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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — It may surprise you that there is a rapidly growing number of websites Google intentionally hides from you. Google doesn’t want that to be a surprise anymore. The search giant said Thursday it would begin chronicling the thousands of requests it receives daily to take down search results that link to copyrighted […]

Al Jazeera is the employer of Beijing correspondent Melissa Chan, whose press visa was rescinded. Instead of sending in a replacement reporter, as it could have done, the private news channel closed its Beijing bureau. While an advocate of press freedom (which I strongly supported alongside their correspondents in Peshawar and Islamabad at the start of the Afghan War), Al Jazeera has since the recent past fallen down as a standard bearer for balance in its coverage of news events. The Doha-based news channel has come under increasing criticism for its politicized, even jingoistic editorial bias in favor of Islamist insurgencies in Libya and Syria and for alleged faking of news events. Its coverage of the Urumchi disturbances was unblinkingly one-sided. In April 2011, during the Arab Spring uprisings, its Beijing Arabic correspondent Ezzat Sharour slammed the Chinese media for not voicing overt support for the Islamist insurgents in Libya, which included groups affiliated with Al Qaeda.

A Historical Review and Analysis (1949-2012) The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was founded in 1949. Its supporters claim that this military alliance succeeded in building a dam against the aggressive expansionist communist system that threatened to wage war over Europe. This discourse of a threatening war was highly polarised by the media. They were keen on pointing at the Berlin blockade, the Korean war, the repression of the Hungarian uprising, the Prague spring, etc. Historical phrases such as the famous “Nous avons peur” in Paul-Henri Spaak’s speech – the then Belgian minister of foreign affairs – before the UN general assembly of September 1948 were to highlight the perception of a real threat. This context urged the West to arm itself and create NATO to deter the enemy and to respond militarily if necessary. A more thorough reading and analysis of the facts, however, give a strongly nuanced and even different story. NATO’s founding had less to do with the external military threat of the Soviet Union than with ideological, economical and geopolitical interests. Even hardliner John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-1959) said back in 1949 that “I do not know of any responsible high official, military or civilian in this government or any other government, who believes that the Soviet now plans conquest by open military aggression.”

The US government is the second worst human rights abuser on the planet and the sole enabler of the worst–Israel.  But this doesn’t hamper Washington from pointing the finger elsewhere. The US State Department’s “human rights report” focuses its ire on Iran and Syria, two countries whose real sin is their independence from Washington, and on […]

Bilderberg 2012 is set to be the scene of the biggest ever protest against the secretive organization. Listed below are the details and meet-up times for what promises to be a momentous occasion. Thursday May 31st 1PM: Everybody to mass near the main entrance to the hotel. This is the key arrival time for Bilderberg […]

Negotiations between Iran and the United States and other members of the P5+1 group in Baghdad ended in fundamental disagreement Thursday over the position of the P5+1 offering no relief from sanctions against Iran. The two sides agreed to meet again in Moscow Jun. 18 and 19, but only after Iran had threatened not to […]

At the G8 summit last week, President Obama and other officials in his administration, began utilizing the talking point of Yemen being a model to be emulated in Syria. Ostensibly, they were referring to the “peaceful” transition of power in Yemen as an example of what they would like to see in Syria. However, the comparison […]

  During an appearance on Meet The Press on Sunday, Jim Cramer of CNBC boldly predicted that “financial anarchy” is coming to Europe and that there will be “bank runs” in Spain and Italy in the next few weeks. This is very strong language for the most famous personality on the most watched financial news […]

William Shakespeare is the world’s greatest playwright ever, and that he is for sure, but surprisingly there are certain interest groups who loathe the Bard: Some, though not all, Jews hate him for the Jewish money-lender character Shylock in “The Merchant of Venice” Some feminists, though not all, hate him for his misogynist portrayal in  […]

According to William Hooper, Western lead Democracy has peaked. He believes the baton will be passed unto China, and a new Age of Enlightenment, one that is going to be improved upon with China’s concept of Scientific Development, will start. Those of you who observe China may know that this political philosophy was advanced and officially […]

The “global citizens” at the Club of Rome are at it again. They are warning that if we don’t allow government to scale back civilization, we’re doomed.   “Mankind may face extinction if it fails to change its ways, the Club of Rome think tank has said,” reports the German publican,Deutsche Welle. “Short-sighted political and […]

The Occupy movement has been an extremely exciting development. Unprecedented, in fact. There’s never been anything like it that I can think of. If the bonds and associations it has established can be sustained through a long, dark period ahead — because victory won’t come quickly — it could prove a significant moment in American […]

  Shapira Neighborhood Kindergarten | After a Molotov Cocktail Attack   Terror in Tel Aviv On April 27, 2012, five Molotov Cocktails were thrown in Shapira Neighborhood, a poor area in Tel Aviv’s south. One of them hit a kindergarten, where children were sleeping (see picture); the others hit private homes. In one case, the […]

“When Debt Is Fraud, Debt Forgiveness Is The Last And Only Remedy” Zeus Yiamouyiannis, Ph.D. / TDP BLACKLISTED [Alert]   Something Rothchields Don”t Want The World to Know: Finally serious economists are considering a position I have been maintaining and writing about since the 2008 financial meltdown. Whatever its name— erasure, repudiation, abolishment, cancellation, jubilee—debt […]

Some readers have come to the erroneous conclusion that the Matrix consists of Republican Party disinformation as if there is no disinformation from the left. Others think that propaganda is the business of Obama and the Democrats. In fact, propaganda from the right, the left and the middle are all part of the disinformation fed […]

A United Nations investigator probing discrimination against Native Americans has called on the US government to return some of the land stolen from Indian tribes as a step toward combatting continuing and systemic racial discrimination. James Anaya, the UN special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, said no member of the US Congress would […]

“This is not a reflection of who we are or what we stand for.” — Jeff Gearhart, Wall-Mart general counsel, on the firm’s Mexico bribery [Torture] “is not the norm.” — Mike Pannek, Abu Ghraib prison warden. “This is not who we are.” — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the US massacre of 16 Afghan villagers. “This is not […]

Ninety-six years ago, when President Woodrow Wilson ran for re-election, two notable things happened: 1) His campaign used the slogan “He kept us out of war,” and 2) he won. It has been a long time since any president could seek a second term while making that boast. Looking at recent history, you would conclude […] New World Order StatisticIn September 2009, Fallujah General Hospital, Iraq, had 170 new born babies, 24% of whom were dead within the first seven days, a staggering 75% of the dead babies were classified as deformed. This can be compared with data from the month of August in 2002 where there were 530 new […]

US CRIMES AGAINST IRAQI POPULATION, THIS IS THE RESULT OF DEPLETED URANIUM. HOW WOULD YOU FEEL IF YOUR CHILD WAS BORN LIKE THAT? The ultimate crime against humanity, the deliberate attack on the DNA of a nation…. this is more much more than what the Nazis ever tried. [Editor’s note: You can find more on this […]

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