationalism

While there were many reasons for Donald Trump’s surprise victory, a particularly ugly one was his success in touching the...

Fugitive in biggest financial hack ever arrested upon return to US from Moscow

The FBI has arrested one of its most wanted cybercrime suspects, an American who fled to Russia. Under what conditions Joshua Aaron suddenly returned...

Heroin should be given to addicts on prescription, official UK drug advisers say

Prescription heroin and other opioids should be available to addicts to use in supervised injection...
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Video: Fake news alert! Always trust US officials and never your own eyes

For more, read Op-Edge by Robert Bridge: 'Fake news? Nobody does it better than the West' http://on.rt.com/7xem RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

If politicians want Aleppo airdrops, they should be on the planes themselves – MP

Fiery former army colonel-turned-MP Bob Stewart has told MPs lobbying for military intervention in the ruined Syrian city of Aleppo that if they want...

Officials: Obama Prioritized Defeating Assad Above Defeating Jihadists

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org SUMMARY The evidence is clear and convincing: U.S. President Barack Obama, against advice and warnings from his top military officers,...

Yes, We are Mainstream Now: Cadillac Tried to Cast Someone From the Alt-Right in...

Cadillac – a company which makes cars – was in the process of creating a commercial that displayed all types of Americans....

Top US spy agency abstains on CIA assessment of Russian hack of 2016 election

The office overseeing all 17 agencies of the US intelligence community apparently doubts the CIA’s assessment that Russia intervened to help Donald Trump win...

Far-Right Dutch Politician Wilders Convicted of Hate Speech

Populist and far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders was convicted of hate speech charges Friday near Amsterdam. The judges said no sentence will...

Historical & Structural Reasons for Skepticism of CIA Claims: Remaining Agnostic on Claims of...

Just in time for the American weekend news cycle, last Friday evening we learned from the Washington Post that Central Intelligence Agency issued a...

UK to adopt official anti-Semitism definition following rise in incidents targeting Jews – reports

Britain will reportedly become one of the first nations to adopt an official definition of anti-Semitism, following an increase in the number of reported...

The Anonymous Blacklist Promoted by the Washington Post Has Apparent Ties to Ukrainian Fascism...

Last month, the Washington Post gave a glowing front-page boost to an anonymous online blacklist of hundreds of American websites, from marginal conspiracy sites to flagship...

‘It’s ridiculous’: Trump on CIA claims that Moscow helped him win US Presidency

Donald Trump says that reported claims by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) accusing Russia of meddling...

US sending 200 more special ops soldiers to Syria – Pentagon chief

The US is sending 200 additional military personnel to Syria to help drive Islamic State (IS,...

Facing Trial for Hate Speech, Islamophobic Dutch Politician Hopes to Ride Trump's Tide

Geert Wilders, founder and leader of the Dutch Party for Freedom, during day two of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July...
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Video: US withdrawal of Aleppo proposals shows chaotic nature of Obama presidency – former...

US diplomats are sending mixed signals over their willingness to strike a deal with Russia on Aleppo. Washington insists contacts with Moscow are vital...

Corruption, Socialism, and Banksterism

This article was submitted by Shubhendu Pathak, a finance professional working in the Bay Area. Past: Capital One Shubhendu earned his Bachelors (B.Tech) and Masters...

Army doctor denies official recognition of Chelsea Manning gender transition

Despite gender reassignment procedures, Chelsea Manning will remain a man in the eyes of the US...

Man sees humour in 'racist' facial recognition software

A New Zealand man of Asian descent had his passport photo rejected by a government website when its facial recognition software registered...

CIA torture architect defends methods by comparing the term to racism

James Mitchell, one of two psychologists behind the CIA’s enhanced interrogation program used under President George...

Standing Rock: Challenge to the Establishment, School for the Social Movements

Photo by UR_NINJA | CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US Opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline began in October 2014. Young warriors of the Standing Rock Sioux...

