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  • Another leukemia case was approved as an industrial accident
    On 8/19/2016, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) announced a Fukushima worker’s leukemia was approved as an industrial accident. The worker is male in 50s. He repaired the machine The post Another leukemia case was approved as an industrial accident appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Fukushima government objects against building sarcophagus on Fukushima plant
    On 7/15/2016, Fukushima prefectural government objected against the plan to build a stone coffin on Fukushima plant to METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).   2 days before, Nuclear Damage The post Fukushima government objects against building sarcophagus on Fukushima plant appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Tepco decided to ask JP Gov for covering the decommissioning cost
    On 7/28/2016, Tepco announced they decided to ask the government of Japan for financial support regarding decommissioning. They also consider asking the government for supporting the cost of compensation and The post Tepco decided to ask JP Gov for covering the decommissioning cost appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • 960 Bq/kg of Cs-134/137 detected from wild boar in Fukushima
    According to MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), 960 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 was measured from the meat of wild boar in Fukushima. The sampling date was 6/11/2016. This reading The post 960 Bq/kg of Cs-134/137 detected from wild boar in Fukushima appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Tepco admits molten nuclear fuel is transferred in multiple places of Reactor 2
    Following up this article.. Tepco to scan Reactor 2 with Muon again after Nagoya uni already confirmed nothing remaining [URL]   Tepco admitted the molten fuel is transferred to multiple places The post Tepco admits molten nuclear fuel is transferred in multiple places of Reactor 2 appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • 7 million Bq of all β nuclides leaked as contaminated water in Fukushima plant
    According to Tepco, highly contaminated water leaked from a water storage tank on 6/26/2016. All β nuclides density is reportedly 96,000,000 Bq/m3. Cs-134/137 density is also 700,000 Bq/m3. Tepco states The post 7 million Bq of all β nuclides leaked as contaminated water in Fukushima plant appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • The French embassy in Japan held a dinner party with Fukushima food
    According to the French embassy in Japan, they held Fukushima food dinner party on 6/17/2016. Fukushima governor. Uchibori, Minister for Reconstruction. Takagi, and a French singer. Charles Aznavour were invited by the The post The French embassy in Japan held a dinner party with Fukushima food appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Japanese demographic statistics largely differ from census result
    The population statistics of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications show Japanese census result is largely different from demographic and migration data. It is the statistics titled “Time series of population The post Japanese demographic statistics largely differ from census result appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Over double density of Cesium-134/137 as safety limit detected from served school lunch in Utsunomiya city
    Photo ; Bamboo shoot [wikipedia]   According to Utsunomiya city government, they detected over double density of Cs-134/137 as safety level from school lunch after serving it to the students The post Over double density of Cesium-134/137 as safety limit detected from served school lunch in Utsunomiya city appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • M5.0 hit southern part of Ibaraki prefecture
    According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), a major quake occurred in Southern part of Ibaraki prefecture at 7:54 of 6/12/2016 (JST). Magnitude was 5.0. The maximum seismic intensity was 4. The post M5.0 hit southern part of Ibaraki prefecture appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Teetering on Global War in Middle East, Obama Failed Black Community, Economic Update
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 255 9.23.16) The ceasefire is basically over in the Syrian War after less than a week. The U.S. reportedly bombed a known Syrian military position five days into the cease fire and killed at least 83 Syrian soldiers and wounded more than 100.  The U.S. says it was just a […]Related Posts:More Islamic Terror in France, Bl […]
  • We Are Headed For War-Paul Craig Roberts
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Former Assistant Treasury Secretary (in the Reagan Administration) Dr. Paul Craig Roberts has a stark warning for the world. Dr. Roberts says, “We changed our nuclear doctrine.  It used to be we used nuclear weapons only in retaliation.  There was no first use, but the George W. Bush regime, the Neocons, […]Related Posts:US S […]
  • Stock & Bond Bubbles Much Worse Than 1929-David Stockman
