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  • UPDATED: US Strikes In Syria Blow Up Grain Silos And Kill Civilians

    30 September 2014, 5:09 pm by: DSWright

    You’re welcome. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, US-led airstrikes in Syria have targeted more than hyped terrorist groups. The war monitoring organization has claimed that the military strikes hit grain silos, killing civilian workers…
  • No One Knows What the Big Political Issue Will Be Come 2016

    30 September 2014, 4:13 pm by: Jon Walker

    I don't know what the big political issue will be around December of 2015, but I doubt it will be ISIS unless our latest war goes bad. If it does that might not necessarily bad for the candidate who has been skeptical about how effective military action can…
  • A Good End Date for the New War: Today

    30 September 2014, 3:15 pm by: David Swanson

    How many years of madness will be best, is an insane question. It’s not a question around which to organize protests, demonstrations, nonviolent actions, lobbying, education, communication, or any other sort of movement building.
  • Study: Earth Lost 50% of Its Wildlife in Last 40 Years

    30 September 2014, 1:25 pm by: DSWright

    According to a new study from the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) and the Zoological Society of London, planet Earth has lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years. The metric used to make the determination was the Living Planet Index (LPI) which has…
  • We Could Have Hired 10,000 Teachers– Instead, We Got a War

    30 September 2014, 12:25 pm by: Jon Walker

    What never gets much mention in the ramp up to war is the cost, and more importantly, what else we could do with that money. Several billion could hire a lot of teachers, create and fund many pre-K programs, pay for some big infrastructure projects, or save a…
  • Protesters Continue to Occupy Hong Kong, Stockpile Supplies, Prepare for Chinese National Day

    30 September 2014, 11:30 am by: DSWright

    Protesters in Hong Kong continued to maintain control throughout the Admiralty district everywhere but the government headquarters. Though police and protesters clashed over the weekend, currently the police are withdrawn. How long the police will remain…
  • Posse Comitatus and the Fourth Amendment

    30 September 2014, 10:35 am by: Peter Van Buren

    Back in pre-Constitution America, the British army would burst into the homes and businesses of American colonists.…
  • Judge Urges Firing for Officers Who Dragged, Hog Tied & Brutalized Mentally Ill Inmate at Rikers…

    30 September 2014, 9:40 am by: Kevin Gosztola

    An administrative law judge in New York has taken the extraordinary step of recommending that six corrections officers at Rikers Island prison be fired for dragging, hog-tying and brutalizing a mentally ill African-American inmate.
  • The Roundup

    30 September 2014, 8:45 am by: BrandonJ

    - A new study revealed eight migrants die per day on the trek to reach a richer, more developed country for security; Very tragic and highlights the divide between the rich and poor countries.…
  • If at first you do not succeed…keep trying to bury them

    30 September 2014, 4:30 am by: Attaturk

    George Osborne, Great Britain’s (still united since late September 2014) most popular monster is determined to drive the poor into a fine powder.

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