If China Can Fund Infrastructure With Its Own Credit, So Can We by Ellen Brown

original posting MAY 17, 2017  by Ellen Brown Writer, Dandelion Salad The Web of Debt Blog May 17, 2017 May 15th-19th has been designated “National Infrastructure Week” by the US Chambers of Commerce, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and over 150 affiliates. Their message: “It’s time to rebuild.” Ever since ASCE began issuing … Read more

Cannabis reverses aging processes in the brain

original article from Medical press May 8, 2017 Memory performance decreases with increasing age. Cannabis can reverse these ageing processes in the brain. This was shown in mice by scientists at the University of Bonn with their colleagues at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel). Old animals were able to regress to the state of … Read more

The ‘Soft Coup’ of Russia-gate

original article from Consortium News May 13, 2017 Special Report: The Russia-gate hysteria has grown stronger after President Trump’s firing of FBI Director Comey, but the bigger question is whether an American “soft coup” is in the works, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry Where is Stanley Kubrick when we need him? If he hadn’t died in … Read more

Arthur D Robbins: a six-part series on the nation state (now complete)

original series from Dandelion Salad I recommend this series of essays. Some very incisive, historically-based insights tied into today’s reality. -rkm War And The Health Of The State: What Causes War, Part 1 by Arthur D. Robbins An excerpt: Although it is obvious, wars do not occur spontaneously, the way crocuses rise in springtime. Behind every … Read more

Pilot Comparative Study on the Health of Vaccinated and Unvaccinated 6-12 Year Old US Children

original article from Age of Autism Important note from the editors. The vax/unvax study is now-officially published in a peer reviewed journal.  The .pdf is HERE: Mawson et al 2017 vax-unvax Jnl Translational Science By Mark Blaxill In a development that autism parents have long anticipated, the first-ever, peer-reviewed study comparing total health outcomes in vaccinated and … Read more

Assassination of the Humanitarian Princess: The Killing of Diana

Original article March 18, 2017 By davidjones By JOHN MORGAN (1957-2015) 1992 was the year that the relationship between Princess Diana and other senior British royals changed irreversibly. In June Diana collaborated with UK author Andrew Morton in a book which exposed Prince Charles’ relationship with his lover Camilla Parker-Bowles and Diana’s mistreatment by senior … Read more

Big Stakes in the French Presidential Election: Global Governance Versus the People

original article By Diana Johnstone Global Research, April 02, 2017 The 2017 French Presidential election is no joke. It is shaping up as a highly significant encounter between two profoundly opposing conceptions of political life. On one side, governance, meaning the joint management of society by a co-opted elite, on the model of business corporations. … Read more

U.S. Delivers 3,000 Tons Of Weapons And Ammo To Al-Qaeda & Co in Syria

original article April 08, 2016 The United States via its Central Intelligence Agency is still delivering thousands of tons of additional weapons to al-Qaeda and others in Syria. The British military information service Janes found the transport solicitation for the shipment on the U.S. government website FedBizOps.gov. Janes writes: The FBO has released two solicitations … Read more

The Irish Savant: Frightening times indeed

Saturday, 15 April 2017 original article For the first time since the mid-sixties I believe nuclear war to be terrifyingly close. The Trump regime seems hell (sic) bent on provoking a major conflict with Russia. And anyone else that likes to join in, the more the merrier.  That Russia poses no threat to America or … Read more

Syria: Watching the Jordanian Border

original article from Land Destroyer Report April 14, 2017 (Tony Cartalucci – NEO) – While focus regarding the Syrian conflict has shifted almost exclusively to recent US cruise missile strikes, what the strikes are designed to lay the groundwork for holds much larger implications. Particular attention should be focused on US forces operating both within Syrian … Read more


If the left wants to obstruct Trump’s path to war, they had better pull their heads out of their collective backsides, and quickly. original article on StormCloudsGathering Before I lay down what will inevitably be experienced by some as an attack, it behooves us to recalibrate expectations. There are those that will begin commenting twenty … Read more

A quick look at U.S. military involvement in Africa

original article U.S. quietly positioning itself as a force in Africa Using a blend of drones, Special Operations Forces and proxy soldiers, the U.S. has rapidly, but quietly escalated its foothold in Africa to fight what it claims to be a growing security threat. Critics question U.S. motives, citing oil and China as the true … Read more

Preemptive US Strike on North Korea Imminent?

FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2017 by Stephen Lendman  original article  On Thursday, NBC News said the Trump administration “is prepared to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Korea should officials become convinced (it’s) about to follow through with (another) nuclear weapons test, (according to) multiple senior US intelligence officials…” Pyongyang’s sixth nuclear weapons … Read more

The US Missile Attack on a Syrian Airbase: The Most Dangerous Escalation in Syria by Fazal Rahman, Ph.D.

APRIL 13, 2017 BY DANDELIONSALAD by Fazal Rahman, Ph.D. Writer, Dandelion Salad Originally published on imperialismandthethirdworld, April 8, 2017 April 13, 2017 original article In some earlier articles (1, 2), I had described the dangers of escalations of wars and civil wars in Syria and Middle East by provocative military actions of Turkey, US, NATO, … Read more

CrossTalk on Russia-US relations: Shattered Relations

Published on Apr 14, 2017 Shattered relations. The visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Moscow was nothing less than a disaster. Russia-U.S. relations are now at rock bottom. And Syria is the center of all of this. Pessimism is fully warranted. CrossTalking with Jonathan Steele, Gareth Porter, and Joe Lauria. RT LIVE … Read more

Is That Armageddon Over The Horizon?

