Politics

Copyright Trolls Censor Internet Content with False Claims of Infringement

Copyright Trolls Censor Internet Content with False Claims of Infringement

Susanne Posel, Contributor Activist Post The battle over free speech on the Internet has been uphill for those who are victimized by the US government and professional trolls. The entertainment industry, namely the RIAA and MPAA have been at the frontlines, claiming copyright infringement as they have employed Internet providers as spies to look for potential violators. As cited by the […]

Does Marijuana Cause Cancer? Research Says Marijuana Fights Cancer

Does Marijuana Cause Cancer? Research Says Marijuana Fights Cancer

Does marijuana cause cancer? The censorship-happy government’s war on marijuana may be sorely misplaced, especially when considering all the other issues in need of focus. Dr. Sean McAllister of the Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has spent years researching cannabidiol, a cannabinoid found in cannabis, the plant that flowers marijuana. “Cannabidiol offers hope of […]

Pirate Bay Founder Arrested in Cambodia

Pirate Bay Founder Arrested in Cambodia

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, one of the founders of the file sharing website The Pirate Bay has been arrested in Cambodia after an international warrant was issued following a conviction in Sweden for copyright violations. The Swedish foreign ministry has confirmed only that a Swedish man “in his thirties” has been arrested in Phnom Penh. In May […]

16 Facts That Show How Members Of Congress Are Living The High Life At Your Expense

16 Facts That Show How Members Of Congress Are Living The High Life At Your Expense

Michael Snyder, Contributor Activist Post Once upon a time, working for the federal government was considered to be a sacrifice and it often involved a significant reduction in pay. Millions of Americans felt that serving their country and making a difference more than made up for the reduced wages that they would receive. Unfortunately, those days […]

Portland Surrenders to Adding Toxic Fluoride in Drinking Water

Portland Surrenders to Adding Toxic Fluoride in Drinking Water

Portland, one of the last urban American havens of fluoride-free water, is on the road paved with dollar bills to brain development impediment, lowered IQs, thyroid problems, and cancer. In other words, Portland will soon be offering its citizens toxic fluoride in drinking water. Mayor Sam Adams betrayed his populace—which has repeatedly voted down fluoridation—and […]

US Veterans Forcibly Sequestered in Mental Hospitals is Indefinite Detention

US Veterans Forcibly Sequestered in Mental Hospitals is Indefinite Detention

Susanne Posel, Contributor Activist Post After Special Justice Walter Douglas Stokes sentenced former US Marine Brandon Raub to 30 days detention in the psychiatric ward of the Veterans Hospital, Circuit Court Judge Allan Sharrett dismissed the case, citing that the original petition was “devoid of any factual allegations that it could not be reasonably expected […]

Risking Nuclear Armageddon

Risking Nuclear Armageddon

Irresponsible leaders risk the unthinkable. Media scoundrels cheerlead mindlessly. So do neocon think tanks. Ordinary people are more concerned about mundane trivia than survival. Nero didn’t fiddle while Rome burned. The violin wasn’t invented for another 1,500 years. Today’s officials go where earlier ones wouldn’t dare. They risk regional or global disaster. War on Syria […]

Shooting Outside Empire State Building Results in 9 Injuries, All by Police Gunfire

After a disgruntled ex-employee of an apparel company Jeffrey Johnson, 58, of Manhattan killed former co-worker, Steven Ercolino, 41, he was then later shot dead by police in an incident that began at 9 a.m. outside the Empire State Building. In all, 2 women and 7 men were injured in the ensuing shootout with police. Today, CNN reports that according […]

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