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Economic expert and best-selling author David Stockman offers a dire view of the deep financial trouble America faces in his new book titled “Trumped!”   Stockman warns, “I think we are on the very edge, but what is different this time and makes it scarier . . . is I believe the […]Related Posts:Investors Heading for Slaught […]
  • Catastrophic Bond Market Collapse Approaches-Michael Pento
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Money manager Michael Pento wrote a book a few years ago warning of “The Coming Bond Market Collapse.” All the signs say this calamity is very close. Pento explains, “Global central bank balance sheets have risen from $6 trillion in 2007 to $21 trillion today. That’s the increase in the size […]Related Posts:Most Dangerous St […]
  • Rising Rates: Financial Extinction Level Event Coming-Michael Krieger
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Former Wall Street analyst Michael Krieger says the key to predicting this market is to watch interest rates. Krieger explains, “Do I think that there is going to be a huge U.S. currency devaluation next month?  No I don’t, but on the flip side, there is going to […]Related Posts:Disintegration & Ov […]
  • Hillary Clinton Update, Economy Continues to Sink, G-20 Fears
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (9.9.16) Hillary Clinton is having trouble with words and phrases that begin with the letter “C.” She has explaining to do on her concussion while at the State Department, cyber security, coughing, The Clinton Foundation and classified documents. In her first so-called press conference in 278 days, she walked off when […]Rela […]
  • Bubbles are Everywhere in Franken Markets-Chris Martenson
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Resource analyst and futurist Chris Martenson says “bubbles are everywhere,” and it’s the fault of central banks.  Martenson explains, “Italian 10-year debt is trading with a lower yield than 10-year U.S. debt.  That’s because the European Central Bank (ECB) has created a massive bubble in the bond market. . . . […]Related Po […]
  • Pre-Collapse More Dangerous Than Actual Collapse-Warren Pollock
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday release) Geopolitical and financial analyst Warren Pollock says danger for all Americans is here right now. Pollock explains, “Where we are is more important than where we will be because right now, we are in sort of a Twilight Zone of transition between stability and instability. I think this […]Related Posts:W […]
  • Trump Immigration Policy Update, MSM Lies for Hillary, Economic Update
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 253 9.2.16) Donald Trump had a fantastic week that included a surprise trip to Mexico to talk with the President of Mexico. After that, Trump flew to Phoenix to give a 10 point immigration policy speech that went over big.  Of course, if you watch the mainstream media (MSM), Trump […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up by […]
  • Current Global Financial System is Toast-John Rubino
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Financial writer John Rubino says don’t be fooled by the phony economy propped up by central banks. Rubino co-wrote a book a few years ago called “The Money Bubble.” It could have been written this week because almost everything he predicted then is coming to a head now.  Rubino contends, “The money bubble […]Related Posts:B […]
  • Rob Arnott: Broadcast Interview – Available Now
    Rob Arnott: Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Research Affiliates - Rob's firm RALLC manages and licenses over $165 billion and also sub advises mutual funds and ETFs for the Schwab Funds, Powershares and Nomura. He is also portfolio manager on the PIMCO All Asset and All Asset All Authority family of funds and a suite of PIMCO products based on […]
  • Rob Arnott
    Rob Arnott: Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Research Affiliates - Rob's firm RALLC manages and licenses over $165 billion and also sub advises mutual funds and ETFs for the Schwab Funds, Powershares and Nomura. He is also portfolio manager on the PIMCO All Asset and All Asset All Authority family of funds and a suite of PIMCO products based on […]
  • The Unthinkable Has Now Become Reality
    With continued uncertainty in global markets, the unthinkable has now become reality. The post The Unthinkable Has Now Become Reality appeared first on King World News.
  • A Powerful Note From Bill Fleckenstein’s Source The ‘Lord Of The Dark Matter’
    On the heels of the Fed's decision not to raise interest rates in the United States, here is a powerful note from Bill Fleckenstein's source the "Lord of the Dar Matter." The post A Powerful Note From Bill Fleckenstein’s Source The ‘Lord Of The Dark Matter’ appeared first on King World News.
  • Here Is One Of The Most Important Pieces Of 2016
    On the heels of yesterday's Fed decision, here is one of the most important pieces of 2016. The post Here Is One Of The Most Important Pieces Of 2016 appeared first on King World News.
