Understanding the latest leaks is understanding the rise of a new fascism By John Pilger

20 June 2013 — John Pilger

In his book, ‘Propaganda’, published in 1928, Edward Bernays wrote: “The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organised habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.”

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Monsanto Protection Act Signed By Obama, GMO Bill “Written By Monsanto” Signed Into Law

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.

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The Global Water Grab: Meet the “New Water Barons” By Shiney Varghese

8 February, 2013 — IATP.org

Writing in National Geographic in December 2012 about “small-scale irrigation techniques with simple buckets, affordable pumps, drip lines, and other equipment” that “are enabling farm families to weather dry seasons, raise yields, diversify their crops, and lift themselves out of poverty” water expert Sandra Postel of the Global Water Policy Project cautioned against reckless <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>land and water-related investments in <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Africa. “[U]nless African governments and foreign interests lend support to these farmer-driven initiatives, rather than undermine them through <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>land and water deals that benefit large-scale, commercial schemes, the best opportunity in decades for societal advancement in the region will be squandered.”

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 17 January 2013: How the media let Israel get away with murder

17 January 2012 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Resident’s Body Found Under Collapsed Tunnel
IMEMC – Thursday January 17; Palestinian rescue teams located the body of a resident who went missing last week when a siege busting tunnel on the border with Egypt collapsed on him due to heavy rain. …

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Video: Monsanto / GM: The Hidden Email the White House Hopes to Keep Under Wraps By Dr. Mercola

012 — Dr. Mercola

  • Americans are finally waking up to the reality of genetically engineered food—what it is, and its many dangers to human health and the environment.
  • Genetically engineered (GE) foods are also known as genetically modified (GM), or as genetically modified organisms (GMO).
  • In the video below, activist Adam Eidinger proposes a GMO shareholder resolution at Monsanto’s 2012 annual shareholder meeting.   
  • He tries to make the board and shareholders more aware of the dangers of Monsanto’s pesticides and GMOs, the company’s questionable practices, and the growing consumer backlash.

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Fukushima, the Criminal Complicity of Governments & What May Be in Store for US Reactors

28 February 2012 — Boiling Frogs

The EyeOpener- Marks to Market: America’s Nuclear Bombs

During the nuclear catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan‘s northeast last March, the world watched in horror as conditions in the plant deteriorated by the day. Despite public reassurances that the situation was under control, we now know that three of the plant’s reactors actually began meltdown within hours and that plans were being made at the highest levels of the Japanese government to evacuate Tokyo, the world’s most populous metropolitan area.

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 24 January 2012: Witnesses: In Palestine, to Exist Is to Resist

24 January 2012VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Residents Detained in Hebron
IMEMC – On Tuesday Morning, the Israeli army kidnapped two Hebron residents near Ibrahim Mosque, and moved them to undisclosed location, the Palestinian news agency, Ma’an, reported. …

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