Cover Up? TTIP Negotiators Outed for Secret Talks With Big Tobacco About [Redacted]

Forced by freedom of information request, officials release documents scrubbed of all content and names The only indication that either the TTIP or EU/Japan deal are at the heart of the discussions is a single sentence of the cover letter attached to the redacted documents. European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up […]

Bernie opens can of whoop-ass on Wall Street and ‘billionaire class’

“We will end the obscenity of living in a country where the top one tenth of one percent owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent,” ______________________________________________________ Appearing at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Independent Senator Bernie Sanders delivered a blistering speech hammering income inequality in America and stating […]

6 Ways the The Secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Will Affect You

When it is finalized, the consequences for the United States will be disastrous. ________________________________________________________________ The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a “free trade” agreement that, if passed, would unite the economies of Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, Mexico, Canada, Japan and the United States. The trade negotiators from these countries meet secretively behind […]

THOUSANDS – of walruses wash ashore as global warming devastates Alaskan Arctic

Survival of walruses threatened as they wash ashore on a remote barrier island ___________________________________________________________________ Survival of walruses threatened as they wash ashore on a remote barrier island just before Obama is due to visit region to draw attention to climate change The extreme loss of Arctic sea ice due to climate change is forcing thousands […]

As Obama’s War in Iraq and Syria Rumbles On, Are Intel Books Getting Cooked? 

The military assessments and what the public is being told may be two very different things ________________________________________________________________________ Reports from inside the intelligence community indicate that what military assessments find and what the public is being told may be two very different things Calling to mind the subterfuge made infamous by the administration of George W. […]

NASA: World ‘Locked Into’ at Least 3 Feet of Sea Level Rise

New research underway indicates that –  at least –  three feet of global sea level rise is near certain :  The operative phrase here is AT  LEAST _______________________________________________________________________________ New research underway indicates that at least three feet of global sea level rise is near certain, NASA scientists warned Wednesday. That’s the higher range of the […]

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    NASA sees unavoidable sea level rise ahead

    Rising seas will have “profound impacts” around the world, _________________________________________________________________________________ Sea levels are rising around the world, and the latest satellite data suggests that three feet (one meter) or more is unavoidable in the next 100-200 years, NASA scientists said Wednesday. Ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are melting faster than ever, and oceans are […]

  • MSNBC Continues It's March to the Right.

    MSNBC Continues It’s March to the Right.

    The Oligarchy preparing for 2016? MSNBC Moves Al Sharpton To Sunday Mornings Al Sharpton loses his daily show at MSNBC amid a larger shakeup at the network Al Sharpton is losing his daily show on MSNBC, with the network saying he’ll be downshifted to the weekend. The move is one among many changes at the […]

  • Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant fearmongering shows the GOP is driven by fear rather than facts

    Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant fearmongering shows the GOP is driven by fear rather than facts

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  • Words Matter: What the Language We Use Tells Us About Our Current Political Landscape

    Words Matter: What the Language We Use Tells Us About Our Current Political Landscape

    In politics, definitions change. “Sticks and stones can break my bones but words can never harm me.” A fine sentiment, but any child subjected to cyber bullying knows that words do indeed matter. Language evolves.  Sometimes a word that once was negative becomes positive, like “terrific” which originally meant terrifying.  Sometimes a word that was […]

  • Video Shows Police Harassing Innocent People for 'Air Fresheners'

    Video Shows Police Harassing Innocent People for ‘Air Fresheners’

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