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.
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."
Janet C. Phelan | Last night, the people of San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas gathered in the town square to witness the traditional burning of Judas.
Intellihub | Obama's nominee for Energy Secretary has recently disclosed his connections to corrupt oil corporations like BP and General Electric, including other interests in Saudi Arabia.
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.
Derrick Broze | The Keystone XL Pipeline continues to be a source of controversy. The project proposes creating a 1,700-mile pipeline from Canada's tar sands region to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast.
JG Vibes | After a Jury Nullification Victory in October of last year "NJ Weedman" is planing a jury nullification awareness tour.
Michael Snyder | Don't be surprised when the global elite confiscate money from your bank account one day. They are already very clearly telling you that they are going to do it.
RT | A Brazilian doctor may become famous for one of the world’s most sinister cases of serial killings, if prosecutors can show the evidence.
The Daily Bell | Price fixing never works, as economists agree. So why is it practiced by central bankers everywhere?
James Hall | Hurrah, 17 Senate Democrats crossed the aisle to support the keystone pipeline.
JG Vibes | The search for dozens of missing dogs in Idaho takes a turn for the worse as one dog is found murdered in a ritualistic manner.
JG Vibes | It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. -- Aristotle.
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.
RT | Attending the elusive Bohemian Grove retreat should be a priority for former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, News Corp executive Andrew Knight allegedly writes in an email to US Gen. Colin Powell obtained by RT.
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.
Dana Gabreil | Pressure is mounting on Canada to finish up a long-delayed trade deal with the EU. Despite outstanding issues that still must be settled, there is a final push to try and complete an agreement this summer.
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.
Gary Gibson | Because of money supply inflation, the minimum wage is nearly six times as high as it was in 1966...but buys roughly half as much...or less.
Luis Miranda | Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke refused to say that the United States will not use Cypriot techniques of taxing the people by confiscating a percentage of their savings accounts to fund government operations.
Derrick Broze | This base camp is being planned as an emergency center that will house Police, Fire, and Emergency workers along with other City Departments.
Sartre | Barak Obama’s journey to the Holy Land hardly resembles the trek of Moses through the wilderness.
Jeff Berwick | Upon examination of the marketplace and many discussions with Justin O’Connell , as well as another key strategic partner of ours, I have decided to move forward with that I believe could be the next multi-billion dollar business venture: Bitcoin ATM.
Sheldon Richman | Here’s what Bastiat has in mind. In a competitive marketplace with advancing technology, as the effort required to produce and, hence, acquire things diminishes, the price of gaining utility falls.
Waking Times | Keep in mind that it is best to recall what only what comes to mind, leave the rest alone, don’t analyze everything to death (because you will be stuck in the tape loop of infinite issues to process), and feel your feelings as they come up.
Dean Henderson | Chase Manhattan Bank’s board of directors had a huge presence on Banca Nacionale de Lavoro’s (BNL’s) Consulting Board for International Policy. In fact the two boards mirrored one another.
Michael Snyder | Why is the global economy in so much trouble? How can so many people be so absolutely certain that the world financial system is going to crash?
Declan McCullagh | Internet tax supporters are hoping that a vote in the U.S. Senate as early as today will finally give them enough political leverage to require Americans to pay sales taxes when shopping online.
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.
Derrick Broze | In early 2011 a federal program involving "gun walking" became public.