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Video: ‘Human identity reduced to a computer formula’ – Slavoj Zizek on biohacking experiments

Sat, 2017-08-19 22:10
For the very first time, researchers in the US have created a synthetic DNA strand which can be used to hack computers. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to … Via Youtube

Baltimore: Robert E. Lee Statue Replaced With Statue of Pregnant Black Woman

Sat, 2017-08-19 22:00
Chris MenahanInformation LiberationAugust 18, 2017 A statue of Robert E Lee in Baltimore was taken down this week only to be replaced by a “lady liberty of black power.” From The Blaze: Artist Pablo Machioli and a few of his friends erected a papier-mache statue of a pregnant black woman holding her fist into the air, […]

Time to Impeach Trump

Sat, 2017-08-19 21:54
President Donald Trump waves from his motorcade vehicle after departing Trump Tower on August 16, 2017, in New York City. Trump is traveling to Bedminster, New Jersey, as fallout continues from his comments on the violence in Charlottesville. (Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images) This story wasn’t published because of advertisers or corporate sponsors, […]

The Saudi-Israeli Alliance

Sat, 2017-08-19 21:53
Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Two of the U.S. government’s supposed allies are supposedly not allies of each other but enemies of each other, but, away from the glare of the ‘news’media, they actually work together with each other to control, by means of their secret actual alliance with one-another, a substantial, if not […]

Imperial Death Spiral

Sat, 2017-08-19 21:52
Photo by katesheets | CC BY 2.0 In the midst of what is quickly becoming a political crisis, or rather a crisis for the political class, the stated and implied solution coming from establishment sources is to return to the pre-Trump era as if (1) this were possible and (2) there were no viable explanations […]

Total solar eclipse: What you need to know (VIDEO)

Sat, 2017-08-19 21:51
The continental US will experience its first total solar eclipse in 40 years on August 21. Here’s everything you need to know about the celestial event, from how it happens to how to watch it safely. A total or partial solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, putting us […]

Video: Expansion of Terrorism: Spain & Finland play a minor anti-ISIS role

Sat, 2017-08-19 21:09
There are more and more cases of the same families, sometimes even the same people, being exposed to terrorist attacks in Europe. RT spoke to … Via Youtube

Trump hints decision on strategy for 17-year-old US war in Afghanistan

Sat, 2017-08-19 20:34
US President Donald Trump has hinted that his administration has come to a decision on a course of action regarding the country’s 17-year old war in Afghanistan, but offered no details following a meeting with his top national security advisers at the Camp David presidential retreat near Washington. “Important day spent at Camp David with […]

Video: ‘Domino effect’: Dozens of vehicles pile up in row after mudflows sweep Crimea town

Sat, 2017-08-19 20:10
Dozens of cars were swept away and piled up after massive mudflows caused by heavy rainfall rocked a resort town in Crimea, videos on social media show. Via Youtube

‘Stay Away From The Common’ During Boston Free Speech Rally, Mayor Urges

Sat, 2017-08-19 19:58
CBS BostonAugust 19, 2017 Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is urging people to stay away from a planned Free Speech Rally scheduled for Saturday on Boston Common. Walsh made the comments Friday as he discussed security for the event alongside Boston Police Commissioner William Evans and Gov. Charlie Baker. The mayor said he has spoken with the Southern […]

Trump studying options for new approach to Afghan war

Sat, 2017-08-19 15:56
APAugust 19, 2017 President Donald Trump is “studying and considering his options” for a new approach to Afghanistan and the broader South Asia region, the White House said Friday after the president huddled with his top national security aides at Camp David. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders issued a brief statement saying Trump […]

Revolutionary Ferment: From the Russian Revolution to the Contemporary US

Sat, 2017-08-19 15:52
While it’s impossible to know when and where a revolution is going to happen and under what conditions, there is currently a broad radicalization taking place internationally and in the US, with large numbers of people not accepting the capitalist status quo, says labor historian and author Paul LeBlanc. (Photo by Darrian Traynor / Getty […]

Why Trump Isn’t a Populist

Sat, 2017-08-19 15:50
Photo by PROwww.GlynLowe.com | CC BY 2.0 Recent events in Charlottesville have refocused people’s attention on President Trump’s dalliance  with  the alt right, which some of his supporters see as prima facie evidence of his populism.  However many nods Mr. Trump makes in the direction of populism, however many populist buttons he pushes, and however […]

Monumental rage: Cities endure statue removal frenzy, as Bill Clinton & Lenin sculptures targeted

Sat, 2017-08-19 15:47
Published time: 19 Aug, 2017 02:52 Edited time: 19 Aug, 2017 19:35 As US cities grapple with a national movement to take down Confederate monuments, other symbols unrelated to the Civil War are now the source of controversy as well. This includes statues of former president Bill Clinton and Russian communist leader Vladimir Lenin. Charlottesville […]

Trump thanks Bannon though he said his ‘presidency is over’

Sat, 2017-08-19 15:29
US President Donald Trump thanks Steve Bannon, who was recently sacked as the White House chief strategist although he declared that his “presidency is over.” “I want to thank Steve Bannon for his service. He came to the campaign during my run against Crooked Hillary Clinton – it was great! Thanks S[sic],” said the president […]

Video: Top U.S. & World Headlines — August 18, 2017

Sat, 2017-08-19 14:51
Visit https://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

Government, the AMA, and Med Schools

Sat, 2017-08-19 14:46
In the introduction to a talk I gave at the Mises Institute this year, I noted how, in the early part of the twentieth century, a convergence of interests between social progressivists and ideological empiricists led to the publication of the Flexner Report and the subsequent enactment of licensing laws. That historical context is further treated in an outstanding article by Alfred Tauber, who was […]

Two dead, eight wounded in knife attack in Finland

Sat, 2017-08-19 13:54
ReutersAugust 19, 2017 A man with a knife killed two people and wounded eight others in a stabbing rampage in a market square in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday, police said.  Police shot the suspected attacker in the leg and arrested him. They said they had yet to establish the identity of the […]

Video: Trump’s DOJ Demands Personal Info On 1.3M Visitors to “DisruptJ20” Inauguration Protest Website

Sat, 2017-08-19 13:50
https://democracynow.org – The Justice Department is demanding web hosting provider DreamHost turn over 1.3 million IP addresses of people who visited the … Via Youtube

Boston ‘Free Speech Rally’ massively outnumbered by counter-protesters

Sat, 2017-08-19 13:46
A ‘Free Speech rally,’ which some fear includes white supremacists, and a counter-protest are being held in Boston. Police have tightened security, even banning poles for flags and signs, to prevent a repeat of the violence seen in Charlottesville. The rally is being staged by the Boston Free Speech Movement, which has distanced itself from […]