Only after the last tree has been cut down. Only after the last fish has been caught. Only after the last river has been poisoned. Only then will you realize that money cannot be eaten. Cree Nation Tribal Prophecy

  • “Spanish banks lost €1 out of every €20 deposited with them in July, making it the worst month for deposit flight in 15 years as rumours grew that the country is edging closer to a full bailout.”
  • “Americans may see a lot to envy in China’s gleaming new infrastructure, but Chinese are growing angry that so much of it seems to have been shoddily made.”
  • “French prosecutors have opened a murder inquiry into the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 2004. His family launched a case last month over claims that he was poisoned with polonium-210, a radioactive element.”
  • TRNN: Syrian Conflict a Proxy War, Driven by Internal Struggle. Rami Khouri: The rebellion against the dictatorship is the primary driving force, but all the global and regional powers trying to control the outcome
  • “Human rights organisations have warned of a ‘dangerous precedent‘ following an Israeli court’s dismissal of a civil lawsuit over the death of US activist Rachel Corrie, which stated that Israel could not be held responsible because its army was engaged in a combat operation.”
  • “Malcolm Browne, the reporter who took one of the Vietnam War’s most iconic photos, has died at 81.”
  • “A federal court has blocked an attempt by Texas to redraw its electoral maps after the US justice department said the move was intended to diminish the impact of the Latino vote.”
  • TRNN: Wilkerson on GOP Convention. Lawrence Wilkerson: Failures of Obama administration opened door to far right revival

The truth will set you free but first it will piss you off.