wistv.com GREENVILLE, SC (WYFF) – The South Carolina chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is accusing the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office routinely making unlawful arrests of women they suspect of being prostitutes and men who have sex with men, even though they haven’t broken any laws. The […]
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algemeiner.com Hezbollah flag in Syria. Photo: wiki commons. Facebook pages belonging to Hezbollah and the group’s television network Al-Manar, have been taken down by the social media company, according to a report from Israel Radio.
nytimes.com JIM DWYER “I want the last check I write to bounce” —- Across from a television set with the obsolete girth of a model bought 20 years ago, beneath the grandchildren’s crayon artwork taped to the wall, to the left of an abandoned hula hoop, Charles F. […]
miamiherald.typepad.com Steve Rothaus Family Research Council President Tony Perkins said Thursday that shooting suspect Floyd Lee Corkins II was “given a license” to fire at an FRC security guard by organizations including the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Immediately after, a SPLC spokesman called Perkins’ comment “outrageous.” Here’s […]
rawstory.com Eric W. Dolan Conservatives on Wednesday blasted the Southern Poverty Law Center after a gunman shot a security guard in the front lobby of the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. The Southern Poverty Law Center had labeled the organization a hate group in 2010 “because of […]
telegraph.co.uk As Britain loses faith in its banks and feels shockwaves from the euro crisis, one city is trying to keep local wealth in local pockets with the launch of its own currency. Businesses can pay local taxes in Bristol pounds and the council has offered its 17,000 […]
Be sure to read the comments — salon.com Joshua Holland, Alternet This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that cultural friction between the North and South persists to this day. After all, we fought an incredibly brutal, ugly Civil War. The battlelines that were […]
rt.com AFP Photo / Fayez Nureldine Saudi Arabia is to build a new city exclusively for women. The Gulf kingdom is working on the narrow junction between strict Sharia law and the aspirations of active females who wish to pursue their own careers. The new plan is to […]
The State has its root in time, and will ripe and rot in time. -Henrik Ibsen
thefiscaltimes.com ALEXA GELLMAN, LearnVest A new report by the Consumer Federation of America found that two in five American households live paycheck to paycheck—that means no savings, retirement account or emergency fund. The number of families living this way has increased by 7 percent over the last 15 […]
phys.org Peter Dizikes It is a central worry of many Americans: not having enough money to live comfortably in old age. Now an innovative paper co-authored by an MIT economist shows that a large portion of America’s older population has very little savings in bank accounts, stocks and […]
jpopasia.com Aysohmay Japan has taken robotics to the next level. Suidobashi Heavy Industry has developed a fully functional mecha robot named Kuratas that can shoot rockets and 6,000 bullets per minute. The mecha unit was debuted at Wonder Fest 2012 in Tokyo. It is about 4 meters high, […]
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lewrockwell.com Michael S. Rozeff Tanks rolling toward a Bahrain protester: Which side was the U.S. on in Bahrain? The U.S. picks its sides according to power plays that have nothing to do with the fanciful pap about freedom, democracy, morality, obligation, and duty provided for public consumption by […]
New Old IRA? — english.pravda.ru Lyuba Lulko When British Queen Elizabeth II made a “historic” visit to Northern Ireland and even shook hands with former militant Martin McGuinness, who had allegedly killed her relative, it seemed that the Irish Republican Army remained forever in the past. However, on […]
timesofindia.indiatimes.com The policy of women and children first on the Titanic led to 70 per cent of these groups being saved, compared with just 20 per cent of the men, but such selfless courage of these men is an exception. Contrary to popular perception, a new study has […]
rawstory.com Agence France-Presse Italy’s highest court ruled that telling a man he has “no balls” as an insult is a crime punishable with a fine because it hurts male pride in a ruling on a curious row between two cousins. The case was brought to the supreme court […]
salon.com Sara Robinson This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Often, religion offers much that progressives need to build movements for change One of the great historical strengths of the progressive movement has been its resolute commitment to the separation of church and state. As progressives, we don’t want […]
