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The Problem with Conspiracy Theories

People today spend a lot of time talking about conspiracy theories. These theories often do harm because they divert attention away from the facts and thereby allow real crimes and other harmful effects to continue. Such conspiracy theories can be … Continue reading

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Addendum to Dr. Theodore Postol’s Assessment of the White House Report on Syria Chemical Attack

Addendum to A Quick Turnaround Assessment of the White House Intelligence Report Issued on April 11, 2017 About the Nerve Agent Attack in Khan Shaykhun, Syria Theodore A. Postol Professor Emeritus of Science, Technology, and National Security Policy at the … Continue reading

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MIT Rocket Scientist: White House Claims on Syria Chemical Attack “Cannot Be True”

One of the world’s leading rocket scientists, national security advisor and MIT Professor Theodore Postol, who has won awards for debunking claims about missile defense systems and has been a scientific adviser to the US Chief of Naval Operations, says … Continue reading

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SECOND FOUNDATION: EMPIRE CRUMBLING

In Part One of this article I analyzed the similarities of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy to Strauss & Howe’s Fourth Turning, trying to assess how Donald Trump’s ascension to power fits into the theories put forth by those authors. In … Continue reading

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FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE: IS DONALD TRUMP THE MULE?

In Part One of this article I analyzed the similarities of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy to Strauss & Howe’s Fourth Turning, trying to assess how Donald Trump’s ascension to power fits into the theories put forth by those authors. Now … Continue reading

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FOUNDATION – FALL OF THE AMERICAN GALACTIC EMPIRE

“The fall of Empire, gentlemen, is a massive thing, however, and not easily fought. It is dictated by a rising bureaucracy, a receding initiative, a freezing of caste, a damming of curiosity—a hundred other factors. It has been going on, … Continue reading

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The Same Frequencies Used for Pain-Inflicting Crowd Control Weapons Form the Foundation of the Network that Will Tie Together More Than 50 Billion Devices As Part of the Internet of Things

We previously noted that the Internet of Things (IoT) is a scam … being pushed so that Big Brother can spy on us. Believe it or not, IoT may also pose health and safety risks. Devra Lee Davis – Founding … Continue reading

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Oxford Study: The More Plants and Fewer Animal Products we Consume, the Greater the Health, Economic, and Emissions Benefits

Health benefits: Moving to diets with fewer animal-sourced foods would have major health benefits (Fig. 1A). Compared with the reference scenario, we project that adoption of global dietary guidelines (HGD) would result in 5.1 million avoided deaths per year [95% … Continue reading

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The Whole POINT of the Internet of Things Is So Big Brother Can Spy On You

No One Wants the Internet of Things … No one wants the Internet of Things (IoT). The Washington Post noted in 2014: No one really wants a “smart” washing machine …. *** If you’re wondering who would want to buy … Continue reading

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Study Shows Roundup Weedkiller Causes Liver Disease At Extremely Low Concentrations

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze If the toxic herbicide glyphosate had not provided enough reasons to justify a ban, a new study published in Scientific Reports is doing just that. This study has revealed that Roundup, of which glyphosate is the … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Diet Can Expose You To More Heavy Metals Like Mercury

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze According to a new report in the journal Epidemiology, people who eat a gluten-free diet may actually be at higher risk for exposure to arsenic and mercury. This is quite concerning considering the growing popularity of … Continue reading

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Mercury Dental Amalgams Are Linked To Chronic Illness, Fatigue, Depression And Anxiety

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze It might seem surprising to some but in 2017 there is still debate in the medical community as to whether or not dental mercury amalgams are safe. Despite voluminous amounts of evidence suggesting that mercury fillings … Continue reading

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Proposed Bill To Block Mandatory Microchipping Of Citizens

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze A new bill being proposed by a Nevada state senator is drawing attention not only from Nevada citizens but from people across the country. This is because Senate Bill 109 proposed by Senator Becky Harris is … Continue reading

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Leaked CIA Document: CIA Uses “False Flag” Cyberattacks to Blame Russian Hackers

We’ve previously documented that it is child’s play to frame Russian hackers for attacks carried out by others. Today, Wikileaks released leaked CIA documents showing that this is a routine activity of the CIA: CIA steals other groups virus and … Continue reading

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Parents Target Bayer Laxative For Causing Psychiatric Breakdowns In Children

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze A study being conducted by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is looking into claims made by parents that their children developed “neuropsychiatric problems” after consuming the over the counter laxative MiraLAX. Parents have reported that their … Continue reading

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Does An Anomaly In the Earth’s Magnetic Field Portend a Coming Pole Reversal?

