Subversive Nun’s Sophisticated Plot to Incite Peace By Peter Rugh

8 June 2013 — Waging NonViolence

Tears welled up in my eyes when I heard that 83-year-old Catholic nun Megan Rice is facing 20 years in prison — a sentence that, if delivered to the fullest extent this September, would essentially condemn her to spend the rest of her life behind bars. Unlike me, however, she reportedly smiled when the jury convicted her of interfering with national security and damaging federal property at a trial in Knoxville, Tenn., last month.

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Subversive Nun’s Sophisticated Plot to Incite Peace By Peter Rugh

8 June 2013 — Waging NonViolence

Tears welled up in my eyes when I heard that 83-year-old Catholic nun Megan Rice is facing 20 years in prison — a sentence that, if delivered to the fullest extent this September, would essentially condemn her to spend the rest of her life behind bars. Unlike me, however, she reportedly smiled when the jury convicted her of interfering with national security and damaging federal property at a trial in Knoxville, Tenn., last month.

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Wikileaks Newslinks 8 June 2013

8 June 2013 — williambowles.info

 

Assange: US rule of law suffering ‘calamitous collapse’

Economic Times

US soldier Bradley Manning is being court-martialled for leaking the huge cache of government files to WikiLeaks, while there has been an outcry in the US media after the government seized the phone records of journalists at the Associated Press and …

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/wikileaks-founder-julian-assange-us-rule-of-law-suffering-calamitous-collapse/articleshow/20486627.cms

 

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Bradley Manning Newslinks 8 June 2013

8 June 2013 — williambowles.info

 

Bradley Manning’s WikiLeaks trial: Book parts delivered as it happens

Los Angeles Times

Leftie publisher O/R Books is covering the Bradley Manning trial for a book slated to appear in October, “The United States vs. PFC Bradley Manning: A Graphic Account From Inside the Courtroom.” The chronicler is Clark Stoeckley — he’s a WikiLeaks …

http://www.latimes.com/features/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-bradley-manning-trial-book-delivered-as-it-happens-20130607,0,7971928.story

 

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NSA Built Back Door In All Windows Software by 1999

7 June 2013 — Washington’s Blog

Government Built Spy-Access Into Most Popular Consumer Program Before 9/11

In researching the stunning pervasiveness of spying by the government (it’s much more wide spread than you’ve heard even now), we ran across the fact that the FBI wants software programmers to install a backdoor in all software.

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Syria: the Opposition Is in Retreat By Petr Lvov

7 June 2013 — New Eastern Outlook

With financial assistance from Qatar and Saudi Arabia drying up and the flow of weapons from Turkey and Lebanon slowing, what had to happen now has: The rebels have begun retreating in panic under the Syrian Army’s onslaught. This is occurring against the backdrop of bad things happening for the rebels: Continue reading

Nobel Prize Laureate: Peace Is Possible In Syria By Mairead MAGUIRE

26 May 2013 — Oriental Review

Nobel Prize Laureate: Peace Is Possible In SyriaMrs. Mairead Maguire, the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and currently a spokesperson for Mussalaha International Reconciliation Movement, has kindly submitted to ORIENTAL REVIEW a special Report, based on her visit to Lebanon and Syria in May 2013. The Report is published by OR in full. Continue reading

America’s “Secret Fukushima”: Uranium Mining is Poisoning the Bread Basket of the World By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese

8 June 2013 — Truthout

Early in the morning of July 16, 1979, a 20-foot section of the earthen dam blocking the waste pool for the Church Rock Uranium Mill caved in and released 95 million gallons of highly acidic fluid containing 1,100 tons of radioactive material. The fluid and waste flowed into the nearby Puerco River, traveling 80 miles downstream, leaving toxic puddles and backing up local sewers along the way.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 7 June 2013: The Euro American blindness in the Middle East

7 June 2013 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Palestine Becomes Member of the IFJ
IMEMC – Palestine became a member of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) during the meeting in Dublin Castle, on June 6. Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate head, Abdul-Nasser An-Najjar, was elected as a member of the IFJ Executive Committee by 283 votes out of 369. … 

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ICH 7 June 2013: US Tracking Your Credit Cards, Telephone Calls, Emails, Internet Usage and More

7 June 2013 — Information Clearing House

US Threatens Iran, Hezbollah For Backing Syria

By Chris Marsden

The White House issued its most threatening statement yet yesterday, denouncing Iran and the Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah as “partners in tyranny” for their support of the Assad regime in Syria.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35204.htm

 

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 2-8 June 2013: Iran / Gold / Afghanistan-Pakistan / India-Nukes / Brics / Finland / Russia

8 June 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Hydropolitics Propel Balkanization

08.06.2013 | 00:00 | Wayne MADSEN

Wherever there are reports of melting glaciers and a future of diminished water resources, there is an increasing Balkanization of nation-states. Those who manipulate world events for maximum profit understand that it is much easier to control water resources if one is dealing with a multitude of warring and jealous mini-states than it is to deal with a regional power… Continue reading