Monthly Archives: December 2012

Kabul Bank Bailout: The Bank Bust That Nearly Took Down Afghanistan

The lights blinked on and off in the newly remodeled basement of the Shah Bobo Jan Palace on the grounds of the Afghan Academy of Science, and then they finally…

Africa can cash in on its Mineral Wealth

Many of the fastest-growing countries in the world are in Africa, the poorest continent on the planet, but the potential for recently-discovered resources to generate broad-based inclusive development opportunities is…

Freemasonry in India: Nehru, Vivekananda, Tata were also Freemasons

They are one of the world’s oldest secretive societies whose members included Motilal Nehru, Vivekananda, JRD Tata, King George VI and George Washington, among others. Their temples and lodges are…

Russia signs $3bn arms deals with India

Russia will sell India military helicopters and military equipment worth about $3bn under a new agreement as bilateral trade might double to $20 by 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin and…

1000x Systemic Leverage: $600 Trillion In Gross Derivatives “Backed” By $600 Billion In Collateral

There is much debate whether when it comes to the total notional size of outstanding derivatives, it is the gross notional that matters (roughly $600 trillion), or the amount which…

Mainstream media avoiding any mention of link between psychiatric drugs and violent shootings

Whether it’s because most members of the mainstream media are simply oblivious to the effects of psychotropic drugs, whether it’s a biased political agenda, laziness or a combination of all…

When John F Kennedy almost nuked China over India

Six months after the 1962 Chinese aggression on India, the then US administration headed by President John F Kennedy even contemplated using nuclear weapons to prevent the Communist state from…

NASA to turn asteroid into space station to orbit the Moon

NASA scientists are planning to capture a 5,00,000 kg asteroid, relocate it and transform it into a space station for astronauts to refuel at on their way to Mars. It…

The Nazi Bell: Behind The Myth

Plasma at 15 million degrees inside a Spherical Tokamak Put most simply the Nazi Bell was in fact a heavy particle accelerator used as an artificial neutron source to breed…

Arkansas Town Plans to Begin Martial Law

City officials in Paragould, Arkansas, a town of 26,000, are recommending a plan that would enact martial law beginning in 2013. The plan, purportedly a response to recent property and…

Bank of Japan Holdings of Japanese Government Bonds Exceeds 100 Trillion Yen for First Time

Bloomberg reports BOJ Holdings of JGBs Exceed 100 Trillion Yen for First Time  The Bank of Japan holdings of the government’s bonds exceeded 100 trillion yen ($1.2 trillion) for the first…

China Helps Iran Shut Down The Web

The Iranian government is well on its way to cutting most Iranians off from the Internet, by building an internal Internet just for those in Iran who cannot be trusted…

Freemasons grow in popularity in Asia

  The Freemasons are thriving in Asia as expats look for a ready-made network of professionals to help them settle into a new country. The supposedly secret society, which dates…

Released FBI documents reveal plans to assassinate OWS activists

  Jason Leopold, an investigative journalist for Truth-Out, has obtained FBI documents – through the Freedom of Information Act – relating to Occupy Wall Street. Most of the pages in…

Revealed: NSA targeting domestic computer systems in secret test

  Newly released files show a secret National Security Agency program is targeting the computerized systems that control utilities to discover security vulnerabilities, which can be used to defend the…