By Paul Craig Roberts original article April 12/13, 2017 “Information Clearing House” – The insouciance of the Western world is extraordinary. It is not only Americans who permit themselves to be brainwashed by CNN, MSNBC, NPR, the New York Times and Washington Post, but also their counterparts in Europe, Canada, Australia, and Japan, who rely on … Read more

Russia Warns Against US Interference in Venezuela, Calls for Dialogue

original article from telesur Russian foreign ministry spokesperson slammed a statement by the U.S. Southern Command, saying these would further worsen the crisis in Venezuela. Russia’s foreign ministry voiced its concern over violence by right-wing protests in Venezuela while rebuking recent threats by the U.S. Southern Command, saying these would only stoke violence and ultimately act … Read more

An alternative perspective on climate change

This fellow seems to know what he’s talking about, makes a lot of sense -rkm Adrian Arp Apr 12, 2017 original article from magicvalley.com Man-caused climate change being caused by excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is a world-wide hoax. Global warming is a major part of the United Nation’s Agenda 21(Sustainable Development) program and … Read more

White House claims on Syria chemical attack ‘obviously false’ – Prof. Theodor Postol of MIT

Prof. Postol offers his analysis in this YouTube video. Published on Apr 12, 2017 Earlier the US released a declassified intelligence brief accusing Syrian President Assad of ordering and organizing the chemical attack on civilians in the rebel-held town in the Idlib province. At the same time, the report ‘contains absolutely no evidence’ to prove … Read more

CONFIRMED: US sharply cuts air operations in Syria fearing Russian missiles

Analysis, Latest, News, Report Russia ALEXANDER MERCOURIS original article from The Duran US sharply reduces air operations in Syria because of presence of Russian missiles after Moscow closes hotline. The media is barely reporting the fact but the immediate effect of the US missiles strike on Syria’s Sharyat air base has been to reduce US air force … Read more

Proven US Alliance Lying Over Chemical Weapons Attack

in Imperialism — by Dr Gideon Polya — April 12, 2017 original article from countercurrents The Russian and Syrian denials are true if they are innocent and lies if they are guilty of the suspected  chemical weapons attack that killed 90 people including 30 children in Syria. However Trump, US and US Alliance certitude over … Read more

Selected Articles: Syria Chemical Weapons Saga

By Global Research News Global Research, April 11, 2017 original article The Gassing Game in Syria: Regime Change and Beyond By Chandra Muzaffar, April 11, 2017 US-Russia ties are not the only issue adversely impacted by the US’s 7th April bombardment. If the US escalates its military involvement, it will have far-reaching consequences for the … Read more

Syria: UN Report Confirms Rebels Used Chemical Weapons

By Carla Stea Global Research, April 08, 2017 original article There is no basis to the Trump Administration’s accusations that the government of Bashar al Assad was involved in deliberately triggering a chemical weapons attack with a view to killing Syrian civilians. This December 2013 article by Global Research’s Correspondent Carla Stea at UN Headquarters … Read more

US intensifies military training operations across Africa

original article By Eddie Haywood 8 April 2017 Last month, nearly 100 military and diplomatic officials from eight East African nations gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the United States Army Africa (USARAF) led joint exercise “Justified Accord 17” (JA17), a training exercise aimed at increasing cooperation and furthering military interests for the nations involved. … Read more

The Impending Clash Between the U.S. and Russia

by MIKE WHITNEY original article President Donald Trump’s missile attack on the Shayrat Airfield in Western Syria was a poorly planned display of imperial muscle-flexing that had the exact opposite effect of what was intended. While the attack undoubtedly lifted the morale of the jihadists who have been rampaging across the country for the last six years, … Read more

Mainstream Media as Arbiters of Truth

original article An angry mainstream U.S. media is shaking its fist at anyone who won’t clamber onboard the Russia-gate groupthink bandwagon by Robert Parry The mainstream U.S. media is never more unctuous and unprofessional as when it asserts that it alone must be the arbiter of what is true and what is not, regardless of … Read more

Jumping to Conclusions; Something is Not Adding Up in Idlib Chemical Weapons Attack

original article By Paul Antonopoulos Global Research, April 05, 2017 Al Masdar News 4 April 2017 Region: Middle East & North Africa Theme: Terrorism, US NATO War Agenda In-depth Report: SYRIA: NATO’S NEXT WAR?   At least 58 people were killed in a horrific gas attack in the Idlib Governorate this morning. However, even before investigations could be conducted and for evidence … Read more

Snow, Death, and the Bewildered Herd

From The Greanville Post By the longstanding administration of lies, half-truths, systematic omission of truths and other similarly underhanded methods, and by the use of an nonstop fragmentation as a form of communications syntax, in which the mind never has a moment to reflect, the establishment in America has denied the population a context to … Read more

Blaming Russia for everything

By Robert Parry, Consortium News, March 31, 2017 The Senate Intelligence Committee launched its ‘Russiagate’ investigation on March 30 by inviting some “experts“ in to rant about how everything that goes wrong in the United States is the fault of the Russians, observes Robert Parry. It’s almost getting comical how everything that happens in the United States gets … Read more


 See original article Here we see that mainstream science is beginning to verify some of the things that the Electric Universe folks have known for some time. If you click on any of the images, you’ll get a larger version of the image along with explanatory text. Image credits: European Space Agency. rkm Birkeland currents 23 March … Read more