Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Global Revolution
Live from Occupy Wall Street

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This channel will feature live streams from global non violent revolution spreading across the globe, with broadcasts from Wall Street Occupation in NYC. Continue

Something Big Is Happening: Occupy Together

By Jim Hightower

It's silly to say that the protestors' purpose is indecipherable. Hello — they're encamped next door to Wall Street. Isn't that a clue? Continue

Chomsky on “Occupy Wall Street” and Israel's Collapse
Bush Torturer, Obama Just Kills

By Noam Chomsky

Pinning its hopes on the sole support of the US, Israel risks a collapse if it is ever withdrawn - much like apartheid-era South Africa, prominent scholar Professor Noam Chomsky warns. Continue

Afghanistan and Iraq Wars Not Worth Fighting, Say a Third of US Veterans

By Associated Press

Poll results pose dilemma for Obama administration as it tries to bolster support for continued presence in Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue

Rumsfeld in Heated Conversation with Al Jazeera


Al Jazeera's Abderrahim Foukara asks the former US defense secretary whether he made adequate preparations to avoid the thousands of lives lost in Iraq. Continue

US Foreign Policy
Hypocrisy at its Most Naked

By Alan Hart

If there was a Nobel prize for hypocrisy, Susan Rice would have to be added to the list of nominees for it along with President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. Continue

Why The UN Must Abolish The 'Quartet'

By Ali Abunimah

It was formed to assist in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, in reality, envoy Tony Blair uses it for personal profit. Continue

The Murder Of Anwar Al-Awlaki
‘Mowing the Grass’ in Yemen

By Eric Walberg

Just as new recruits to the Taliban spring up daily, as the US kills Afghan resistance fighters in droves, so the US will have to kill more and more people in Yemen and who-knows-where in a never-ending campaign, what US troops in Afghanistan call “mowing the grass”. Continue

Ron Paul: US Could Target Journalists For Killing

By The Associated Press

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is warning that the United States could kill journalists in the same manner it targets "terrorists". Continue

The Billionaires Who Would Pick Our President

By Greg Palast

The untold story of the sources of the loot controlled by Paul "The Vulture" Singer, Ken Langone and the Kochs—and why they need to buy the White House. Continue

Reagan Called For An End To ‘Crazy’ Tax Loopholes

By Pat Garofalo

If calling for an end to millionaires having lower tax rates than their secretaries is class warfare, Obama is only the latest class warrior to occupy the Oval Office. Continue

‘Fast and Furious’
Congressman: Obama Admin May be Accessory to Murder

By Matthew Boyle

Fast and Furious weapons were used to kill U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, as well as scores of Mexican citizens, and he thinks administration officials should be held accountable. Continue

Bush-era Probe Involved Guns 'Walking'


The federal government under the Bush administration ran an operation that allowed hundreds of guns to be transferred to suspected arms traffickers. Continue

US Did Immunity Deal With Mexican Drug “Cartel”

By Bill Conroy

Lawyers Say US Prosecutors Suppressing Evidence By Invoking National Security: Continue

