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Ecuador Seizes 200,000 Shark Fins - by Joanna Nasar & Alex Hearn
Yesterday, the Ministry of Interior of Ecuador released a video showing Vice Minister Diego Fuentes explaining that 200,000 shark fins (which corresponds to roughly 40,000 sharks) had been seized in a series of operations. The Ecuador government arrested three people and confiscated several fire arms.
Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 5:45PM
Since apartheid South Africa - by Ted Rudow III, MA
It would be the first time since apartheid South Africa that a country was asked to leave FIFA because of its practices. Israel is already relenting on what has been a blockade preventing players in Gaza from traveling freely to the West Bank.
Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 3:06PM
Palestinian Bid to Expel Israel from FIFA Dropped - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 12:00PM
Ukraine: Gangster State - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 10:11AM
Israel's War on Palestinian Fishermen, Farmers and Children - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 4:47AM
Political Disobedience - by Patrick Spaet
"Crisis children" can't find a job despite study, four foreign languages and four hundred applications. They earn one-thousandth what a top manager rakes in. Youth unemployment has reached unbearable levels in Greece and Spain. The top one percent of Americans earns a quarter of the total income and owns half of all securities and national wealth... The protestors simply want their just share of the cake and not to be put off with crumbs. The system must be revitalized in its core... We all...
Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 3:42AM
Scoundrel Media FIFA Bashing - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 3:13AM
ACLU Releases Detailed Best Practices for Police Body Cameras - by ACLU
NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union on May 21 released a detailed set of recommended policies for the use of police body cameras (see PDF).
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:31PM
The Shortwave Report 05/29/15 Listen Globally! - by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:14PM
Canadian risk assessment finds GMO salmon susceptible to disease - by via Center for Food Safety
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A never-before-seen draft environmental review of AquaBounty Technologies’ (ABTX) genetically engineered (GE) salmon reveals that Canadian government scientists disagree with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on key questions related to the safety and performance of what may be the first GE animal approved for human consumption. In light of these findings, Food & Water Watch, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Consumers Union today called on the ...
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 4:48PM
Russia: Making troop deaths a secret ‘attacks freedom of expression’ - by Amnesty International
A decree signed today by President Vladimir Putin making deaths of Russian forces “in peacetime” a state secret is yet another attack on freedom of expression in the country, Amnesty International said.
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 4:05PM
Ukraine Threatens Total Blockade on Donbass - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 12:28PM
Racist Wendy Sherman Leaving State Department - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 10:02AM
Western Long Knives Out for FIFA's Sepp Blatter? - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 9:22AM
Washington Wages War on International Soccer - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 3:58AM
Fracking Bohemians—more evidence - by Don Eichelberger, Bohemian Grove Action Netwo
Every mid-July for over 100 years, most of the wealthiest and most powerful men in the world gather for a two week, off-the-record camp out at Bohemian Grove. This article describes some of the men who have influenced the development of hydrolic fracturing (fracking) and turned it in to another cash cow that is destroying the environment on behalf of the patriarchy.
Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 1:58PM
Reinvented War Criminal Tony Blair Resigns As Middle East Envoy - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 11:49AM
Obama Memorial Day Big Lies - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 11:26AM
Bernie Sanders: Populist or Opportunist? - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 7:51AM
G7 Finance Ministers Focus on Growth in Face of High Debt - by Sophia Har
G7 finance ministers gather in Dresden, Germany, to discuss promoting "sustainable growth" in the face of growing global debt. US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is among the ministers gathering. The meeting takes place amid debt crises in the Eurozone and the developing world. The ministers meet after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported slow economic growth and increased debt burdens during the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings. "It's impossible to experience sustainable growth, w...
Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 7:34AM