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Larken Rose – Wacky Conspiracy Theories! – 19 May 2014

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ActivistPost – Michael Snyder – Is The Mainstream Media Dying? – 19 May 2014

Logo_activistpost-comRatings at CNN, MSNBC and Fox News have all been plummeting in recent years, and newspaper ad revenues are about a third of what they were back in the year 2000.  So is the mainstream media dying?

Despite what you may have heard, the mainstream media is certainly not completely dead just yet.  The average American watches approximately 153 hours of television a month, and as I pointed out in a previous article, about 90 percent of the “information” that is endlessly pumped into our heads through our televisions is controlled by just six gigantic media corporations

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Noomap – Are You A Philanthropist With A Desire To Make A World-Changing Difference? – 19 May 2014

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Noomap Needs Your Help Now To Connect & Empower Humanity’s Conscious Communities Around The World

Let's uniteThis is a crucial time in the evolution of the Earth and the human race, for humanity is now called upon to make a choice between evolution or extinction. As the unsustainability of humanity’s present way of being becomes increasingly apparent we are discovering new ways to share, collaborate and co-create that will allow us to move beyond our apparent dilemma and thrive as a species. Continue reading

Venezuela Signs Deal To Provide Palestinian Authority With Oil – 19 May 2014

RT logoPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicholas Maduro, have struck a deal which will see 240,000 barrels of oil and diesel sent to the Palestinian Authority by state-owned company Petróleos de Venezuela.

During his three-day visit to the oil rich South American nation, which sits on the world’s largest oil reserves, Abbas thanked Maduro for his support.

“Thank you Venezuela for helping to break the monopoly that Israel has over our economy. Thank you Venezuela for responding to our needs. Thank you Venezuela for being available to continue to lend the Palestinian people more support in their fight,” said Abbas.

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Occupy Activist Cecily McMillan Sentenced To Three Months In Prison – 19 May 2014

Cecily McMillan (Image from facebook.com)

Cecily McMillan (Image from facebook.com)

Judge Ronald A. Zweibel’s Monday morning decision was handed down in a Manhattan courtroom 14 days after a jury there found McMillan, 25, guilty of deliberately striking a plainclothes New York Police Department officer in the face with her elbow. She faced a maximum of seven years in prison as a result of the second-degree assault conviction.

“A civilized society must not allow an assault to be committed under the guise of civil disobedience,” Justice Zweibel said during Monday’s hearing, according to a New York Times report published shortly after the sentencing was announced.

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EU Presses Obama To Expand US Fracking Under TTIP While Banning It In European Countries – 19 May 2014

RT logoUnder negotiations for a new trade deal between the United States and Europe, the release of a secret memo shows Americans are being pushed to increase oil and gas exploration through the process of fracking and other methods.

Obtained by the Huffington Post, the memo contains the energy policies that EU negotiators are hoping to see implemented in a finalized Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Among the EU’s positioning is that “energy goods” – classified as “coal, crude oil, oil products, natural gas, whether liquefied or not, and electrical energy” – are determined to “automatically” comply with the processes needed to authorize export.

“Exports of energy goods to the other Party shall be deemed automatically to comply with any conditions and tests foreseen in the Parties’ respective legislation for the granting of export licenses,” the document states.

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ZeroHedge – China Responds To “Ridiculous” Hacking Charges, Warns “Will Harm Relations With US”, Demands US “Rectify Mistake” – 19 May 2014

ZeroHedgeWhile we wait (in vain) for the US to lob sanctions at China for doing what Russia has done and amass a military presence on its border with Vietnam, here is what China had to say about the earlier announcement by the DOJ charging China with espionage and “penetrating” US companies (if having nothing to add regarding the NSA). From the wires:

  • CHINA FOREIGN MINISTRY SAYS CHARGES HARM RELATIONS WITH U.S.
  • CHINA FOREIGN MINISTRY SAYS CHINA HAS ALREADY PROTESTED TO U.S., URGES U.S. TO IMMEDIATELY RECTIFY MISTAKE
  • CHINA FOREIGN MINISTRY ‘STRONGLY REFUTES’ U.S. CHARGES
  • CHINA FOREIGN MINISTRY SAYS U.S. MADE UP FACTS IN SPYING CASE
  • CHINA FOREIGN MINISTRY URGES U.S. TO `CORRECT ITS MISTAKES’
  • CHINA SAYS U.S. VIOLATES BASIC PRINCIPLES OF INTL RELATIONSHIPS
  • CHINA FOREIGN MINISTRY CALLS CHARGES `BASELESS,’ `RIDICULOUS’
  • CHINA FOREIGN MINISTRY URGES U.S. TO `WITHDRAW CHARGES’

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