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US and Israel Maneuver to train Attack on Iran

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | OCTOBER 18, 2012 The U.S. and Israeli armies will play war games during the largest joint maneuvers for a period of three weeks with thousands of military troops from both countries training on details for an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Part of the group of U.S. forces that will intervene in Austere Challenge 12 are already in Israel, waiting for ...Read full article...

Biofuel Industry Exterminating Guarani Kaiowá people in South Brazil

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | OCTOBER 16, 2012 In how many ways can someone describe murder, corruption, crime, collusion, complicity to commit murder, thuggery, injustice? I struggled greatly to title this article because one or two lines cannot describe the shame I felt — even though I am not Brazilian — to see what the government of Brazil is doing to its native people. As you read this ...Read full article...

Met Office Report Confirms Global Warming Stopped 16 years ago

By DAVID ROSE | MAILONLINE | OCTOBER 15, 2012 The world stopped getting  warmer almost 16 years ago, according to new data released last  week. The figures, which have  triggered debate among climate scientists, reveal that from the beginning of  1997 until August 2012, there was no discernible rise in aggregate global  temperatures. This means that the ‘plateau’ or ‘pause’ in global warming has now lasted for about the same ...Read full article...

Nobel Peace Joke: The Prize goes for the European Union

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | OCTOBER 12, 2012 The European Union is the newest recipient of the largely depreciated Nobel Peace Prize Award. Previous winners include current US president Barack Obama, whose extended wars continue to kill thousands of people around the world. The prize given to the EU is as unexpected as it can get. The announcement was made Friday morning in Oslo by the ...Read full article...

Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | OCTOBER 11, 2012 Are you and your family on the wrong side of a bet? That is the questions asked by the new documentary film Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives. The film is a production of the Institute for Responsible Technology. Genetically Modified Organisms are now part of foods and those GMOs are not properly labeled so consumers can ...Read full article...

New Zealand Apologizes for Illegal Domestic Spying

Meanwhile the United States continues to snoop on everyone and doesn’t even admit it. By TREVOR TIMM | EFF | OCTOBER 9, 2012 Imagine this: A government, faced with public evidence that its foreign spy service was conducting domestic surveillance on its residents—instead of claiming the information is somehow secret and the people responsible are above the reach of the law—admits in public and in the courtroom that it ...Read full article...

Governments tighten rules on Vaccine exemptions

“Against the body of a healthy man, Parliament has no right of assault whatever, under pretence of the public health.” – Professor F.W. Newman of Oxford. “Vaccination is a delusion, its penal enforcement a crime!” – Professor Alfred Russel Wallace in “The Wonderful Century” By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | OCTOBER 9, 2012 Despite the fact that vaccines are only supported by unscientific pseudoscience, governments around the ...Read full article...

Venezuela chooses more of the same pain

By FRANK BAJAK and IAN JAMES | AP | OCTOBER 8, 2012 President Hugo Chavez put to rest any doubts about his masterful political touch in winning a third consecutive six-year term after a bitterly fought race against a youthful rival who has galvanized Venezuela’s opposition. The state governor who lost Sunday’s presidential vote, Henrique Capriles, had accused the flamboyant incumbent of unfairly using Venezuela’s oil wealth to finance ...Read full article...

France May Issue Call for Europe-Wide Ban on GM Corn

New studies on GMOs continue to warn about the dangers that these laboratory creations cause disease. By RAVEN CLABOUGH | THENEWAMERICAN | OCTOBER 5, 2012 According to French news source RFI, France is expected to call for a Europe-wide ban on Monsanto’s genetically modified corn following the release of a University of Caen study that found a link between Monsanto’s GM corn and tumors and organ damage in lab rats. ...Read full article...

Spanish Delegate wants to Ban Public Protests

By LUIS MIRANDA| THE REAL AGENDA | OCTOBER 3, 2012 No self-entitled bureaucrat likes to be contested, questioned or responded to. Despite the existence of a constitutional right to publicly protest on the streets, there are people who think it is a good idea to limit or simply ban such action. In fact, there are people who support banning or limiting public protests while encouraging police violence against protestors. ...Read full article...

Brazilian Court convicts 12 politicians in Mensalão Scandal

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | OCTOBER 2, 2012 The Brazilian Supreme Court convicted Monday afternoon 12 individuals from four different political parties which were government allies during the Lula administration. These convictions are part of the process known as Mensalão, a corruption case where 38 people were brought to trial charged with seven crimes including active and passive corruption, money laundering and gang formation. So far ...Read full article...

Why is Venezuela selling its Gold reserves?

Another equally important question to answer is, where is the cash going? By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | OCTOBER 1, 2012 After loudly announcing the arrival of its gold reserves from Europe on national media, the Venezuelan government is now selling that same gold and allegedly ‘injecting’ the cash from the sales into the economy. “Labeled as a historic event for the country, the arrival of the ...Read full article...

Portugal on the verge of a general Strike

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | OCTOBER 1, 2012 The people of Portugal and Greece have added their anger to that of the Spanish neighbors, putting more pressure on politicians and bureaucrats who are slowly but surely signing their countries away to the European bankers. The mos recent call for a general strike was made by CGTP, one of the most important Portuguese unions. The reason was ...Read full article...

Forbidden Education

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | SEPTEMBER 29, 2012 If you often wonder what did the traditional educational system do for you, let me say that you are asking the wrong question.How about asking what did the traditional educational system prevented me from doing? or What did the traditional educational system prevented me from becoming? The current educational system was invented and imposed on society since the ...Read full article...

Spanish Government makes official the Looting of Pension Funds

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | SEPTEMBER 29, 2012 It did not take too long for the Spanish government to dip into the rapidly disappearing pension fund reserves. After presenting its 2013 budget, the Finance Minister Cristobal Montoro announced that the government led by Mariano Rajoy will make use of Social Security, retirement and other supplemental funds to help with the liquidity problems the central government faces ...Read full article...