Facebook Censors Prominent Political Critics

ZERO HEDGE* We?ve previously documented that the largest social media websites censor government criticism. For example, Facebook pays low-wage foreign workers to delete certain content based upon a censorship list. For example, Facebook deletes accounts created by any Palestinian resistance… Continue Reading

One Nation Under God?

By MOLLY WORTHEN* ? THE NEW YORK TIMES THIS week millions of ?Chreasters? ? Americans who attend church only on Christmas and Easter ? will crowd into pews to sing carols and renew their vague relationship with the Christian God.… Continue Reading

The Moral Animal

By JONATHAN SACKS ?The New York Times London. IT is the religious time of the year. Step into any city in America or Britain and you will see the night sky lit by religious symbols, Christmas decorations certainly and probably… Continue Reading

Newspapers will not die in Silicon Valley

Presseurope* In the Internet age, anyone can be an author, journalist, publisher, and anyone can earn money from it: So went the mantra. But the democratisation of information never happened.

Will the BRICS Bury IBSA?

By John Fraser IPS interviews PETER DRAPER, senior research fellow at the South African Institute of International Affairs JOHANNESBURG, Dec 24 2012 (IPS) – China?s presence in the leading developing nations alliance of Brazil, Russia, India and China has given… Continue Reading

EU money only benefits the corrupt

Mark Schenkel – De Standaard Brussels* According to the European Court of Auditors, it?s almost impossible to check how EU aid money is spent by developing countries. As a major EU aid fraud scandal hits Uganda, commentators in Kampala wonder… Continue Reading

Who?s afraid of Berlusconi?

Gabriele Crescente* – Editorial Presseurop “The exalted and disproportionate reactions from some European politicians to the announcement of my reentering politics offends the freedom of choice of Italians.? Silvio Berlusconi’s statements in the European context have often been embarrassing, but… Continue Reading

Mainstream Media Finally Awakens to the Fact that Big Banks Are Criminal Enterprises

Zero Hedge – Submitted by George Washington Bank of EnglandBarclaysComptroller of the CurrencyConsumer protectionCredit SuisseDepartment of JusticeDrug MoneyFailFinancial RegulationGlobal EconomyGreat DepressionJoseph StiglitzLloydsMatt TaibbiMeltdownMexiconational securityNeil BarofskyNew York TimesNewspaperNobel LaureateObama AdministrationOffice of the Comptroller of the CurrencyOklahomaPrison TimeRealityToo Big To FailTreasury DepartmentWachoviaWells… Continue Reading