Category History

Protesters detained for Hunger Games salute

A Thai theater chain has withdrawn the latest “Hunger Games” movie after several student protesters were detained for using a gesture taken from the films, a three-finger salute of resistance to authoritarian government.  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/21/world/asia/thailand-protesters-hunger-games-salute.html?ref=world The salute, which in the movies is a daring act of silent rebellion, began to appear here in the weeks after […]

Activist makes Subway remove petrochemical from bread

Subway says it’s in the process of removing a petrochemical from its bread. The announcement comes after a popular food blogger launched a petition this week asking the sandwich chain to stop using the ingredient, called azodicarbonamide. A representative for Subway did not immediately provide details on when it started or when it would be […]

MLK assasination conspiracy uncovered over a decade ago

Like many great humanitarians who had the power to inspire and lead large mass movements against the establishment, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. King’s family believe the assassination was the result of a conspiracy involving the US government, and they’re probably right. The following article by Jim Douglas, originally published by Probe Magazine and […]

Bulgarians try to occupy Parliment in protest of Deep State

Student protesters tried but failed to occupy the Bulgarian Parliament building here on Friday, then marched through the city center and broke through four police cordons in the latest of a series of angry demonstrations against the center-left government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/16/world/europe/students-try-to-occupy-bulgarian-parliament-building.html?ref=world There were no reports of serious violence, and the police […]

FDA rescinds approval of poison in animal feed

The Food and Drug Administration has announced that it will rescind approval for three of the four arsenic drugs that had been used in animal feeds. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/02/business/fda-bans-three-arsenic-drugs-used-in-poultry-and-pig-feeds.html?ref=us   The compounds — roxarsone, carbarsone and arsanilic acid — have been used in 101 drugs added to feed for chickens, turkeys and pigs to prevent disease, increase […]

University study shows war an unnatural occurrence

Primitive society was not driven by war, scientists believe. Researchers from Abo Academy University in Finland say that violence in early human communities was driven by personal conflicts rather than large-scale battles.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23340252   They say their findings suggest that war is not an innate part of human nature, but rather a behaviour that we […]

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 […]