Archive for August 13th, 2013

Snowden Claims NSA Targeted Journalists Who Were Critical of Government After 9/11

Snowden Claims NSA Targeted Journalists Who Were Critical of Government After 9/11

By E. Khalil Infamous whistleblower-in-exile, Edward Snowden has accused the National Security Agency of targeting reporters who wrote critically about the government after the 9/11 attacks and Snowden observed further that it was “unforgivably reckless” for journalists discussing such sensitive matters to do so through unencrypted email messages when discussing sensitive matters. Recently, Political Blind […]

`Eid Celebration Marred By Cairo youths Lining Up To Sexually Assault Girls

`Eid Celebration Marred By Cairo youths Lining Up To Sexually Assault Girls

By Isa Abu Jamal A recent UN survey reported that 99.3% of Egyptian women have experienced sexual harassment. While this might not sound too dissimilar to experiences in other nations, many women in Egypt have been experiencing increasingly physical forms of sexual harassment. Of that 99.3%, over 60% characterize this harassment as been sexually assaulted. During […]

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An ‘Electrical’ Cure For Alzheimer’s?

An ‘Electrical’ Cure For Alzheimer’s?

By Ari Shimon and Karen Kloosterman Karen Kloosterman writes for Israel 21c about a groundbreaking new Israeli study demonstrating how it’s possible to restore a balance of key proteins in brains affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Several studies have already shown how simple, everyday activities like crossword puzzles, or reading books as well as more complicated […]

Federal Marijuana Law Will Change In 2019! Alaska, Rhode Island Next To Legalize It!

Federal Marijuana Law Will Change In 2019! Alaska, Rhode Island Next To Legalize It!

By Adam Benson The executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project, Rob Kampia, has recently claimed that momentum will drive two more states – Alaska, and Rhode Island – to follow Colorado and Washington in legalizing marijuana in the year 2014. Matt Ferner, from the Huffington Post, explains that “Support for marijuana legalization reached a high […]

China(?) Hacks the Dalai Lama’s Website

China(?) Hacks the Dalai Lama’s Website

By Isa Abu Jamal Reuters recently reported that the Dalai Lama’s Chinese-language website has been hacked and infected with malicious software that is disseminating itself to the computers of visitors. Kaspersky Lab researcher Kurt Baumgartner told Reuters that he is advising web surfers to stay away from the Chinese-language site of the Central Tibetan Administration’s […]