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The Rise of Pernicious Laws that Criminalise the Law-Abiding

More than 400 families are thought to have misrepresented or lied about their addresses in order to get their children into a decent, or half-decent, state school. This is technically a criminal offence, and people have been prosecuted for it: people who did not seek personal gain, but simply sought to do the best for…

UK war on free speech

Britain's government-controlled broadcast regulatory body, Ofcom, has decided to ban Press TV's broadcast in an effort to silence the alternative voice in the UK.

American Spring

American Spring: Revolution 2.0 by Andrew Bosworth, Ph.D./ multipolarfuture.com It is easy to imagine an “American Spring” in 2012, and a non-violent revolution that restores the Constitution and gives Americans a chance at peace and prosperity. People would converge to create a critical mass: the original Tea Partiers (1.0) and Occupy Wall Street protesters, among…

ECB lends banks $639 billion over 3 years

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank loaned a massive euro489 billion ($639 billion) to hundreds of banks for an exceptionally long period of three years to shore up a financial system that is under pressure from the eurozone's government debt crisis. It was the biggest ECB infusion of credit into the banking system…