25 May 2013 — Global Research
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25 May 2013 — grtv
Monsanto is a company feared and reviled by the public in equal measure. But whatever cases Monsanto has lost in the court of public opinion it has made up for in the courts of justice thanks to its revolving door with the upper reaches of Washington.
25 May 2013 – planetsave.com
The Monsanto Protection Act, essentially both written by and benefiting Monsanto Corporation, has been signed into law by United States President Barack Obama. The infamous Monsanto Corporation will benefit greatly and directly from the bill, as it essentially gives companies that deal with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and genetically engineered (GE) seeds immunity to the federal courts, among other things.
25 May 2013 — Dissident Voice
Report and Appeal to the International community to support a process of dialogue and reconciliation in Syria between its people and Syrian government and reject outside intervention and war
25 May, 2013 – Dissident Voice
Alaska is a good-sized part of the Arctic, the world’s epicenter of climate change, where sensitivity to human-caused global warming is magnified much more than in the 48 lower states, but the likely consequences of this climatic drama have not sunk in with the public, just yet.
25 May 2013 — FAIR Blog
This week: PBS won’t be showing us the documentary Citizen Koch–for some very dubious reasons. Also: The New York Times points out that the U.S. role in supporting genocide in Guatemala was hardly discussed at the trial; the same goes for U.S. media coverage of that trial. And Donald Rumsfeld goes on Meet the Press to talk about accountability. No, it’s not what you think.
25 May 2013 — The Real News Network
Today hundreds of thousands of people are expected to challenge Monsanto’s bullying of small farmers, influence on public policy, and aggressive promotion of GMOs.
24 May, 2013 – Global Research
Two men armed with knives and gun(s) apparently hack to death an off-duty soldier outside an army barracks in Woolwich, London. As the soldier lies dead or dying in the road, one of the alleged attackers approaches a man filming the scene on his mobile phone and makes a political speech about the British state’s role in killing Muslims in foreign countries.
VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 24 May 2013: “This time they destroyed everything”: Uprooted Bedouins face more evictions
24 May 2013 – VTJP
International Middle East Media Center
Detainee Continues Hunger Strike, Demands Release
IMEMC – Palestinian detainee, Ayman Issa Hamdan, who went on hunger strike 27 days ago, rejected an Israeli “offer” for an additional six-month extension of his Administrative Detention, without trial, and demanded his unconditional release. …
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24 May 2013 – Information Clearing House
Syria: Opposition’s Booby Trap Blueprint for Qusayr
By Radwan Mortada
“The battle will be long and Qusayr is completely booby-trapped and will turn into a ball of fire as soon as Nasrallah’s men step inside.” He concludes, “We succeeded in luring Hezbollah’s fighters and Assad’s army to where we wanted.”
New at Strategic Culture Foundation 19-25 May 2013: Syria / Yugoslavia / Balkans / Bahrain / EU Caucasus-CIA / Afghanistan
25 MAy 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation
US Makes Syria an ‘Offer it Can’t Refuse’ – again
25.05.2013 | 07:45 | Finian CUNNINGHAM
In Mafia terms, it’s called «making an offer that can’t be refused». The «offer» is not one of free choice between options that may benefit the object party. In reality, it is about setting up a scenario of duress, under which the object party is coerced to capitulate to detrimental terms of extreme prejudice determined cynically by the other party. This is the scenario that Washington and its NATO allies are contriving for the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad…more
NSA: Anatoly S. Chernyaev Diary, 1973 – Brezhnev Elevated Detente over Class Struggle — to the Dismay of his Politburo Colleagues
Soviet Internal Politics and Decision Making from Anatoly Chernyaev’s “Remarkable Diary”
24 May 2013 — williambowles.info
WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning and the Damage Done—to Bradley Manning
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is one of the human faces in Alex Gibney’s latest film, ‘We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks.’ (Photo: Courtesy of Focus World). Failed negotiations for an interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange were incredibly …
24 May 2013 — Global Research
To posit that one’s government may be partially composed of unaccountable criminal elements is cause for serious censure in polite circles. Labeled “conspiracy theories” by a corporate media that prompt and channel emotionally-laden mass consent, such perspectives are quickly dispatched to the memory hole lest they prompt meaningful discussion of the political prerogatives and designs held by a global power elite coordinating governments and broader geopolitical configurations.
ColdType Issue 74: Chris Hedges’ The Shame of America’s Gulags / Loretta Napoleoni / Danny Schechter…
24 May 2013 — Coldtype.net
The latest issue of ColdType is now on line at http://coldtype.net
This month’s Cover Story, Chris Hedges’ The Shame of America’s Gulags, provides a disturbing insight into conditions inside the most secure prisons in the United States. It’s chilling reading from a country that lays claim to being the freest and most humane in the world.
23 May 2013 – CorpWatch Blog
Technology companies willingly provided information to U.S. government agencies to help the Obama administration snoop on reporters from the Associated Press (AP) and Fox news in order to ostensibly crack down on leaks that pose a “threat” to national security.
22 May 2013 – Moon of Alabama
The recent bombing that killed 51 in the Turkish town Reyhanli received only scant coverage in the local media. While the Turkish president Erdogan accused the Syrian government of committing the crime he did not want the facts to be out in the public. But he is not the only one to have power in Turkey.