Posts Tagged ‘landmark’

Crippling common good worldwide, landmark study shows $427 billion lost each year to tax dodging by corporations and the rich

A first-of-its-kind international report released Friday shows how wealthy countries are the primary drivers of tax revenue loss each year—contributing to $427 billion in losses to public funding annually and affecting the ability of countries all over the world, including developing nations, to provide services to the public. The Tax Justice Network’s inaugural State of Tax […]

Landmark Case Against FCC on Wireless Radiation Health Impacts

Response Brief Filed in Landmark Case Against FCC on 5G and Wireless Health ImpactsOCTOBER 20, 2020 AT 1:08 PMChildren’s Health Defense » Feed  /  Lynne Arnold PRESS CONFERENCE: Wednesday, October 21 at 3:00 p.m. EDT.REGISTER NOW WASHINGTON, DC, October 20, 2020—Children’s Health Defense (CHD), the children’s health advocacy group headed by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., filed its […]

US files landmark antitrust case against Google

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising — the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. And it could just be an opening salvo. Other major tech companies including Apple, […]

Landmark FDA Paper On Aluminum Safety In Vaccines Found To Have A Critical Math Error

What Happened: The Physicians For Informed Consent (PIC) outline that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), which is a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have already raised concerns about the negative effects of aluminum exposure in humans. They state […]

Landmark Case Filed Against U.S. Federal Communications Commission On 5G & Wireless Health Concerns

The Facts: The Environmental Health Trust is has filed a case against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission regarding 5G and wireless radiation, citing health and environmental concerns. Reflect On: How are federal health regulatory agencies able to approve this technology without any appropriate safety testing? Is there an Industry influence? Why are health concerns raised […]

Landmark lawsuit claims Monsanto hid cancer danger of weedkiller for decades

Source: The Guardian At the age of 46, DeWayne Johnson is not ready to die. But with cancer spread through most of his body, doctors say he probably has just months to live. Now Johnson, a husband and father of three in California, hopes to survive long enough to make Monsanto take the […]

City University of New York students launch landmark divestment campaign

If you were traveling downtown on Lexington Avenue on Thursday, March 22 at rush hour and looked up while crossing 67th Street, you might have found the following declaration in big bold letters looking back down: “CUNY Must Divest”. Student members of the Palestine Solidarity Alliance (PSA) at Hunter College, one of the largest of […]

Landmark ‘NYT’ op-ed by Jewish official blames Israel’s leadership for its isolation (not BDS)

Today everyone is talking about one piece, an essay in the New York Times attacking Israel’s settlement program and intolerant political culture as threats to its existence, and to Jews worldwide, written by a stalwart of the Israel lobby, Ronald Lauder, head of the World Jewish Congress. Titled “Israel’s Self-Inflicted Wound,” the article says nothing anyone […]

Study: 50 Years After Landmark Kerner Report, US Inequality Has Worsened

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Barriers to equality pose threats to democracy in the U.S. as the country remains segregated along racial lines and child poverty worsens, according to study made public Tuesday that examines the nation 50 years after the release of the landmark 1968 Kerner Report. The new report blames U.S. policymakers and elected […]

Endangering a Landmark Nuclear Treaty with Russia. Jeopardizing Global Security


Iraq declares ‘fall’ of ISIS as military retakes landmark Mosul mosque

Referencing IS, Iraqi military spokesman, Brigadier General Yahya Rasool, told state TV: “Their fictitious state has fallen,” according to Reuters. READ MORE: ISIS blows up landmark Grand al-Nuri mosque with leaning minaret in Mosul – Iraqi military The mosque and its iconic leaning minaret was destroyed by IS terrorists last week as forces from Iraq’s […]

50 Years After Landmark Court Case, Only 28% Of Republicans Support Interracial Marriage

Richard P. Loving and his wife, Mildred, pose in this Jan. 26, 1965, file photograph. Residents of Caroline County, Virginia,, the couple was convicted under the state’s law that banned mixed marriages. (AP Photo) Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Loving v. Virginia – which struck down laws criminalizing […]

Vandals smash 70 Catholic & Jewish headstones in Rome’s landmark cemetery (PHOTOS)

The incident took place on Thursday night. The 19th-century cemetery hosts Catholic and Jewish headstones, as well as monuments to the victims of World War I. The site is a popular destination for tourists. Many notable people, including Italian film actor Marcello Mastroianni, are buried there. The damage was discovered on Friday morning during an […]

Facebook loses landmark hate speech case with global consequences

Viewed as a landmark victory for anti-hate speech campaigners, the case is thought to have wide-reaching ramifications for the social media giant with the court ruling that Facebook must delete the posts across the platform irrespective of jurisdiction, not just in Austria. The case was filed last year by Austria’s Green Party, whose […]

