Russia Direct presents the third in its series of monthly roundups from U.S.-based think tanks focused on Russia and Eurasia. In August, the leading U.S.-based think tanks focused on Russia turned their attention to several key issues that could impact the future of U.S.-Russian relations: Russia’s China pivot, the Snowden Affair, new international security concerns […]
Did you know aspartame is made from the poop of GMO bacteria and it turns into poison inside your body? What else might you discover about aspartame? Aspartame is a nasty chemical that’s sold as a zero-calorie healthy sweetener. But did you know that it’s technically not calorie-free? Not a lot, only about 4 calories […]
Why Obama has to go bigger, much bigger, in making a deal with Iran — or be prepared for a messy failure. Be still, my heart. First Iranian President Hasan Rouhani embarks on a very charming charm offensive. Perhaps a breakthrough is at hand. But then he decides to forgo a handshake with President Barack […]
Acid reflux is a common ailment that affects many people. Here are six home remedies for acid reflux that can help give your relief once and for all. Acid reflux is painful. Food and acid splash into the esophagus and cause belching, heartburn and, in some severe cases, chest pains. Some individuals have experienced pain […]
In an interview with Channel One and the Associated Press, the Russian president talks about Syria, Obama, Snowden and the LGBT community. Before the G20 Summit, in an interview with Channel One and the Associated Press, Russian President Vladimir Putin talked about his attitude toward the conflict in Syria and the former CIA officer Edward […]
Folks looking to lose weight may turn to zero-calorie sweeteners like aspartame to cut calories. However, we discuss, aspartame can sabotage your efforts. The most obvious starting place seems to be switching from high-calorie foods with sugar to foods with zero calorie sweeteners, like aspartame. Better known by brand names, such as Equal, NutraSweet, and […]
The budget theater on Capitol Hill just gets more and more complex, intriguing, and — perhaps above all — embarrassing. First there was tragedy in August 2011, when Congress passed a budget act that created an undemocratic process, stripping policymakers of responsibility for reductions in both defense and discretionary spending.
American investigative journalists Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald say they have teamed up to prepare a report on the National Security Agency’s role in what one of them described as the “US assassination program.” “The connections between war and surveillance are clear. I don’t want to give too much away but Glenn and I are […]
For the first time in more than 30 years the President of the United States has spoken with Iran’s leadership. Barack Obama announced he believes the two sides can reach a deal regarding the future of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. From the White House Friday afternoon, Obama said he just got off the phone […]
The US National Security Agency has been exploiting US citizens’ personal information drawn from its large collection of metadata to create complex graphs of social connections for foreign intelligence purposes, the latest Snowden leaks have revealed. Documents obtained by the New York Times from the former NSA contractor Edward Snowden say that the practice has […]
The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution outlining the details of taking under international control and ultimately destroying Syriaâs chemical arsenal. “Today’s historic resolution is the first hopeful news on Syria in a long time,” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the council immediately after the vote.
The longstanding notion of US exceptionalism has deep roots in the American psyche, but as the world experiences a âtectonic shift in global geopoliticsâ the very idea of Washingtonâs superiority is being challenged, analyst Eric Draitser told RT. Earlier this week, President Barack Obama reaffirmed Washington’s desire to engage in the affairs of other states, […]
If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new.
This is exactly what’s happening in America and the world! Unemployment, etc! We should be ashamed of letting them do this to us that has been going on since the early 1900s. We Americans need to wake up now, before it is too late!
The totally-not-delusional Larry Klayman has finally set a date for his proposed uprising to remove President Obama from office: November 19. The Judicial Watch founder writes today that protesters protesters will “descend on Washington, D.C., en masse, and demand that he leave town and resign from office if he does not want to face prison […]