The activists climbed onto the roof and hung a huge anti-government banner at the front of the building."We have bled enough, we have paid enough. Take matters in your own hands Greek people! Block the new measures and long-term bailout agreements,” said the giant banner, depicting Greece's last three prime ministers George Papandreou, Antonis Samaras and Alexis Tsipras.
Consumer Comfort plunges as buying climate crashes the most since Lehman ~ link ~
Bloomberg's Consumer Comfort Index dropped to its lowest since November having fallen 9 straight weeks (despite all that exuberant equity market hope). Under the covers the situation is even more worrisome as the US consumer propensity to 'buy' has crashed by the most since Lehman. The drop in high income earners' comfort continues to diverge from the new highs in stocks...
Sovietizing of American Society ~ link ~
Congress rushing Friday vote on TPP even though they know Americans will lose jobs ~ link ~
This means Congress is WELL AWARE a lot of people are about to lose their jobs once the TPP that none of us have even gotten to read goes through. They should be; secret negotiations for this thing have only been underway now for SIX YEARS.
NAFTA on steroids doesn’t even really begin to cover what we do know of the TPP. It’s not like any previous trade agreement we’ve ever seen. Where should we begin? The fact that it’s going to make Obamacare look like a happy fun time stroll down a sunny lane, or the fact that it’s basically facilitating the U.S. merger with China? (Bye bye national sovereignty, hello TPP!)
Russian Foreign Minister: USA is encircling Russia with bioweapons labs ~ link ~
The US is obstructing international efforts to eradicate biological weapons, seeking to involve other nations covertly in research on weaponized diseases, Moscow charged. America’s record of handling bioweapons is poor.
The accusations of mishandling biological weapons voiced by the Russian Foreign Ministry refer to a recent report that the US military shipped live anthrax by mistake. Last week, the Pentagon admitted sending samples of the highly dangerous disease to at least 51 labs in 17 US states and three foreign countries.
Is Israel Beyond Saving or Worth It? ~ link ~ link ~
Israel is now going to be ruled over by a gang of Zionist war lords
In 2012, at least 283.5 million pounds of glyphosate (the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready) was used in U.S. alone. For those who are unconcerned about the environmental or human impacts, this number may not be cause for alarm. But for the millions of people who have developed an array of health issues linked to gluten sensitivity, the assault of foods laden with glyphosate and Bt-toxin is a critical issue.