The African Investment Meme Continues

The Daily Bell | If we are correct, the coming African miracle will continue to be promoted in the media and people will become intimately familiar with the promise of African countries they probably still couldn't find on a map.

UN Report Slams Cruel Drug Treatment as “Torture”

Phillip Smith | Compulsory "treatment" for drug addiction in some parts of the world is "tantamount to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment," according to report last month from the UN's special rapporteur on torture and other degrading treatments and punishments.

Egyptian Christian Dies After Torture in Libyan Jail

Fox News | An Egyptian Christian who was arrested in Libya and charged with proselytizing has died after being tortured by his captors, according to a report.

President Obama’s 3-day Capitol Hill stand (and what else is Congress doing this week?)

Ed O'Keefe | The president’s high-profile lobbying effort begins with Senate Democrats on Tuesday, followed by a visit with House Republicans on Wednesday.

Is Hyperinflation a Myth?

The Daily Bell | Daily life under advanced capitalism is rather dull and many imagine that after a hyperinflation society will turn into a sort of Wild West where things get a bit more interesting...

Corporatism: A System Of Control Designed By The Monopoly Men Of The Global Elite

Michael Snyder | Our economy is completely and totally dominated gigantic predator corporations that are greatly favored by our massively bloated federal government.

The Chart That Proves That The Mainstream Media Is Lying To You About Unemployment

Michael Snyder | Sadly the truth is that the percentage of working age Americans that have a job is just 0.1% higher than it was exactly three years ago.

Fifteen Benefits of the War on Drugs

Kevin Carson | The Drug War would indeed be a failure if its real function was to reduce drug consumption or drug-related violence.

Israel: A De Facto Member of NATO

Global Research | NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen received Israel’s president Shimon Peres at NATO headquarters in Brussels on March 7.

NZ Police Who Used Faked Badge Numbers at Occupy Protest Avoid Investigation

Intellihub | Police officers who deliberately faked their uniform badge numbers to avoid being identified as they weighed into a violent public protest will keep their jobs and won't be investigated by the force's watchdog.

Arizona Inmates File Class Action Lawsuit Over Health Conditions and Solitary Confinement

JG Vibes | Most of the people who have a hard nosed pro state perspective on prisons have likely never been subject to those conditions themselves. They are typically good slaves who don’t step out of line.

Internal IMF Study: Fund Has Gained World’s Trust by Advocating Currency Debasement

The Daily Bell | According to a summary of the report that appeared in TheNews.com, the IMF is now seen as more of an international pal than a nagging nanny.

USSR Redux: Top Eurocrats Indicate Europe’s Recovery Will Be Centrally Planned and Green

The Daily Bell | There is an active campaign underway to lower Europe's living standards and weaken its middle classes. Creating and imposing a pan-European "environmental economy" on Europe's suffering masses will likely promote both of these goals.

“The Government is US?” Not Unless We’re Citigroup

Kevin Carson | Don’t fall for the line that state functionaries “work for us.” Take a look at where they worked before they entered “public service” and watch where they go back to afterward. Guess what? They’re working there right now, too.

Chinese Residents Protest Forceful Land Seizure

JG Vibes | Last year in China one family actually refused to leave their house when they were told to move so a road could be built through their property.

Environmental Concerns Reach Fever Pitch over Plan to Link Red Sea to Dead Sea

ScientificAmerican.com | If the project proceeds, a 180-kilometer buried pipeline will carry up to 2 billion cubic meters (m3) of sea water per year from the Gulf of Aqaba on the Red Sea through Jordanian territory to the Dead Sea.

The Debasing of Our Currency is Relentless – It’s a Giant Con Game

TheDailySheeple.com | The Federal Reserve is expanding its balance sheets, it’s creating money out of nothing, it’s devaluing the savings of individuals through the debasement of the currency and through zero interest policies.

Bernanke Says Higher Rates May Signal Stronger Economy

Bloomberg.com | “The fact that interest rates have gone up a bit is actually indicative of a stronger economy,” Bernanke said in Washington today in response to questions from members of the House Financial Services Committee. That indicates the Fed’s stimulus is working, he said.

Bernanke: Economy still needs Fed stimulus

USA Today | Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told a Senate hearing Tuesday that the Fed intends to keep its stimulus policies going until the job market improves significantly, partly allaying recent concerns that it might soon rein in its bond-buying.

Dow Jones In Nose-Dive Over Italian Uncertainty

dev-test.intellihub.com | After a brief respite where it was hoped Europe was on the mend worries about the financial health of the Eurozone have flooded back.

Mid-size companies show real pulse of economy

USA Today | Two years ago he hired 60 new employees, and he expects revenue to double in the next couple of years.

Supreme Court Backs “Mon-ster-santo” against 75 year-old Farmer in Ridiculous Seed-Monopoly Case

Sarah Dee | Mr. Vernon H. Bowen, tired of paying a high price for the genetically modified seeds each new growing season, decided to use soybean seeds from a local grain elevator instead of buying from the seed giant time and time again.

European Court of Human Rights Rules Copyright Monopoly…

JB Vibes | This week a major victory for information freedom was won as The European Court of Human Rights decided that the copyright monopoly stands in direct conflict with fundamental Human Rights, as defined in the European Union and elsewhere.

A U.S. Court of Appeals Determines Obama Violated the Constitution

Sarah Dee | The AP reports that President Obama by-passed the Senate when he appointed several politicians to the National Labor Relations Board last January and last Friday a D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has decided that the appointments were in violation of the U.S. Constitution.

Monsanto Infiltrates World Business Council for Sustainable Development

JG Vibes | The vast majority of mainstream environmental organizations and bureaucracies have nothing to do with protecting the environment.

Assassination Attempt or Political Hoax?

Sarah Dee | Last Saturday while Bulgarian politician Ahmed Dogan made a speech at the National Palace of Culture in Sophia, Bulgaria’s capital, an strange assassination attempt was made on his life.

Bohemian Grove 2012 Protest with Mark Dice

Avalon | Mark Dice is attending the protest that is planned for the infamous Bohemian Grove meeting in California with another 1000 protestors.

9/11 explosive evidence film & U.S. tour

Avalon | On May 22nd, 2012, Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth presented to the world and members of the press

5 Unidentified Exclusive Bilderberg 2012 Attendee Photos

Intellihub | The following 6 globalist attendees of the Bilderberg meeting are unidentified at this time.

Big Oil’s Central Asian Mafia

Dean Henderson | According to Kurt Wulff of the oil investment firm McDep Associates, the Four Horsemen, romping in their new Far East pastures, saw asset increases from 1988-1994 as follows: Exxon Mobil- 54%, Chevron Texaco- 74%, Royal Dutch/Shell- 52% and BP Amoco- 54%.