18 October 2013 — 21st Century Wire
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Why is it compulsory that the state, or this case the military confab known as NATO, to have to hijack all of our digital devices throughout Europe? Is it even legal?
6 September 2013 — Greanville Post
Damascus - Will 1000 American ‘Human Shields’ Stop Another Criminal War?
A sort of roller coaster atmosphere pervades Damascus these days with “good” and “bad” news rising and falling, often by the quarter hour. Much of the population is monitoring closely the news and quickly expressing their interpretations of the latest media reports and rumors as well as predicting the fairly precise timing of the now assumed American attack on their country.
2 July 2013 – Mob and Multitude
Some students and I had an exchange with NSA recruiters today. The audio and a rough transcript below.
The NSA came to recruit at a language program at the University of Wisconsin where I am spending my summer learning a language. Two recruiters, a redhead who looked more like a middle-aged mother (listed as “NSA_F” below) and a portly, balding man (“NSA_M”), began to go through slides explaining the NSA and its work.
3 June 2013 — Global Research
To my friends who live outside of Turkey:
I am writing to let you know what is going on in Istanbul for the last five days. I personally have to write this because most of the media sources are shut down by the government and the word of mouth and the internet are the only ways left for us to explain ourselves and call for help and support.
30 May 2013 – mnn.com
Ninth-graders design science experiment to test the effect of cellphone radiation on plants. The results may surprise you.
8 May 2013 — New Left Project
The Great University Gamble: Money, Markets and the Future of Higher Education (Andrew McGettigan, Pluto Press, 2013).
Protests, Disturbances, and Violence Continue in Venezuela, General Strike a “Failure” By Tamara Pearson
16 April 2013 — Venezuelanalysis.com
This afternoon president Maduro said the opposition’s call for a general strike today had “failed”. He also blamed the losing candidate in Sunday’s elections, Henrique Capriles, for the seven deaths last night.
2 March, 2013 – Damascus
This observer lost count more than a year ago of the sheer number of predictions by analysts and lobbyists that the “tipping point” signaling the Assad government’s collapse was a sure thing and would happen any time now. “It’s just a matter of days, not weeks” President Obama declared back in 2011.
VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 22 February 2013: Palestinian students “surrounded by guns” at Israeli universities
22 February 2013 – VTJP
Child Injured In Bil’in Weekly Protests, Dozens Treated For Effects Of Teargas Inhalation
IMEMC – Friday January 22 2013; Israeli soldiers attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Wall and settlement, and shot one child in the head, while dozens of protesters have been treated for the effects of teargas inhalation. …
30 January, 2013 – Craig Murray
The Guardian hit a new low in Amelia Hill’s report on Julian Assange’s appearance at the Oxford Union. Hill moved beyond propaganda to downright lies.
27 December 2012 – Australian Options
[Nor British for that matter. WB]
In September 2012 Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel attempted to break the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) with a bid to privatize Chicago’s public schools. The mayor’s proposal was based on a plan to subject teachers (and schools) to performance measurement based on students‘ standardized test scores.
The Sandy Hook School Massacre: Unanswered Questions and Missing Information By Prof. James F. Tracy
25 December 2012 — Global Research
“[My staff] and I hope the people of Newtown don’t have it crash on their head later.” –Connecticut Medical Examiner D. Wayne Carver II, MD, December 15, 2012
13 December 2012 — FAIR
The New York Times updates readers today (12/13/12) on the health status of left-wing Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez, and the political implications for his country. But the paper starts out by suggesting that the people who keep electing him must have some kind of problem.