CHEMTRAILS: Not Anymore A Conspiracy Theory…

You are viewed as one pathetic “Conspiracy Theorist” if you think the U.S. Government is and has been involved in spraying harmful chemicals into the atmosphere. Chemtrails is what you call them…a term that is often followed by eye-rolls and…

ICELAND HAS JAILED 26 BANKERS: Why Won’t We?

There are many reasons to admire Iceland, but here is another one: it has just sentenced five senior bankers and one prominent investor to prison for crimes relating to the economic meltdown in 2008. And with these two separate rulings…

THE NATIONAL ID CARD CHALLENGE: Asks Iranians Who They Really Are

Two popular Instagram pages have been asking Iranians post these photos - and many are embracing the "KarteMeliChallenge" ("national ID card challenge"). The black-and-white, expressionless ID photos stand in stark contrast to colourful, fun, style-conscious snapshots that people have put…

#MAKEACHILDCRY

Today, a child dies every 7 seconds from lack of care. The main reason for this tragedy is the extreme poverty. Michaela is 5 years old. She was born in Grand Anse, one of Haiti's poorest regions. As a victim…

THE NEXT NOBEL PRIZE FOR PEACE, TO ICELANDER CITIZENS

The reason? Simply: When Iceland capped its Syrian refugees at 50, 10,000 icelanders responded by offering up their homes. In the midst of the Syrian crisis, Iceland recently announced it was willing to help with the growing humanitarian disaster by…

I AM A SIKH AND I AM NOT A TERRORIST !

"I need to say, I'm tired of Sikhs from around the world being racially attacked because of extremists who are a minority of a whole different religion. Sikhs have been confused for being Muslims, mainly because all that the Media…

NOMINEES FOR THE INDEX FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AWARDS 2015

Drawn from more than 2,000 nominations, the shortlist celebrates those at the forefront of tackling censorship and threats to freedom of expression. Many of the 17 shortlisted nominees are regularly targeted by authorities or by criminal and extremist groups for…

WAR BY MEDIA & THE TRIUMPH OF PROPAGANDA

Why has so much journalism succumbed to propaganda? Why are censorship and distortion standard practice? Why is the BBC so often a mouthpiece of rapacious power? Why do the New York Times and the Washington Post deceive their readers? Why…

THE TRUE LIFE OF AN EMIRATES FLIGHT ATTENDANT

Flying first class on Emirates was one of my all-time favorite travel experiences for its sheer luxury, its on-board showers, and its warm, impeccable service. Ever wonder what it’s like to be a flight attendant aboard one of the Middle…

THE EYES OF A CHILD

This video challenges the way society looks at people with disabilities. French non-profit Noémi Association invited parents and their kids to play an educational game together on camera. At first, the rules seemed simple enough. The parent-child pairs sat next…

UTOPIA: John Pilger’s Film On “Secret” Australia

One of the most extraordinary films about Australia has been released in the UK and Australia. This is Utopia, an epic production by the Emmy and Bafta winning film-maker and journalist John Pilger. Utopia is a vast region in northern…