Monthly Archives: June 2013

1 million in the streets of Brazil change policy

Brazil’s Congress has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that was a key grievance of protesters who took to streets across the country. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23058386 Demonstrators had argued PEC 37, which would have limited the power of federal prosecutors to investigate crimes, might open the way for more corruption. Congress also voted to use all the royalties […]

Greek austerity win win for banksters

The plan developed by the Greek government and its international creditors to recapitalize the country’s banks involves an unusual twist as stock offerings go: the new shares in the banks will give investors free and potentially lucrative warrants that will entitle them to buy many more shares in the future at a predetermined price. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/business/global/greek-bank-bailout-plan-may-reward-some-involved-in-collapse.html?ref=world  […]

Divide and conquer working to cull Syrian populace

Syria’s widening civil war has killed more than 100,000 people in the 27-month-old conflict, with pro-government forces taking far more casualties than rebels seeking the overthrow of President Bashar al-Assad, while civilians accounted for more than one-third of the overall fatalities, the biggest single category.  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/27/world/middleeast/syria.html?hp&_r=0   The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which is based […]

CBS Meet the Press insinuates Greenwald complicit

“To the extent that you have aided and abetted Snowden, even in his current movements, why shouldn’t you, Mr. Greenwald, be charged with a crime?” said CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) news anchor David Gregory. Journalist and and attorney Glenn Greenwald replied that it was “pretty extraordinary that anybody who would call themselves a journalist would […]

Assange and journalists in the NWO crosshairs

No reporter had ever been successfully prosecuted on a conspiracy charge but that recent actions, like the investigation of a Fox News reporter, James Rosen, was evidence that the  government was “moving toward criminalizing the reporting process.”  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/25/world/europe/wikileaks-back-in-news-never-left-us-radar.html?hpw&_r=0  The Justice Department “and its accompanying F.B.I. investigation are blinded by their zeal to get rid of […]

Google’s RFID pill: the difference between health and death

As society struggles with the privacy implications of wearable computers like Google Glass, scientists, researchers and some start-ups are already preparing the next, even more intrusive wave of computing: ingestible computers and minuscule sensors stuffed inside pills. http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/23/disruptions-medicine-that-monitors-you/?ref=technology  Some people on the cutting edge are already swallowing them to monitor a range of health data […]

Central banks threaten to crash economy over EU labor costs

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a group representing central banks including the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank, on Sunday warned European political leaders that they should not expect central banks’ cheap-money policy to hold the global economy together forever. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/24/business/global/central-banks-criticize-europe-for-political-gridlock-on-economy.html?hp The B.I.S. report avoided singling out individual countries, but it was clear […]