  • No. 834: August 2016 Housing Starts, Freight Index
    (SGS Subscription required) • Monthly Drops in August Housing Starts and Building Permits More than Offset Prior-Period Gains • Both Starts and Permits Held in Smoothed, Non-Recovering, Low-Level Stagnation; Still Shy of Pre-Recession Highs by 50% • August Freight Index Indicated a Deepening Recession […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date     Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Existing Home Sales New Home Sales New Orders for Durable Goods August-2016 […]
  • No. 833: Annual Income, Consumer Liquidity, CPI, Real Retail Sales and Earnings
    (SGS Subscription required) • Consumer Conditions Continue to Deteriorate • 2015 Household-Income Boost Reflected New Surveying of IRA Withdrawals and Census-Gimmicked Interest Income • Consistently Surveyed, 2015 Household Income Remained Shy of Its Level at the 2009 Trough of the Economic Collapse and Held Below Levels of the Late-1980s and-Early 1970s • R […]
  • No. 832: August Production, Retail Sales, PPI
    (SGS Subscription required) • August Sales and Production Showed an Intensifying, Renewed Downturn • Before Inflation Adjustment, August Retail Sales Declined in All Major Sectors, with Sharply Slowing Annual Growth • Nominal Sales Decline Would Have Been Twice as Deep but for Boosts from Seasonal-Adjustment Inconsistencies and Distortions • Although August […]
  • No. 831: General Outlook
    (SGS Subscription required) • Tough Week Ahead for Headline Economic Data • No Chance of a Near-Term Overheating of the Economy • Jawboning for an Imminent FOMC Rate Hike Hits Stocks, Boosts the Dollar, Hits Gold and Silver • Broad Outlook Unchanged […]
  • FLASH No. 830: Initial 2016 Benchmark Payroll Revisions
    (SGS Subscription required) • Private Sector Clobbered by 2016 Payroll Benchmark Revisions • Biggest Hits Were to Health Services, Temp Services, and Retail Trade • Biggest Upside Revision Was in Government […]
  • No. 829: Labor Market, Trade Deficit, Construction Spending, M3 and Consumer Conditions
    (SGS Subscription required) • Real Construction Spending Remained Down 24% (-24%) from Recovering Its Pre-Recession Peak • Weakest Real Construction Spending Growth since Series Trough in 2011 • Monthly Unemployment Data Simply Are Not-Comparable, Heavily Skewed by Inconsistent Seasonal Adjustments • August 2016 Unemployment Rates Held Even: U.3 at 4.9%, U.6 […]
  • Commentaries News
    The next regular Commentary,  The next regular Commentary, scheduled for Wednesday, September 28th, will cover August New Orders for Durable Goods and New- and Existing-Home Sales. A Commentary on Thursday, September 29th, will cover the third estimate, second revision to second-quarter 2016 GDP.  Please see the schedule for details.
  • No. 828: First Revision to Second-Quarter 2016 GDP
    (SGS Subscription required) • Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Second-Quarter Growth Revised to 1.1% (Previously 1.2%) versus 0.8% in First Quarter • Gross Domestic Income (Theoretical GDP Equivalent) Growth Plunged to 0.2% in Second Quarter from 0.8% in First Quarter • Gross National Product (Broadest Measure) Growth Jumped to 1.6% in Second Quarter from 0.0% i […]
  • No. 827: July New Orders for Durable Goods, New- and Existing-Home Sales, FOMC
    (SGS Subscription required) • Federal Reserve Spokespeople Renew Their Rate-Hike Hype, Yet Economic Activity Remains far from Recovery • Durable Goods Orders Turned Negative Year-to-Year, Both Before and After Adjustment for Inflation and Commercial Aircraft • Mixed Signals from Headline Home-Sales Activity, with Existing-Homes in Faltering Monthly and Annua […]

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  • Russian mechanized infantry unit arrives in Pakistan for joint military drills
    © Donat Sorokin/TASS MOSCOW, September 23. /TASS/. A mechanized infantry unit of the Russian Southern Military Command has arrived in Pakistan to take part in the first ever joint military drills dubbed Friendship-2016, the Southern Military Command’s press service told journalist on Friday. READ ALSO Pakistan interested in Russian electronic warfare technol […]
  • Your Radiation This Week No 73 and 74
    The corruption may originate with a machine error, programming glitch, human intervention or change, intended or not. Of course, it may be falsified.
  • How Israel Was Busted Nuking Yemen
    Jeff Smith..."By now, every VT reader will be aware that Israel dropped a neutron bomb on Yemen on behalf of their Saudi allies."