Seven reported killed in fresh Yemen violence: At least seven people were killed Wednesday when forces loyal to Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh shelled residential areas in the country's southern city of Taiz, reported the broadcaster Al Arabiya.
Murder Inc: US kills five people in Yemen: A U.S. drone strike killed five "al-Qaida-linked" militants in southern Yemen on Wednesday, Yemeni officials said.
US: Don't Finance Child Soldiers: The Obama administration announced waivers to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act, allowing military assistance to Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Yemen despite the continued use of children in their armed forces.
Six arrested for plotting to kill Karzai: Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) told a news conference in the capital Kabul that the plotters had recruited one of Karzai's bodyguards in order to kill him, Reuters reported.
NATO claims senior Haqqani commander killed: NATO-led forces fighting in Afghanistan say an airstrike has killed a senior commander of the Taliban-linked Haqqani network and two of his associates in eastern Khost province, near the Pakistan border.
Afghans taking serious steps against Pakistan: Afghanistan signs a strategic partnership with India, arch-enemy of Pakistan, and warning Islamabad resistance to cooperation on Rabbani’s killing with an appeal to the UN
Iraq: No Immunity For U.S. Troops Post-2011: - Iraqi leaders said in a statement Oct. 4 there was "no need" for U.S. forces that stay beyond Dec. 31 to receive immunity from prosecution, a key condition set by Washington for any post-2011 training deal.
Study: A fifth of war veterans have mental health issues: Nearly 20 percent of the more than 2 million troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from mental health conditions, according to a new report.
Murder Inc: US kills six people in Somalia: The US drone attack left six civilians dead and many more injured in the Dhoobley town located near Kismayo, the capital of the lower Juba region and a port city located some 500 kilometers (310 miles) south of the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Wednesday.
Libya: Fears For Civilians Trapped In Sirte: It is feared many civilians may be trapped inside the war-torn Libyan city of Sirte - unable to escape because they have no fuel for their vehicles.
Sirte residents vent anger on Libay's new rulers: "There are no Gaddafi brigades, they are volunteers inside," said a 23-year-old who gave his name only as Bassem. He fled Sirte two days ago with his uncle, but left his parents behind. "They didn't want to leave," he said. "Some people are scared of being slaughtered by the rebels, and some people do not want to leave their house."
Fleeing Sirte residents:revolution wasn’t worth it: Families flowed out of Moammar Gadhafi’s besieged hometown Tuesday, exhausted and battered by weeks of hiding from shelling and gunbattles with no meat or vegetables or electricity – but unbowed in their deep distrust of the revolutionaries trying to crush this bastion of the old regime.
Army deserters urges UN air, sea blockade of Syria: A former Syrian army officer, who defected three months back, called on the United Nations to enforce an air and sea blockade of Syria, where 16 people died Tuesday.
Syria TV airs interview with woman reported dead: A young Syrian woman who was widely reported to have been beheaded and mutilated by security agents while in custody turned up on Syrian state TV on Wednesday in an interview designed to discount what the channel said were foreign "media fabrications."
Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria: Russia and China have used their veto right and blocked a draft UN resolution that threatened sanctions against Syria if President Bashar Assad's government continued violence against the opposition in the country.
Syria hails 'historic' UN vetoes, accuses West: "The United States has used the veto 50 times against the rights of the Palestinian people in their life, in their dignity and in their land," she said. "I think that all the Syrians are happy that now there are other powers in the world to stand against hegemony, against military interference in the affairs of countries and people ...
US hypocrisy exposed once again at UN: The failure of the Security Council to stand for the Palestinians and the Syrians is not surprising. The Council has always been impotent when it comes to issues relevant to the Big Five — the permanent members. It is called hypocrisy. Therefore, it is time the General Assembly took a stronger stand on the issue of UN reforms, particularly in the Security Council.
Saudi police open fire on civilians as protests gain momentum: Pro-democracy protests which swept the Arab world earlier in the year have erupted in eastern Saudi Arabia over the past three days, with police opening fire with live rounds and many people injured, opposition activists say.
Iran ready to halt 20% nuclear enrichment: Ahmadinejad: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday reiterated Tehran's readiness to "immediately" stop production of low enriched uranium of 20 percent, provided world powers give it the nuclear material.
Former Mossad chief: Iran far from achieving nuclear bomb: Dagan says military strike is not Israel's preferred option for dealing with Islamic Republic's growing nuclear program; also says Israel has contributed to its own deteriorating strategic situation.
Turkey PM: Israel a nuclear threat to Middle East: Erdogan's comment, another sign of deteriorating Israel-Turkey ties, comes during trip to South Africa.
Palestinian protesters accost U.S. diplomats during West Bank visit: Following Congress cut of PA aid funds, Palestinian protesters urge boycott of U.S. products, saying Washington 'cannot blackmail us with your money.'
Obama waives penalties on countries that employ child soldiers – again!: President Barack Obama has decided to waive almost all the legally mandated penalties for countries that use child soldiers and provide those countries U.S. military assistance, just like he did last year.
IMF warns global recession in 2012 ‘can’t be ruled out’: Recession is a live risk next year, particularly in Europe, a senior IMF figure said Wednesday in Brussels as the eurozone toils with twin sovereign debt and banking crises.
ROBERT REICH: Behind Europe’s Debt Crisis Lurks Another Giant Bailout of Wall Street: A Greek (or Irish or Spanish or Italian or Portuguese) default would have roughly the same effect on our financial system as the implosion of Lehman Brothers in 2008.
Bernanke Warns Recovery 'Close to Faltering' Occupy Wall Street A Just Cause: ShareThe Fed chief was asked about protests around Wall Stree, Bernanke replied: "I think people are quite unhappy with the state of the economy and what's happening. They blame, with some justification, the problems in the financial sector for getting us into this mess.
Occupy Wall Street: George Soros Understands Protesters’ Pain: Billionaire investor George Soros said he sympathizes with the protesters who have camped out near Wall Street in New York and inspired similar anti-corporate demonstrations in other major cities across the United States and Canada.
"Banks Have Purchased The Government!": Video: MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan @ #occupywallstreet :
Once enemies, now they march together: Organized labor expected to join Wall Street protest
Judge halts welfare cuts for 41,000 Michigan residents: A federal judge today accused the state of "sleight of hand," and halted plans to end welfare benefits to nearly 41,000 Michigan residents.
Obama seeks debt collector proposal: President Barack Obama wants Congress to make it easier for private debt collectors to call the cellphones of consumers delinquent on student loans and other billions owed the federal government.
California: Appeals Court Approves Cell Phone Search During Traffic Stop: The California Court of Appeal on September 26 approved a police officer’s rifling through the cell phone belonging to someone who had just been pulled over for a traffic violation.
More Proof America Is A Police State : Video Shows NJ Police Unleashing A Riot Team To Arrest A Crowd, Protesting A Police Killing.
Facebook's privacy lie: Aussie exposes 'tracking' as new patent uncovered: Facebook has been caught telling porkies by an Australian technologist whose revelations that the site tracks its 800 million users even when they are logged out have embroiled Facebook in a global public policy – and legal – nightmare.

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