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Jan 14 15:50

Arab Spring and Declining Oil Prices Drives Saudi Arabia’s Reactionary Barbarism

Bilal Ahmed of Souciant.com says, accusations of religious degeneracy and charges of heresy at the heart of the executions, such actions advance and protect the national narrative of Wahhabism.

Jan 14 15:37

Chavismo’s Sturdy Legacy

A string of recent electoral and political setbacks for Latin American leftist governments – brought about by voter fatigue and an acute economic crisis – is swinging the regional political pendulum in a revisionist direction with some analysts foreseeing a return to “free market” neoliberalism. But reversing a generation of social gains for the poor will not be easy or likely.

Jan 14 15:36

MIT: New Incandescent Light Bulbs Are More Efficient Than LEDs

By Jeffrey A. Tucker

Researchers at the MIT are publicizing that they have fixed the incandescent lightbulb with a brilliant improvement. They have wrapped the interior filament in a crystal glass that both bounces light and contains heat. It recycles energy in a way that addresses the main complaint against Edison’s bulb: It burns far too much energy for the light that it produces.

Why is this interesting? About a decade ago, governments around the world developed a fetish for banning incandescents and replacing them with expensive LED technology and florescent bulbs...

Jan 14 15:30

Nevada Lawmaker: 'FBI Agents in Oregon are posing as militia'

Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore is definitely not your average Republican. Fiore, who has a penchant for posting attractive pictures of herself posing with firearms which will remind you of 1980's glam rockers, represents District 4 in Clark County. An ardent supporter of Second Amendment and smaller, constitutional government, Fiore recently posted on twitter that 'FBI Agents in Oregon are posing as militia' and that Harney Co. Fire Chief Chris Briels in joining the Oregon occupiers, says he's resigned because he's lost faith in county government.

Jan 14 15:14

Sacked ANZ trader says bank tolerated drugs, strip clubs

Wall St culture comes to Sydney. It's been suggested that the inability of cocaine users to recognise their mistakes was one of the factors in the 08 crash. The four big banks in Australia are all facing lawsuits for ripping off clients.

In fact there is only one bank

This bank owns most of everything else.

The use of nominees means that who actually owns 80% of Australia is unknown.

Jan 14 15:10

Iraqi jets target ISIS, according to Defense Ministry

he Iraqi Ministry of Defense has released a video showing its jets targeting ISIS-controlled areas.

Jan 14 15:05

Lawsuit Claims Monsanto Contaminated ‘All Segments’ Of The San Francisco Bay

Monsanto and its ancillaries are facing another lawsuit over pollution caused by their manufactured chemicals. A 6-0 vote by the Berkeley City Council last week prompted an official complaint demanding the conglomerate pay for a cleanup of the PCB-compromised San Francisco Bay. PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) were almost exclusively produced by Monsanto from…

Jan 14 15:05

‘Cancer Screening Has Never Saved Lives’ – BMJ Study Concludes

Millions have marched for “cancer causes.” Millions more have been diagnosed “early” and now believe screening saved their lives. But a new study confirms something we have been reporting on since our inception: In most cases, screening not only has not “saved lives,” but actually increases your risk of dying. An extremely important…

Jan 14 14:50

Tavis Smiley Calls Out Corporate Media for Uncritical Coverage of “Racial Arsonist” Donald Trump

The broadcaster Tavis Smiley made headlines this week for an appearance on ABC’s "This Week" when he called out Donald Trump for being an "unrepentant, irascible, religious and racial arsonist."

Jan 14 14:04

State of Panic 2016 Markets

Jan 14 13:58

Obama's last State of the Union address

US President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union address on Tuesday that America has “the strongest, most durable economy in the world” and called claims of economic decline "fiction."

Jan 14 13:52

Medea Benjamin: Gitmo, Korean Peninsula, “Toxic” U.S.-Saudi Ties Should Top Obama’s Agenda in 2016

Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of CodePink, known worldwide for activism in the cause of justice and determination to confront politicians directly. Benjamin has been removed from scores of congressional hearings for speaking out against militarism and torture. In 2013, she famously interrupted President Obama several times to criticize his policies on drones and Guantánamo Bay.

Jan 14 13:45

MAYBE VALUATIONS DO MATTER

Jan 14 13:43

DAVID BOWIE EXPLAINS WHY HE TURNED DOWN A CHANCE TO BE KNIGHTED BY THE QUEEN

As the world mourns the death of David Bowie, more things are coming to light about his life and accomplishments that highlights the type of person that he truly was. One interesting fact that appeared in the news after his death, was that he turned down a chance to be knighted by the Queen of England. This was an opportunity that was seized by many British musicians including Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John and Sir Mick Jagger.

Jan 14 13:37

Catholic Bishop's Message To The People Of Gaza: "You live in a prison; the Israeli Confiscation Of Land Is In Violation Of International Law, You Are Not Forgotten"

Here is one story you probably won't see on CNN! Every January, an international contingent of Catholic Bishops meet in the Holy Land. They issued a strongly-worded statement today which noted that the Israeli "occupation eats away at the soul of both occupier and occupied.' The bishops added that the Israeli 'confiscation of land' in Gaza is "in violation of international law" and assured the Palestinian people that "you are not forgotten - Throughout 2016 we shall raise your plight nationally and internationally." They continued "The 2014 war led to the destruction of thousands of homes and the physical and social infrastructure of Gaza... To those Israelis and Palestinians who seek peace, you are not forgotten... Political leaders across the world must put greater energy into a diplomatic solution to end nearly 50 years of occupation and resolve the ongoing conflict so the two peoples and three faiths can live together in justice and peace."

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