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The Plight of Southern Africa: Drought, Food Insecurity, Violent Unrest, Economic Instability

The Plight of Southern Africa: Drought, Food Insecurity, Violent Unrest, Economic Instability
September 7, 2016 1 Comment »

By Abayomi Azikiwe Southern African Development Community (SADC) Holds Summit Surrounded by Regional Challenges A regional summit of the heads-of-state of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held in late August in Mbabane, Swaziland. This was the 36th annual ... Read More »

Imported “New Cholera Strain”: United Nations Brought Cholera Epidemic to Haiti, Killing 10,000, and Counting

Imported “New Cholera Strain”: United Nations Brought Cholera Epidemic to Haiti, Killing 10,000, and Counting
September 5, 2016 3 Comments »

By 21st Century Wire 21st Century Wire After 5 years of total denial and what many would describe as an institutional cover-up, the United Nations has finally been forced to publicly admit that its own UN peacekeepers were responsible for the ... Read More »

Vatican Fully Recognizes Palestine State. Pope Francis: Israel Will Disappear from The “Landscape of Geography”, Landmark Treaty Enters into Force

Vatican Fully Recognizes Palestine State. Pope Francis: Israel Will Disappear from The “Landscape of Geography”, Landmark Treaty Enters into Force
September 4, 2016 2 Comments »

By Whatsupic Whatsupic A treaty facilitating relationships between Vatican and Palestine – referred to as a “state” in the text – has entered full force, sealing de-facto recognition of Palestinian statehood by the Holy See. The Vatican announced Saturday that ... Read More »

The EpiPen Scandal Is Worse Than You Think: What You’re Not Being Told

The EpiPen Scandal Is Worse Than You Think: What You’re Not Being Told
September 3, 2016 1 Comment »

By Alice Salles | Anti Media The current environment favors this influence game played by both government officials and corporate drones The EpiPen is a useful device for individuals who suffer from severe allergies. So when news broke that Mylan, ... Read More »

US Striking Islamic State “Leaders” is Sheer Propaganda, Sustains the “Global War on Terrorism”

US Striking Islamic State “Leaders” is Sheer Propaganda, Sustains the “Global War on Terrorism”
September 2, 2016 No Comments »

By The New Atlas The New Atlas The United States has boasted responsibility for allegedly killing Islamic State spokesman and supposed senior leader Mohammad al-Adnani in northern Syria. The reports, like many of its kind, remain unconfirmed with evidence forthcoming.  ... Read More »

UK – The European Union Referendum and the Parliamentary Dirty Tricks Brigade

UK – The European Union Referendum and the Parliamentary Dirty Tricks Brigade
June 17, 2016 No Comments »

By Felicity Arbuthnot The referendum on whether the Britain leaves or stays in the European Union is just eight days away. A glossy leaflet dropped through my letterbox headed: “Vote Leave – The European Union and Your Family: The Facts.” ... Read More »

Turkey Exploiting Syrian Refugee Adults and Children in Cheap Labour Industrial Sweatshops

Turkey Exploiting Syrian Refugee Adults and Children in Cheap Labour Industrial Sweatshops
February 4, 2016 No Comments »

By Stephen Lendman Featured image: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Erdogan’s rap sheet includes deplorable high crimes, including wars of aggression, support for ISIS and other terrorist groups, internal repression, and human exploitation, notably Syrian refugee adults and children, ruthlessly exploited for ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia Bombs Day Care Centre for Blind Children in Yemen, U.S Silent

Saudi Arabia Bombs Day Care Centre for Blind Children in Yemen, U.S Silent
February 2, 2016 No Comments »

By Ollie Richardson Fort Russ Saudi Arabia continues to shock the world with its crimes against civilians in Yemen. On this occasion, the Saudi-led coalition attacked the day-care centre for blind children, located in the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a. ... Read More »

Double Standards: Where Is the West’s Compassion and Condemnation Following Terror Attacks in Middle East?