John Tarduno, University of Rochester and Vincent Hare, University of Rochester The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from continual bombardment from space by charged particles such as protons. … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Is Not “Green Energy”

Nuclear lobbyists and some scientists are under the mistaken impression that nuclear power is virtually carbon-free, and thus must be pushed to prevent runaway global warming (if you don’t believe in global warming, please forward this to your friends, family … Continue reading

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Nationalist Propaganda has Many Progressives Demonizing ‘The Russians’

Neocon and neoliberal war propaganda, as exhibited in the Washington Post, New York Times, etc., “has turned much of the liberal/progressive community” in the US “into a pro-New Cold War constituency willing to engage in a new breed of McCarthyism”, … Continue reading

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New Radiation Level at Fukushima Dwarfs the Highest Peak at Chernobyl

The Fukushima Disaster We noted a few days after the Japanese earthquake that the amount of radioactive fuel at Fukushima dwarfs that at Chernobyl … and that the cesium fallout from Fukushima already rivaled Chernobyl (we also noted that Fukushima … Continue reading

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New 90-Day Rat Study Destroys Corporate Propaganda

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze GM proponents who constantly drone on with untrue claims that the science has clearly demonstrated GMOs as safe were dealt yet another blow shortly before Thanksgiving this past year.This is because yet another study has been … Continue reading

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What The Russian Hacking Report DOESN’T Say

Today, the Department of Homeland Security and FBI released a report alleging Russian hacking. The report itself is only five and a half pages long in large print (with another 7 pages for future security recommendations). It’s important to note … Continue reading

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US Forces Caught Lying about Blasting Civilians with Fire-Hose in Below-Freezing Weather to Protect Dakota Pipeline

US domestic forces using both lethal and pain-inducing weaponry to guard the expansion of the Dakota access oil pipeline denied to NBC the use of fire-hoses (The Guardian has called them ‘water cannons’) against civilians last night.  However, many live-streams … Continue reading

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New Transmissible Vaccine Spreads Like Virus, No Consent Necessary

Brandon Turbeville Natural Blaze As governments move forward in their attempts to force their citizens into vaccination, whether they want it or not, researchers are now moving forward with what may become the future of forced vaccination – transmissible vaccines. … Continue reading

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On the Knife-Edge of Western Globalization: A Stint at Standing Rock

Armed men in jackboots, some masked and toting assault rifles, stand mockingly, defiantly, heavily on the mound of graves – a sacred indigenous burial ground.  A site non-natives can understand as similar to Arlington National Cemetery.  How US nationalists would … Continue reading

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Taking Personal Responsibility for Our Health: Introduction to Evidence-Based Nutrition

Why should we care about making diet choices based on peer-reviewed scientific evidence?  Because diet appears to be the number one cause of death and disability in the US… Physician and New York Times bestselling author, Michael Greger, “scours the … Continue reading

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Easy Way to Boost Testosterone

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WORLDS MADE BY HAND

Having recently finished reading The Harrows of Spring, the fourth and final novel of Jim Kunstler’s World Made By Hand series, I couldn’t help but compare and contrast his dystopian post economic collapse America versus our current warped egocentric pre-economic … Continue reading

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Corporate Government Complicity with Big Tobacco

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Russian-Americans Warn Nuclear War Will Leave Millions of Americans Dead. Which Candidate Most Likely to Deescalate?

A group of Russian-American political analysts have issued a detailed warning to US citizens.  They note that allowing the regime in Washington to attack or provoke Russia might leave the US in ruins and tens or hundreds of millions of … Continue reading

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Why did the DOE’s Lawrence Livermore National Lab produce a 2015 study suggesting that anthrax was NOT used as a bioweapon in Rhodesia’s civil war?

By Meryl Nass, M.D.  Dr. Nass is  a board-certified internist and a biological warfare epidemiologist and expert in anthrax. Nass publishes Anthrax Vaccine. Rhodesia is no more, having been renamed Zimbabwe after it became a majority-ruled black nation in 1980. … Continue reading

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Obama Violates Nuclear Treaties while Iran Upholds Them

The IAEA issued a new report reconfirming that Iran is “complying with the P5+1 nuclear deal, and that Iran’s stockpiles have all remained below the limits set forth in the deal.” The ‘deal’ has been selectively imposed, mainly by the … Continue reading

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Father of Western Economics Took ‘Most of his Best Ideas’ from Sharia Law

Transcript with references:  In the West, Adam Smith is considered to be the ‘father of economics’.  He is ‘revered’ both by Western academics and in Western popular culture and government, particularly within the ‘citadel of the international right wing’, Washington, … Continue reading

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US Hacking, Spyware Targets Include Mass Media, Phone, and Energy Companies

US corporate government wants to control and drain as much of the world as possible.  Reuters, The Register, and others summarize some of its methods: “The U.S. National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives …. giving … Continue reading

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FBI Director Covers His Webcam with Tape

We noted in 2013 that the most important privacy step you can take is to cover your webcam with a post-it note or something else that will prevent government employees or hackers from recording you. FBI Director James Comey agrees … Continue reading

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Historic Breakthrough In Rocket Ship Technology