Corporate Media: The Real Fake News Specialists

A lot has recently been said about “fake” news. Social media and alternative news websites have been especially blamed. But what about our corporate...
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Video: “Financial Disaster”: Could Dakota Access Pipeline Lose Its Contracts with Oil Companies on...

http://democracynow.org - Throughout November, protesters held dozens of demonstrations worldwide at banks to demand they divest from the $3.8 billion ... Via Youtube

Snowden: Ex-CIA Director Petraeus ‘shared far more classified info than I ever did’

Whistleblower Edward Snowden is surprised at the leniency shown to CIA Director General David Petraeus, who...
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Video: Head of ISIS ‘branch’ in Russian Caucasus eliminated in FSB special op

A Dagestan-based militant leader who swore allegiance to Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL), was picked as “emir” by IS chief al-Baghdadi and was linked to...

BoJo no go: UK politicians told to stop calling Boris Johnson ‘Boris’ – report

Officials in the UK’s Foreign Office have told government ministers to stop referring to Boris Johnson as “Boris” because it’s “making his job impossible,”...

Death toll from Oakland warehouse fire rises to 24, officials say

Twenty-four bodies have been discovered in the ruins of the artist space dubbed the Oakland Ghost...

Facebook philanthropy? Social media giant to invest $20mn in affordable housing projects

Facebook has committed to investing $20 million to develop low cost housing, job training and assistance...

Slow Start to Crucial Fund Drive

From Editor Robert Parry: We only do three fund drives a year so as not to impose too much on our readers, but our most...

Roaming Charges: The CIA’s Plots to Kill Castro

On Thanksgiving night, tripping on tryptophans, I surrendered to a troubled sleep aswirl with strange dreams, and awakened the next morning transformed, like Gregor Samsa,...

Ex-Florida cop says he was fired after whistleblowing on ‘illegal’ racial profiling practices

A former Florida police officer says he was fired for “blowing the whistle” on his department’s “unconstitutional” practices of racial profiling that specifically targeted...

Shooting death of Joe McKnight, ex-NFL player, sends social media into mourning

An argument in a New Orleans suburb ended in the shooting death of Joe McKnight, a...

Use of black family in Christmas ad slammed by white Brit living abroad, social...

A Twitter user known only as Katie has sparked outrage after using the social media...

Russian Film Week to ‘put politics aside’ with 20 special screenings (VIDEO)

British movie buffs will be given the opportunity to watch rarely screened cinema from Russia...

'CIA created ISIS', says Julian Assange as Wikileaks Releases 500k US Cables

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange today said the CIA was responsible for paving the way for ISIS as the whistle blowing organisation released...

North Dakota officials to start blocking vital supplies to DAPL campsite – report

North Dakota law enforcement are about to start blocking supplies to the main camp of Dakota...

The CIA and the Press: When the Washington Post Ran the CIA’s Propaganda Network

Last week, the Washington Post published a scurrilous piece by a heretofore obscure technology reporter named Craig Timberg, alleging without the faintest evidence that...
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Video: ‘Hour of Populists’: MSM demonizes right-wing politicians, labels their success as dangerous trend

Donald Trump will be the next US president, while former UK Independence party leader Nigel Farage played a major role in Brexit. Marine Le...
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Video: Special: Bernie Sanders on Trump’s Victory & the Need to Rebuild the Democratic...

http://democracynow.org - In a Democracy Now! special, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders sat down with Amy Goodman at the Free Library of Philadelphia on ... Via...
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Video: Guilty by Association: Politicians call for Berlin to put sanctions on Russia...

The head of Germany's foreign affairs committee has called for Berlin and the EU to impose sanctions against Russia over its alleged war crimes...
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Video: Special: Bernie Sanders Interviewed by Amy Goodman at Philadelphia Free Library

http://democracynow.org - In a Democracy Now! special, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders sat down with Amy Goodman at the Free Library of Philadelphia on ... Via...
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Video: How a Trump Presidency Creates Crisis and Opportunity for Social Change

Executive Producer Eddie Conway visits Conscious Heads barber shop to discuss Donald Trump's election victory Visit http://therealnews.com for more videos. Via Youtube

German Economist & Politician: “Stop Copying America’s Decline! Leave NATO!”

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Sahra Wagenknecht, Vice President of the German parliament’s Leftist Party, said in Parliament on Wednesday November 23rd, that Germany’s...

