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US military veteran wins millions in police brutality lawsuit

A former marine veteran in the US has won millions after suing the Oakland police force for brutality. Scott Olsen, 26 was awarded $4.5 million after sustaining injuries during the Occupy protests. During the protests he was hit on the head by a non-lethal missile fired by a police officer. Shortly afterwards, he was admitted to hospital in a critical[Read More...]

War cries and the simmering tension between Russia and Ukraine

War cries and the simmering tension between Russia and Ukraine

There is much more to the violence that has recently erupted in the Ukraine than the Western media propaganda machine would have you believe. In the mainstream media, it was reported that anti-government protesters peacefully occupied Independence Square in central Kiev after president Viktor Yanukovych’s government ditched a far-reaching agreement with the European Union in favour of stronger ties with[Read More...]

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The Fourth Reich? Why Ukraine coup should worry us all

Violence has spilled out onto the streets of Ukraine. Residents are living in fear of armed thugs from the Right Sector that – with the backing of Western forces – led a coup which ousted former president, Victor Yanukovych. Thugs have been parading the streets armed with clubs, helmets and bombs and have unleashed brutal violence on the police, overtaken[Read More...]

Heading for a nuclear winter? China’s air pollution reaches critical levels

Heading for a nuclear winter? China’s air pollution reaches critical levels

Imagine living in a country where you couldn’t even trust the air that you breathe for fear of contracting a serious health problem as a result. Well in China, that exact scenario is playing out with Chinese scientists warning that the country’s air pollution is now so toxic that it resembles a nuclear winter. The country has been well known[Read More...]

Parents launch petition against forced adoption

Parents launch petition against forced adoption

A group of parents have banded together and launched a petition against forced adoption in a bid to raise awareness of the increasing number of cases where children are separated from their parents without being told why. The Association of McKenzie Friends recently visited the EU Petitions Committee on 19 March 2014, hoping to get their children returned, after they[Read More...]