Secretive TPP treaty could kill creators' rights

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Boing Boing) The Electronic Frontier Foundation has new analysis of the leaked Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty, a secretive trade deal being hammered out without any public oversight, more…

'Made In USA' now trendy in China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) "Made in America" has become a trendy label that conscientious U.S. consumers often look for. But it"s not just Americans who are searching for that label. American-made more…

FBI owns world's biggest Bitcoin wallet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wired) Who owns the single largest Bitcoin wallet on the internet? The U.S. government. In September, the FBI shut down the Silk Road online drug marketplace, and it more…

Mandela's legacy: The freefall of South Africa

by Alex Newman -- The horror stories about life in South Africa under apartheid are endless, of course, and the fall of that morally repugnant political system is universally hailed as a more…

NSA slayer: White House behind CNN 'hit piece'

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [ooyala code="E4ZGxxaToPtK90nMdP3oT_wRIN1Or114" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] NEW YORK – When CNN preceded an interview with legal activist Larry Klayman last night with an unflattering profile and then removed him from the more…

Sen. Lee: GOP can't bow to shutdown threats

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="h0NnhxaTrw5ivXx-nlioFTYmTpIiSFZe" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] As the Senate passed the budget compromise and prepared to send it to President Obama, 33 Republicans staunchly opposed the plan, including Sen. Mike Lee, more…

Al-Qaida's plan to conquer Mideast, Africa

by F. Michael Maloof -- Editor’s Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, for monthly trials, more…