‘Putin’s Russia’ didn’t create the Ku Klux Klan
We need to have a conversation about Twitter threads. Especially examples where pseudo-'Russia experts' try to connect Moscow to every problem facing the United States (and the wider world). Because if you believe some of these clowns, before Vladimir Putin arrived on the political scene there was no Ku Klux Klan, no Nazis and n [...]
Open Season: Ordinary Czechs Get Right to Shoot Terrorists on Sight
Deputies in the Czech Republic voted overwhelmingly in favor of a constitutional amendment allowing ordinary citizens to carry arms and use them in case of a public emergency such as terrorism. The Czech parliament has approved a constitutional amendment on security that allows ordinary citizens to take up arms against terror [...]
Sex abuse & sham marriages: Reality for Eastern European women trafficked to Scotland
Women from Eastern Europe are being smuggled into Scotland for sexual exploitation and sham marriages at the hands of human traffickers, according to a new documentary. Undercover BBC journalist Sam Poling traveled to Slovakia to expose how Eastern European criminal gangs are trafficking young women to Scotland for them to ma [...]
Ex-Illuminati Banker Exposes The Elite – In English Audio – Ronald Bernard
Ex-Illuminati Banker Exposes The Elite – In English Audio – Ronald Bernard Video – Vigilant Citizen Imagine if this would be mandatory learning in school. Pass this on and let’s hope that all humanity hears this story. The Matrix is destroying us and most of us have no clue. We go to church, school, work, reproduce, [...]
Chinese Factory Workers for Ivanka Trump’s Brand Make About $1 Per Hour
Here’s hoping there's rent control in China: Employees at a factory that manufactures apparel for Ivanka Trump’s clothing business earn just $62 each week, for 60 hours of work, it has been revealed. There are 80 workers at the plant, which produces clothing for Ivanka Trump’s eponymous brand as well as for Tommy Hi [...]
The Millennial Death Spiral
Make no mistake: “Netflix and chill” is now the modern mating call. The art of Netflix and chill is simple and unsubtle. To the uninitiated, the idea is that you hook up in front of an film and perhaps order takeout if you’re lucky. On the surface being young and fun never seemed so easy. Netflix and chill promised to c [...]
Maine Man Loses Chance at Kidney Transplant for Smoking Medical Marijuana
Maine resident Garry Godfrey spent nine years on a transplant list, waiting for a new kidney. Then he was abruptly bumped off because of a hospital policy that forbids transplants for smokers of medical marijuana. [...]
From Bible to Beer ☻ Local Belgian Church Turns Into Pub After Holy Mass
It sounds like something out of The Simpsons, a church that suddenly turns into a pub. Yes it is true - after every weekly holy mass service on a Sunday, the local church in a small town in Belgium, called Brielen, converts into a pub so that the parishioners can enjoy a glass of wine or beer with one another. [...]
Vast Majority of Americans Appalled at Trump’s Budget Plan, Poll Reveals
Americans have shown that they strongly refute almost every aspect of the proposed budget of US President Donald Trump, a plan described as perfectly mirroring the agenda of his extremely wealthy cabinet members. A new Quinnipiac poll published Friday revealed that a wide majority of US citizens oppose the sweeping cuts propo [...]
Caring for the Common Good Wins: Norway Ranks World’s Happiest Country
But in U.S., happiness is falling and Republican priorities stand to make it worse. Norway now holds the title of the world's happiest country, according to a new report that also outlines how Republican proposals to gut safety nets, enact tax windfalls for the rich, and attack public education—as well as bipartisan failures i [...]
Child poverty in the U.S. is among the worst in the developed world
One in three American kids live in poverty, according to UNICEF. With 32.2 percent of children living below this line, the U.S. ranks 36th out of the 41 wealthy countries included in the UNICEF report. The United States ranks near the bottom of the pack of wealthy nations on a measure of child poverty. Nearly one third of U.S. c [...]
Out of Here: Record Number of Americans Renounce US Citizenship in 2016
The numbers are in, and according to the Internal Revenue Service, a record number of Americans expatriated in 2016. According to a report published Thursday on the Federal Register, 5,411 Americans renounced their citizenship or expatriated. [...]
The Hardening of Society and the Rise of Cultures of Cruelty in Neo-Fascist America
Dark Times are truly upon us. There will be an acceleration of acts of violence under the Trump administration and the conditions for eliminating this new stage of state violence will mean not only understanding the roots of neo-fascism in the United States, but also eliminating the economic, political, and cultural forces that [...]
German Man Claims ‘He’s Fighting for Human Rights’ by Refusing to Pay Tax on TV
German pensioner Reinhard Dowe has been on hunger strike for five weeks. The 70-year old man doesn't want to pay the obligatory tax on television and radio, which, he believes, contradicts the German Constitution. Dowe has not paid the tax on TV and radio broadcasting (GEZ-Gebühr or Rundfunkbeitrag) for 1.5 years. [...]
Fleeing the USA: 70% Jump in Americans Seeking Citizenship in New Zealand
The number of Americans seeking citizenship in New Zealand jumped by 70 percent in the three months following the election of President Donald Trump from the same time period last year, according to immigration records. Since Trump’s election, 170 Americans without a family connection to New Zealand have put in applicati [...]
More Russian emigrants return home, report disappointment with EU
About 150 thousand people returned to Russia from foreign countries in 2016, the interior ministry said. State support for repatriates and the anti-Russia campaign in Western countries were the top reasons given. According to the report, quoted by Izvestia daily, the total number of people who returned to Russia from foreign [...]
‘They Do Not Abandon Their Own’: Syrian War No Match for Love of Russian Woman
Over the past few years millions of people have been forced to leave Syria, a country still gripped by war. Thousands of Russian-speaking women were living in Syria with their husbands and hundreds of them stayed behind when the conflict erupted. Sputnik correspondent Mikhail Alaeddin met with one such family residing in Damascu [...]

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