Daily Mail – by Sean Poulter
Fast food giant Subway has removed ham and bacon from almost 200 outlets, and switched to halal meat alternatives in an attempt to please its Muslim customers.
It has confirmed turkey ham and turkey rashers will be used instead in 185 of its stores, where all the meat will now be prepared according to halal rules.
The chain, which has around 1,500 outlets across the UK, explained its decision by saying it had to balance animal welfare concerns with ‘the views of religious communities’. Continue reading “UK: Subway removes ham and bacon from nearly 200 stores and offers halal meat only after ‘strong demand’ from Muslims”
I remember when they used to say that the best way to improve the economy of america was to start a war and put people to work making bombs and military supplies.
WSWS – by Nick Beams
Former Australian Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has been given prominent coverage in the Fairfax-owned press for his view that Australia should revise its interpretation of the ANZUS alliance with America, shut down US bases, including the crucial communications base at Pine Gap in central Australia, and end the stationing of US marines in Darwin. Continue reading “Former Australian prime minister warns of US-provoked war danger”
Collective Evolution – by Arjun Walia
A few years ago GMOs weren’t even on the radar, today, GMOs and the pesticides that accompany them have been completely banned in numerous countries all over the world. I’ve mentioned this in my other GMO articles before, but I will mention it again, when it comes to GMOs, we really have no idea what the long term effects will be on the public. The very first commercial sale of GMOs was only twenty years ago in the year 1994. There is no possible way that our health authorities can test all possible combinations on a large enough population, over a long enough period of time to be able to say with certainty that they are completely harmless. Continue reading “5 Myths That GMO Companies Want You To Believe”
CenturyLink – by STACEY PLAISANCE
ANGOLA, La. (AP) — They’re often thrown like rag dolls and risk being stepped on or gored by bucking bulls and broncos. But in those few seconds in the spotlight of the Angola Prison Rodeo, the inmates feel like they are part of the world again.
Louisiana’s most violent criminals, many serving life sentences for murder, are the stars of the nation’s longest-running prison rodeo that is celebrating its 50th year. Continue reading “Louisiana’s Angola Prison Rodeo marks 50 years”
Capitalist Preservation – by Elizabeth Nelson
Rebecca Steinitz, a literacy consultant in urban high schools, a writer and an editor, who also has a PhD, allowed her daughter, who was known to ” do well in school and test high,” to be a Common Core experiment, and she was unpleasantly shocked by her daughters test scores. However, instead of just instantly blaming the curriculum she did something interesting, and then she wrote a letter to Obama about her experience and his “wonderful” Core program, a curriculum she once whole-hardheartedly supported. A curriculum, I might add, that is supposed to “prepare our children for college and their future.” Continue reading “A Mom’s Letter to Obama About Common Core Test that His Girls Are Exempt From”
Natural News – by Jonathan Benson
Modern psychiatry has become a hotbed of corruption, particularly the kind that seeks to demonize and declare mentally ill anyone who deviates from what is regarded as the norm. This is abundantly evident in the latest installment of the industry’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM, which dubs people who do not conform to what those in charge declare to be normal as mentally insane.
The so-called “condition” for why a person might choose to resist conformity has been labeled by the psychiatric profession as “oppositional defiant disorder,” or ODD. The new DSM defines this made-up disease as an “ongoing pattern of disobedient, hostile and defiant behavior,” and also lumps it in alongside attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, another made-up condition whose creator, Dr. Leon Eisenberg, admitted it to be phony on his death bed.
Continue reading “Psychiatrists now say non-conformity is a mental illness: only the sheeple are ‘sane’”