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The more people know the truth about the world we live in, the more empowered we will be to make the necessary changes, to stand up for a world without war, a world where accountability takes precedence over inequality.
NEW INTERACTIVE READER FROM MICHEL CHOSSUDOVSKY AND FINIAN CUNNINGHAM: The Pentagon’s global military design is one of world conquest. The military deployment of US-NATO forces is occurring in several regions of the world simultaneously.
by Michel Chossudovsky: With minimal media debate, at a time when Americans were celebrating the New Year with their loved ones, the “National Defense Authorization Act " H.R. 1540 was signed into law by President Barack Obama. The actual signing took place in Hawaii on the 31st of December.
by Prof. John Kozy: For a society to be well governed, its laws must be ones its people want to obey. Only one kind of such law exists—reasonable, just and moral law.
Find out more about the path toward the North American Union on this week's GRTV Backgrounder.
"The only thing new in the world is the history you don't know." --Harry S. Truman
by Prof. James Petras: Obama’s ‘New Realism’ is blighted by entirely delusional assumptions, which undermine any serious effort to realign US policy.
( 'Delusional assumptions' : alternative description for 'Smoke and Mirrors' )
This week our guest is retired medical librarian Elizabeth Woodworth, who coordinates a newly formed panel calling itself "Consensus 9/11" -- which recently announced the release of statements constituting 13 Consensus Points challenging the official government account of the events of September 11,...
by Brian Becker: “Our war there will be over. All of our troops will be out of Iraq,” President Barack Obama said in his Dec. 17 weekly radio address. But while combat troops are leaving, for now at least, the U.S. government is creating a staff of 16,000 for its newly constructed embassy in the hea...
by Patrick Henningsen: Now that the Arab Spring has come and gone, one of the features of the new Arab Winter is watching how a US/UK-backed brutal Egyptian military dictatorship has become increasingly more violent towards its own pro-reform, unarmed citizens.
by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya: The encirclement of Syria and Lebanon has long been in the works. Since 2001, Washington and NATO have started the process of cordoning off Lebanon and Syria.
Find out more in this week's GRTV Backgrounder with James Corbett, Michel Chossudovsky and Rick Rozoff.
by Richard Lightbown: As regional war threatens drastic and unforeseen consequences in the Middle East some commentators claim that humanitarian benefits justify Western intervention in repressive states. This claim is worth considering in the context of the events that have befallen Libya.
As the online media rises to displace the traditional forms by which the public forms its understanding of the world, many are now beginning to see first hand how the media lies the public into war. Learn more about the media manipulations behind the beginning of war in this week's GRTV backgrounder...
Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization Michel Chossudovsky has told RT that calling Iran's officials - including the supreme leader - guilty of helping the 9/11 attackers is nothing but "a ploy."
The Syrian opposition says 5,000 have been killed during a nine-month crackdown... Julie Levesque from the Centre for Research on Globalization says the most significant problem with the figures from Syria is that, simply, "we do not know where they come from.
( The '90% of statistics are made up on the spot' problem )
More and more people put their lives on social media sites worldwide. Globally Facebook and Twitter have been effective tools for organizing major protests and overthrowing governments. Wayne Madsen, an investigative journalist, gives us his thoughts on why the CIA is concerned with your tweets.
by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya: In the letter, the White House spelled out the position of the United States, while Iranian officials said it was a sign of things as they really are: the U.S. cannot afford to wage a war against Iran.
Find out more about the race for Africa's riches in this week's GRTV Feature Interview with former congresswoman and 2008 presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney.
Find out about the history and consequences of biometric ID this week on GRTV - Behind the Headlines.
John Davies, the Chief Executive of Wikimedia UK - the umbrella foundation in charge of Wikipedia - said the site's unprecedented blackout was a tough decision to make, but a necessary one in the bid to raise global awareness
by John Pilger: "America is now a land of epidemic poverty and barbaric prisons: the consequence of a "market" extremism which, under Obama, has prompted the transfer of $14 trillion in public money to criminal enterprises in Wall Street."
IRAQ: Remembering the Atrocities of the Gulf War: 21 Years Ago. Calling for the Release of Tariq Azi
by Denis J. Halliday: Today 17th January 2012 is the 21st anniversary of the attack on Iraq by the United States of America in what became known as the Gulf War of 1991. It also became known and is since remembered for atrocities/war crimes committed by American military forces on Iraqi and other c...
David Halpin reacts after a judge refuses his case for a judicial review of the UK gov's decision to refuse to re-open the inquest into Dr David Kelly's death.
We are dealing with a global military agenda, namely “Global Warfare”. Far from a world of peaceful cooperation, we are living in a dystopian world of permanent wars – wars that are being waged in flagrant contravention of international law and against public opinion and interest.
How Amnesty International spread rumors and fuelled media disinformation during NATO attacks on Libya in 2011. A production by Julien Teil. Written by Julien Teil and Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya.
Peace and Just world for all: CONFIRMED: The Trillion-Dollar Lawsuit That Could End Financial Tyranny