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Aug 07 06:58

IBM CEO Seeks to Hire Brooklyn Teens

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty is seeking to hire Brooklyn teens to help fills skills gaps in the company.

Aug 07 06:46

Pennsylvania to become first state to use “precrime” statistics in criminal sentencing

Criminal sentencing has long been based on the present crime and, sometimes, the defendant’s past criminal record. In Pennsylvania, judges could soon consider a new dimension: the future.

Aug 07 06:40

Undemocratic: Democratic establishment purposefully limiting debates to help Hillary Clinton

In what many see as a transparent move to help the Hillary 2016 Campaign, the Democratic National Committee has released a debate schedule that heavily favors Clinton while limiting the debates to six with none in the summer.

Aug 07 04:07

Jesse Benton, Head of Rand Paul Super-PAC Indicted

The FBI has charged three members of former Texas Rep. Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign with conspiracy, including Jesse Benton, who now runs the pro-Rand Paul super-PAC America’s Liberty

Aug 07 02:06

The Last Thing That Fed Wants is a Rate Hike

Aug 07 01:58

REALIST NEWS - Gold and Silver Report

Aug 06 23:14

Red Light Camera Cause Crashes - Most are rear-end crashes

figures show crashes at the crossroads jumped from 18 in 2012 - the year the cameras were installed - to 35 a year later.

Aug 06 22:01

BBC forced out team behind Savile child abuse exposé

BBC journalists will be afraid of speaking out about the next big BBC scandal after seeing how those who tried to expose Jimmy Savile were forced out, according to the former head of investigations at Newsnight.

Aug 06 21:53

The Brookings Institute Plan to Liquidate Syria

Here’s your US foreign policy puzzler for the day: When is regime change not regime change?

When the regime stays in power but loses its ability to rule. This is the current objective of US policy in Syria, to undermine Syrian President Bashar al Assad’s ability to govern the country without physically removing him from office.

Aug 06 21:46

Afghanistan on Brink of New Wave of Escalating Tension

Tajik President Emomalii Rahmon, during his Aug. 2 2015 visit to the town of Khorugh, the capital of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region, claimed that "extremists may try to infiltrate Tajikistan" from neighboring Afghanistan. Dushanbe is taking steps to strengthen its national borders and to thoroughly train its military units and detachments, given the possible deterioration of the status quo in Afghanistan, where the confrontation between the Taliban and Kabul is being complicated by activity within the ranks of the Islamic State (IS) armed opposition group.

Aug 06 21:38

IAEA Director General’s Appearance Before U.S. Senate a Major Error in Judgment

This decision by Director General Yukia Amano to appear before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to testify on Iran’s nuclear program is regrettable, but it is also not surprising. Amano has been consulting with the U.S. Government on a regular basis ever since his appointment as Director General. This is well documented.

Aug 06 21:33

'The Dream of Internet Freedom is Dying,' Warns Top Civil Liberties Attorney

In keynote address to Black Hat security conference, Jennifer Granick tells experts: 'We need to get ready to smash the Internet apart to make something better.'

Aug 06 18:41

Who runs the Fed?

by guest author, professor of Law and Public Finance, Timothy A. Canova.

First 558 words (of 3,413), courtesy of Dissent (full article here)

The 2008 financial crisis challenged many orthodox assumptions in finance and economics, including the proper role and accountability of central banks. The U.S. Federal Reserve, commonly known as the Fed, is the world’s most powerful central bank.

Aug 06 17:20

The Dow Has Already Fallen Nearly 900 Points From The Peak Of The Market, We Are Watching A Similar Thing Happen In 2008

From August 1st, 2008 to September 1st, 2008 the Dow fell by nearly 700 points. And of course we all remember what happened the following month.

Aug 06 16:37

Top 10 Reasons to Bring Your Kids to the Farmers Market

Eat Local Grown...

The Farmers Market is a great place to bring your kids for so many reasons! The Farmers Market allows you to provide your family with wholesome, healthy food while supporting your local community at the same time.

Here's the reality - Family farmers need your support! Now that large agribusiness dominates food production in the U.S., small family farms have a hard time competing in the food marketplace. Buying directly from farmers gives them a better return for their produce and gives them a fighting chance in today’s globalized economy...

Aug 06 16:17

In September 2015, Agenda 21 Will Be Transformed Into The 2030 Agenda

If you didn’t like “Agenda 21?, then you really are not going to like “The 2030 Agenda”. Next month, the United Nations is going to launch “The 2030 Agenda” at a major conference that will be held from September 25th to September 27th in New York City.