Is there any way to censor media outlets without a single censor at hand? Doesn’t the very idea of suppressing media freedom in open market economies sound absurd? Well, it does. In this program we’re seeking a better understanding how the famously free Western media got to be tightly controlled? Looking into the problem are Mark Mason, PhD, Cultural and political analyst based in California, Eric Draitser, an independent geopolitical analyst based in New York City and the founder of StopImperialism.com, and Christoph R. Hörstel, government Consultant and publicist, based in Germany.
Operation 'American Spring' is an organization of revolutionary patriots who plan to converge on Washington DC in order to get the US President Barack Obama out of office.
US agents' porn habits are making government devices more vulnerable to data attacks, according to The Washington Times' findings. For around two hours a day, a General Services Administration (GSA) worker checked out dating sites, skimmed through the Internet for pornography and even kept a user account on an XXX social networking platform. In the end, the worker's computer was tainted with a virus from a porn site via email and had sent out a group message to those at work entitle "check out my pictures" as stated in records received through the Freedom of Information Act.
NYT publishes fake photos of "Russian militant" in Ukraine amid warnings from world media, US gov't keeps silent
Tennessee lawmakers are hoping to throw pregnant women addicted to narcotics in jail. They are so adamant about the policy that a bill proposing this idea is awaiting the governor of Tennessee's signature. Bipartisan support backs this radical proposal despite harsh objections from medical professionals.
Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the administration's own predictions that the new health care law's online sign-up system would be ready by October 1 were "just flat out wrong."
The US government is wasting taxpayers' dollars by taking on epic projects that will benefit society and never actually starting them. Countless hours are spent waiting for projects to be launched, but instead seem to be ignored by officials. In a new book, that has been noted as a must-read, Philip K. Howard's author of The Rule of Nobody: Saving America From Dead Laws and Broken Government, takes an authentic look at how the US government is ruining society by the very way it operates.
Bitcoin will grow stronger as a virtual currency—that is if Washington calls off the assassination it is trying to execute on the widely popular and most talked about monetary system. The currency has the possibility of changing the worldwide financial industry and increasing the standard of living for each and every individual. By using decentralized cryptography, bitcoin systems get rid of the need for banking middlemen, in turn lowering transaction costs. This could be a way out for impoverished nations trying to get ahead in the financial sector.
As the US attempts to rule the world from Washington through the use of force and a policy of aggressive war the neocon architects have overlooked the fact that the military depends on the economy and the US economy is hallowed out and on the verge of collapse. Countries such as Russia and China with strong economies will rise while the US neocons who came into power in the 9-11 coup d'état have only hastened the demise of the very empire that they were intended to prop up. This was stated in an interview with Professor Kevin Barrett, who characterized Zbignew Brzezinski and the neocons as complete fanatical militarists zio-nazis that want to attack anybody and are even happy to attack Russia and threaten the world with WWIII.
The Pentagon said Thursday it had transferred an inmate from the Guantanamo prison back home to Algeria, after holding him at the facility for 12 years without a trial.
President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered a review to see whether US deportation policies could be conducted more "humanely" following complaints by Latino advocates over mass expulsions of illegal immigrants.
The Pulitzer Prize Board will have to choose the prize winner next month. The board chooses between the journalists, whose reports were based on the NSA documents, revealed by Edward Snowden.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday he called President Barack Obama to complain that the US government is undermining confidence in the Internet.
US senators struck a bipartisan deal Thursday that would reinstate emergency benefits for two million of America's long-term unemployed, easing a months-long congressional impasse. A group of 10 senators thrashed out the agreement, which would extend for five more months the benefits that ran out in late 2013 amid congressional bickering over how the insurance would be paid for.
Unilateral US sanctions against Russia might hurt other world economy players, Russian lawmakers warned on Wednesday. On Monday, the US House of Representatives passed a resolution denouncing Russia's actions with respect to Ukraine. The resolution has only recommendatory status
The world’s largest social network Facebook has recently shocked the market when it shelled out a whopping $19 billion for the popular mobile messenger WhatsApp. But what does this bombshell deal mean exactly – a hunt for bigger revenues or a bid for total surveillance?
According to the recent Politico report on the American Opportunity Alliance a group of billionaires and multi-billionaires are trying to push gay marriage as a way of pumping money into the Republican Party.
The existence of an Islamic jihadist enclave in Texas have been confirmed by the declassified FBI documents. It has been stated that enclave is part of a terrorist organization as it was identified by the Department of Homeland Security.
The Obama administration wants to secure the release of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, captured in Afghanistan in 2009, in exchange for Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay. Americans are now trying to reopen talks with the Taliban but with little response on the receiving end.