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Lecturer sacked over slap to student speaks of ‘destroyed career’

Yet another tale of wrongdoing and distress wrought in the name of political correctness.

The Smell of Money

It has been suggested that New York Senator Charles Schumer was complicit in Maddoff’s swindle. He may not be alone. In fact as Edmund Connelly explains, there may be a whole cabal of high-ranking U.S. politician milking the system

The downfall of science and the rise of intellectual tyranny

Although once highly regarded, the term “science” is now simply used by biotech firms, pharmaceutical and chemical companies to push their products

More Icelandic Bankers Arrested

Is this the solution to the world’s current economic crisis?

Shot in the Head: Gabrielle Giffords, Tom Hurndall and Palestinian Children

The single most frequent cause of death among Palestinian youngsters at the beginning of the Intafada was “gunfire to the head.” In other words their deaths were not the result of “crowd control” but deliberate assassination

Tony Blair Urges Action on Iran

True to his cynical, manipulative form over Iraq, Tony Blair used his second appearance before the inquiry into the Iraq War to call for action on Iran – military if necessary

Kevin MacDonald’s Daily Show Adventure

Kevin MacDonald was interviewed for Jon Stewart’s the Daily Show. As it turned out the interview, about Elena Kagan’s nomination, never aired but the experience said a lot about how political correctness is enforced in the media

An Empire of Lies, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

I’ve been seduced by the news off and on, writes Smoking Mirrors. But it’s all a carnival of enticements, looking for suckers who want to win a Kewpie doll

Foreign secretary tried to stop Blair going to war in Iraq

But Downing Street then ordered a ‘cover up’ over Straw’s bid to talk Blair out of Iraq invasion

Communist propaganda type painting commemorating Bush Sr.'s occult call for a "thousand points of light"

Did Bill Gates Just Pledge Allegiance to the Illuminati?

Because it’s new technology, Gates said that in order to ensure success, “we should let 1,000 new ideas blossom”. Now where have we heard that before?

Food bubble collapse threatens survival of human civilization

The Biofuels scam, food shortages and the coming collapse of the earth’s population

Wiki-Hydra: Israel’s Favourite Psyop Wont Die

The Wiki-Hydra has an army of so-called journalists, self-proclaimed activists and pathetically biased authors writing its press releases now

Iran: We’ll be able to enrich uranium even if attacked

Iran’s nuclear envoy says backup facilities have been built to ensure nuclear enrichment continues in the event of a military strike on the Islamic Republic

Utah city may use blimp as anti-crime spy in the sky

The all-seeing eye-in-the-sky is being touted as a way to fight crime

China Restores Soviet Aircraft Carrier: Expert

The refurbished ship will be used as a model for China’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier

China’s hot economy surges 10.3 percent in 2010

China ends 2010 on an economic high. Overtakes Japan as world’s number 2 economy

Beijing builds navy to hold US at bay

Beijing builds navy to hold US at bay

If it’s to continue its ascent to global preeminance China will have to square up to the U.S., possibly within the next few years. Geoff Dyer and Richard McGregor look at how China’s navy is facing up to the prospect

Seasonal flu vaccine fairy tale rapidly collapsing as the truth comes out

Seasonal flu vaccines do serve a purpose, it seems. It’s just not the purpose we’ve all been led to believe

Iran Test-Fires Optimized Hawk Air Defense Missiles

Iran announced that it succesfully test-fired upgraded air defence missiles at its nuclear facility near Arak on Wednesday

The Cost of Celebrity and the Price of Fame.

Les Visible recalls some real encounters with the rich and famous and what they revealed