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New Zealand: Ongoing Dairy Pollution of Te Waikoropupu Springs Reserve

April 17th, 2017

Disclosure: I am involved with the effort to bring attention to the pollution and water take issues at Te Waikoropupu Springs Reserve. — Intensive dairy farming is destroying freshwater resources around New Zealand. It turns out the crown jewel of them all, a national treasure and a globally unique ecosystem is now threatened. How does […]

Donald Trump Warns That Attacking Syria Could Start World War III

April 8th, 2017

Via: The Dollar Vigilante:

Eleven Killed in Suspected Suicide Bombing on Russian Metro Train

April 3rd, 2017

Via: Reuters: A blast in a St Petersburg train carriage on Monday that killed 11 people and wounded 45 was carried out by a suspected suicide bomber with ties to radical Islamists, Russia’s Interfax news agency cited a law enforcement source as saying. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was in the city when the blast […]

March 7 4Chan Prediction: David Brock’s Death by Heart Attack

March 23rd, 2017

Brock is still alive, but… Hmm: Media Matters founder David Brock has suffered a heart attack but is expected to make a “swift recovery,” a senior aide said Wednesday. “David Brock suffered a heart attack while working in the Washington DC office early Tuesday,” Bradley Beychok, Brock’s chief of staff, said in a statement. “He […]

How Police Departments Use Civil Forfeiture to Collect Billions

March 15th, 2017

Whenever you hear about tips to the police from confidential informants or “concerned citizens,” etc. keep this in mind: U.S. Communications Intelligence Secretly Shared with Law Enforcement for Use Against Americans in Criminal Investigations. So, mass surveillance and civil forfeiture: Is there a link? “It is the height of naivete to think that once collected […]

Private Prisons Back In Mix For Federal Inmates

February 23rd, 2017

Via: NPR: New Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding an Obama-era memo that directed the Justice Department to reduce the use of private prisons, NPR’s Carrie Johnson reports Sessions writes in the order that returning to the Bureau of Prisons’ earlier approach would provide flexibility. “The memorandum changed long-standing policy and practice, and impaired the […]

One in 14 Catholic Priests Accused of Abuse in Australia

February 7th, 2017

Via: AFP: Seven percent of Catholic priests were accused of abusing children in Australia between 1950 and 2010 but the allegations were never investigated, “shocking and indefensible” data showed Monday during an inquiry into paedophilia in the church. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse heard that 4,444 alleged incidents of pedophilia […]

Pentagon Hasn’t Disclosed Thousands of Air Strikes by U.S. Army Helicopters and Drones

February 6th, 2017

Via: Military Times: The American military has failed to publicly disclose potentially thousands of lethal airstrikes conducted over several years in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, a Military Times investigation has revealed. The enormous data gap raises serious doubts about transparency in reported progress against the Islamic State, al-Qaida and the Taliban, and calls into question […]

Trump Open to CIA Using Torture

January 25th, 2017

Cut off funding to ISIS. Stop giving them weapons. Stop training them. Use special forces, and work with the Russians, to kill ISIS leaders. You know, do the opposite of what the Obama regime did. Via: ABC: In an exclusive interview with ABC News, President Donald Trump said he “absolutely” thinks waterboarding works and would […]

8 Men as Rich as Half the World

January 15th, 2017

Get yourself a side hustle and a podshare. Via: ABC: The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday. Presenting […]

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