  • Heart of Darkness: Erdogan in Conclave with Zionist Lobby in NY
    “There is a need to allow for the Palestinian people to establish an independent Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital, based on the two-state solution,” he told the UN General Assembly
  • Abbas, Netanyahu clash over Balfour declaration at UN summit
    DAILY SABAH WITH WIRES Istanbul Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas demanded British apology for its Balfour declaration in 1917 endorsing the founding of a Jewish homeland in Palestine on Thursday. Abbas also urged Britain to recognize Palestine as a state. Speaking at the U.N. General Assembly, Abbas criticized Israel for expanding its illegal settlements […]
  • Syria Demands Investigation of Aleppo Convoy
    SputnikNews: For objective probe in incident with attack on UN humanitarian convoy in Syria it is necessary to find and examine ammunition used to hit the convoy, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. In order for the investigation of the incident with the humanitarian convoy in Syria to be considered objective, the ammunition used on it must be shown […]
  • Responding to aliens is a really, really bad idea – Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking has advised us earthlings to be extremely wary about answering any signals from aliens when they eventually come calling. Hawking made the comments during his new online show ‘Stephen Hawking’s Favourite Places’. In the programme, the renowned astrophysicist ‘visits’ the potentially habitable Gliese 832c, a planet located some 16 light-years […]
  • 4 dead, 1 critical in shooting north of Seattle; suspect at large
    We have known for some time that the last two months of the run-up to the election was going to be a very dangerous time indeed, where the likelihood of a terrorist incident was extremely high.
  • Holocaust is an ideological (not historical) phenomenon for the Khazarian Mafia
    The Holocaust has been transmogrified into a secular religion, if there can be such a thing.
  • Russia Defense Report: Army-2016
    …from SouthFront While the Russian defense industry demonstrates its wares around the world at a variety of international arms exhibitions, the largest single event is the annual Armiya event, held this year on September 6-11 at a variety of locations, including the “Patriot” Armed Forces Culture and Relaxation Park near Moscow, the Kronshtadt naval base, [… […]
  • Racial Tensions are Tearing the US Apart
    It’s a sad fact that massive civilian protests that are quickly turning into riots have become a common occurrence in the US today. According to the US analytical media source End Of American Dream, the town of Charlotte in North Carolina has been plunged into chaos by widespread cases of civilian disobedience, in spite of […]
  • The Atlantic Widens
    Since the end of World War II, Europe (its Western half, in any case) has been tied to the US via the Atlantic Alliance, forced to turn its back on the rest of the Eurasian continent of which it is a part. Originally, it was because of Communism, but since the dissolution of the Soviet […]
  • Washington Tries to Break BRICS – Rape of Brazil Begins
    Washington’s regime change machinery has for the time being succeeded in removing an important link in the alliance of large emerging nations by railroading through a Senate impeachment of the duly elected President, Dilma Rousseff. On August 31 her Vice President Michel Temer was sworn in as President. In his first speech as president, the […]
  • Libyan Oil – the Bargaining Chip in the Struggle for Power
    Between September 11 and 12, 2016, the Libyan army, under the command of General Khalifa Haftar, took control of the key oil facilities of the ‘Oil Crescent’ on the Mediterranean coast in Zawiya, Ras Lanuf and Sidra as well as Zueitina and Mersa Brega, through which the bulk of the oil produced in the country […]
  • Is the Syrian Ceasefire a Dead Man Walking?
    “Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.” ― Niccolò Machiavelli The Syrian ceasefire exists in name only, after the Kerry-Lavrov UN side meeting when they stated they would carry forward even after fighting resumed. But realistically, how can they do that when the ceasefire itself has become a war of words, charges […]
  • The US Attack near Deir ez-Zor as Seen from the Middle East
    “The American bombing in Deir ez-Zor, pieces of evidence and responses”, “An outrageous backstab”, “What is behind the American onslaught?” – those are the headlines one could run across while looking through the Middle Eastern media sources on the recent raid of the international coalition led by the United States against the position of the […]
  • America ‘Accidently’ Strikes Syria: Could it Have a Different Meaning?
    While the US-led coalition’s airstrikes in the eastern parts of Syria have been told to have taken place due purely to an “accident”, the incident stands out as yet another unmistakable evidence of America’s dual strategy and potentially conflicting aims of countering ISIS and removing Assad from power in Syria at the same time. Hence, […]
  • Wipe Pyongyang off the face of the Earth
    After North Korea’s fifth nuclear test, the South Korean military announced a new plan that they dubbed KMPR: Korea Massive Punishment & Retaliation, which was presented on September 9, 2016 to South Korean Parliament. This “massive” plan will be implemented “as soon as the North shows the slightest hint of a nuclear attack”, after which […]
  • What is the Ultimate Price of the US “Earnest Mistake” in Syria?
