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Defying Troika, Greece Chooses ‘Democracy Over Fear’ With ‘No’ Vote on Austerity

Posted by on July 5, 2015 in Government, Policies with 1 Comment
Defying Troika, Greece Chooses ‘Democracy Over Fear’ With ‘No’ Vote on Austerity

News outlets are officially reporting that the ‘No’ side has won a decisive victory in Greece, rejecting a bailout offer from foreign creditors that would have imposed further austerity and economic hardship. ‘For the first time in history, austerity politics have been put to a popular vote and they have been resoundingly rejected,’ says Nick Dearden of Global Justice Now.

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IRS Urged to Investigate Walmart’s Use Of Overseas Tax Havens

IRS Urged to Investigate Walmart’s Use Of Overseas Tax Havens

Walmart has used foreign tax havens to shelter $76 billion in assets avoiding having to pay $3.5 billion in income tax over the last six years according to a Americans for Tax Fairness report. The report —”The Wal-Mart Web: How the World’s Biggest Corporation Secretly Uses Tax Havens to Dodge Taxes” – shows the company used a “network of 78 subsidiaries and branches in 15 overseas tax havens, which may be used to minimize foreign taxes where it has retail operations and to avoid U.S. tax on those foreign earnings.”

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Where Have All the False Flag Crisis Actors Gone?

Where Have All the False Flag Crisis Actors Gone?

Crisisactors.org, the website established to represent the collaboration between the Visionbox professional actors studio and FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute has been dormant since August 2014…This is according to information obtained from Internet Archive on June 15, 2015. Producers Jennifer McCray Rincon and John Simmons formed the group to demonstrate emerging security technologies, help first responders visualize life-saving procedures, and assist trainers in delivering superior hands-on crisis response training…The actors can play the part of the shooters, mall employees, shoppers in the mall, shoppers who continue to arrive at the mall, media reporters and others rushing to the mall, and persons in motor vehicles around the mall.

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‘A Great Day for Corporate America’: US Senate Passes Fast Track

Posted by on June 24, 2015 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 1 Comment
‘A Great Day for Corporate America’: US Senate Passes Fast Track

In a win for multinational corporations and the global one percent, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday narrowly advanced Fast Track, or Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) —ensuring for all practical purposes the continued rubber-stamping of clandestine trade agreements like the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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World Bank Insider Peels Away Veil of Secrecy From the Elites

World Bank Insider Peels Away Veil of Secrecy From the Elites

Karen Hudes worked in the World Bank legal department for more than 20 years and held the position of Senior Counsel. She was fired for blowing the whistle on corruption inside the World Bank. Ms. Hudes knows exactly what the global elite are after — total control. They are jockeying financial institutions and transnational corporations into position to dominate the planet.

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Fast Track and TPP Derailed? House Deals Blow to Corporate-Friendly Trade Agenda

Posted by on June 12, 2015 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Fast Track and TPP Derailed? House Deals Blow to Corporate-Friendly Trade Agenda

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday dealt a serious blow to President Barack Obama’s corporate-backed trade agenda, while erecting a major stumbling block for proponents of Fast Track, or trade promotion authority. After a tense showdown and multiple votes in the chamber, a final decision on Fast Track was ultimately deferred, affording a delay that critics say could further scuttle the trade authority.

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Exposing the Bilderburg Puppetmasters in Austria

Posted by on June 11, 2015 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Exposing the Bilderburg Puppetmasters in Austria

Alex Jones, a powerful alternative media voice, has been consistent in his efforts to unearth the truth about the secretive Bilderburg Group & their secretive meetings every year, which take place in different countries each year in some of the most palatial accommodations in the world. This year, it takes place in Austria, from June 8-15, 2015. Famous people, powerful people, most of the so-called “movers and shakers” are their & have been since it started convening these meetings in the 1950’s. The meetings are in secret & under heavy security.

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Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance

Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance

TWO years ago today, three journalists and I worked nervously in a Hong Kong hotel room, waiting to see how the world would react to the revelation that the National Security Agency had been making records of nearly every phone call in the United States. In the days that followed, those journalists and others published documents revealing that democratic governments had been monitoring the private activities of ordinary citizens who had done nothing wrong.

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“A Dark Day For Democracy”: WikiLeaked TISA Docs Expose Yet Another Corporate-Friendly, Screw the People Treaty

Posted by on June 4, 2015 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
“A Dark Day For Democracy”: WikiLeaked TISA Docs Expose Yet Another Corporate-Friendly, Screw the People Treaty

An enormous corporate-friendly treaty that many people haven’t heard of was thrust into the public limelight Wednesday when famed publisher of government and corporate secrets, WikiLeaks, released 17 documents from closed-door negotiations between countries that together comprise two-thirds of the word’s economy.

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WikiLeaks Is Raising $100,000 Bounty For Full Text of Trans-Pacific Partnership

Posted by on June 2, 2015 in Government, Policies, Politics, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
WikiLeaks Is Raising $100,000 Bounty For Full Text of Trans-Pacific Partnership

The media outlet Wikileaks on Tuesday announced a campaign to raise a $100,000 cash reward for the complete text of the agreement in order to end the mystery surrounding the actual contents of the deal that involves the U.S. and eleven Pacific Rim nations.

“The transparency clock has run out on the TPP,” said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. “No more secrecy. No more excuses. Let’s open the TPP once and for all.”

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Julian Assange on the TPP: Secretive Deal Isn’t About Trade, But Corporate Control

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Government, Policies, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Julian Assange on the TPP: Secretive Deal Isn’t About Trade, But Corporate Control

As negotiations continue, WikiLeaks has published leaked chapters of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership — a global trade deal between the United States and 11 other countries. The TPP would cover 40 percent of the global economy, but details have been concealed from the public. A recently disclosed “Investment Chapter” highlights the intent of U.S.-led negotiators to create a tribunal where corporations can sue governments if their laws interfere with a company’s claimed future profits. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange warns the plan could chill the adoption of health and environmental regulations.

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France Just Made It Illegal for Supermarkets To Waste Food, Punishable By $75,000 Or Jail

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Government, Policies with 3 Comments
France Just Made It Illegal for Supermarkets To Waste Food, Punishable By $75,000 Or Jail

In the wake of their green roof and traffic reduction plans, the National Assembly of France made a unanimous vote to legally ban supermarkets from wasting unsold food, instead requiring them to donate for human consumption or animal feed.

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Ireland Makes History By Voting For Same-Sex Marriage

Posted by on May 24, 2015 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Ireland Makes History By Voting For Same-Sex Marriage

The result of Ireland’s referendum on same-sex marriage is official: an overwhelming “yes”. Ireland thus becomes the first country in the world to introduce same-sex marriage by popular vote.

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TPP Could ‘Undermine Health of Web’ Say 250+ Tech Companies and Digital Rights Groups

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Government, Internet Control, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
TPP Could ‘Undermine Health of Web’ Say 250+ Tech Companies and Digital Rights Groups

More than 250 tech companies and digital rights organizations on Wednesday sent a joint letter to Congress, blasting the corporate-backed TPP trade deal they say “actively silences the voices of Internet users, start-ups, and small tech companies…while undermining the health of the entire Web.”

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Nebraska Lawmakers Vote To Abolish the Death Penalty

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Nebraska Lawmakers Vote To Abolish the Death Penalty

Nebraska lawmakers gave final approval on Wednesday to a bill abolishing the death penalty with enough votes to override a promised veto from Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts. The vote was 32 to 15 in Nebraska’s unicameral Legislature.

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