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US ethanol revolution causes 'ecological disaster'

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A new investigation has revealed that the United States’ ethanol mandate is severely harming the environment without producing enough tangible benefits. Since the Obama administration began implementing the ethanol mandate – requiring a certain level of the biofuel to be added to the gasoline supply – the Associated Press found that the damage done by the program has dwarfed any suspected benefits,... 

Anonymous allies stand up against corruption in global march

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Members and supporters of hacktivist collective Anonymous marked Guy Fawkes Day with a global ‘Million Mask March’ designed to protest against government corruption, corporate malfeasance and the expanding surveillance state. The global action on November 5 is Anonymous’ annual commemoration of Guy Fawkes Day, a British holiday celebrated with fireworks and bonfires. Fawkes is remembered today... 

Monsanto and Pepsi trying to stop GMO labeling law in Washington state

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A Washington state ballot measure to label food featuring genetically modified crops is under fire as food and chemical corporations pour millions of dollars against the campaign. On November 5, voters will head to the polls to decide whether or not to label food containing crops that have been genetically modified, but what started out as a landslide victory in the making has turned into a tight... 

15,000 Greeks to be kicked out of their homes by the government

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Now that Samaras has kept his word to the US Zionists about repressing Golden Dawn in every way, Samaras and his government now proceed to keep their promise to the international money lenders. He is now lifting his axe getting ready to evict 15,000 Greeks who due to circumstances of the crisis cannot meet their mortgage obligations. The finance and development ministries have for the initial wave... 

US whistleblowers: 'US unchained itself from constitution'

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Whistleblowers Jesselyn Radack, Thomas Andrews Drake, Ray McGovern and Coleen Rowley (L to R) and presenter Kevin Owen (C) in RT’s studio in Moscow Edward Snowden’s revelations of NSA surveillance programs prove that the US has abandoned the rule of law, betraying its own constitution, whistleblower Thomas Andrews Drake, told RT. A group of US whistleblowers and activists has present Snowden with... 

Australian government knew about PRISM before Snowden revelations

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Highly-redacted documents obtained under Freedom of Information laws show the Australian Attorney-General’s Department prepared a secret briefing on the US PRISM spying program months before it was exposed in Edward Snowden’s leaks. The documents in question were requested and obtained by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). They reveal that the Attorney-General’s Department had a... 

Greek ex-minister gets 20 years in jail

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A court in Greece has sentenced former defense minister, Akis Tsochatzopoulos, to 20 years in prison for money laundering. The court found Tsochatzopoulos and 16 of his co-defendants guilty in a six-million money laundering case that has become emblematic of political corruption in the European country. Akis Tsochatzopoulos, 73, a founding member of the socialist Pasok party and a leading figure on... 

Evangelos Venizelos: Anyone against our bailout plan is the equivalent of Golden Dawn

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These unscrupulous and heartless puppets of the pro-bailout coalition, are the willing servants and agents of the international loan sharks who fanatically obey the wishes of their masters and desperately fight the Golden Dawn, because they know that we are the only barrier to their unpatriotic plans. One of the most ardent supporters of foreign occupation forces, is the megalomaniac “Il Duce”... 

Spaniards hold anti-monarchy protest

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Thousands of Spaniards have taken to the streets of the capital to protest against the country’s monarchy. The march was held on Saturday in Madrid, where people called for the abdication of King Juan Carlos, an end to the monarchy and an establishment of a republic. Protesters walked with banners reading, “Checkmate to the King,” and chanted, “Tomorrow, Spain will be a Republic.” Critics... 

Greek opposition leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos arrested

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Leader Of Golden Dawn Nikolaos G. Michaloliakos, has been arrested with at least 3 or 4 other members of parliament. The arrests have been made on grounds that Golden Dawn is a “Criminal Organization” In Greece right now, all nationalists are organizing a protest of this illegal and unprecedented decision. It has already begun, the international usurers have stepped up their full scale attack... 

Protests against corruption, income inequality held in Brazil

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In the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, thousands of people have demonstrated against corruption and income inequality in the country. During the protests on Friday, demonstrators called for reshuffling of the country’s political and economic system. Protests were also held in several other cities including Rio de Janeiro. Angry protesters looted a major bank and national media giant Globo TV headquarters,... 

Oregon man robs bank for $1 to be arrested and get free healthcare

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Timothy Dean Alsip A homeless man has allegedly held up and robbed a Portland bank for $1, then sat down and waited for police to arrest him so he could receive healthcare in prison. Timothy Dean Alsip, a 50-year-old homeless man, was arrested by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Department and thrown in jail on suspicion of second-degree robbery. Deputy Mark Nikolai, spokesman for the sheriff’s office,... 

World's largest potash company's CEO arrested in Belarus

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Vladislav Baumgertner handcuffed and led into a holding cell, as shown by Belorusian state TV chanel ‘Novosti’. Taken from a video by ONT TV channel. The CEO of Russia’s Uralkali, the world’s largest potash producer, has been detained and charged in Belarus for at least two months, and could face up to 10 years in prison for cutting out its Belarusian fertilizer partner. Belarusian... 

DOJ wants Bush, senior cabinet members exempt from Iraq War trial

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The United States Department of Justice has requested that former President George W. Bush and the highest figures in his administration receive full exemption from being tried for the Iraq War, which the DoJ says was in line with international law. Apart from Bush, the names listed in the paper the DoJ filed on Tuesday are former Vice President Richard Cheney, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld,... 

Corrupt science sets standards for all

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People don’t realize how corrupt science is. They need to know, because science is where the standards of rationality are set for the rest of society. A better realization of what’s going on in science should result in science being criticized for validity and evidence, like everything else in society. The best way to characterize the state of science is with examples. To start with something... 
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