Major New Brazil Events Expose Fraud Of Dilma’s Impeachment

Print Friendly Above Photo: Agencia Estado/AP  — and Temer’s Corruption FROM THE START of the campaign to impeach Brazil’s democratically elected President Dilma Rousseff, the primary justification was that she used a budget trickknown as pedaladas (“peddling”: illegal delay of re-payments to state banks) to mask public debt. But this week, as the Senate conducts her impeachment trial, that accusation was obliterated: The Senate’s […]

Gulf Coast Activists Tell ‘Big Green’ To Quit Exploiting Their Disasters

Print Friendly Above Photo: A dog stands in the water near a home that was destroyed when Hurricane Katrina hit September 15, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana.Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty  …For Financial Gain “You can either be with us, or against us, or you can get out of the way.” In a new open letter, a group of 11 Gulf Coast environmental […]

This Genetically Engineered Bacteria Can Inhale CO2 & Produce Energy

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270 civilians killed in terrorist shelling in Syria as Al-Nusra regroups – Russian MoD

The Al-Nusra Front, an Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, has managed to recuperate, “[regroup] its forces” and “launched active warfare,” reads a June 4 bulletin by the Russian center for reconciliation of the opposing sides. According to the Defense Ministry, the offensive was made possible due to the fact that Al-Nusra fighters share territory with the so-called “moderate opposition” and therefore have […]

UK to stockpile tanks in Eastern Europe – report

Citing a threat to the Baltic States and Poland, the North-Atlantic alliance plans to deploy as many as 4,000 additional troops in those countries. The initial plan was for the US to provide half, with Germany and the UK shouldering the rest of the cost. However, last week the Wall Street Journal reported that Washington […]

Massive Qatar bank hack leaks data on royals, spies & Al Jazeera staff – reports

A 1.4GB file emerged online on Wednesday and reportedly contains hundreds of thousands of entries, including customer transaction logs, PIN codes and credit card data. The leak was initially uploaded at the website, but was quickly removed without explanation, according to the International Business Times. A “SPY, Intelligence” folder included an array of records listed […]

Ending Human Violence Is A Task For Each Of Us

Print Friendly Do you think that ending human violence is impossible? Do you believe that even aiming to do so is unrealistic? Well, you might be right. But you might also be interested to know that there are a lot of people around the world who are committed to trying. And, if you think the […]

Food is Medicine: Japanese diet linked to 15% reduction in mortality rates

(NaturalNews) Japan takes the prize for having the longest life expectancy of any country in the world, but it’s not just a matter of genes and dumb luck. According to a recent study, Japanese citizens owe their longevity to dietary guidelines introduced in 2000, which have been linked to a 15 percent reduction […]

UN Report: Turkey Is Main Supplier Of Weapons To ISIS

Moscow has submitted evidence of Turkey’s illegal arming of ISIS militants in Syria to the UN Security Council, saying that Turkey are the biggest sponsor of terrorism and supplier of weapons to ISIS fighters than any other country.  Russian UN envoy Vitaly Churkin announced, “the main supplier of weapons and military equipment to ISIL fighters is […]

The Native American model of Palestine’s future

Steven Salaita 10 March 2016 Members of the Idle No More movement for Indigenous sovereignty and to protect the land and water, at the Peoples’s Climate March in New York City, 22 September 2014. (Allan Lissner/Idle No More) Note: the hyperlinks throughout this article lead to book recommendations in American Indian and Indigenous Studies. Comparison […]

Did Obama blunder in Haiti because he has to pay so much attention to Israel?

I’m just back from Haiti, where I reported on the mass pro-democracy movement that has just blocked the US effort to force Haitians to accept rigged presidential elections. I saw thousands of demonstrators chant “Down with Obama” and wave “Obama Terrorist” banners — an astonishing change in a country that back in 2008 had been […]

Plane flying from Warsaw to Egypt’s Hurghada makes emergency landing in Bulgaria after bomb threat

The passenger jet was evacuated after landing, according to Bulgaria’s Nova TV. According to Polish media, there were a total of 161 passengers onboard the plane. All are unharmed. “The plane landed in Burgas at 05.48 a.m. (0348 GMT) after a request for flight number LLP8015 travelling from Warsaw to Hurghada to make an emergency landing, due […]

Prunella Vulgaris: The heal-all herb

     Prunella Vulgaris has a long history of medicinal use. It shows antiviral and antibacterial properties, and in China it is used as an anti-cancer drug. It can also be used for the prevention and treatment of cognitive impairments associated with Alzheimer’s disease or schizophrenia. Prunella vulgaris var. lilacina Nakai (Labiatae) is commonly known as […]

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