According to recently published official documents, a scandal-plagued U.K. government snooping unit bombastically styling itself the “Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group” (JTRIG) has been using “behavioral science,” social-media trolls, and online propaganda to manipulate public opinion and destroy critics at home and abroad.
Teachers in British public schools may search students’ lunch boxes and “confiscate, keep or destroy” any items they find that violate school food policies, declared U.K. Education Minister Lord Nash.
Jean Monnet's dream of a European Union is dying, regardless of how Sunday's vote in Greece over unpalatable terms of a financial bailout turns out.
In an attempt at ideological conquest, a drone containing abortion drugs will be sent from Germany into Poland this weekend.
Once again, the Greek economy is weeks away from utter collapse, as Greece has run out of money to continue servicing its debt payments to international creditors such as the IMF, and once again, Eurocrats anxious to avoid a Greek default and exit from the Eurozone are trying to cobble together yet another deal.
A crowd estimated in the hundreds of thousands gathered in Rome’s San Giovanni Square on June 20 to engage in a Family Day protest against a bill backed by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi that would create civil unions for same-sex couples. The square, adjacent to the Basilica of St. John Lateran, can hold an estimated 300,000 people, but the crowd of protesters overflowed beyond its boundaries, an AFP photographer said.
Economic chicanery as being performed by EU and Greek officials can no longer be hidden from public view. Capital controls are just a symptom of a devastating disease infecting the eurozone.
Though Russian President Vladimir Putin has a carefully-crafted image as a Christian champion, his suppression of journalists is just one of many examples that he is in the same mold as Communist leaders of the old Soviet tyranny.