Pregnant Mom Of 4 Sentenced To Prison For Refusing To Serve In Iraq

Top Info Post | Private First Class Kimberly Rivera, mother of four children and pregnant with a fifth, was sentenced on April 29 to 14 months imprisonment, which was lowered to 10 months based on a plea agreement.

Ancient Mayan Pyramid Destroyed by Construction Company in Belize

RT | One of the oldest and most famous Mayan pyramids has been destroyed by a construction company in Belize, while digging for crushed rock for a road they were building.

Dennis Rodman Asks Kim Jong Un to Release American Prisoner

JG Vibes | Dennis Rodman is apparently reaching out to Kim Jong Un and asking him to release the American prisoner who was recently sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea.

Military Sex Assault Monitor Arrested for Sexual Battery

Earth First News | In a telling incident, the chief sexual assault prevention officer of the Air Force Jeffrey Krusinski was arrested yesterday for allegedly groping a woman while drunk.

Human Liberty Is Doomed

Sartre | Any discussion on liberty presupposes an understanding of human nature. Today, the utter confusion and distorted mindset of humankind, relegates animal instincts, as the premier motivation for salacious existence.

BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall Confesses on Charges of Sexual Abuse and Pedophilia

JG Vibes | Another BBC broadcaster admits to pedophilia. Stuart Hall, age 83 has confessed to sexually abusing 13 victims between the ages of 9 and 17 from 1968 to 1986.

Indigenous Peoples Launch New Occupation on Belo Monte Dam Site

Amazon Watch | Some 200 indigenous people affected by the construction of large hydroelectric dams in the Amazon launched an occupation today on one of the main construction sites of the Belo Monte dam complex on the Xingu River in the Brazilian Amazon.

Hypocrisy: Guantanamo Torture Praised, North Korean “Labor Camp” For American Citizen Condemned

Chris & Sheree Geo | Apparently, the United States government is “outraged” at North Korea’s recent trial and sentencing of an American citizen to 15 years of “hard labor”.

American Citizen Sentenced to 15 Years Hard Labor in North Korea

Andrew Freeman | The American Citizen on trial in North Korea has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor for attempting to overthrow the regime.

American Medical Association Voices Concern Over Growing Guantanamo Hunger Strikes

Derrick Broze | The president of the American Medical Association has spoken out against the practice of forced feeding at the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba.

Guantanamo Guards Fire ‘Non-Lethal’ Rounds at Hunger Strikers

Jacob Chamberlain | Guards at Guantanamo Bay fired four "non-lethal" rounds at prisoners on Saturday after attempting to force prisoners from communal cellblocks into isolated one-man cells—in an attempt to end an ongoing hunger strike in the secretive prison.

Che: A Revolution in Pop Culture Misrepresentation

Sarah Backer | The truth is wearing a Guevara shirt is much like sporting a shirt with Hitler’s or Stalin’s face on it. The only difference is that the Guevara shirt is socially acceptable, thanks to the obtuseness of Hollywood.

Gitmo Defense Lawyers Say Somebody Has Been Accessing Their Emails

Pro Publica | In response to the apparent breaches, the military’s chief defense counsel ordered defense lawyers to stop using email for privileged or confidential communications.

The Tunnel People That Live Under The Streets Of America

Michael Snyder | Did you know that there are thousands upon thousands of homeless people that are living underground beneath the streets of major U.S. cities?

Obama Plans $195 Million in Renovation and New Construction at Guantánamo

Matt Bewig | President Barack Obama's administration last week announced plans to spend $195 million on renovation and new construction at Guantanamo Bay.

Human Rights Groups Against Human Rights

Nathan Goodman | Recently, best-selling author Chris Hedges announced his resignation from PEN, a prominent international writers’ organization.

Escaped Scientologist Goes Public About “Cult” Brainwashing and Labor Camps

JG Vibes | A former Scientologist that was on a compound since childhood is now going public with a book and media appearances to speak about the brainwashing, child labor camps, as well as other horrors that she witnessed and experienced.

The Problematic United Nations

The Daily Bell | The Telegraph tells us the story of Kathryn Bolkovac, who went to Bosnia and discovered that United Nations officials and supporters were apparently involved in sex trafficking or at least covering it up.

People of Haiti Struggle for Food Sovereignty

Derrick Broze | In Haiti, and many other parts of the world, indigenous people struggle to maintain independence and the ability to use lands that have been in their families for generations.

Voices of the Xingu: Interview with Maini Militão on Belo Monte

Amazon Watch | Nearly 14 months ago, when the construction of the Belo Monte dam began, Sebastião and his family were forced off their land and to this day they have not received any compensation. Maini and her sister say often, "They have not given even a kilo of salt in compensation."

Kuwaiti Activists Rally for Gitmo Prisoners, Hunger Strikers ‘Prepare for Death’

RT | Hundreds of protesters flocked on to the streets of Kuwait in support of two Kuwaiti nationals who have been kept at the notorious US prison for over a decade. The protest comes as hunger strikers at the prison say they will die before stopping.

Progress Marches Over Indigenous People

Derrick Broze | Since European explorers first set foot on foreign lands native peoples have been subject to violence, torture, rape, and murder. From the Native Americans to Africans forced to be slaves, examples of colonial conquering are everywhere.

GE13: What’s at stake for Malaysia?

Nile Bowie | Malaysians of all walks of life will soon go to the polls to take part in an election, the outcome of which will have long-ranging implications that could see significant changes in how the country is governed.

A Glimpse Inside the Candy Coated Apple of the Public Schools

Aiden Archer, PH.D | Our ultimate education goals should be the development of healthy individuals within positive peer cultures in the schools and an International Equity standard for all children. Long term outcomes are emotional health and safety for all children and society at large.

South Dakota Parents and Tribes File Lawsuit Over Unlawful Separation of Children From Families

ACLU | In South Dakota, Indian children are regularly removed from their homes without parents being permitted to see documents filed against them, present witnesses to support their case, or even get a hearing that lasts much more than a minute.

Citizens’ Campaign to Arrest Blair Continues

Aljazeera | Citizens band together to arrest former British prime minister over involvement in Iraq's invasion a decade ago.

US General Downplays Scope and Significance of Guantánamo Hunger Strike

Lauren McCauley | The general overseeing the Guantánamo military prison is reportedly downplaying the scope and significance of an ongoing hunger strike undertaken by detainees at the infamous detention center in an effort to highlight the "desperation and hopelessness of indefinite detention"..."

Guantanamo Prisoners on Hunger Strike are Force Fed by Guards

JG Vibes | As of now over a dozen prisoners are still on hunger strike and being force fed by guards.

Who Protects Freedom Of Speech When It Isn’t Profitable To Do So?

Torrent Freak | Over the past years, we have seen an all-out assault on the messenger immunity, forcing liability onto commercial distribution services for merely carrying a message. The net effect of this is a drastic and catastrophic abolition of the freedom of speech in the Internet.

Steubenville Teens Pronounced Guilty of Sexual Assault

Lauren McCauley | A judge announced Sunday that two Steubenville, Ohio high school football players have been found guilty of sexual assault in a highly-publicized trial that drew questions of a community's complicity in this criminal act.
ADVERTISEMENT