News – 06/05/2013

Democracy Now:

Bradley Manning Trial: WikiLeaks Lawyer Sees Spurious “Enemy” Claims & Bid to Scare Whistleblowers

The military trial of Army whistleblower Bradley Manning at Fort Meade, Maryland, began Monday with the defense and prosecution presenting starkly contrasting accounts.

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I am Bradley Manning (video teaser): high profile americans take to youtube to back Nobel petition


Turkish PM’s party backs down against protests

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Turkey protesters defiant after government apology
WSJ: Amid Turkey Unrest, Social Media Becomes a Battleground
Video: Uprising in Turkey – Caleb Maupin on RT
240,000 Turkish Workers Join As Mass Protests Reach More Than 67 Cities


France says tests from Syria show sarin use

Foreign minister says there is “no doubt” that regime and accomplices used nerve agent, without specifying details.


TPP: A Corporate Coup D’état | Think Tank

June 4th, 2013: Abby Martin talks to Kevin Zeese, attorney and co-director of ‘It’s Our Economy’, about the secrecy surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership, regarded as the most secretive trade negotiations in history, the possibility of China joining the trade partnership, and what can be done to stop Obama from bypassing congress to push the TPP deal through.

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The horrific costs of Free Trade
New York Times: Obama’s Covert Trade Deal


Petition: Nestlé is sucking water from an Ontario watershed during drought conditions

Related:
Video: Nestle’ CEO states that water is not a human right and should belong to corporations instead
UN secretary general warns the world is on track to run out of drinkable water


Noam Chomsky: Are We on the Verge of Total Self-Destruction?

by Noam Chomsky – June 4th, 2013


Forbes:

Finally! Independent Testing Of Rossi’s E-Cat Cold Fusion Device: Maybe The World Will Change After All

Related:
Cold fusion reactor independently verified, has 10,000 times the energy density of gas
Indication of anomalous heat energy production in a reactor device


Democracy Now:

Video: American Fascism: Ralph Nader Decries How Big Business Has Taken Control of the U.S. Government

Related:
Petition: Time for a Raise – Demand a Higher Minimum Wage Now


More than 150 arrested at NC legislature during Monday protests

Authorities arrested 151 people in the rotunda between the legislative chambers during the latest “Moral Monday” protest – the largest mass arrest since the N.C. NAACP began organizing the weekly civil disobedience events in late April.


CNN Video: Dogs slaughtered for meat in Vietnam

CNN’s Anna Coren reports how Vietnam’s appetite for dog meat has led to a lucrative dog smuggling business in Thailand.


Monsanto can’t explain how GMO wheat survived

Monsanto claims it has no idea how its herbicide-resistant strain of wheat made its way onto an Oregon field. The global biotech giant based in Missouri says it abandoned research on it in 2004 and is mystified by its emergence nearly a decade later.

Related:
Petition: SimilacNoGMO (400% increase in children allergies since GMO introduction)


New Movie added in Movie Links

Genetic Roulette (2012)

A compelling indictment of the GM food experiment that has been foisted on the American public without consumer knowledge or consent.


New Movie added in Movie Links

To the Last Drop (2012)

Residents of one Canadian town are engaged in a David and Goliath-style battle over the dirtiest oil project ever known


New Movie added in Movie Links

Dakota 38 – (1:18′ – 2012 – whitewolfpack.com) The largest mass execution in U.S. history occurred 148 years ago, when 38 Dakota warriors were hanged from a single scaffold in Mankato. “We can’t blame the wasichus anymore. We’re doing it to ourselves. We’re selling drugs. We’re killing our own people. That’s what this ride is about, is healing.” This is the story of their journey- the blizzards they endure, the Native and Non-Native communities that house and feed them along the way, and the dark history they are beginning to wipe away.

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