Monthly Archives: June 2015

Canada & Mexico Force USA To NOT Let You Know Where’s the Beef From

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Under threat of trade retaliation from Canada and Mexico, the House has voted to to repeal a law requiring country-of-origin labels on packages of beef, pork and poultry.

The World Trade Organization rejected a U.S. appeal last month, ruling that the labels that say where animals were born, raised and slaughtered are discriminatory against the two U.S. border countries. Both have said they plan to ask the WTO for permission to impose billions of dollars in tariffs on American goods.

The House voted 300-131 late Wednesday to repeal labels that tell consumers what countries the meat is from — for example, “born in Canada, raised and slaughtered in the United States” or “born, raised and slaughtered in the United States.” The Senate has yet to act.

MORE: http://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2015/06/11/house-votes-to-repeal-country-of-origin-labeling-on-meat

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Over 41,000 Young Activists Are Behind Bars In Egypt To Quash Any Hope Of Change

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In a new report, the London-based group said that many young activists were among thousands arbitrarily detained over the past two years in connection to protests.

“By relentlessly targeting Egypt’s youth activists, the authorities are crushing an entire generation’s hopes for a brighter future,” said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Amnesty’s Deputy Director of the Middle East and North Africa Program.

The rights group said that young activists were seen as a “beacon of hope” following the 2011 uprising that unseated autocratic President Hosni Mubarak.

“Yet, today, many of these young activists are languishing behind bars, providing every indication that Egypt has regressed into a state of all-out repression,” it said.

In late 2013, Egyptian authorities enacted a law that requires protesters to seek permit from the Interior Ministry before staging protests.

“The Protest Law has become a fast-track to prison for peaceful demonstrators, who are being treated like criminals. It must be scrapped immediately,” said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui.

Amnesty claimed that 41,000 people are languishing behind bars, according to estimates by Egyptian human rights activists.

“The scale of the crackdown is overwhelming. The Egyptian authorities’ have shown that they will stop at nothing in their attempts to crush all challenges to their authority,” said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui. “Those behind bars range from internationally lauded youth movement leaders, to human rights defenders, to students arrested for wearing T-shirts with anti-torture slogans.”

But Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman Badr Abdel-Ati described Amnesty’s allegations as “mere lies.”

Abdel-Ati said in a statement that the report was made by “an organization that lacks credibility.”

“Amnesty and similar organizations only seek to tarnish Egypt’s image with a view to achieving their malicious goals, including harming the country’s security and stability,” he said.

Amnesty’s report was released on the second anniversary of protests that led to the military staging a coup against elected President Mohamed Morsi on July 3, 2013.

The report also came one day after a deadly car bombing that killed prosecutor-general Hisham Barakat.

Egypt has been dogged by instability ever since Morsi’s overthrow, with authorities waging a ruthless crackdown on dissent.

The crackdown, which has mainly targeted the ousted president’s supporters, has left hundreds dead and thousands behind bars.

FROM:  https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/news/europe/19554-amnesty-accuses-egypt-of-jailing-young-activists

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Pedophile Catholic priest James Robinson fled after ‘police tip-off’

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Former priest James Robinson was jailed for 21 years for sexually abusing boys

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A paedophile priest fled the country after a police officer tipped off the Catholic Church in Birmingham, a sex abuse victim has claimed.

The man said the officer passed on documents about 30 years ago which led to James Robinson being “spirited away” overseas. The priest was later jailed.

The Archdiocese of Birmingham has always denied knowingly covering up the activities of paedophile priests.

West Midlands Police said claims about the officer were being looked into.

MORE:  http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-33317255

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Database of Publicly Accused Priests in the United States

http://bishop-accountability.org/priestdb/PriestDBbylastName-W.html

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National Survivor Advocates Coalition

https://nationalsurvivoradvocatescoalition.wordpress.com/

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BOOK REVIEW: The WikiLeaks Files: The World According to US Empire [ Hardcover – August 25, 2015 ]

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Published in collaboration with WikiLeaks: What Cablegate tells us about US foreign policy

WikiLeaks came to prominence in 2010 with the release of 251,287 top-secret State Department cables, which revealed to the world what the US government really thinks about national leaders, friendly dictators, and supposed allies.

It brought to the surface the dark truths of crimes committed in our name: human rights violations, covert operations, and cover-ups.

“The WikiLeaks Files” presents expert analysis on the most important cables and outlines their historical importance.

In a series of chapters dedicated to the various regions of the world, the book explores the machinations of the United States as it imposes its agenda on other nations.

MOREhttp://www.amazon.com/WikiLeaks-Files-World-According-Empire/dp/1781688745/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1435677798&sr=8-1&keywords=The+WikiLeaks+Files

REVIEW: http://www.versobooks.com/books/1931-the-wikileaks-files

Monsanto seeks takeover of Syngenta, world’s largest crop chemical company, to control more farmers

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“Our proposal to combine with Syngenta is an exciting logical next step for our business, offering the opportunity to accelerate innovation and support a more diverse group of farmers around the world,” Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant said in a statement, according to the Associated Press.

Under the plan, Monsanto investors would end up with a 70 percent holding in the UK company while investors in Syngenta would take the rest.

“A new parent company, domiciled in the UK, would demonstrate that our merger will create a new global enterprise … [and] provide additional synergies,” Grant wrote in early June.

MORE:  http://rt.com/usa/270535-monsanto-syngenta-merger-deal/

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Hillary Clinton: A Lying Compilation [VIDEO]

Published on Jun 25, 2015

I compiled a handful of the several times Hillary Clinton has lied during her political career.
“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson

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 Banned by the Media Hillary Clinton lies Uncensored & Exposed! [VIDEO]

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Published on Mar 30, 2014

This is the most shocking expose on the blatant corruption surrounding Hillary Clinton. Includes exclusive home videos of Hillary to expose the illegalities that elected Hillary to the Senate and the obstructions of justice that keep her there.

This is the video that’s been buzzing around the blogs for the past few months, becoming one of the most viewed on Google Video. It shows the Peter Paul side of the issue, which involves allegations that Hillary Clinton has committed numerous federal election law violations, has lied about them to cover them up, all culminating in what might be felonious conduct on her part. Paul makes a strong case here. Will the media continue to do its best to bury what might be the largest election fraud in US history? Stay tuned…

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