The CIA and Castro: an Undying Obsession

“Show me where Stalin’s buried, and I’ll show you a communist plot.” — Edgar Bergen For 53 years exiles from Miami and US officials have tried...
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Video: Standing Rock Resistance (On Contact special episode)

On a special edition of On Contact, Chris Hedges travels to the Standing Rock encampment in North Dakota to listen to the frontline voices...

Ensuring the Right to Reproductive Health: The American Public Health Association Takes a Stand...

It is imperative that we approach women's health and human rights with the understanding that access will continue to be key. (Photo: dogra /...
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Video: Knock-Knock! Russian Special Forces raid house, find ISIS flag, weapons and ammo

Russian Special Forces conduct an anti-terrorist operation in the city of Nazran. Two officers and two militants were killed during the raid. RT LIVE...

The Financial Press and its Keepers

US officialdom and their media megaphones have systematically concocted narratives having less to do with political reality and more with their hallucinogenic world view....
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Video: Up for Debate: New breed of politicians push NATO survival into brink

People across Europe also took to the streets to voice their anger over the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. And political elites also have concerns...
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Video: Standing Rock Special: Dakota Excess Pipeline? Media & Water Protectors Face Strip Searches,...

http://democracynow.org - Today we're revisiting Democracy Now! reports on the ongoing standoff at Standing Rock in North Dakota, where thousands of Native ... Via Youtube
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Video: Standing Rock Special: Historian Says Dakota Access Co. Attack Came on Anniv. of...

http://democracynow.org - While reporting from the standoff at Standing Rock in September, Democracy Now! sat down with Standing Rock Sioux tribal historian ... Via Youtube
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Video: Standing Rock Special: Unlicensed #DAPL Guards Attacked Water Protectors with Dogs & Pepper...

http://democracynow.org - Many across the United States are celebrating this Thanksgiving holiday. But many for Native Americans observe it as a National Day ... Via...
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Video: Standing Rock Special: Dallas Goldtooth on Police Violence & Repression of Movement Against...

http://democracynow.org - We continue our look back at Democracy Now!'s coverage of the ongoing standoff at Standing Rock in North Dakota, where ... Via Youtube

Twitter Verifies Official Muslim Brotherhood Account

Twitter has verified the official account of the Muslim Brotherhood, after previously banning conservatives, celebrity Trump supporters, and a women’s rights group who criticized Saudi Arabia. The...
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Video: US accuses Syrian officials of attacks on civilians, threatens them with court

The US has lashed out at over a dozen Syrian commanders and officials during a UN General Assembly meeting. Washington's ambassador accused them of...

Report urges UK to ‘map,’ ‘challenge,’ and expose politicians with Russia links

An influential right-wing think-tank has proposed a radical clampdown on politicians sympathetic to Russia by...

Installing a Torture Fan at CIA

Exclusive: The CIA’s torturers can breathe a sigh of relief after President-elect Trump tapped a defender of “enhanced interrogation techniques” to become CIA director,...

US police spend millions on social media monitoring tools, study finds

A new study has found law enforcement agencies spent $4.75 million on social media monitoring tools...

New CIA Chief Was Excited About Attacking Syria’s Assad

Eric Garris Posted on November 18, 2016 Trump’s CIA Chief pick Rep. Mike Pompeo on the Syria crisis on Fox...

Donald Trump offers CIA director post to Rep. Mike Pompeo – report

President-elect Donald Trump has offered the job of CIA director to Republican Congressman Mike Pompeo, according...

US House halts commercial airline deals with Iran approved by Obama administration

House Republicans, joined by a handful of Democrats, blocked a sale of Boeing and Airbus airliners to Iran, which was previously approved by the...
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Video: ‘I’m sorry about that’: State Department official emailed RT’s reporter a detailed statement

During US State Department briefing RT's reporter Gayane Chichakyan asked spokesman John Kirby for specific information concerning allegations that Russia ... Via Youtube

Why Are Public Officials Protecting the Pesticides Industry? Digging Down into the Cesspool of...

Colin Todhunter It is based on a cesspool of corruption that is most probably responsible for more death and disease than the combined efforts of...

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Janine Jackson interviewed a variety of voices about what comes next after Donald Trump’s victory for the November 11, 2016, episode of CounterSpin.  This...

