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Methane and Arctic Warming’s Global Impacts (Project Censored #6)

Methane and Arctic Warming’s Global Impacts (Project Censored #6)

When those who believe in global warming discuss this issue, the word “methane” does not always come up, but there are those who believe that this can have an even more substantial effect upon alleged global warming than man-made impacts, particularly in light of large stores of it places such as East Siberia.

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Government Spying is “Chilling” Writers’ Freedom of Expression (Project Censored #7)

Government Spying is “Chilling” Writers’ Freedom of Expression (Project Censored #7)

Mass surveillance has “badly shaken writers’ faith that democratic governments will respect their rights to privacy and freedom of expression,” according to a January 2015 PEN America report based on the responses of 772 writers from fifty countries. Reporting for Common Dreams, Lauren McCauley covered not only the PEN America report, but also a July 2014 report by the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch indicating that US journalists and lawyers increasingly avoid work on potentially controversial topics due to fear of government spying.

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Maine Congressperson Seeks to Address Hunger & Food Waste in Important New Bill

Maine Congressperson Seeks to Address Hunger & Food Waste in Important New Bill

Nearly 7 million U.S. households struggle with hunger. Yet Americans throw away 40 percent of our food—the equivalent of $165 billion each year—according to the National Resources Defense Council. That’s why U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, (D-Maine) has introduced H.R. 4184, the Food Recovery Act—a bill to address food waste.

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Who Dies at the Hands of US Police? (Project Censored #8)

Written by on January 5, 2016 in Agencies & Systems, Corruption, Government, Policies with 4 Comments
Who Dies at the Hands of US Police? (Project Censored #8)

Compared with other capitalist countries, the US is unquestionably different when it comes to the level of state violence directed against minorities, Richard Becker reported in January 2015 for Liberation. Using 2011 figures, Becker wrote that, on a per capita basis, “the rate of killing by U.S. police was about 100 times that of English cops in 2011.” Similarly, US police were forty times as likely to kill as German police officers, and twenty times as likely to kill as their Canadian counterparts. This, Becker noted, is probably not the kind of “American exceptionalism” that President Obama had in mind when he addressed graduating West Point cadets in May 2014.

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Crows Caught on Camera Fashioning Special Hook Tools

Written by on December 30, 2015 in Earth & Space, Nature, Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 3 Comments
Crows Caught on Camera Fashioning Special Hook Tools

Scientists have been given an extraordinary glimpse into how wild New Caledonian crows make and use ‘hooked stick tools’ to hunt for insect prey. Dr Jolyon Troscianko, from the University of Exeter, and Dr Christian Rutz, from the University of St Andrews, have captured first video recordings documenting how these tropical corvids fashion these particularly complex tools in the wild.

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A Quantum Prayer of Manifestation for Peace

A Quantum Prayer of Manifestation for Peace

The awakened among us know who he is talking about, but choose to limit the scope of our tactics and opposition. This is to say that the concrete, Newtonian minds around us will only acknowledge the importance of action and activism of a concrete nature. On the other hand, more and more of us are acknowledging the potential of what I would call quantum activism.

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USDA Ignores Critiques of New Pesticide-Resistant GMO Crops (Project Censored #12)

USDA Ignores Critiques of New Pesticide-Resistant GMO Crops (Project Censored #12)

Despite nearly 400,000 petition signatures from citizens, health professionals, and farmers expressing public opposition, in September 2014 the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved a new generation of genetically engineered corn and soybeans, created by the biotech company Dow AgroSciences.

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Muslims Defend Christians During Attack in Kenya

Muslims Defend Christians During Attack in Kenya

In a time when Muslims are getting so much bad press and fear mongering, Muslim passengers recently defended Christian passengers during an extremist attack on a bus in Kenya on Monday.

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Pentagon and NATO Encircle Russia & China (Project Censored #13)

Pentagon and NATO Encircle Russia & China (Project Censored #13)

In service of corporate capital and with vested interests in the regions’ natural resources, the Pentagon and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have been encircling Russia and China with military bases and missile defense systems, Bruce K. Gagnon reported

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Hello World: Is Your Government Driving You Crazy?

Hello World: Is Your Government Driving You Crazy?

Broken promises from politicians. They often come after getting us all riled up and they taking a lot of money from us. Jon Rappaport takes a look at this phenomenon and how you can be a part of stopping it and creating a better world in the process.

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Healing Transmissions: Using Your Power to Prevent War

Healing Transmissions: Using Your Power to Prevent War

It is, nowadays, impossible to overlook that hostility towards a wide variety of peoples is being constantly pushed. Generating wars is not only the most profitable “business activity” of the banking cartel but also that which brings them most swiftly to their repeated publicly declared objective of becoming the owners of the entire planet and everyone and everything upon it.

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Find a ‘Sacred Space’ Without Booking an Expensive Vacation

Find a ‘Sacred Space’ Without Booking an Expensive Vacation

Creating Sacred Space was a titillating ancient secret. Observe how far people travel to a sacred site – without knowing that they can create such spaces themselves.

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Global Forced Displacement Tops 50 Million (Project Censored #14)

Global Forced Displacement Tops 50 Million (Project Censored #14)

On World Refugee Day 2014, the global total of people who had undergone forced displacement was the highest on record since World War II. A Global Trends report compiled by the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) established a figure of 51.2 million globally displaced people at the end of 2013, an increase of six million from 45.2 million in 2012.

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Big Sugar Borrowing Disinformation Tactics from Big Tobacco (Project Censored # 15)

Big Sugar Borrowing Disinformation Tactics from Big Tobacco (Project Censored # 15)

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) reported in June 2014 that “food and beverage manufacturers along with industry-supported organizations such as trade associations, front groups, and public relations firms” have actively sought to ensure that Americans continue to consume sugar at high levels. The sugar industry has adopted many of the same tactics previously developed and employed by the tobacco industry, including attacking scientific evidence; spreading misinformation through industry websites, research institutes, and trade associations to deceive the public; deploying industry scientists; influencing academia; and undermining policy.

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Saudi Princess Speaks Out Against Chemtrails And Geoengineering

Written by on December 13, 2015 in Earth & Space, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 36 Comments
Saudi Princess Speaks Out Against Chemtrails And Geoengineering

At the recent Istanbul Security Conference (Dec. 3-5), a Saudi royal HRH Princess Basmah Bint Saud bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, daughter of King Saud & granddaughter of King Abdel Aziz (founder of the modern state of Saudi Arabia), spoke out against chemtrails and geoengineering.

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