Israeli Reservists Refusing To Fight In Operation Protective Edge Start Petition Drive

By: Wednesday July 23, 2014 8:05 am

"We are more than 50 Israelis who were once soldiers and now declare our refusal to be part of the reserves. We… http://t.co/flGObXFoo5 — Yesh Gvul (@Yesh_Gvul) July 23, 2014 Not every Israeli is on board with participating in the carnage in Gaza or the supporting operations necessary for it to continue. Some Israel Reservists [...]

Researcher Discovers Intentional Security Back Door For Apple iPhones And iPads

By: Wednesday July 23, 2014 5:42 am

Apple has been under increasing scrutiny regarding its civil liberties record after security researcher Jacob Applebaum showed evidence gathered from an NSA whistleblower that a program called DROPOUT JEEP existed to gain access to a user’s iPhone. Applebaum postulated that developing this system would have been nearly impossible without Apple’s involvement. For its part, Apple [...]

The Roundup for July 22nd, 2014

By: Tuesday July 22, 2014 4:32 pm

How are you doing today? International Politics Overall – Journalist Alex Kane explains four ways the U.S. is a part of Israel’s crimes in Gaza – After the UN recommended a ceasefire to stop the violence in Gaza, Israel rejected it; Ban Ki-Moon, UN chief, still called for fighting to stop – U.S. intelligence asserts [...]

Wall Street Journal Runs Op-Ed Claiming All Palestinians Are Worthy Of Death

By: Tuesday July 22, 2014 9:37 am

While it is no secret that American mainstream media coverage is heavily biased in favor of Israel, rarely does the establishment media side with those advocating the genocide of the Palestinians. And yet, the Wall Street Journal decided to run an op-ed written by Thane Rosenbaum which claims all those in Gaza have lost their [...]

Rick Perry Sends Texas National Guard Troops To Border

By: Tuesday July 22, 2014 7:50 am

Texas Governor Rick Perry, now sporting glasses perhaps to overcome questions concerning low intelligence, announced he will be sending 1000 Texas National Guard soldiers to help secure Texas’ border with Mexico as part of “Operation Strong Safety.” The move comes after 50,000 children arrived at the border from Central American countries seeking asylum from the [...]

UN Says Iran Completed Process Of Eliminating Enriched Uranium

By: Tuesday July 22, 2014 5:24 am

Only a few short months ago the permanent war crowd were calling for air strikes on Iran, today the UN nuclear agency says that Iran has made all of the enriched uranium that could be used to make nuclear weapons into more harmless forms. That’s right, feel free to exhale and relax from the resolution [...]

The Roundup for July 21st, 2014

By: Monday July 21, 2014 4:47 pm

It’s the start of a brand new week, folks! International Politics Overall – Lawyer Michael Ratner discusses with The Real News about the poor decisions of Sweden in the case of Julian Assange – Pro-Russian separatists agree to give the black boxes from the downed MH17 flight to the Malaysian government – Vice President Joe Biden stated he once told [...]

Memo Reveals Rahm Emanuel Advised President Clinton To Achieve ‘Record Deportations’

By: Monday July 21, 2014 9:59 am

On November 20th, 1996, Rahm Emanuel had an idea. Amidst the joy of the re-election of his friend and mentor, President Bill Clinton, Emanuel saw an opportunity for the president to help the Democratic Party maintain a perceived “parity” with the GOP on crime – record deportations. The revelation is contained in recently released documents from [...]

Video Of NYPD Killing Unarmed Man With Chokehold Leads To Suspensions

By: Monday July 21, 2014 7:40 am

Stop, frisk, and strangle? Eric Garner, a 43 old New Yorker, was choked to death on video by officers with the New York Police Department. Garner was killed when one of the officers used a chokehold in the process of arresting him – the chokehold is an illegal maneuver and the police officer who performed [...]

The Weekend Roundup for July 19-20th, 2014

By: Sunday July 20, 2014 3:30 pm

Hello everyone. Hope your weekend went well! International Politics Overall – Retired Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson tells The Real News that he blames all the parties involved with the Malaysian plane disaster in Ukraine and wishes for calm – Secretary of State John Kerry: The evidence at the crash site of MH17 “points a clear finger [...]

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