Smell the Truth » War on marijuana unconstitutional, doctors testify in federal court Monday The federal government tries to justify its war on marijuana Monday The U.S. government claims marijuana is a dangerous, addictive drug with no medical benefits. But that claim will be up for debate Monday in California when a federal judge is scheduled to hear testimony from doctors that conclude the opposite. Doctors Carl Hart, Associate Professor of Psychology at Columbia University, retired physician Phillip Denny, and Greg Carter, Medical Director of St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in Spokane, Washington will testify Monday that marijuana — real name, “cannabis” — is not the demon drug the federal government makes it out to be. “[I]t is my considered opinion that including marijuana in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act is counter to all the scientific evidence in a society that uses and values empirical evidence,” Dr. This is an unprecedented hearing, writes cannabis law reform advocate Paul Armentano, deputy director of NORML.
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Popular Resistance In her book “Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism,” Naomi Klein explains how crises are used by governments to distract and frighten people so that unpopular and exploitative policies can be pushed through It seems that now there is a different reaction disaster capitalism. Rather than disasters providing cover for the implementation of dangerous capitalist policies that lower wages and increase the wealth divide, the disasters being caused by these dangerous policies have woken the public and are leading to a more active and empowered people. People are taking initiative rather than waiting for leaders. Ahmed states, “People are really hungry actually for answers, hungry for solutions, hungry for alternatives, so really this is actually an unprecedented opportunity. Enough people appear to recognize that the political system is dysfunctional and does not serve the public’s needs or interests. Instead of accepting cuts and declining wages, workers are fighting back.
Contrainjerencia Ungarn will sich nicht am Kalten Krieg gegen Russland beteiligen Ungarns Premier Vikor Orban geht auf Distanz zur EU und wirft der US-Regierung vor, einen neuen Kalten Krieg gegen Russland anzetteln zu wollen. Ungarn werde sich daran nicht beteiligen. EU-Präsident Jean-Claude Juncker sieht die Annäherung von Ungarns Viktor Orban (rechts) mit Unbehagen. Orban wirft den Amerikanern vor, ihren Einfluss in Europa mit einem neuen Kalten Krieg ausbauen zu wollen. (Foto: dpa) Der Streit zwischen der ungarischen Regierung und den USA eskaliert weiter. Die USA hatten im Oktober mehrere ungarische Beamte auf eine schwarze Liste gesetzt und ihnen die Einreise untersagt. Die USA und andere westliche Partner des Nato-Staates verfolgen die engeren Beziehungen zwischen Ungarn und Russland mit Missbilligung.
les cre'alters Ilinois Labor History Society LA PATRIA GRANDE MEDIO ALTERNATIVO INDIPENDENTE Online Alternative News Sites to be Blacked out During next Major Catastrophic Event? According to what I’m hearing from several sources in my network of contacts, the U.S. government is putting systems in place to black out online news sites like Natural News, Drudge Report, The Blaze and many others. A practice run that took place earlier this week in California has already achieved this result and confirmed the technical ability to make it happen at will. The recent outage of news sites experienced by internet users in California was reported by this article on BeforeItsNews.com and confirmed by The Washington Times, The Blaze and other sites. What was especially telling about this outage is that it only affected online news sites while allowing other internet traffic to flow normally. The selective targeting proves that this was not a general outage. This selective blocking that took place earlier this week is widely believed to have been a dry run for a planned online news site blockade by the federal government during an upcoming “major event.”