    The US-Russia ceasefire agreement in Syria seemed near collapse late Saturday, when US airstrikes killed dozens of Syrian soldiers “by mistake”. According to US Defense Department officials the strike “appears to be an intelligence failure.” As it’s been noted by the American Conservative, if we are to assume that this was done by mistake, it is a damaging a […]
  • US Aid to Israel Aids Who and Toward What End?
    Recently, the United States just renewed military aid to Israel in a decade-long, $38 billion deal – the largest of its kind in American history. It represents a significant increase in aid, roughly $3.8 billion a year – expected to be supplemented by additional assistance through US Congress – up from $3 billion per year […]
  • Merkel Rules Out Bailout For Deutsche Bank: Depositor Bail-In Coming Up?
    Submitted by Mish Shedlock of MishTalk The €42 trillion (notional) derivatives mess known as Deutsche Bank remains under severe pressure. Its market cap is $17 billion. It has no earnings and pays no dividend.   On April 23, Deutsche Bank was Fined $2.5 Billion over LIBOR rate rigging. Twenty-one people face criminal charges following a seven-year investigat […]
  • Chicago's Plight: Why Do Blacks Perpetually Vote For Politicians Who Make Their Lives Worse?
    Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Chicago suffered through its worst summer of violence in decades. In August, over 400 people were shot and 80 killed. Activists and public unions blame income inequality. Income inequality is rising, but very few understand who is to blame. And the tax hikes and pay hikes that unions seek exacerbate the problem […]
  • Hillary Cancels Trip To Charlotte After Mayor Tells Her To Stay Home
    Earlier this week Hillary announced that she would be visiting Charlotte, North Carolina as the city continues to deal with violent protests related to a police encounter that left Keith Lamont Scott dead.  Now Hillary has been forced to cancel her trip after Jennifer Roberts, Charlotte's Democratic Mayor and Clinton supporter, has asked Hillary to stay […]
  • Recession Watch: US Freight Drops To Worst Level Since 2010
    Submitted by Wolf Richter via WolfStreet.com, “Overall shipment volumes are persistently weak.” When FedEx announced its quarterly earnings today, it included some telling tidbits. In its largest segment, FedEx Express, domestic shipping volume edged up merely 1%. In its smaller FedEx Ground Segment, shipping volume jumped 10%, “driven by e-commerce and comm […]
  • The Setup is the Holy Grail of Trading (Video)
    By EconMatters We discuss the Setup in Trading, basic components, and provide a real market example of a common VIX Setup that occurred this past month in financial markets. The Setup is a major tool rooted in Modern Market Theory and Mastery provides a solid edge for Traders. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YICBvYQnYyk?feature=player_embedded] © Eco […]
  • Obamacare "Death Spiral" Looms As Co-Op Losses Mount
    Failing insurers. Rising premiums. Financial losses. As Bloomberg details, the deteriorating Obamacare market that the health insurance industry feared is here. As concerns about the survival of the Affordable Care Act’s markets intensify, Bloomberg notes the role of nonprofit “co-op” health insurers -- meant to broaden choices under the law -- has gained pr […]
  • How Much Longer Will Investors Trust The Central Banks?
