CIA misled on interrogation program, Senate report says

A report by the Senate Intelligence Committee concludes that the CIA misled the government and the public about aspects of its brutal interrogation program for years — concealing details about the severity of its methods, overstating the significance of plots and prisoners, and taking credit for critical pieces of intelligence that detainees had in fact surrendered before they were subjected […]

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North Korea Threatens A ‘New Kind Of Nuclear Test’

North Korea threatened on Sunday to conduct what it called “a new form of nuclear test”, raising the level of rhetoric after members of the United Nations Security Council condemned the North’s recent ballistic missile launch. “It is absolutely intolerable that the U.N. Security Council, turning a blind eye to the U.S. madcap nuclear war exercises, ‘denounced’ the Korean People’s […]

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Philly Artist Fights City Hall Over Eminent Domain Abuse

Philadelphia’s James Dupree is an accomplished artist whose work has appeared in museum all over the world, including his hometown’s Philadelphia Museum of Art and African American Museum. In 2005, Dupree bought a dilapidated warehouse in the City of Brotherly Love’s Mantua neighborhood and worked to turn it into a studio that hosts his personal workshop, art classes, and even […]

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Brazil looks to ban Monsanto’s Roundup, other toxicity risks

Brazil’s public prosecutor wants to suspend use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s pervasive herbicide Roundup. A recent study suggested glyphosate may be linked to a fatal kidney disease that has affected poor farming regions worldwide. The Prosecutor General’s office is also pursuing bans on the herbicide 2,4-D and seven other active herbicide ingredients in addition to glyphosate: methyl […]

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Russia’s freight trains full of tanks roll into Crimea

Residents in Crimea have captured on video Russia’s military progression into the area. As Russia’s prime minister promised to pour funds into the newly annexed peninsula during a surprise visit to Crimea today, videos have been posted online showing trains loaded with Russian equipment travelling west towards the Crimean capital Simferopol. The videos, posted earlier this month, appear to show […]

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DHS (Homeland CONTROL) Buying Off local PD to Construct a Nationwide Standing Army / Panopticon

TELL YOUR CITY COUNSILS / MAYORS TO JUST SAY NO! TO DHS GRANTS! (or… YOU will say NO to their re-selection)     The drive to use of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grants to convert local law enforcement into heavily armed battalions of a nationwide standing army under the command of federal officers marches on. VIA The New American […]

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