Todd Walker KTUU.com Tamara Douglas snapped a picture of the sign message around 6 a.m. Thursday. Several electronic road construction signs around Anchorage were hacked late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation. Signs that normally display closure and detour information, like […]
guardian.co.uk David Batty Watch video Mohammed Shawabka throws his shoe at his political opponent Mansour Sayf al-Din Murad before pulling out a pistol. Link to this video A Jordanian MP threw one of his shoes at a political opponent during a television debate before pulling a gun on […]
rt.com Watch video here. Democratic Libya: ‘Weak state marred by chaotic infighting’ After a national election marred by violence and boycotts, vote counting is now underway in Libya. The election marks the beginning of a new, weak Libya, political analyst Richard Spencer told RT. Official results for the […]
khabarsouthasia.com Chandan Das in Jamshedpur for Khabar South Asia In this June 2010 file photo, government-backed troops stand guard as women walk in a Chhattisgarh village. India’s home ministry says Maoist insurgents, known as Naxals, used women and minors as human shields during a recent encounter with the […]
Program with Israel pre-clears Israeli travelers from immigration and customs into the United States. “Special friendship” says Napolitano. Listen to the interview here. —- forward.com Nathan Guttman Homeland Security Sec’y Defends Controversial Grant Program NATE LAVEY Secretary Speaks: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks to staff at the […]
wikileaks.org Translations [es] Syria Files (ES) [fr] Syria Files (FR) [de] Syria Files (DE) [pt_br] Syria Files (PT-BR) Today, Thursday 5 July 2012, WikiLeaks began publishing the Syria Files – more than two million emails from Syrian political figures, ministries and associated companies, dating from August 2006 to […]
rt.com An Israeli Border Police officer has been caught on video kicking a Palestinian child in the southern West Bank. The police have launched a probe into the incident, documented by an Israeli human rights organization. The footage shows a 9-year-old boy walking down the road when a […]
rawstory.com Agence France-Presse A 2,000-strong Pakistani mob snatched a mentally unstable man from a police station, beat him to death and torched his body after he allegedly burned pages from a Koran, police said Thursday. The mob ransacked the police station in a village on the outskirts of […]
smallwarsjournal.com by Alex Verschoor-Kirss Abstract: The tendency within the study of military history is to assume a general continuity and regularity to warfare that can be discovered and analyzed with enough backwards-looking study. This approach, however, yields untenable theories of warfare, such as that of “fourth generation warfare,” […]
By Lauren Davis From io9.com via nata-ny.blogspot.com This week, the United States celebrates its independence from Great Britain. But throughout the nation’s history there have been plenty of people who have sought their independence from the US, not in it. Some of these rebellions against the US have […]
How the brain responds to and processes images of people from different racial groups is an emerging field of investigation that could have major implications for society. Psychologist Elizabeth Phelps of New York University, in New York, who in 2000 led one of the first studies in this area, tells Nature what her latest review of the field reveals about the neuroscience of race1.
ac2012.com Infowars.com has recently revived the “V for Victory” campaign as a way to “invoke the spirit of the French who were occupied by the Nazis in World War Two.” What does this have to do with Aleister Crowley 2012? While he certainly wasn’t the first person to […]
snuproject By Marta Sánchez A silent revolution emerges from the underground. Far from losing strength, decentralization has allowed 15-M to become ever more dynamic. Is the 15-M movement going invisible? Or is it rather gaining strength in the ‘underground’? The mainstream media keep claiming that the indignados have lost support since […]
by Murray Rothbard
The lone individual is seldom given credit as a shaper and mover of great historical events; and this is particularly true when that individual is no famous statesman or military hero, nor leader of a mass movement, but simply a little-known person pursuing his own idea in his own way. Yet such a person, scarcely known in his day and totally forgotten by historians until the last few years, played an important role in one of the most significant events in modern history: the American Revolution. know the great influence of this man and his simple idea in forming an event that has shaped all of our lives.