    Submitted by Tim Price via The Mises Institute, There is no simple, painless solution. The world has to reduce debt, shrink the financial part of the economy, and change the destructive incentive structures in finance. Individuals in developed countries have to save more and spend less. Companies have to go back to real engineering. Governments have to balan […]
  • A Confused Janet Yellen Tries To Figure Out If Stocks Are In A Bubble, Fails
    So much can change in two years. On July 15, 2014, in the Fed's biannual report on Yellen's Congressional testimony, the US central bank had its first Greenspan moment when it duly warned that “valuation metrics in some sectors do appear substantially stretched–particularly those for smaller firms in the social media and biotechnology industries, d […]
  • U.S. Imports Record Amount Of Gold From Switzerland In July
    By the SRSrocco Report, It seems as if the tide has changed as the U.S. imported a record amount of gold from Switzerland in July.  Normally, the flow of gold from the United States has been heading toward Switzerland.  For example, when the U.S. exported a record 691 metric tons (mt) of gold in 2013, Switzerland received 284 mt, which accounted for 41% of t […]
  • Five Killed At Washington State Mall; Manhunt For Gunman Continues
    A manhunt was still underway on Saturday morning for a gunman who opened fire in a shopping mall, killing five people.  A man walked into the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington, about 65 miles (105 km) north of Seattle and began shooting at about 7 p.m. local time on Friday, Washington State Patrol spokesman Mark Francis said on Twitter. EMS starting to […]
  • Charter school teacher threatened student’s mom with rape after drug deal goes bad: prosecutor
    A Bronx charter school teacher, who was arrested on Friday after beating a 16-year-old student over a drug deal gone bad, also threatened the student’s mom with rape, reports the New York Daily News. John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy instructor Kevin Pope was released without bail Saturday... […]
  • Illinois man arrested after handing 12-year-old a gun and telling him to shoot him in the head
    An Illinois man with a felony conviction on his record has been taken into custody after he was accused of handing a 12-year-old child a gun and requesting he shoot him, reports CBS Chicago. According to the Round Lake Park Police Department, Armond M. Meyers, 43 is being held over the incident in... […]
  • Does marijuana hold the cure for Alzheimer’s
    Does Marijuana Hold the Cure for Alzheimer’s? This article was originally published on the Motley Fool. The statistics associated with Alzheimer’s disease are downright depressing. The disease, which typically affects the elderly and is characterized by a progressive decline in... […]
  • Here are 7 awful bands we can blame Nirvana for inspiring
    7 Awful Bands That We Can Blame Nirvana For Inspiring There’s been a dark aspect to Nirvana’s influence over the past few decades. If everyone who bought one of the 30,000 copies of the Velvet Underground’s debut album started a band, as Brian Eno once claimed, then everyone who... […]
  • New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton
    The New York Times endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for the White House on Saturday, saying she was more qualified than Republican rival Donald Trump to handle the challenges facing the United States. “A lifetime’s commitment to solving problems in the real world qualifies Hillary Clinton... […]
  • Tim Wise: Donald Trump is like a drug dealer who’s ‘high on his own supply’ selling racism to bigots
    The panel on Saturday’s edition of MSNBC’s AMJoy came down hard on Donald Trump Saturday morning, using the comments of a racist former campaign volunteer in Ohio as an example of the type of voters the GOP presidential candidate’s rhetoric attracts. After sharing a clip of former... […]
  • The most common punctuation errors
    Sep. 24 is National Punctuation Day. Period. Jeff Rubin birthed National Punctuation Day — the occasion is not an officially recognized holiday — in 2004 to celebrate the underappreciated art of correct grammar. Rubin’s official website for the day describes the day as “a celebration of... […]
  • Where Hillary Clinton is losing ground
    For Democrats, a nightmare scenario is looking more and more like a possible reality: Donald Trump is close to even with Hillary Clinton in the presidential polls. Clinton received a significant bump in the polls following a successful Democratic National Convention and a series of self-inflicted... […]
  • 9 states debating legal weed
    More than 82 million U.S. residents will have the chance to cast ballots on marijuana measures when they go to vote for president come Election Day in November. Marijuana laws – whether it be to legalize or decriminalize – have been added to the ballot in nine states. Here’s everything you... […]
  • Fair or not, pressure’s on Clinton at first debate
    Donald Trump has never participated in a one-on-one presidential debate. Hillary Clinton has been in 10 of them. Yet it’s Clinton, not Trump, who is under the most pressure when the two presidential candidates face off Monday night in New York. And analysts say her performance could have a real... […]
  • Police search for gunman who killed five in shooting at Washington state
    A manhunt was underway on Saturday in northwest Washington state for a gunman who entered a Burlington shopping mall with a rifle the previous evening and killed five people before disappearing under the cover of darkness, the state police force said. A man walked into the Cascade Mall, around 65... […]
  • Baltimore man dies after being beaten by cops following 911 call to take him to the hospital
    A 21-year-old man, who was beaten by police after they responded to a 911 call requesting medical assistance for him, died in a Baltimore area hospital on Wednesday, reports the Guardian. Tawon Boyd was pronounced dead after doctors failed to revive him following his encounter with the police where... […]
  • Woman thrown into door by NJ corrections officer needs 12 staples, 4 stitches
    JERSEY CITY — A 49-year-old New Jersey corrections officer has been charged with throwing a woman into a wood and glass door, leaving the woman with injuries that required 12 staples and four stitches, authorities said. Lorenzo L. Stephens, of Freeman Avenue in Jersey City, is charged with... […]
  • Superbugs evolve in waste water, and could end up in our food
    We are heading into a post-antibiotic era, where common infections could once again be deadly. A phenomenon known as antimicrobial resistance threatens the heart of modern medicine. Antimicrobial resistance occurs when an antibiotic cannot do its job: killing bacteria. Bacteria become “resistant”... […]
  • Understanding the roots of sexual violence and lad culture on campus
    Fresher’s Week is now in full swing at university campuses across the UK with thousands of new students celebrating the start of their university life. But while these initiations are seen as a big part of the university experience, it is important to remember there can also be a darker side to... […]
  • Chemical weapons are being used in Iraq – but the US won’t raise hell about it
    The group known as Islamic State (IS) reportedly used a sulpur-mustard gas against US troops in Iraq. It was detected in a black oily substance found on a rocket fired at an American airbase in Qayyarah, south of the city of Mosul. None of the soldiers stationed at the airbase – deployed there to... […]
  • Clinton and Trump get ready to rumble – but do the debates actually matter?