Double Standards: Where Is the West’s Compassion and Condemnation Following Terror Attacks in Middle East?
February 1, 2016 No Comments »

By RT Facebook users were not instructed to do so, but may nonetheless wish to change their profile pictures in solidarity with the families and friends of victims of recent terrorist attacks. A great many of the victims were aspiring ... Read More »

Zika Outbreak Epicenter in Same Area Where GM Mosquitoes Were Released in 2015

Zika Outbreak Epicenter in Same Area Where GM Mosquitoes Were Released in 2015
January 31, 2016 1 Comment »

By Claire Bernish The Anti-Media The World Health Organization announced it will convene an Emergency Committee under International Health Regulations on Monday, February 1, concerning the Zika virus ‘explosive’ spread throughout the Americas. The virus reportedly has the potential to reach ... Read More »

Media Disinformation and the US Heroin Epidemic

Media Disinformation and the US Heroin Epidemic
January 30, 2016 1 Comment »

By Dr. Meryl Nass Anthrax Vaccine The New York Times Gets it All Wrong On October 30, 2015 the NY Times published an in-depth article on the heroin epidemic, focused on New Hampshire, which saw the greatest increase in deaths ... Read More »

“Doomsday Seed Vault” in the Arctic

“Doomsday Seed Vault” in the Arctic
January 29, 2016 1 Comment »

By F. William Engdahl Bill Gates, Rockefeller and the GMO giants know something we don’t One thing Microsoft founder Bill Gates can’t be accused of is sloth. He was already programming at 14, founded Microsoft at age 20 while still ... Read More »

The Western Coalition and ISIS: Benign State Violence vs. Barbaric Terrorism

The Western Coalition and ISIS: Benign State Violence vs. Barbaric Terrorism
September 17, 2015 No Comments »

By Matt Peppe Seven months ago, UK Prime Minister David Cameron lamented the “sickening murder” of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kaseasbeh by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). President Barack Obama also decried the “viciousness and barbarity” of the ... Read More »

U.N. Says 850,000 to Cross Sea to Europe this Year and Next

U.N. Says 850,000 to Cross Sea to Europe this Year and Next
September 14, 2015 No Comments »

By Stephanie Nebehay Reuters At least 850,000 people are expected to cross the Mediterranean seeking refuge in Europe this year and next, the United Nations said on Tuesday, giving estimates that already look conservative. The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR called ... Read More »

‘White Helmets’: New Breed of Mercenaries and Propagandists, Disguised as ‘Humanitarians’ in Syria

‘White Helmets’: New Breed of Mercenaries and Propagandists, Disguised as ‘Humanitarians’ in Syria
September 3, 2015 No Comments »

By Vanessa Beeley 21st Century Wire “The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.”- ... Read More »

The Attack on the Nuclear Deal, the “Israel Factor”, and the “Iran Peace Scare”

The Attack on the Nuclear Deal, the “Israel Factor”, and the “Iran Peace Scare”
September 2, 2015 No Comments »

By Stephen J. Sniegoski Council for the National Interest “…for the Israeli government and Israel’s American lobby, Iran’s alleged nuclear threat has served the same purpose as Saddam’s non-existent WMD—it generates public support against a target that is designated for ... Read More »

Dutch Plan Tougher Asylum Policy As Migrants Flock To Europe

Dutch Plan Tougher Asylum Policy As Migrants Flock To Europe
August 31, 2015 No Comments »

By Reuters Asylum seekers arrive by bus at the Zeelandhallen in Goes in southwestern Netherlands on July 20, 2015. The halls are being prepared by the Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (COA) to shelter refugees. AFP/Getty Images ... Read More »

The Privatization of Water in India: How Coca-Cola Destroys the Aquifer

The Privatization of Water in India: How Coca-Cola Destroys the Aquifer
August 30, 2015 No Comments »

By Amit Srivastava The Ecologist Never Mind the Greenwash – Coca Cola Can Never Be ‘Water Neutral’ Following a series of disastrous failures in India, one of Coca-Cola’s most important markets, the company is desperate to rebuild its reputation by ... Read More »

‘Charlie Hebdo’ will no longer draw Muhammad

‘Charlie Hebdo’ will no longer draw Muhammad
July 20, 2015 No Comments »

“Charlie Hebdo” has bid adieu to drawing Muhammad. The top editor and publisher of the French satirical weekly said his publication would no longer draw cartoons of the Muslim prophet, telling German magazine “Stern” that he did not want to ... Read More »