Driven by Globalization, Today’s Slave Trade Thrives at Home and Abroad

(InTheseTimes) – The legacy of slavery in America is inextricably bound with the history of the nation. And the State Department has finally acknowledged that, even today, people continue to be bought and sold as property.

The 2010 Trafficking in Persons report, a global review of human trafficking and civic and legal responses to it, for the first time ranks the United States among the nations that harbor modern-day slavery. Read More Here

NATO Waging Undeclared War on Russia: Moscow

(PressTV) – ‘Moscow says the United States and NATO’s inaction in fighting drug trafficking in Afghanistan, translates into an “undeclared war” against Russia. Russia’s ambassador to NATO, Dmitry Rogozin slammed the alliance for its loose surveillance on drug trafficking out of Afghanistan, the Associated Press reported on Friday.

Afghanistan produces some 90 percent of the world’s opium. The Afghan drugs enter Russia and Central Asia before reaching Western Europe.’ Read More Here

Kidnapping & Trading in Iraqi Children…

(Uruknet) – While quite a bit of a fuss was raised regarding the kidnapping, smuggling and tafficking in Haitian children and rightly so, the same can’t be said about the fate of Iraqi children.

I have already written several posts about this new lucrative business in Iraq, that of the kidnapping, trafficking and trading of children, and I am always aghast to see that no media or organization for the protection of children, like the famous UNICEF or Save the Child or OXFAM or anyone else, has given enough attention and dedicated effort to denounce and stop this tragedy… Continue reading

MSM: Report – Weapons flight heading to Iran

(AP) – The flight plan for an aircraft seized in Thailand with a load of illicit North Korean arms and ammunition shows that the mysterious plane was headed to Iran, a new report from arms trafficking researchers says. Continue reading

Rsponse to Christopher Ketcham’s take on Bob Baer (CIA)

Ketcham keeps bolstering the Big Lie by pretending that the incompetence theory of 9/11 has merit. In numerous ways he defends the criminal actions of high level players who have a long history of helping terrorists and funding their networks. While admitting to such practices in the distant past, Ketchum ignores the period leading up to 9/11 as well as the present. Continue reading

Video: US to attack Venezuela – Eva Golinger

(Russia Today) – A military agreement between the United States and Columbia has led to widespread concern in South America. Leaders want to know why the United States is trying to increase its military presence in the region. Continue reading

MSM: Canada to train Mexican police in 15 million dollar program

(AFP) – Canada said Sunday that it would increase training by its Mounted Police for Mexican officers as part of a new, 15-million-dollar security program for the Americas. Continue reading

Sibel Edmonds Deposition: Deep Corruption Beneath the Surface

Sibel Edmonds gave a sworn deposition in which she testified to her knowledge of treasonous crimes and corruption involving current and former members of Congress and State and Defense Dept. officials. Given the nature of the deposition, the lines of questioning focused on Turkish espionage and services obtained through bribery and blackmail by Turkish officials and proxies. Continue reading

Video: There Are More People In Slavery Today Than Any Point In History

Not only does slavery still exist across the globe today, the human trafficking industry is thriving. Many people mistakenly believe the problem is confined to Third World and underdeveloped countries, but it’s happening in our own backyard. Continue reading

Obama Pushing Treaty To Ban Reloading

Remember Candidate Barack Obama? The guy who “wasn’t going to take away our guns”?

Well, guess what? Continue reading

For 300 Years Britain has Outsourced Mayhem. Finally it’s Coming Home

Opium, famine and banks all played their part in this country’s plundering of the globe. Now it’s over, we find it hard to accept Continue reading

Video: Obama Supports Treaty Outlawing Gun Possession

As Lou Dobbs notes here, Obama is in favor of the ratifying CIFTA, the Inter-American Convention Against Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms. Continue reading

MSM: Pelosi – We want registration; Holder – Second Amendment won’t stand in our way

Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on April 7 acknowledged that gun registration is on her agenda, days after Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters in Mexico that the Second Amendment would not “stand in the way” of administration plans to crack down on alleged gun trafficking to Mexico. Continue reading

Video: Mexican president – US authorities ‘complicit’ in drug trafficking

The President of Mexico has an unfortunate message for Americans still ignorant of the Drug War’s cold realities: Some of your politicians are involved. Continue reading

The Fed Did Indeed Cause the Housing Bubble

This text by Catherine Austin Fitts is a response to an article entitled “The Fed Didn’t Cause the Housing Bubble” by Alan Greenspan, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, published in the Wall Street Journal Continue reading

Chinese Military On Rise In Latin America

As China makes major investments in Latin America to acquire strategic materials, it is extending its military capability into the backyard of the United States. Continue reading

Modern Slavery in America

Called human trafficking or forced labor, modern slavery thrives in America, largely below the radar. A 2004 UC Berkeley study cites it mainly in five sectors: Continue reading