U.S. Takes $9.7 Bil Hit in GM Bailout

President Obama loves taking credit for saving the American auto industry and this week a federal audit reveals that the rescue effort has fleeced U.S. taxpayers out of an astounding $ 9.7 billion. While this may seem inconceivable to most, the numbers don’t lie. The United States Treasury has recorded a $ 9.7 billion loss […]

Bird Flu Researchers Push to Make Virus More Deadly

In a letter published today in the nation’s two most prestigious scientific journals — Science and Nature — bird flu researchers say they need to perform research on the H7N9 virus that would make it more dangerous. The researchers say that’s necessary in order to prepare for its possible spread between humans [because they’re obviously […]

FBI Suspect Captured: Family Denies Suspects Involvment In Boston Bombing

UPDATE: Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev, suspect in Boston Marathon Bombing, hand-cuffed and detained by police? Hebert D. posted this video on YouTube, April 19, 2013. It allegedly shows the first suspect being detained by authorities. The authenticity of the video and the news station it was captured by in Brazil is still in question. The man […]

True State of USA Wealth Inequality

March 10, 2013 MEDIA ROOTS — The top 1% hold 40% of the nation’s wealth. But the bottom 80% hold only 7% of the nation’s wealth. This infographics video provides an arresting presentation of widening wealth inequality in the USA. It also compares and contrasts our perceptions with actual reality. A notable segment is a graph […]

The Corporation Nation (2010) – Full Length Documentary

             

Oi’s reactor 3 first to go critical after Fukushima

ShareThis Oi’s reactor 3 first to go critical after Fukushima –Utility is firing up 1.18-million-kw reactor, despite presence of hundreds of protesters there since Saturday 03 Jul 2012 Reactor 3 at the Oi power plant in Fukui Prefecture attained a self-sustaining chain reaction, or criticality, early Monday after being restarted the previous night, becoming the […]

Feds threaten to raid summer concerts to seize guitars

  (Anthony Martin)   The Obama Administration is once again poised to begin harassing Gibson Guitars of Nashville, Tennessee, this time taking its grievances with the company to musicians and fans at summer concerts across the nation. Administration officials have threatened to raid summer concerts in order to seize what it deems to be illegal guitars […]

“Let the Architects In!”…Netroots Nation shuts AE911Truth out of conference

(Andrew Steele)   From June 7th-10th in Providence, Rhode Island, Netroots Nation will hold its annual conference for activists.  According to the organization’s “About Us” page, under the headline “The big picture” (presumably a write up of its mission), it states: ” We amplify progressive voices by providing an online and in-person campus for exchanging ideas […]

Afghan peace negotiator shot dead

ShareThis Afghan peace negotiator shot dead 13 May 2012 An assassin armed with a silenced pistol shot dead a top member of the Afghan peace council Sunday at a traffic intersection in the nation’s capital, police said. Arsala Rahmani was a former Taliban official who reconciled with the government and was active in trying to […]

Spain nationalizes fourth-largest bank as crisis deepens

Spain’s government will effectively nationalize the nation’s fourth largest bank to shore up the hurting banking sector and try to convince investors the country doesn’t need a bailout like those taken by Greece, Ireland and Portugal, the Economy Ministry said Wednesday. Under the deal, €4.5 billion ($ 5.9 billion) in funding that Bankia SA received […]