Spies of Mississippi is a journey into the world of informants, infiltrators, and agent provocateurs in the heart of Dixie. (Image: ARTE)The film tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation and maintain “the Mississippi way of life,” white supremacy, during the 1950s and ’60s. The Mississippi […]
President Donald Trump’s proposed 31 percent budget cut for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is devastating for anyone who isn’t financially connected to the fossil fuel industry. Reversing the course on projects that include reducing carbon emissions, protecting rivers and streams from industrial pollutants, and investments in renewable energy is not only bad for the planet, but it […]
The Brazilian Congress is poised to slash the size of existing conservation units, removing federal protection from vast swaths of Amazon rainforest in Pará state. (Photo: Rhett A. Butler) With Brazil in political turmoil, the bancada ruralista agribusiness lobby that dominates Congress has quietly set in motion measures to dismember some of the country’s most important conservation […]
President Donald Trump signs an executive order calling for a rewriting of major provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, February 3, 2017. (Photo: Aude Guerrucci / Pool via The New York Times) In yet another Wall Street giveaway, President Donald Trump on Friday afternoon took […]
When pro-choice activists showed up at New York City’s Margaret Sanger Planned Parenthood early on Saturday April 1, it was immediately clear that something wasn’t right. Members of NYC for Abortion Rights called a counterprotest that morning to oppose a vigil by the “40 Days for Life,” part of a series of actions around the […]
THE widow of the commander of the doomed Challenger has relived the horrifying moment the space shuttle exploded just after launching.
NASA has released images showing a spectacular view of Earth – all the way from SATURN.
CASSINI has embarked on its final mission which will see the NASA space probe commit a fiery suicide as it plunges towards Saturn.
A STEPHEN Hawking-backed alien search campaign is in the process of reviewing 11 signals which could be of extraterrestrial origin.
According to legend, the Holy Grail chalice was used by Jesus during the Last Supper on the night before his crucifixion – and it has been missing ever since. For years, grail hunters have looked for the artefact and speculated it could be one of a number of chalices found in churches and museums across […]
FOR decades scientists have assumed the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate, as neighbouring entities appear to be moving away from us, faster and faster.
A Florida woman was arrested after waving a condom in a cop’s face and telling him to try it on, Treasure Coast Newspapers reported . St. Lucie County Sheriff deputies were assisting another county with an investigation when they encountered Melissa Kelly, 37, in Fort Pierce, according to an affidavit.
An unnamed person inside a Nashville (TN) sneaker shop went John Wick on three armed robbers last after they made the mistake of charging into the store with guns blazing. A man died after he was injured during a shootout at a Bordeaux shop late Thursday night. It happened inside retailer Hot Kicks, located in […]
[Transcript of a speech delivered at the 2009 Mises University.] At the beginning, I want to repeat a few points that I have made in my previous lecture on law and economics, and then I want to get to an entirely different subject than the one that I dealt with in that previous lecture. Because […]
By Dr. Mercola Discovering the fountain of youth has been one of the world’s most sought-after but elusive endeavors. New information suggests that enhanced metabolism may be a valuable key for improved health and longevity. Scientists at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and the life sciences company Cardax collaborated on […]
In its recent report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) proposed to abolish cash and recommended to adopt measures in order to restrict its use. In an interview with Sputnik Germany, former head of the Federal Association of German Industry (BDI) Hans-Olaf Henkel said that this “could lead to terrible consequences.” Henkel believes that one of the […]
Korea specialist Professor Bruce Cumings notes North Korea became a national security fortress-state as a result of “the holocaust the North experienced during the Korean War”. After the ‘Communist’ label and racial epithets were applied to dehumanize the populace, the US essentially wiped North Korea off the map, with hundreds of thousands or (more likely) […]
“If there is one operative rule in Washington’s left-right paradigm, it is to shift the focus of any conversation that seems at risk of revealing something approximating truth-…” Kathleen Parker WP 4-4-2017 It’s wordy but close enough…or would have been if she had left it there. Journalistic professionals think their jobs require improvements on the […]
Despite being a fairly well-read student of US history, I admit that I’ve not been well versed in the complex events and details surrounding World War I. Burt Pines has helped me out, with his excellent book and its compelling and unsettling conclusions. But, first I’ve several comments “in the interest of full disclosure,” as […]
I watched the final French presidential debate last Thursday night with fascination and even a measure of admiration. France has some very intelligent, well-educated politicians. They are fine until they get into office but then must begin pleasing France’s fractious voters. And they must deal with the rising tide of jihadist violence in France, as […]