Daily Archives: August 23, 2014

Obama orders review of federal role in arming state and local police



The August 9 incident in which 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by the officer and the local police later using automatic rifles and tank-like vehicles to control crowds was not the first time the issue about local police using military equipment has been raised.

FOX News

President Obama has directed a review of federal programs and funding that allow state and local law-enforcement agencies to acquire surplus military equipment, a senior administration official said Saturday.

TNA Meets Sushma Swarj

The Hindu Tamil National Alliance leader and Sri Lankan MP R. Sampanthan being greeted by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during a Meeting at South Block in New Delhi on Friday. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

The Hindu Tamil National Alliance leader and Sri Lankan MP R. Sampanthan being greeted by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during a Meeting at South Block in New Delhi on Friday. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

Gotabhaya cooks up a new threat of Islamic terrorist  and LTTE working together. All these years in his liberation struggle struggle, the National Leader, Prabhakaran, had kept clear of all the terrorist groups. He didn’t attack any target outside Sri Lanka…

Visvanathan for Global News Centre

(MELBOURNE) It appears that two parallel governments are operating  side by side in India; one headed by the legitimately elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the other by the election shy, loud mouthed clown, Subramaniam Swamy. who may not even face a municipal election in Tamil Nadu. That is, he is effectively discredited and ostracised by his own Tamil community anywhere.

How did a women’s equality campaign get turned into a social media movement against male circumcision……..?

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Special to Global News Centre

Earlier this month Cynthia Maloney, a 48 year old mother of two from Newtown, Massachusetts, started a social media craze that has seen women all over the internet publicly supporting the global campaign to end unnecessary male circumcision.

US police further disgraced by Ferguson tragedy

police-brutality-567The world is watching as officials authorize militarized police tactics in Ferguson, Missouri, and it has all of the makings of the beginning of martial law in the United States.

Tim King Press TV

(SALEM)  A nation with guaranteed Civil Rights and legal protection from violent government thugs, is seeing its front line protestors treated like cattle; abused and arrested and subjugated.

The killing of young Black men is a critical issue that truly pulls at the heartstrings of most Americans, but that majority view has no power in Missouri, where police let deadly bullets fly, and ask questions later.

An Apology For Capitalism



A holding company is the people you give your money to while you’re being searched.
– Will Rogers

William Annett Global News Centre

(DAYTONA BEACH)    Everybody talks about capitalism but nobody has done anything about it recently. Except maybe for Gary Engler, a Canadian writer who brings a bar sinister perspective to the subject (with the Top 10 reasons we should all hate capitalism), and Richard D. Wolff, an American who converted a long interview with David Barsamian into a book called “Occupy The Economy: Challenging Capitalism.” That last item may make sense because in the last couple of years we’ve occupied just about everything else.

The return of George Orwell and Big Brother’s war on Palestine, Ukraine and the truth



For the first time since 1945, a neo-Nazi, openly anti-Semitic party controls key areas of state power in a European capital. No Western European leader has condemned this revival of fascism in the borderland through which Hitler’s invading Nazis took millions of Russian lives.

Article by John Pilger

(SYDNEY) The other night, I saw George Orwells’s ‘1984’ performed on the London stage. Although crying out for a contemporary interpretation, Orwell’s warning about the future was presented as a period piece: remote, unthreatening, almost reassuring. It was as if Edward Snowden had revealed nothing, Big Brother was not now a digital eavesdropper and Orwell himself had never said, “To be corrupted by totalitarianism, one does not have to live in a totalitarian country.”

Educationalist, Veteran Civil Activist Varatharajan Passes Away

S Varatharajan

S Varatharajan

Mr Varatharajan, who was a lecturer in Economics at the University of Peradeniya, left Kandy following the Sri Lankan State-sponsored anti-Tamil pogrom in 1983 and decided to serve Eelam Tamil students in their own country. He became a popular tutor in Economics among the students in Jaffna.

Visvanathan for Global News Centre

(MELBOURNE)  Sinnathurai Varatharajan, a popular teacher of economics, who stood with his people throughout his life, has passed away in Jaffna on Monday 18 August 2014 due to cancer-related complications at the age of 63.

What was John McCain’s Role in Inciting the Revolt in Ukraine?

Sen. John McCain appearing with Ukrainian anti-Semitic fascists at a rally in Kiev. (photo: Reuters)

Sen. John McCain appearing with Ukrainian anti-Semitic fascists at a rally in Kiev. (photo: Reuters)

Excerpts from a Consortium News Article by Robert Parry

Dr Gary Kohls for Global News Centre

Neocons’ Ukraine-Syria-Iran Gambit

By Robert Parry, Consortium News – 20 March 2014

The entire article is posted at: http://consortiumnews.com/2014/03/19/neocons-ukraine-syria-iran-gambit/

You might think that policymakers with so many bloody fiascos on their résumés as the U.S. neocons, including the catastrophic Iraq War, would admit their incompetence and return home to sell insurance or maybe work in a fast-food restaurant. Anything but directing the geopolitical decisions of the world’s leading superpower.

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