Social Justice Attorney Andrea Burton

Andrea Burton, a 30 year old Ohio criminal defense lawyer, was rocketed onto the national social justice scene this summer after she was handcuffed...

Judge orders CIA, FBI & NSA to disclose whether they spied on Occupy Philadelphia...

The FBI, CIA and NSA must release any potential evidence that they spied on Occupy Philadelphia protesters back in 2011, a federal judge has...

‘Not appropriate’: US rejects ICC report alleging war crimes by military, CIA in Afghanistan

The US has dismissed the ICC’s investigation of potential war crimes committed in Afghanistan as being not “warranted” or “appropriate.” Washington praised its own...

Michelle Obama racial slur: US mayor under fire over viral Facebook post

Tens of thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for a mayor in West...

‘War crimes of torture’: ICC Prosecutor Signals Charges Against US Armed Forces, CIA

The US may have committed war crimes of torture, cruel treatment and rape, when it interrogate dozens of people in Afghanistan between 2003 and...

Trump won because politicians & pundits don’t understand America – Bernie Sanders

Washington insiders and the corporate media were blindsided by Donald Trump’s victory because they have “little understanding” of Americans’ problems, Bernie Sanders said, adding...

Chinese Doctor Grows Artificial Ear on Patient's Arm

A plastic surgeon in China has successfully grown an artificial ear on a man's arm in a pioneering medical procedure. The patient,...

Wave of Fake ‘Hate Crimes’ Sweeps anti-Trump Social Media

Fake reports of “hate crimes” committed by fans of President-elect Donald Trump are sweeping the nation. Meanwhile, real crimes continue to be...

‘Relaxed & full of good ideas’: Farage first UK politician to meet US President-elect...

British UKIP leader Niger Farage fully endorsed the choice of Americans in electing Donald Trump. He was the first UK politician to meet with...

Trump predicted to tap mastermind of Bush torture program as CIA chief

Jose Rodriguez, one of the masterminds behind the infamous George W. Bush torture and retention program,...

Commercial Ships Could Be Quieter, but They Aren’t

Shipbuilding economics and lack of regulations are getting in the way of a quieter ocean Technologies exist to drastically reduce ship noise, but they’re not...
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Video: Keiser Report: Winners & Losers (US Election Day special E991)

In this special US Election Day episode of the Keiser Report from New York City, Max and Stacy report from outside the Javits Center,...
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Video: John Pilger: ‘The truth is… there was no one to vote for’ (Going...

Afshin Rattansi goes underground on the US election results. Author and documentary filmmaker John Pilger tells us what has been revealed by Trump winning...

What does Trump victory mean for UK-US ‘special relationship’?

As property tycoon Donald Trump is named the next president of the United States following...
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Video: What Led to Trump’s Victory? From Racial Fear to Economic Populism

http://democracynow.org - We discuss what led to Donald Trump's surprise victory with Nikole Hannah-Jones, who covers racial injustice at The New York Times ... Via...
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Video: US Election Day Special Coverage

Guests line up (all time ET): 16:00 Gary Johnson 16:30 Panel: Ajamu Baraka, Arvin Vohra 17:00 Ron Paul 17:30 ... Via Youtube
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Video: Just Like After Reconstruction, Trump Vote Highlights White Backlash to Recent Racial Progress

http://democracynow.org - "If one studies history, this is not a surprising outcome," award-winning racial justice reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones says about Donald ... Via Youtube

Trump campaign manager does not rule out special prosecutor for Hillary Clinton – MSNBC

Donald Trump’s campaign manager, speaking on MSNBC, said appointing a special prosecutor for Hillary Clinton can’t...

Top Secret: These are actually Socialist Countries!

People all over the world are fed up with capitalism. They don’t always know how to formulate their aversions anymore (the result of a...
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Video: Hit list: UK special forces to track & kill British citizens in Iraq

British citizens affiliated to jihadist groups in Iraq will be hunted down as part of a new kill or capture strategy, according to senior...

