NATO & U.N.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership’s (TPP) Investment Chapter…reveals how the pact would make it easier for U.S. firms to offshore American jobs to low-wage countries while newly empowering thousands of foreign firms to seek cash compensation from U.S. taxpayers by challenging U.S. government actions, laws and court rulings before unaccountable foreign tribunals. After five years of secretive TPP negotiations, the text – leaked by WikiLeaks –proves that growing concerns about the controversial “investor-state dispute settlement” (ISDS) system that the TPP would extend are well justified, Public Citizen said.
“In Gaza, 1.7 million Palestinians currently live without clean drinking water…95 percent of the water in Gaza does not meet World Health Organization (WHO) standards for human consumption…26 percent of disease in Gaza results from contaminated water supplies…[and] there is discrimination in water allocation….”
Abby Martin speaks with James Corbett about the decades-long clandestine NATO operation called ‘Gladio’ that fostered terror in the post-Cold War era, discussing evidence that suggests the program continues to this day. Corbett is an independent journalist and host of the Corbett Report.
Australian Politician Ann Bressington exposes Agenda 21, Club of Rome, the United Nations, and sustainable development at the Lord Monckton Launch on Feb 2, 2013 at the Adelaide Convention Center.
The House on Wednesday unanimously passed a Senate resolution introduced by Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) that calls on the U.S. government to oppose United Nations control of the Internet.
The U.N. wants to use drones, the French news agency Agence France-Presse reports. “The United Nations wants to use drones for the first time to monitor fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where Rwanda has been accused of aiding rebels,” says the report, quoting U.N. officials. The international body “is considering a range of ways to strengthen the capabilities of MONUSCO to protect civilians from the threat of armed groups in the vast area of eastern DR Congo,” a U.N. spokesman says.
By Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog | Zero Hedge It has been my contention for a very long time now, that the reason most people in positions of power do absolutely nothing for the good of their respective societies even in the face of total systemic collapse is not simply greed, corruption and stupidity. They are totally […]
Ben Swann Reality Check takes a look at the U.N. call for banning blasphemy and whether it is based on a false narrative – that the violent protests in the Middle East were caused by a YouTube video. It seems like every day there are new attacks on free speech. And, the come in the […]
After more than 10 years of war against al Qaeda and the accompanying global “war on terrorism,” we have failed to learn that our actions create reactions. Our presence creates destabilization, then radicalization. Occupations create insurgencies. In Afghanistan, we have fueled the very insurgency we struggle to fight.
Middle East consultant Peter Eyre: “The true picture in Libya will reveal in the future that the lifestyle that they were accustomed to will be deteriorated, because at the end of the day it’s the West that wants the oil, the West that wants their banks in place to control the country.” Plans have been in place to invade Libya since at least September 11, 2001 (see the Wesley Clark video below).