Hillary Clinton Remains Silent on GMO Labeling Issue

Marianne Williamson – writer, activist, and minister – is still awaiting a reply to her 2014 open letter to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Williamson’s letter puts some very germane questions to the woman who has been called the Bride of Frankenfood. Williamson says very succinctly at the end of her open letter: “I want you to rail against the chemical companies and …


Joshua Krause – 77% of Two-Year-Olds Now Use Mobile Devices on a Daily Basis

There is no doubt that the pace of technological development we’ve seen in recent years has been both amazing, and frightening. It’s certainly made our lives easier, but no one can ignore the fact that these developments are happening faster than the human race can adapt to them. Predictably, this has spawned a widespread fear of technology in our culture. …


Bryan Bender – ‘How Do You Buy $7 Billion of Stuff You Don’t Need?’

Bad things happen when the Pentagon tries to run itself like a business.   ifty-four years ago, the brand-new Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara thought he could bring Pentagon spending on everyday items under control by applying efficiencies he had used to help turn around Ford Motor Co. Instead, he created a monster. McNamara’s creation, known as the Defense Logistics …


Anthony Cuthbertson – US Army scraps $42m Darpa robot for being too noisy

The United States Marine Corp has abandoned plans to use a robotic mule in combat situations, claiming that the amount of noise it makes risks giving away the position of troops to the enemy. The LS3, or Legged Squad Support System, had been the centre piece of a significant push by the US Army to integrate thousands of robots into …


Progressive Commentary Hour – 10.13.15

Annie Jacobsen is an independent journalist and author who writes about war, weapons, U.S. national security, government secrecy and military history. She is a former contributing editor for the Los Angeles Times Magazine and received her education at Princeton University. Her first major book was “Area 51,” an extensive history of the US’s secret military base in the Nevada desert which became a national best seller, was translated into five languages and was scripted into a TV series. This was followed up with “Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America,” voted as one of the best books of 2014 by the Boston Globe. It is perhaps the most thorough study on the subject in print with new information from Annie’s Freedom of Information requests. Her most recent book, just released is “The Pentagon’s Brain: The Uncensored History of DARPA, America’s Top Secret Military Research Agency.” Her website is AnnieJacobson.com


Dr. Gary G. Kohls and Dr. Peter R. Breggin – Electroconvulsant Shock Therapy (ECT): Is it Safe or Even Effective?

In my practice of holistic mental health care, I encountered a number of unfortunate patients that had had one or more series of electroconvulsant (shock) “therapies” (ECT) , where a series of sub-lethal electrical shocks are administered directly to one or both hemispheres of the brain. To be regarded as “therapeutic”, enough electricity in this still very controversial procedure (often …


Mark Boyle – Why Resistance Is Not Only Fertile, It’s Essential

In this extract from Mark Boyle’s latest book, Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi, he explains with beauty and great feeling why we have to stand up for Nature and defend the well-being of the Earth, our home, with ferocity. ‘Hands up everyone who believes that their leg is a part of themselves?’ With the exception of one man who was …


Most complete human brain model to date is a ‘brain changer’

Scientists at The Ohio State University have developed a nearly complete human brain in a dish that equals the brain maturity of a five-week-old fetus. The brain organoid, engineered from adult human skin cells, is the most complete human brain model yet developed, said Rene Anand, professor of biological chemistry and pharmacology at Ohio State. The lab-grown brain, about the …


Bilderberg Wields Artificial Intelligence: “A Tool to Massively Amplify Our Ability to Control the World” – Aaron Dykes

The underground project to unseat humanity and create a world run by technology has been officially underwritten by the elite. What do we know about Bilderberg’s techno-control master plan since the wrap up of its June 11-14 conference? As usual, not much from the inside; but we know quite a bit by tracing the work of its attendees and insider …