Shocking surveillance footage of the man who jumped the White House fence shows that he lingered on the ground for 17 minutes, tied his shoes, and peered into windows as alarms were blaring – all in plain view of the public and without the knowledge of the Secret Service, it was reported on Tuesday.
A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded on Wednesday just after it was launched, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said after detecting the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state that have alarmed the region. The launch attempt was made from near the city of Wonsan, on North Korea’s […]
When you walk into the SEWA (Self-Employed Women’s Association) Ruaab production centre in Sunder Nagri, Northeast Delhi, you will see between 10-15 women sitting cross-legged on the floor in front of embroidery stools. Some may have a child in their laps, while others just chat about their days as they weave coloured thread, beads and sequins onto […]
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The battle was lost, but apparently the war continues on for water protectors who are still trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The Associated Press is reporting that suspected vandals, possibly individuals from the #NoDAPL campaign, have burned a hole in the side of the pipeline with what appears to have been a […]
Intuit — the makers of TurboTax — and H&R Block have lobbied for years to derail any move toward free, pre-filled tax returns from the government. Last year, millions were spent on the Free File Act of 2016 that looks on the surface to be consumer-friendly, but is run by private tax companies. (Photo: Mike […]
One of the negotiations that has been going on in the background is for a major trade agreement between the EU and Japan. It began back in March 2013, but has garnered little attention, as people focused on the more imminent threats of TPP, TTIP, CETA and TISA. That’s just changed, thanks in part to […]
A dive into the thriving black market of John Deere tractor hacking. To avoid the draconian locks that John Deere puts on the tractors they buy, farmers throughout America’s heartland have started hacking their equipment with firmware that’s cracked in Eastern Europe and traded on invite-only, paid online forums.
If you care about the future of abortion rights, now is a good time to worry. A sweeping Supreme Court victory for pro-choice advocates last summer was quickly overrun by worries brought on by the election of Donald Trump and the announcement of his proposed Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. Those concerned about women’s reproductive rights might […]
Founder of Media Matters, and infamous Hillary “attack dog” and agit-prop specialist, David Brock has suffered a heart attack, but is expected to make a “swift recovery,” a senior aide said Wednesday. As The Hill reports,
Trump’s culture of cruelty views violence as a sacred means for addressing social problems and organizing society. Trump’s culture of cruelty views violence as a sacred means for addressing social problems and organizing society. (Image: JR / TO; Adapted: Auntie P, Tallapragada) A culture of cruelty and callousness has become an organizing principle of everyday […]
When the system is rigged, “democracy” is just another public-relations screen to mask the unsavory reality of Oligarchy. Democracy in America has become a hollow shell. The conventional markers of democracy–elections and elected representatives–exist, but they are mere facades; the mechanisms of setting the course of the nation are corrupt, and the power lies outside […]
Houston officials are eyeing the release of genetically modified mosquitoes to combat the possible spread of Zika virus. The report said officials of Harris County, Texas, are discussing plans with Oxitec, a British biotech company, to release genetically modified mosquitoes that will not reach adulthood.
It’s a shocking video, and a shocking way to treat a human being, let alone a US veteran.
Clearly learning absolutely zero lessons from their recent election pummeling, the Democratic Party is simply doubling down on its hopelessly failed strategy. Namely, a focus on more cash, even more donor influence and an absence of any new or interesting ideas that could actually get frustrated and struggling American voters excited. The post referenced below […]
Press reports are circulating that the terrorist responsible for the attack on Westminster Bridge in London, has been named as Abu Izzadeen, born Trevor Brooks from Clapton in Hackney, an infamous UK-born hate-preacher amd Islamic extremist who had been convicted for raising funds for terrorism.
Members of the intelligence community “incidentally collected” communications from the Trump transition team during legal surveillance operations of foreign targets, a top Republican lawmaker said Wednesday afternoon. House Intelligence Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said this produced “dozens” of reports which eventually unmasked several individuals’ identities and were “widely disseminated.”
City of London-based financial institutions are intensifying their search for plan-B locations as concerns continue to rise about Brexit’s potential threat to their unfettered access to EU markets and workers. With an estimated 35% of London’s wholesale market activities forecast (by Brussels-based think-tank Breugel) to migrate across the English Channel in the coming years, the […]
One of the hidden costs of industrial agriculture is its intensive water usage. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), about 80 percent of U.S. consumptive water (and more than 90 percent in many Western states) is used for agricultural purposes.
A sticker opposing a bill overhauling colleges’ disciplinary hearings on sexual violence is worn by Matthew Wolfsen during a Senate subcommittee hearing in Atlanta, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The subcommittee heard more than an hour of testimony Tuesday on the bill but didn’t vote.