Government

New Lancet Study Shows Right-Wing Attacks on Refugees and Migrants Based on ‘White Nationalist Propaganda’—Not Facts

Written by on December 7, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
New Lancet Study Shows Right-Wing Attacks on Refugees and Migrants Based on ‘White Nationalist Propaganda’—Not Facts

A new study published Thursday in The Lancet, one of the world’s preeminent medical journals, makes clear the increasingly familiar attacks used by right-wingers worldwide to dehumanize migrants and refugees by describing them as disease-infested is a xenophobic slur rooted in racism and hate, not facts or the science of public health. In fact, immigrants do more to improve the health of their new country than to harm it.

Continue Reading

Trump Admin BANS 2 Million Federal Workers From Discussing Impeachment At Work

Written by on December 3, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Trump Admin BANS 2 Million Federal Workers From Discussing Impeachment At Work

On Wednesday of last week, the Trump administration sent out a memo to 2 million federal workers warning them that it will be “illegal” for them to talk about the possibility of Trump’s impeachment while at work. They were also warned that they cannot use the word “resist,” a reference to the growing anti-Trump movement from the left. This is unheard of in modern times. #trump

Continue Reading

New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years

Written by on December 2, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years

“Medicare for All promises a system that is fairer, more efficient, and vastly less expensive than America’s bloated, monopolized, over-priced and under-performing private health insurance system,” argued Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs. “It’s easy to pay for something that costs less,” said Robert Pollin, economics professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. #medicareforall

Continue Reading

Calling for Policies That Work for World’s Children, “Not a Handful of Billionaires,” Bernie Sanders Delivers Keynote Address at Sanders Institute Gathering

Written by on November 30, 2018 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Calling for Policies That Work for World’s Children, “Not a Handful of Billionaires,” Bernie Sanders Delivers Keynote Address at Sanders Institute Gathering

Kicking off the inaugural Sanders Institute conference in Burlington, Vermont this weekend—billed as “A Gathering of Minds to Envision the World We Want”—Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) gave a keynote address to a crowd of influential progressives from around the world Thursday evening. In keeping with the Gathering’s mission “to revitalize our democracy,” Sanders’ address encompassed a progressive vision for the future—one in which economic, social, racial, and political power is distributed amongst the people who keep the world’s economies running, rather than accumulated by the wealthiest few.

Continue Reading

In Historic Vote, Senate Advances War Powers Resolution to End US Complicity in Saudi Assault on Yemen

Written by on November 29, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
In Historic Vote, Senate Advances War Powers Resolution to End US Complicity in Saudi Assault on Yemen

In a historic vote that could “mark the beginning of the end of American complicity” in Saudi Arabia’s mass atrocities in Yemen, the Senate on Wednesday voted to advance Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) Yemen War Powers resolution by an overwhelming margin of 63-37.

Continue Reading

‘Yemen Can’t Wait’: Ahead of War Powers Vote, Urgent Push for Senate to End US Complicity in Saudi Atrocities

Written by on November 28, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies with 0 Comments
‘Yemen Can’t Wait’: Ahead of War Powers Vote, Urgent Push for Senate to End US Complicity in Saudi Atrocities

With a vote on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) resolution to end U.S. complicity in the Saudi-led assault on Yemen expected as early as Wednesday, grassroots anti-war organizations are ramping up pressure on Democratic senators who sided with the Republican majority in voting down the same measure earlier this year and demanding that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) act on his words by co-sponsoring the resolution. The Saudi-led intervention in Yemen, with U.S. support, has killed thousands of civilians. Over 85,000 children have died of starvation. Enough is enough.

Continue Reading

Benjamin Fulford — November 26th 2018: Rothschild Rule Ends After 250 Years; New Era to Begin

Written by on November 26, 2018 in Bankers & Wall St., Corruption, Government, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Benjamin Fulford — November 26th 2018: Rothschild Rule Ends After 250 Years; New Era to Begin

The announcement on October 24, 2018 by Rothschild & Co that they are getting out of the trust business (i.e., managing other people’s money) is a major historical turning point that almost slipped by unnoticed.

Continue Reading

Hospital Letter Urging Patient to Start ‘Fundraising Effort’ to Pay for Heart Treatment Seen as Yet Another Reason America Needs Medicare for All

Written by on November 25, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Hospital Letter Urging Patient to Start ‘Fundraising Effort’ to Pay for Heart Treatment Seen as Yet Another Reason America Needs Medicare for All

A Michigan woman seeking a heart transplant publicized a letter she received from the Spectrum Health Richard DeVos Heart and Lung Transplant Clinic informing her that she is “not a candidate” for the procedure “at this time” because she needs a “more secure financial plan” to afford the required postoperative immunosuppressive medication. The letter goes on to explicitly recommend “a fundraising effort of $10,000” to help pay for the drugs.

