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Resistance Radio – Guest: Piero Genovesi – 02.18.18

Piero Genovesi gained a Masters degree in 1989 and a PhD in 1993 in Animal Ecology at the University of Rome, carrying on research on carnivore ecology. Since 1996 he has worked with the INFS (Italian Wildlife Institute – the Italian government research institute for conservation), focusing on carnivore conservation and alien species. He has coordinated several research projects (eradication …

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Nadia Prupis – New Report Finds People-Powered Energy Revolution is Very Possible

A people-powered energy revolution—an era in which people can produce their own electricity—is possible, and could happen soon, according to a new report released Monday by the environmental group Friends of the Earth Europe (FOEE). The report, The Potential of Energy Citizens in the European Union (pdf), finds that over half the residents of the E.U. could be generating their …

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Nadia Prupis – Despite ‘Cloak of Moral Necessity,’ Report Shows Big Ag Can’t Feed the World

Defenders of industrial farming often point to its capacity to produce food on a global scale as the trade-off for its environmentally destructive methods—but a new report finds that, even in its ostensible strengths, Big Ag falls all too short. The green research and advocacy organization Environmental Working Group (EWG) on Wednesday released a report titled Feeding The World: Think U.S. …

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Peter Koenig – ECONOMY OF PEACE WITH AN ALTERNATIVE MONETARY SYSTEM IS IN REACH

Globalisation is the demise of humanity. That being said, if we want peace, solidarity, harmonious cohabitation, justice and equality – we have to defeat globalisation. And to be able to defeat it, countries which strive to take back autonomy and sovereignty may want to move away from the oppressive fist of the west. BREXIT offers Europe and the world a …

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Former US drone technicians speak out against programme in Brussels

Two whistleblowers on the US drone programme have joined campaigners in Brussels ahead of a European parliament hearing on the use of armed drones. Former military technicians Cian Westmoreland and Lisa Ling both worked on the high-tech infrastructure on which the drones flying in Afghanistan rely. They have now come forward as critics of the US drone programme. At an …

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Paul Gallagher – TTIP: Big business and US to have major say in EU trade deals, leak reveals

* Exclusive: Document obtained by campaign group shows legislation will be influenced before it reaches European Parliament The European Commission will be obliged to consult with US authorities before adopting new legislative proposals following passage of a controversial series of trade negotiations being carried out mostly in secret. A leaked document obtained by campaign group the Independent and Corporate Europe …

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Eric Zuesse – Jean-Claude Juncker Damns Obama’s Plan for Ukraine

Jean-Claude Juncker, the most powerful person in Europe, the chief of the European Commission and therefore Europe’s closest equivalent to America’s President, said, in a little-noticed comment on March 3rd, “Ukraine will definitely not be able to become a member of the EU in the next 20-25 years, and not of NATO either.” [2] The article reporting this, at europeonline.magazine, also observed that, …

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Graham Vanbergen – Meet The Corporations Lobbying The Hardest For TTIP And Ending Democracy

It is quite incredible that the unelected bureaucrats of the EU Commission are even entertaining such an idea as the deeply unpopular TTIP trade deal amid huge citizen protest whilst already facing multiple episodes of social, political and economic unrest and crisis as the demise of the European project gathers pace. The EU is experiencing extensive political threats and upheaval from left and right of …

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Tony Cartalucci – Turkey: Bombing Its Way to a Better Narrative

A recent bombing in the Turkish city of Istanbul has left at least 10 dead and 15 injured. The government in Ankara was quick to blame the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS/ISIL/Daesh), claiming the bomber was “Syrian” and had crossed over from Syria into Turkey before carrying out the terrorist attack. The Guardian would report in its article, “Deadly Istanbul blast …