Punished for Palestine: ‘UNESCO will survive US cuts’ (by RussiaToday)
'Palestine has, for the first time ever, received recognition by a UN body - its cultural arm has accepted it as a fully-fledged member. But this decision comes at a price for UNESCO - with the U.S. cutting its funding to the organisation, which represents almost a quarter of its budget. Ramzy Baroud, editor at the http://palestinechronicle.com , thinks Washington’s move is unfair, but says UNESCO will survive.’
Poverty Trap: Budgets bite as EU homeless go hungry (by RussiaToday)
'Greece remains the epicentre of the EU debt crisis with international creditors still unsure about handing Athens another cash injection. While in meantime, a new survey suggests the debt burden is literally killing Greeks pushing them to drug dependence and even suicide. And the economic crunch is likely to take its toll on citizens of other European states as RT's Daniel Bushell explains.'
Facebook CIA connection (by Anarchitext)
'Do you have a facebook?
First ask about the funding
Follow the money trail…
This video reveals the true aim of the Facebook conspiracy: Data mining for the CIA
The connection between Facebook & DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has some grotesque tentacles: the Information Awareness Office (IAO); TIA (Total Information Awareness, renamed Terrorism Information Program); and TIPS (Terrorism Information and Prevention System).
But as bad as the beginning of Facebook is, the parallels between the CIA’s backing of Google’s dream of becoming “the mind of God,” and the CIA’s funding of Facebook’s goal of knowing everything about everybody is anything but benign.’