Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, Libertarian Gary Johnson (former New Mexico governor), the Justice Party’s Rocky Anderson (former mayor of Salt Lake City) and Virgil Goode, the Democrat-turned-Republican-turned Constitution Party.
The brutality of the Bahraini regime again this week inadvertently exposed the hypocrisy and moral bankruptcy of its Western government sponsors.
While US secretary of state Hillary Clinton was reiterating alleged support for democratic transition in Syria, the reality of US-backed despotism in Bahrain once more demonstrated the hollow cynicism of official Western pronouncements on democracy and human rights.
Even a single night in jail is enough to give a taste of what it means to be under the total control of some external force. And it hardly takes more than a day in Gaza to begin to appreciate what it must be like to try to survive in the world’s largest open-air prison, where a million and a half people, in the most densely populated area of the world, are constantly subject to random and often savage terror and arbitrary punishment, with no purpose other than to humiliate and degrade, and with the further goal of ensuring that Palestinian hopes for a decent future will be crushed and that the overwhelming global support for a diplomatic settlement that will grant these rights will be nullified.
Dr. Mercola would like you to watch and learn from this documentary film “David versus Monsanto” as it reveals the victory of a farmer, David Runyon, against Monsanto which is one of the most powerful companies promoting genetically engineered foods other known as GMO. Continue reading →
“The Washington Post recently published a three part series on the plans of the Obama Administration to institutionalize the practice of targeted killing by unmanned drones abroad. According to previous and current Administration officials who were interviewed, the institutionalization and expansion of the drone program means that we have only reached ‘the midpoint of what was once known as the global war on terrorism.’ This means that the targeted killing of suspects by the United States is becoming a permanent feature of our counterterrorism strategy.
Rockaway Park Community Center is where Occupy Sandy has set up one of the hubs for distributing aid to people who have been hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. Occupy Wall Street volunteers are running the community based effort. Continue reading →
For millions, the American Dream is fading. The middle class – the core of the world’s largest economy – is being gutted as incomes fall and once-reliable jobs disappear. But that’s not the entire story. GlobalPost traveled from the shuttered factory towns of the United States to the emerging boomtowns of the developing world, where something very different is at work.