Hayley TsukayamaWashington PostA Facebook glitch briefly took down a large number of sites that use the social network’s login credentials on Thursday — highlighting just how wide Facebook’s reach has become.The glitch lasted a few minutes and affected only those who were logged into Facebook at the time. But there were widespread reports of users having trouble [...]
The plane crash that killed Poland’s president and more than 90 other people was not an accident—at least for a little while. A Polish newspaper, Rzeczpospolita, reported that traces of explosives were found in the plane’s wreckage, including enough evidence of TNT and nitroglycerine on 30 seats to jolt a detection device “off the scale.” [...]
By Andrew McKillop 21st Century Wire August 19, 2011 It is perhaps difficult to understand why our leaders and mainstream media have not fully recognized and discuss openly the real and present danger that nuclear weapons and facilities pose to our communities worldwide. It is possible that political elites know, but they are perhaps too stupid, or [...]
The ECB is technically insolvent, but we won’t hear that on primetime By Andrew McKillop 21st Century Wire July 16, 2011 Once upon a time there was the Eurozone and its all-new hard money, the EURO… It got off to a good start with a monstrously high forced surrender cash-in rate for the national moneys [...]
FLASH ANALYSIS By Andrew McKillop 21st Century Wire May 24, 2011 Question: Why could gold go parabolic? Prices for the Yellow Metal have recently suffered, along with silver, from sudden investor retreat using rationales like ‘inflation is beaten’, the global economy is recovering and the US dollar is getting stronger. Against the overvalued euro, maybe, [...]
Exposing the event: James Corbett reporting from Osaka, Japan.
By Andrew McKillop 21st Century Wire April 22, 2011 Since its introduction in the 1950′s, the myths surrounding nuclear power have been worked up into a complex web as massive and multiple as the debts and deficits assailing government leaderships and central bankers in most OECD countries, but like these myth-based no alternatives, the nuclear myths [...]
By Andrew McKillop 21st Century Wire March 25, 2011 What the atomic energy lobby calls The Nuclear Renaissance is advance warning of uncontrolled and runaway financial and economic disaster. This adds on to vastly growing risks of industrial disaster like we have witnessed this month in Japan, nuclear weapons proliferation, and reactors turned into and [...]