Continue Reading

The 14-Year-Long Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico No One is Talking About

Written by on November 24, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
The 14-Year-Long Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico No One is Talking About

Contrary to what you might have been taught, oil spills are actually quite common.

Continue Reading

Prosecution of Julian Assange, America’s Betrayal of Its Own Ideals

Written by on November 23, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Prosecution of Julian Assange, America’s Betrayal of Its Own Ideals

The public confirmation of a US indictment of Julian Assange sent a huge alarm to civil liberty groups in the US. The ACLU issued a statement, noting how this sealed indictment violates the Constitution and prosecuting journalists for publishing classified documents would set a dangerous precedent for press freedom. What is now being revealed is the war on the First Amendment waged by the US government, targeting the Western journalist who has published materials in the public interest at a scale that has never been seen before.

Continue Reading

Net Neutrality Defenders Announce ‘Epic Final Protest’ to Demand Congress Repeal FCC Rollback Before Fast-Approaching Deadline

Written by on November 22, 2018 in Government, Internet Control, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Net Neutrality Defenders Announce ‘Epic Final Protest’ to Demand Congress Repeal FCC Rollback Before Fast-Approaching Deadline

Supporters of restoring nationwide net neutrality rules—which the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rolled back last year—are planning “an epic, final protest to pressure lawmakers before a crucial deadline to save the internet.”

Continue Reading

JFK’s Assassination Isn’t a Conspiracy Theory, It Was a Sophisticated Plot

Written by on November 22, 2018 in Agencies & Systems, Corruption, Government with 0 Comments
JFK’s Assassination Isn’t a Conspiracy Theory, It Was a Sophisticated Plot

What could be the reasoning behind holding back over a total of 300 files from being released to the general public to finally tell the truth about who assassinated John F. Kennedy and, more importantly, who paid to have it done? To start, the truth was never going to come out because an entire volume on Lee-Harvey Oswald went missing weeks ago right before the CIA was mandated to release the files.

Continue Reading

Ron Paul: Assange Under Siege. Where is Justice? (PLUS Assange Addresses Accusations!) [2 VIDEOS]

Written by on November 21, 2018 in Government, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Ron Paul: Assange Under Siege. Where is Justice? (PLUS Assange Addresses Accusations!) [2 VIDEOS]

Ron Paul discusses Julian Assange’s current situation with Lew Rockwell. Where is justice?… Will he be extradited to the U.S.?…Who is really pulling the strings? Also, the second video contains highlights from Julian Assange’s interview on the Ron Paul Liberty Report from Apr. 27, 2017, in which Assange addresses the accusations made against him.

Continue Reading

Saying Trump “May Not Rewrite the Immigration Laws” by Decree, Judge Orders Administration to Stop Ban on Asylum Seekers

Written by on November 20, 2018 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Policies, Politics with 1 Comment
Saying Trump “May Not Rewrite the Immigration Laws” by Decree, Judge Orders Administration to Stop Ban on Asylum Seekers

Saying the President Donald Trump had exceeded his presidential authority, a federal judge later Monday ruled against the president’s attempt to restrict the abilities of refugees seeking asylum at the U.S. border and imposed a restraining order that directs the administration to resume accepting asylum claims from people regardless of where or how they enter country.

Continue Reading

Candidates Who Rejected Corporate Money Won BIG TIME In Midterms

Written by on November 18, 2018 in Government, Politics with 1 Comment
Candidates Who Rejected Corporate Money Won BIG TIME In Midterms

According to a new investigative piece by Alex Kotch, Democrats who rejected corporate campaign money were the big winners in the 2018 midterms. The data shows that Democrats who rejected corporate cash were able to flip 23 Republican-held seats, giving hope that people are finally waking up to the fact that corporations have too much control over our elected officials. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Continue Reading

FAIR USE NOTICE. Many of the articles on this site contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making this material available in an effort to advance the understanding of environmental issues, human rights, economic and political democracy, and issues of social justice. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of the copyrighted material as provided for in Section 107 of the US Copyright Law which contains a list of the various purposes for which the reproduction of a particular work may be considered fair, such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. If you wish to use such copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use'...you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. And, if you are a copyright owner who wishes to have your content removed, let us know via the "Contact Us" link at the top of the site, and we will promptly remove it.

The information on this site is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional advice of any kind. Conscious Life News assumes no responsibility for the use or misuse of this material. Your use of this website indicates your agreement to these terms.

Paid advertising on Conscious Life News may not represent the views and opinions of this website and its contributors. No endorsement of products and services advertised is either expressed or implied.
Top

Send this to a friend