    The upcoming televised presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are undoubtedly the most eagerly anticipated for many years. No doubt there are various surprises in store – this has been, after all, the most surprising of campaigns. People will be particularly fascinated to see... […]
  • DNA reveals a new history of the First Australians
    Understanding the history of Aboriginal Australians, their origins and how their population changed over some 50,000-plus years has always been an enormous challenge. Many Aboriginal people have their own origin stories. Gudjugudju, a Gimuy Yidinji Elder from the rainforest people around Cairns,... […]
  • Obama vetoes bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudia Arabia
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed legislation that could have allowed lawsuits by 9/11 families against Saudi Arabia, saying it “does not contribute to these goals, does not enhance the safety of Americans from terrorist attacks, and undermines core U.S.... […]
  • 5 races to watch as democrats try to take back the senate
    \ With polls showing a number of must-win contests across the nation too close to call, Republicans are fighting hard to win over voters in swing states where GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s tough rhetoric against Muslims, blacks, women and Hispanics could cost them votes. Victories... […]
  • Our Fatal Attraction with Technology
    The corporate spin is that GMOs (genetically engineered organisms) sprayed with toxic chemicals are somehow ‘sustainable.’ Logic dictates that this method of agriculture can never be ‘sustainable,’ but that does not stop the wheels of the machine.
  • Vaccine-glyphosate link exposed by Anthony Samsel
    The latest bombshell to come from Anthony Samsel is from the sixth paper, which is not yet published, but whose supporting data is already making waves – various popular vaccines are contaminated with glyphosate.
  • Human Farming
    Our present day system.
  • New GMOs Genetically Engineering Our World
    What we have seen thus far in the field of genetic engineering has been just the awkward beginnings of a plan to re-engineer the world and all of its various organisms into a ‘new and improved’ version.
  • Sex, Drugs and TV Programming
    They don’t call it “programming” for nuthin’ folks…
  • I Am The Pusherman
    You might think that I am an illicit drug pusher, but I’m not. What I do is legal. Acceptable. Perfectly normal. Almost every American has my product. And it is there for the children too.
  • When Machines Make Our Decisions
    No feelings, no empathy, no remorse; machines are natural psychopaths. As we become more machine oriented, is psychopathy destined to be the norm? Do we place so little value on humanity that we are willing to sacrifice it for convenience?
  • Selling your health for 20 cents per pound
    Why, if the price is nearly the same, would anyone choose pesticide-laden produce over non-pesticide-laden produce?
  • Just put the phone down and walk away, Ma’am…
    Cell phones and the Internet of Things. We are told that they are here to make our lives easier. To aid us in our quest for freedom and control of our own lives. But are we really in control, or are we the ones being controlled?
  • Glyphosate Link to Brain Damaged Babies in Brazil? New Groundbreaking Report
    Misdirection, outright falsification, scientific fraud, and government collusion all come to mind when we look at the actual facts surrounding the massive fraud that has been perpetrated on the world’s population by the pesticide industry.

Protesting 101: Flushing pepper spray from eyes

On the first full day of encampment in Boston’s Dewey Square, the Occupy Boston medic team demonstrated what to do if you wish to help someone who has been pepper sprayed. 10/1/11

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