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Two Reporters Fired By Fox News For Exposing Monsanto! This Is What They Have To Say.

This is video is from the documentary The Corporation which examines modern-day corporations, featuring interviews with corporate critics such as Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein and Howard Zinn. Steve Wilson and Jane Akre were working on a series talking about health concerns related to Monsanto’s growth hormone. The growth hormone did not comply with safety requirements as highlighted by […]

UN Human Rights Worker Wants Bush Prosecuted For War Crimes After Torture Report Release

UN Human Rights Worker Wants Bush Prosecuted For War Crimes After Torture Report Release

This week, a U.N. human rights worker urged for the prosecution of former President George W. Bush, for his role in the torture that was documented in this week’s CIA interrogation report. Ben  Emmerson, a human rights researcher at the United Nations, spoke to the media on Tuesday, saying that the report proves that the former president was […]

50-Year-Old Homeless Bodybuilder Prepares For Competitions On Paris Sidewalks

50-Year-Old Homeless Bodybuilder Prepares For Competitions On Paris Sidewalks

Last week, French director Julien Goudichaud released a short documentary about a man named Jacques Sayagh, who lives on the streets of Paris. Sayagh is a 50-year-old bodybuilder, but he is also homeless, spending his days on the streets of Paris preparing for bodybuilding competitions as people walk by. Interestingly, it seems that Sayagh’s homelessness is somewhat […]

World’s Oldest Tree ‘Accidentally’ Cut Down By Loggers in Amazon

World’s Oldest Tree ‘Accidentally’ Cut Down By Loggers in Amazon

(This article is currently under review.) A group of illegal loggers at the edge of the Peruvian and Brazilian border cut down the ‘World’s Oldest Tree’ after assumedly not noticing that they were deep within the Matsés Indigenous Reserve (a place where logging is illegal). In effect of this offensive act, the local conservation organizations […]

8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance

8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance

By Bruce E. Levine / alternet.org Traditionally, young people have energized democratic movements. So it is a major coup for the ruling elite to have created societal institutions that have subdued young Americans and broken their spirit of resistance to domination. Young Americans—even more so than older Americans—appear to have acquiesced to the idea that […]