If Brazil’s latest presidential election offers any indication, the quiet but ongoing socialist conquest of Latin America is likely to continue gathering steam. Former communist terrorist and current President Dilma Rousseff looked set for a tough battle over the weekend, with polls just weeks before the vote showing Socialist Party candidate Marina Silva ahead. Instead, Rousseff, who makes no secret of her ongoing affinity for brutal Marxism-Leninism, will face off against the more market-friendly contender Aecio Neves in a run-off election. No candidate secured the required 50 percent to win outright in the first round.

Three years after a nuclear power plant accident, the Japanese suffer a thyroid cancer scare manufactured by major media.

Glamour, beauty, fame, wealth, privilege, power. Gulnara Karimova had it all. As daughter to Uzbekistan’s dictator Islam Karimov, she seemed untouchable.

As the United Nations and its “law enforcement” and heavily armed military tentacles become increasingly powerful, a growing coalition of rulers from around the world are openly seeking to strip the U.S. government and the other four permanent UN Security Council members of their veto power. Without properly explaining the consequences, the establishment press has relentlessly hyped the scheme as well. If such “reforms” were to be adopted, though, the implications for the world would be massive, allowing the UN and its member regimes to make purportedly “binding,” veto-proof decisions for humanity — including on the deployment of UN troops.

The participants in and promoters of the Trade in Services Agreement claim they are for transparency, yet the hugely important agreement encompassing an immense chunk of the U.S. and other national economies is cloaked in secrecy.