Video: "I am not moving": Confronting America's Hypocrisy By grtv

12 October 2011 – GRTV

Brilliant short film shows the hypocrisy of Obama and Clinton’s words about the Arab uprisings in contrast to how the American government responds to peaceful protesters at home. Compares the words on freedom and democracy relating to Syria, Egypt, Libya, Iran, and contrasts with treatment by NYPD and Boston police.

This video is meant to be a warning to our leaders

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The Occupied Wall Street Journal – news from the revolution — RT

15 October 2011 — The Occupied Wall Street Journal – news from the revolution — RT

As some mainstream media networks continue bashing the Occupy Wall Street protests, the movement publishes its own newspaper at a secret location. RT takes a sneak peek into what the Journal is all about.

­Every revolution has a manifesto. Occupy Wall Street does not – yet. What they do have is the Occupied Wall Street Journal. Attracting readers from all walks of life like bees to honey, the newspaper documents the story of the occupation in the words of those out on the streets calling for change in the US.

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Video: Mainstream media vs. Occupy Wall Street – the battle — RT

13 October 2011 — Mainstream media vs. Occupy Wall Street – the battle — RT

While the mainstream media criticizes the demonstrators for being anarchist hippies, corporate media outlets don’t actually go into the crowd that much to listen to what the frustrated people have to say.

­Reporters go live from across the street. TV satellite trucks are on stand-by for violence and arrests. The independent and foreign channels are the ones covering the important issues from within the action. RT’s Anastasia Churkina takes a look at media coverage of Occupy Wall Street.

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New Discovery Shakes the Foundation of Cancer Research By Dr. Mercola

15 October 2011 — Dr Mercola

  • Two widely cited, published cancer research studies contain fabricated data, will be retracted
  • The Mayo Clinic concluded that data about harnessing the immune system to fight cancer had been fabricated, resulting in the retraction of 17 papers in nine research journals
  • Cancer research in the United States needs to be scrutinized, as much is money-driven and based on developing new drugs

In a scandal that has reverberated around the world of cancer research, the Office of Research Integrity at the U.S. Department of Health found that a Boston University cancer scientist fabricated his findings. His work was published in two journals in 2009, and he’s been ordered to retract them. But important studies by other scientists like those at the Mayo Clinic, who based their work on his findings, could now make 10 years of their studies worthless, according to commentary in Gaia Health. – Read the rest here

Media Lens: Targeting Syria – The ‘Bad News’ For The Guardian

13 October 2011 — Media Lens

Afghanistan and Iraq may still be in flames. A bloodbath may continue to flow from Nato’s ‘humanitarian intervention’ in Libya. No matter, mainstream journalists are appalled that a double Russian and Chinese veto at the UN has thwarted Western efforts to do more good in Syria. The two powers rejected the latest draft of a UN Security Council resolution condemning the Syrian government and preparing the way for international sanctions.  

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Occupy Wall Street (and elsewhere) Newslinks 14-15 October 2011

15 October 2011 — williambowles.info

15 October 2011

Occupy Australia takes off — thousands in Melbourne and around the country
At 11.30am on October 15, about 750 people converged on City Square in Swanston Street in Melboune’s CBD as part of the global Occupy Together movement. It is a movement inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement that has initiated similar movements in hundreds of cities worldwide.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 14 October, 2011: Israel’s new settler build cuts off Bethlehem and Jerusalem

14 October 2011 , 2011 — VTJP

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Bilin Weekly Protest Expresses Support To Striking Detainees
IMEMC – Saturday October 15, 2011 – 02:50, Dozens of Palestinians, international and Israeli piece activists, held their weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Settlements, in Bilin village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and marched in solidarity with the Palestinian detainees holding their ongoing hunger strike in Israeli prisons.

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