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Metal Theft Plagues London




- It would seem that no one's considered the possibility that they're stealing the metal to make pitchforks.......

We are Farmers, We Grow Food for the People (OWS)



Uploaded by fooddemocracynow on Dec 24, 2011

The story of the historic Occupy Wall Street Farmers March.

On December 4, 2011, farmers and activists from across the country joined the Occupy Wall Street Farmers March for "a celebration of community power to regain control over the most basic element to human well-being: food." The Farmers March began at La Plaza Cultural Community Gardens where urban and rural farmers addressed an excited crowd about the growing problems in our industrial food system and the promise offered by solutions based in organic, sustainable and community based food and agricultural production. This was followed by a 3 mile march from the East Village to Zuccotti Park, the birthplace of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

We would like to thank Occupy Wall Street, the OWS food justice working group and all the farmers and citizens, urban and rural that participated in the day's events.

Produced by Food Democracy Now!
Directed by Anthony Lappé, INVISIBLE HAND
In association with No Umbrella Media
DP (NY): Dave Ambrose
Additional footage courtesy of Pull-Start Pictures
Music by Libby Kirkpatrick with Daron Murphy
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China News December 28, 2011



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This is the 15-minute version of China News, Wednesday December 28, 2011.

Headlines:
• Hackers Leak Data of 46 Million Users in China
• Cancer-causing Toxin in Milk Triggers Outrage in China
• China-North Korea Border Calm During Leadership Transition

Priests Scuffle At Bethlehem Church (once again)




- Don't these guys know Jesus is watching???

Neil deGrasse Tyson: So which country is doing most science today?




- You'll notice that the US started getting smaller on that map around the same time of the fascist's coup (energy-wallstreet-boosh) of the government.......

While Drafting SOPA, The U.S. House Harbors BitTorrent Pirates

While Drafting SOPA, The U.S. House Harbors BitTorrent Pirates

TorrentFreak.com
By Ernesto
December 26, 2011


In recent weeks we discovered BitTorrent pirates at the RIAA, Sony, Fox, Universal and even law-abiding organizations such as the Department of Homeland Security. By now it should be clear that people are using BitTorrent pretty much everywhere, and not only for lawful downloads. Today we can add the U.S. House of Representatives to that list, the place where lawmakers are drafting the much discussed “Stop Online Piracy Act” (SOPA).

YouHaveDownloaded is a treasure trove full of incriminating data on alleged BitTorrent pirates in organizations all across the world. Unauthorized downloads occur even in the most unexpected of places, from the palace of the French President, via the Church of God, to the RIAA.

Although we don’t plan to go on forever trawling the archives, we felt that there was at least one place that warranted further investigation – the U.S. House of Representatives. Since it’s the birthplace of the pending SOPA bill, we wondered how many of the employees there have engaged in unauthorized copying. The answer is yet again unambiguous – they pirate a lot.

In total we found more than 800 IP-addresses assigned to the U.S. House of Representatives from where content has been shared on BitTorrent. After a closer inspection it quickly became clear the House isn’t just using it for legitimate downloads either, quite the opposite.

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- When the cork finally pops, they'll swear they hadn't a clue as to why.........

DeSwiss



``Government is not reason, it is not eloquence. It is force.`` ~George Washington




UK To Close Borders, Evacuate Expats If Euro Collapses



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As Eurozone nations sink ever deeper into crisis, the UK Treasury is working on a contingency plan for the single currency's collapse. It includes capital control measures that, under EU rules, require agreement from most of the Union members. Britain is also prepared to close its borders and evacuate expats and holidaymakers from the effected countries. Robert Oulds, president of the Bruge Groups of campaigners against excess unification in Europe says many countries will benefit if euro collapses.

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- The above drain's main sewerline empties into the City of London and Wall Street.......

Occupy North Pole



Maybe the reason we seem to be having so much trouble creating that new world we seek, is because we keep defining what we want using the words from the old one.

We need new words.

- Cheers!






''When fascism comes to America, it'll be wrapped in bacon & given out to the first 200 in line on Black Friday.''

Chinese Pensioner Beaten to Death at Northeast China's Women Prison



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A 55-year-old Chinese pensioner was beaten to death at Jilin Province Women's Prison in China. Zhao Yanxia was a retired public service employee.

Police had detained Zhao in May for distributing information about the persecution of Falun Gong—a spiritual practice the Chinese regime has been persecuting since 1999.

Zhao received a three-and-half year sentence in September. She died on October 7th, 23 days after she was transferred to the women's prison.

When Zhao's family saw her body, they noticed it was covered with bruises—suggesting she was beaten to death, according to the Falun Dafa Information Center.

The center's executive director is appealing to the global community to hold the Chinese regime accountable.

{Levi Browde, Executive Director of Falun Dafa Information Center}:
"One of the things for doing this call on the international community is to hold the leaders, not just in Jilin Province where the prison camp is located—to hold them accountable—but to hold the whole regime accountable."

Browde says this case highlights the pervasive situation that affects every single one of the millions of Falun Gong practitioners persecuted in China.

- China, you either open the society and take your chances. Or, you close it back tight like you had it before. You can't have both ways....

While I too have made similar statements.....

...regarding taking seriously the statements of ''some'' comics, in this instance the point is quite apt in my view.

The court jester was at one time venerated because they were the only ones who could openly state the TRUTH to the King/Queen in a comical manner -- that which could not be said by their Counsel, Advisers and/or The Courtiers, for fear of losing their heads.

While I will not in this instance try to speak for others on this issue, as to what is being ''taken too literally,'' in actuality I take none of it seriously at all. To me it's all rather absurd nonsense as far as I can see. And, (once again like George Carlin), I'm just here at The Greatest Monkey Show On Earth as an observer.

- Although it is no longer entertaining. Just mostly repetitiously boring and barbaric......


“I'm having fun because I don't take it (life) seriously - the only things I care about are my family, friends, work and my lady, Sally. Philosophers for a long time have said 'why are we here?' - I'm here for the entertainment. If you're born in the world, you're given a ticket to the freak show; if you're born in America, you get a front row seat.” ~George Carlin
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