Ron Paul on Raqqa/Mosul: Politicians Fiddle As Middle East Burns

While Americans were obsessing about tomorrow’s election, the Obama Administration launched a serious military escalation in Syria. US Special Forces on the ground and...
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Video: The CNN CIA Manipulation Against Trump

In this video Luke Rudkowski goes over the latest news of CNN bias towards Donald Trump and covers the behind the scenes story of...

What to Do When Domestic Abuse Is Financial, Too

"I'm very blessed that I can see out of both my eyes," says Kalyn Risker Fahie. Nearly ten years ago, her left...

‘I never believed in UK-US special relationship,’ says Blair’s Iraq-era defense sec

Former prime minister Tony Blair’s Iraq War-era defense secretary never put much stock in the...

The Coming Plague of Poverty Among the Elderly: Clinton’s Plan For Gutting Social Security

Photo by aphrodite-in-nyc | CC BY 2.0 In the recent Wikileaks revelations confirming Hillary Clinton’s duplicity, one of the clearest disclosures of her policy plans...

'Racial discrimination' mars Auckland councillor's swearing-in

A newly-elected Auckland councillor says the refusal to allow his Samoan family into pre-arranged VIP seating to watch his swearing-in was racial...

'Our culture has gotten too mean': Melania Trump sends social media into frenzy

Speaking at a rally in Pennsylvania, Melania Trump promised to be an advocate for women and...

Social Impact Bonds: The Titans of Finance as the Altruistic Merchants of Schooling...

With the advent of the social impact bond… if Adam Smith were around today, he’d be talking not just about the invisible hand of...
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Video: WHY The Internet Is Officially RIGGED, Response To Casey Neistat and Hillary

In this video Luke Rudkowski breaks down the latest controversy surrounding popular youtuber Casey Neistat endorsing Hillary Clinton on his youtube channel ... source

‘Give it a rest’: Social media mocks Senator claiming Russia may be behind new...

People on social media shamed US Democratic Senator Tom Ryan, who claimed Russia might actually be...

US interior secretary, officials warn of ‘impacts’ from Bundy brothers’ acquittal

The US interior secretary is urging vigilance, following the Bundy brothers being found not guilty of...

CIA to make 11mn declassified docs available to public online

The CIA is finally putting its database of declassified documents up for public access. Since 2000, the 11 million documents had only been accessible...

The Empire Files: Meet the Socialist Woman Running for President

With just weeks until the US presidential election -- and with both mainstream candidates embroiled in unprecedented scandal -- Abby Martin interviews...

Russian and US jets flew dangerously close in Syria – US official

The close call between American and Russian military jets in Syria has happened, officials announced. Near...

As Aging Population Increases, Elders and Allies Fight for Social Supports

(Photo: Huey Phan; Edited: LW / TO) According to a spring 2016 report released by the Older Women's League, men in the top 1 percent...

In haunted Salem, a Jewish church founder preaches the art of ‘Satanic’ social change

Here is a story out of Times of Israel about a Jew practizing Satanism, calling it  "social change." Even in NY times, they...

One out of two Americans in facial recognition databases

Shelley Connor Over 117 million Americans—half of the adult population—are in facial recognition databases used by law enforcement, according to a report released by Georgetown...

Why Does The Government Continue to Lie About Social Security?

by Allen W. Smith / October 25th, 2016 Most Americans must be getting accustomed to hearing lie after lie from the two presidential candidates.  According...
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Video: Eddie Glaude: Trump’s Accusations of Voter Fraud aren’t a Dog Whistle, They’re a...

http://democracynow.org - Democracy Now! broadcast a debate night special on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. ET. We aired the full...
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Video: From Palestine to Black Lives Matter: Alicia Garza & Phyllis Bennis on Issues...

http://democracynow.org - In our special broadcast of the final 2016 U.S. presidential debate, we asked Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza what the ... Via...
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Video: Russian Marine Special Forces practice underwater gunfire

During drills in the Kaliningrad region, Russian naval troops showed off their underwater combat skills: shooting, close fighting and mine clearance training in ... Via...

British special forces set to resume training ‘democratic & moderate’ Syrian rebels

British special forces will resume training moderate Syrian rebels through the US-led program which collapsed last year having utterly failed to reach the stated...

They can't rig elections, but they can fake it – US officials alter approach...

While agreeing with President Barack Obama that the US election system is too big to hack,...