Mayoral candidate’s house shot up by La Familia drug cartel, warned to withdraw from race or family dies
washingtonpost.com Associated Press, Published: June 28 EMILIANO ZAPATA, Mexico — Before the sun climbed above the hills around this central Mexican town, Saul Garcia and his family awoke to the sound of bullets piercing the front gate. A masked motorcyclist had opened fire on their brick home, leaving […]
rt.com AFP Photo/Getty Images Swinging sex parties are slowing finding a place among Saudi Arabia`s foreign residents and elite. One foreign couple gave a sneak peak into their private lives that could cost them their freedom or more in the conservative Islamic kingdom. The couple, living in the […]
mises.org Murray N. Rothbard [Making Economic Sense (1995; 2007)] One of Ludwig von Mises’s keenest insights was on the cumulative tendency of government intervention. The government, in its wisdom, perceives a problem (and Lord knows, there are always problems!). The government then intervenes to “solve” that problem. But […]
from vivalaanarquia, translated by waronsociety: Two explosions in different parts of the south of Mexico City happened in the night hours. The first at 501 Picacho Ajusco, corner of Cartos (Ampliación Miguel Hidalgo neighborhood). An homemade explosive device went off at 11:37 PM Tuesday June 26 in a […]
bloomberg.com Joshua Zumbrun A U.S. House committee approved legislation introduced by Representative Ron Paul that would subject the Federal Reserve to an audit of its activities, including monetary policy decisions. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in Washington approved the bill today in a voice vote. The […]
rawstory.com Ed Pilkington, The Guardian In November 2008, when Barack Obama made his famous election night victory speech in Chicago’s Grant Park, he invoked the story of a black woman who had lived through a century of struggle that had culminated with the first African American president.
rawstory.com David Ferguson A TSA worker at an airport in Florida violated the agency’s policy when she opened a container containing the ashes of a passenger’s grandfather and spilled them on the terminal floor, according to Indianapolis, Indiana’s ABC affiliate station, WRTV Channel 6.
huffingtonpost.co.uk Lucy Sherriff A Cambridge academic responsible for mentoring students has come under pressure to resign over his controversial views which have been dubbed by some as racist, sexist and pro-Hitler. On his website, Martin Sewell, a supervisor in the university’s Faculty of Economics, describes black people as […]
.D. Heyes Natural News (NaturalNews) As the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) continues to approve scores of drone applications for a range of federal, state and local agencies, concern among Americans and privacy groups is rising about the use of these drones for illegal surveillance. The latest federal agency […]
dw.de Political turmoil continues in Nepal after the break-up of the main party, the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist). Mohan Vaidya ‘Kiran,’ former senior-vice chairman of the party, tells DW about his political plan. Mohan Vaidya “Kiran” is the former senior-vice chairman of the Nepal’s main party, […]
rawstory.com AFP A surgeon operates on a patient in 2009. A medical transplant centre on the Italian island of Sicily said Monday it had carried out the world’s first partial liver transplant using only a robot to remove the organ of the donor. (AFP Photo/Axel Schmidt) A medical […]
rawstory.com AFP LONDON — British police launched an investigation on Monday after two England internationals were subject to abuse on social networking site Twitter. Ashley Young and Ashley Cole were targeted after missing penalties in England’s Euro 2012 quarter-final loss to Italy on Sunday. A Metropolitan Police spokesman […]
rt.com A British Muslim woman was asked to leave a school’s parents’ night in Manchester for wearing the veil. The college cited “safety” and “security” reasons. Maroon Rafique was stopped from entering Manchester College by security staff, who told her that for the security of teachers and pupils, […]
mosquitocloud.net Charles Hugh Smith, 06, 22, 2012 The Solution to Concentrated Power: the Three Ds The solution to centralized power can be summarized as the three Ds: diffusion, decentralization, and devolution of power to local communities. Yesterday I analyzed the global failure of centralization: The Master Narrative Nobody Dares Admit: […]