AVAAZ: The Globe’s Largest & Most Powerful Behavioral Change Network – Part I

Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer This series builds on Cory Morningstar’s previous writing and research tracking the connecting lines of networked hegemony that exist between the elite funded NGOs that dominate the non profit industrial complex. Here Morningstar sharpens her focus on key individuals involved in rebranding business-as-usual and a particular Fifth Avenue address to…

MST Land Occupations Spread Throughout Brazil

In stark contrast to the snail pace of Brazil’s judiciary branch concerning agrarian reform issues, Rio de Janeiro’s Justice Department has moved with speed after Rural Landless Workers Movement families occupied Santa Rosa farm, owned by former president of the Brazilian Football Confederation Ricardo Teixeira. Early Tuesday morning, some 300 families participating in the MST’s…

Criminal Organization Places 1 Million USD Bounty on FARC Leaders

As right-wing paramilitary violence rises, the lawyer for the FARC said that the bounty comes from wealthy people “previously linked to armed organization.” FARC-EP leader Rodrigo Londoño, or Timochenko (above), is among those who the lawyer said had a bounty on his head by a criminal organization. As Colombia’s largest left-wing guerilla group lays down…

Venezuela: The Fires of the Fascist Inquisition

*Larissa Costas Sins in the “service” of truth? In 1184, the Catholic Church created the Inquisition, an institution that sought to extirpate freedoms, especially those related to religious thought or faith. The Dominican friars Heinrich Kramer and Jacobus Sprenger,  created a manual of the Inquisition that became “a true bestseller” of its time,  reedited fourteen…