Press TV’s top current affairs show ‘Double Standards’, invites 21st Century Wire’s Patrick Henningsen on the program to discuss the hypocrisy and censorship by the European Commission and the UK’s Ofcom regulator for banning Press TV’s global news channel from European satellite and cable broadcasting. When it comes to broadcaster integrity, networks like the BBC […]
Archives for November 1, 2012
All Gov | Poland’s top politicians were murdered in a plane crash – but why?
“ORNL is home to Titan, the world’s most powerful supercomputer for open science with a theoretical peak performance of over 20 quadrillion calculations per second…” After three years of not owning the world’s fastest computer, the U.S. government is once again back on top, thanks to the Department of Energy. Energy officials on Monday unveiled […]
This week, 18 major internet hubs were downed across North America. Though several of them are in the areas hit by Hurricane Sandy, many others are not. What’s really going on? Was Hurricane Sandy a dry run for something coming up…? North America Avg. Response Time: 364 Avg. Packet Loss: 32 % Total Routers: 37 Network up: 51 % […]
Huff Post | The newspaper obtained a copy of document which instructs that £20,000 in cash was to be shared between 20 of the celebrity’s friends. Who are they?
Significant damage was done to various locations of New York City this week, with estimates of property damage and loss of business totalling upwards of $3 billion. Before and after photos of underground car park in Manhattan…
Russia’s Central Election Commission chief has ranked the American electoral system among the “worst in the world.” One of the main problems with the US electoral system is the lack of transparency, Vladimir Churov argues in an article published in Wednesday’s issue of Rossiyskaya Gazeta. According to US law, international observers from the Organization for […]
One of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors, Brad Pitt, is donating $100,000 to America’s largest gay rights group to help raise money to support same-sex marriage initiatives in a number of US states. The Human Rights Campaign has announced that the 48-year-old actor agreed to match contributions from the group’s members up to $100,000, AP reported. In […]
‘Why the Old ‘Star Wars’ Formula Can’t Work in the War-on-Terror Era’ D.B. Grady The Atlantic To connect with a new audience, Star Wars needs to catch up with the modern political zeitgeist… The unexpected news of Disney acquiring Lucasfilm and the plans to continue Star Wars are worth some consideration. The Atlantic’s Spencer Kornhaber […]