SpaceX – one of Elon Musk’s companies, along with Tesla and Solar City – just nailed the landing of a drone rocket on a barge: This technology should make space flight cheaper and more reliable … Full video:

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The Whole POINT of the Internet of Things Is So Big Brother Can Spy On You

The government is already spying on us through spying on us through our computers, phones, cars, buses, streetlights, at airports and on the street, via mobile scanners and drones, through our credit cards and smart meters (update), television, doll, and … Continue reading

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Ralston Saul: Neo-Liberalism / Neo-Conservatism a Low-Level Form of God-Worship

Pulitzer-winning journalist Chris Hedges interviews John Ralston Saul, an ‘award-winning philosopher, novelist and essayist’ who is considered ‘Canada’s leading public intellectual’. Some points detailed in the discussion: -Neo-liberalism / neo-conservatism relate to neither ‘liberalism’ or ‘conservatism’.  They are an ideology … Continue reading

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Major Study: Antidepressants Double Risk of Suicide and Aggression In Young People … Drug Companies Covered Up Stats

We’ve previously documented that the new generation of antidepressants increase suicides … and may be contributing to school shootings. The Telegraph reports this week that a major new study confirms that antidepressants can double the risk of suicide and aggression … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Earthquakes Shake Up Scientists, Rattle Politicians

By David Haggith, the Great Recession Blog Oklahoma earthquakes have shoved California out of first-place as the most seismically active state in the union. In fact, Oklahoma has become more seismically active than all lower forty-eight states combined. It is now one of … Continue reading

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Former Hiroshima Mayor: The Nine Nuclear Weapons States Lack Moral Leadership

Afshin Rattansi interviews former mayor of Hiroshima Dr Tadatosh Akiba. The two most important events of WW2 were the Holocaust and nuclear bombings.  Nazi-style concentration camps are now almost universally condemned.  That nuclear weapons continue to exist in nine states … Continue reading

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To Avert Worst Crisis, 3/4ths of World’s Oil Must Stay in Ground

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Texas Governor Reveals a Republican Plan to Replace the U.S. Constitution

Eric Zuesse Now that the Republican Party controls over two-thirds of America’s 50 State Senates, and also over two-thirds of America’s 50 State Houses, the Republican Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, has laid out a plan to impose upon the nation a new … Continue reading

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TransCanada’s $15B Lawsuit Against U.S. on Keystone XL Presents Strong Case

Eric Zuesse TransCanada, the Canadian company that had been planning to build and own its proposed Keystone XL Pipeline carrying Canada’s tar-sands oil to Texas Gulf Coast refineries for export to Europe and elsewhere, released to the public, on Wednesday … Continue reading

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“New Research Suggests [Fluoridating Water] Is Dramatically Misguided”

To Protect Its Nuclear Weapons Program, Government Hired Top Propagandist to Create the Myth that Fluoride Is “Safe and Effective” Preface: One of our pet peeves is when erroneous groupthink persists even in the face of contradictory evidence. As shown … Continue reading

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Gallup: Ukrainians Loathe the Government that Obama Imposed

Eric Zuesse On December 23rd, Gallup headlines “Ukrainians Disillusioned With Leadership,” and reports that “nearly nine in 10 Ukrainians (88%) say corruption is widespread in their government, and about eight in 10 (81%) see the same widespread problem in their country’s businesses.” … Continue reading

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Propaganda Can’t Melt Steel Beams

Eleven years ago, I initiated a discussion about the fact that jet fuel fires could not have melted steel at the World Trade Center. The government agency investigating the WTC destruction responded by holding “some of its deliberations in secret.” … Continue reading

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Bush Military Official: US Citizens Must Stand Up to Stop the Empire

From ‘Empire Files‘: “Abby Martin interviews retired U.S. Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former national security adviser to the Reagan administration, who spent years as an assistant to Secretary of State Colin Powell during both Bush administrations.” A few of the … Continue reading

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The Violent Crimes and Shady Dealings of Hillary Clinton

At the end of the year in which Hillary Clinton left her position as Secretary of State, 2013, the Obama regime’s USA was voted, in Win/Gallup’s global poll, as the greatest threat to peace in the world, with the runner-up, … Continue reading

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Russia Losing Its Battle Against Jihadists in Syria

Eric Zuesse According to Russia’s Defense Minister on Friday December 11th, Russia had underestimated the jihadist forces in Syria when it entered the war against them on September 30th. Whereas at that time the estimated number of jihadists fighting there was 30,000, … Continue reading

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Declassified U.S. Government Report Prepared a Week After Fukushima Accident: “100% of The Total Spent Fuel Was Released to the Atmosphere from Unit 4”

We reported in 2011 that the International Atomic Energy Agency knew within weeks that Fukushima had melted down … but failed and refused to tell the public. The same year, we reported that the U.S. knew within days of the … Continue reading

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