Friday, June 15, 2012

I Stand with Farmers vs. Monsanto - YouTube

I Stand with Farmers vs. Monsanto - YouTube

NATO preparing vast disinformation campaign [Voltaire Network]

NATO preparing vast disinformation campaign [Voltaire Network]: Member States of NATO and the GCC are preparing a coup d’├ętat and a sectarian genocide in Syria. If you want to prevent these crimes, you should act now: circulate this article on the Internet and alert your elected officials.

Tool Time: Attack of the Vaginas - YouTube

Tool Time: Attack of the Vaginas - YouTube

Newsweek editor promotes drone strikes? - YouTube

Newsweek editor promotes drone strikes? - YouTube

Thursday, June 14, 2012

A.P. Scare Report: A 'Brutal' Socialist Future Facing France | This Can't Be Happening

A.P. Scare Report: A 'Brutal' Socialist Future Facing France | This Can't Be Happening: Reading, watching and listening to the mainstream media in America, it gets harder and harder to tell the difference between journalism and rank propaganda. Consider the coverage of the French parliamentary election currently underway.

Do We Really Want To Pick a Fight With Moscow? by Eric Margolis

Do We Really Want To Pick a Fight With Moscow? by Eric Margolis: The reason is obvious: Russia and the United States have thousands of nuclear warheads targeted on each other. Many are ready to launch in minutes. Compared to this threat, all of America’s other security issues are minor.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

11 Years in Prison for Posting on an Atheist Website? | | AlterNet

11 Years in Prison for Posting on an Atheist Website? | | AlterNet: It is hard to imagine a less hateful person than Alexander Aan. Mild and soft-spoken, the 30-year-old Indonesian bureaucrat recently told Al Jazeera, in an interview conducted just outside his jail cell, “As a democracy and part of the global community, because we are not isolated from the outside world, I think we should be more tolerant. Nobody hurts anyone simply because he has different ideas.” And yet Aan is facing up to 11 years in prison for blasphemy and inciting religious hatred because he voiced his skepticism about Islam on Facebook.

Madonna sings for apartheid; yet campaign to boycott Israel grows stronger | The Electronic Intifada

Madonna sings for apartheid; yet campaign to boycott Israel grows stronger | The Electronic Intifada: She said nothing of the Palestinian political prisoners on continued hunger strike. Nor did she say anything about the members of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, calling for African refugees to be summarily deported. In fact, her “thousands of years” line, parroted from the same old Orientalist schlock fed to the West every day, reveals that Madonna knows absolutely nothing about the daily conditions of Palestinians.

Major Threat to Religion? Clergy People Coming Out as Atheists | | AlterNet

Major Threat to Religion? Clergy People Coming Out as Atheists | | AlterNet: The cascade of news stories began when Methodist minister Teresa MacBain came to the American Atheists convention following last March's Reason Rally -- and made a dramatic unscheduled appearance at the podium, to announce that she was an atheist. "Being in a group of people with whom I could share openly without fear of persecution gave me the courage to come out," she told me. "The opportunity to stand before the crowd, come out as an atheist and share about the Clergy Project was too good to pass up. I was at the end of my rope and I knew it. It was now or never for me. As I walked up on that stage, I felt fear like no other."

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

American Citizen Pressured to Become FBI Informant by Placement on No-Fly List

American Citizen Pressured to Become FBI Informant by Placement on No-Fly List: It didn't seem terribly strange to Kevin Iraniha when an FBI agent showed up at his door in August 2011 just after he returned from a whirlwind trip through India, Egypt and Iran.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Implosion of The Houla Massacre Story — Is Anyone Paying Attention? :

Implosion of The Houla Massacre Story — Is Anyone Paying Attention? :: For weeks, alternative media analysts and even eyewitnesses had been poking enormous holes in the suspiciously convenient Western narrative that Assad’s forces slaughtered the villagers, cutting and killing at close range. No one paid attention, as usual.