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Shouting at the Devil

By Jason Miller RINF Alternative News “America touts itself as the land of the free, but the number one freedom that you and I have is the freedom to enter into a subservient role in the workplace. Once you exercise ...

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UK firm sued over US soldier’s death

· Erinys guards accused of causing death in Iraq · Authorities close down UK contractors in Afghanistan Suzanne Goldenberg in Washington The Guardian A British private security firm hired to protect the oil installations of post-invasion Iraq is being sued ...

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Exposed: Secret Government Collusion with GM Firm

Ministers are funding genetically modified crop projects with scores of millions of pounds every year and are colluding with a biotech company to ease its GM tests, the IoS can reveal. Geoffrey Lean on a murky tale that Whitehall tried ...

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All in the (Crime) Family: Bush & Blackwater

Like a cancer, private mercenary firm spreads influence in local communities. When the private military company Blackwater USA, a firm tied to the Bush family through marriage and to right-wing extremist and racist groups through politics and money, established its ...

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Dad: Blackwater blew up son’s and wife’s ‘skulls’

Jomana Karadsheh Haythem could only recognize his oldest boy from his tall and slim physique as well as what was left of his shoes. His son’s head had been blown away, his body charred beyond recognition. His wife of more ...

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Chicago Bans Free Newspapers

By Mark Fitzgerald CHICAGO A Chicago law passed unanimously last winter to bar the indiscriminate door-to-door distribution of menus, brochures, and other advertising flyers also bans many circulation practices for free newspapers.The provision applying the ban to newspapers was discovered ...

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Lancaster anti-supermarket protest camp

Angry residents occupy proposed supermarket site   This morning Lancaster residents moved on to council owned land in Scotforth – the site of a proposed supermarket, rumoured to be Tesco’s. Locals are shocked by secret moves in the Council’s Cabinet to ...

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Ultimate Video WMD Lies From Bush

Ultimate Video WMD Lies From Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice and Powell to Sell Attacking Iraq …is Iran Next? Thanks to Jim Gregorich for submitting this video. And now for an old favorite: http://salonesoterica.wordpress.com/category/911/

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Questions Raised on Terror Exercise

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation is preparing for its biggest terrorism exercise ever later this month when three fictional “dirty bombs” go off and cripple transportation arteries in two major U.S. cities and Guam, according to a document obtained by ...

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BBC DJ apology over ‘fake’ phone-in – yet more and more BBC Total deceit uncovered

The Press Association Radio 1 DJ Jo Whiley is due to make an on-air apology following the revelation that a staff member posed as a caller during a phone competition. In the latest fakery row to hit the BBC, the ...

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The Bush administration’s ties to Blackwater

Blamed in the deaths of Iraqi civilians, the private security firm has long ties to the White House and prominent Republicans, including Ken Starr. By Ben Van Heuvelen When Blackwater contractors guarding a U.S. State Department convoy allegedly killed 11 ...

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Muslim doctor called terrorist by patient

Editors Note: The article below is a perfect example of thow government and mainstream media propaganda is causing paranoia and creating a race division.  By Ahmed J Versi “He’s a terrorist. I want to see a white doctor,” a newly registered patient is alleged ...

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War Costing $720 Million Each Day, Group Says

 By Kari Lydersen CHICAGO, Sept. 21 — The money spent on one day of the Iraq war could buy homes for almost 6,500 families or health care for 423,529 children, or could outfit 1.27 million homes with renewable electricity, according ...

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The continued exploitation of 9/11

By As’ad Abdul Rahman Like other colossal events, the attacks of September 11, 2001 on New York and Washington, have significantly transformed many countries. The events of 9/11 have had devastating repercussions on the regional and international levels, and forced ...

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Sanity in Tiny Nibbles

The abyss between “crime against humanity” and “we’ll have to look into this” may be all but unfathomable — deep as a mass grave — but sometimes we have to trust the process. I fear that democratic progress is a ...

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Alan Greenspan claims Iraq war was really for oil

Graham Paterson AMERICA’s elder statesman of finance, Alan Greenspan, has shaken the White House by declaring that the prime motive for the war in Iraq was oil. In his long-awaited memoir, to be published tomorrow, Greenspan, a Republican whose 18-year ...

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Iraq shootout firm loses licence

Iraq has cancelled the licence of the private security firm, Blackwater USA, after it was involved in a gunfight in which at least eight civilians died. The Iraqi interior ministry said the contractor, based in North Carolina, was now banned ...

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McDonalds Starts RFID Trial in Korea

Evan Schuman McDonalds is experimenting with the ultimate line-buster in South Korea, where customers purchase food on their cell phones, which then ring when the order is ready. But this trial is much more an RFID effort than a traditional ...

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E-numbers adviser paid by supermarket giant

Jo Revill The Observer A scientist with a leading role in the decision over whether food additives are damaging children’s behaviour is also a paid consultant to Tesco and Unilever, companies whose brands use the chemicals under suspicion.Food policy experts ...

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How Far Will the Crash Go and What Do we Do Now?

The “Crash of 2007-8” is underway By Richard C. Cook The immediate triggers are being described quite well: the collapse of the U.S. subprime mortgage market; the vulnerability of the rest of the economy to the subprime undertow, due to ...

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Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army

By Jeremy Scahill Blackwater is a private company that does the dirty work for America in various wars, both covert and those we know about all too well. It began only 10 years ago as a sort of cheerful paintball ...

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Summer meltdown: stock market suffers biggest fall in four years

Shares plummet around the world; FTSE’s worst day nin four years; Value of UK PLC falls £60bn; Market slumps 13% since June; Pensions surplus wiped out; Fears for housing market; Growing threat to economy By Sean O’Grady “Crash” is a ...

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China’s Toys containing lead too toxic

By Alan E. Moses This has become stupid as we are so concerned about toys from China and disregard the other heavy metals such as Mercury and Aluminum. We don’t complain about the pesticides and other so called chemicals and ...

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Wolfowitz ‘tried to censor World Bank on climate change’

By Andrew Gumbel The Bush administration has consistently thwarted efforts by the World Bank to include global warming in its calculations when considering whether to approve major investments in industry and infrastructure, according to documents made public through a watchdog ...

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Iraqi government on brink of collapse following cabinet walkouts

By James Cogan The political survival of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is in doubt following the withdrawal from his cabinet of two political blocs that derive the bulk of their support from Iraq’s Sunni Arab population. A variety of sectarian ...

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Biometric Recognition Used To Personalize Ads

By J. Nicholas Hoover In the film version of Minority Report, a personalized ad that knows about past purchases greets a character as he enters the Gap. Meanwhile, American Express ads tell Tom Cruise’s own character that he looks like ...

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Ex-Reagan official Stockman charged with fraud

David Stockman, a former top budget official in the Reagan White House, was charged Monday with overseeing a sweeping fraud at troubled a auto parts supplier he headed before it collapsed into bankruptcy. Stockman was the former chairman and CEO ...

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