Archives for September 2016

Orlando Shooter’s True Motive Finally Revealed

“They need to stop the U.S. air strikes. You have to tell the U.S. government to stop bombing. They are killing too many children, they are killing too many women, okay?”

29-year-old Omar Mateen attacked a crowded gay nightclub with an assault rifle and a handgun, killing at least 50 people and wounding 53 others

Months after Omar Mateen’s deeply distressing mass shooting spree in Orlando, which took the lives of 49 innocent people, the full transcripts of his phone calls with emergency services and police have been released. The records of his exchanges with authorities reveal not only his obvious mental instability and inner-turmoil but also provide

CIA Refuses to Publicly Differentiate ‘Moderate Rebels’ From Terrorists

“Washington is clearly not eager to fight the Nusra Front terrorists, and is attempting to shield this al-Qaeda unit with illegal militant groups, which Washington calls ‘moderate.”

A Syrian rebel takes cover during heavy clashes with government forces at a military academy besieged by the rebels north of Aleppo, Syria.

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister said that CIA Director John Brennan promised during his February visit to Moscow to facilitate the separation of Syria's 'moderate opposition' from the terrorists as soon as possible, but he has failed to honor his promise. Brennan promised during his February visit to Moscow to facilitate the separation

Saudi-Led UN Human Rights Council Declines Inquiry Into Saudi Abuses In Yemen

Senior U.N. officials have seen the Yemeni issue as a test of the council’s credibility after it also backed away a year ago from launching an independent inquiry.

Boys walk around in a classroom at a school damaged by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, July 20, 2015. The death toll in Yemen from the Shiite rebel shelling of a town near the southern port city of Aden rose on Monday to nearly 100, the head of an international aid group said, describing it as "the worst day" for the city and its surroundings in over three months of fighting. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

That latest behind-the-scenes negotiations at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva have ended, as with last year, declining to launch an independent investigation into Saudi Arabia’s war crimes in Yemen, leading to a series of very public condemnations from human rights groups. Salma Amer, of the Cairo Institute, termed the latest deal as

Latin American Scientists Say Bill Gates’ GMO Golden Rice Is A Total Failure

‘Golden Rice,’ a highly touted Gates Foundation experiment has been proven to be deceptive in its claims to help feed the world and stop Vitamin A deficits in poor populations.

Mothers and children display painted baby tubs which they themselves designed during a protest on World Environment Day Wednesday June 5, 2013 at suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines. The mothers have formed a coalition called "Green Moms" advocating organic foods and breastfeeding practices to show their opposition to a genetically modified rice variety known as "Golden Rice" which allegedly is being promoted by GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) proponents as a quick fix solution to a Vitamin A Deficiency or VAD especially for new-born babies and lactating mothers.

Nobel Laureates who have been pushing the genetically modified organism agenda deep into scientific circles are being lambasted by a group called the Union of Latin American Scientists Committed to Society and Nature (UCCSN-AL). A whopping third of Nobel laureates recently slammed Greenpeace for its anti-GM campaign, claiming that the issues

US-Backed Coalition Has Dropped 54,611 Bombs In 15,362 Airstrikes In The War On ISIS

‘We have to knock the hell out of ISIS, and we have to do it fast,’ Donald Trump urged in the first presidential debate, but after almost 55,000 bombs it might be time for a new strategy.

Thick smoke and flames erupt from an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border.

MINNEAPOLIS --- Despite dropping 54,611 bombs and missiles in 15,362 airstrikes across the Middle East, the U.S.-backed coalition seems no closer to stamping out terrorism than when it began. That figure comes from Airwars, a nonprofit that keeps track of the aerial campaign against Daesh (an Arabic acronym for the terrorist group commonly known

Mainstream Media Still Silent As Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Spread, Construction Blocked In Iowa

At least 44 people have been arrested at the Iowa protest site in previous weeks.

Hundreds rally Washington Square Park in New York to support Native land and water defenders opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, North Dakota on Friday. September 9, 2016.

The media blackout of opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline continues as widening protests, which have now blocked pipeline construction in Iowa, go unreported by the national corporate media. The “Mississippi Stand” water protector encampment in Sandusky, Iowa, successfully blocked Dakota Access Pipeline construction as of Saturday,