Category Archives: Alternative News

White House chief strategist wants Google and Facebook to be regulated like utilities

We have a war brewing in tech land. Tech giants Facebook and Google have become too powerful and influential and need to be regulated. This is the call of Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s chief adviser, reported the online publication Intercept. Traditionally, regulation is introduced when companies control vital infrastructure. For example, cable and telephone…

New poll shows nation moving left on healthcare, embracing Medicare for all

In the face of “cruel” attempts by the Republican Party to strip health insurance from more than 30 million Americans with the goal of providing massive tax breaks to the wealthy, a new poll published on Thursday finds that a growing majority of the public is “shifting toward the political left” on healthcare and expressing support for a system…

Noam Chomsky: Trump’s presidency has brought humanity perilously close to terminating our existence

Time is running out for humanity. The Doomsday Clock stands at two and a half minutes to midnight. “The Clock is ticking, global danger looms,” warns the Science and Security Board that established The Dooms Day clock in 1947 when the clock was set at 7 minutes to midnight. How did mankind slip from 7…

Conventional farming will not feed the world. Here’s what will.

One of the biggest modern myths about agriculture is that organic farming is inherently sustainable. It can be, but it isn’t necessarily. After all, soil erosion from chemical-free tilled fields undermined the Roman Empire and other ancient societies around the world. Other agricultural myths hinder recognizing the potential to restore degraded soils to feed the…

Scientists Discover Hallucinogenic Amazonian Medicine Generates New Brain Cells and Cures Mental Disorders

For thousands of years, Amazonian shamans have protected the health of the people in their communities using a sacred hallucinogenic brew, said to be capable of healing many kinds of physical and psychological ailments. The brew is known as ayahuasca, and contains a potent psychoactive compound called DMT, which incredibly has been shown in several…

Here’s What’s Wrong with International Women’s Day, and What You Can Do About It

On the face of it, International Women’s Day is an overwhelmingly positive international holiday. One of the great crimes of humanity has been repressing half of our population, and so much progress comes from equal rights for women and universal education, as we wrote about here. Yet something’s wrong with International Women’s Day. I’ve been…

10 Brilliant Quotes by Noam Chomsky on How the Media Is Designed to Control Your Thoughts

Fake news was around a long time before Facebook, and the well known scholar and activist Noam Chomsky has been informing people about it for decades. In 1988 Chomsky wrote the very influential Manufacturing Consent, where he proposes that the mass communication media of the United States is designed to carry out propaganda. In short, mainstream media…

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Single Greatest Threat Facing Humankind and How We Can Deal With It

When we wake up and open our social media feeds, we are confronted daily with the same sad news: violence, crime, wars and disasters. No previous generation has had to continually experience so much bad news. This constant barrage of fear and tension will make almost anyone question the progress of our modern world. You may be surprised…

This Video Shows Exactly What’s Wrong With The Liberal Media Elite

King Solomon is reputed to have once said, “even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.” We wish the Australian comedian Jim Jefferies had embraced this advice before appearing on Real Time With Bill Maher. In a particularly heated segment, TV personality Piers Morgan tried to explain why…

Former Business Coach of Donald Trump, Tony Robbins, Explains What Makes Trump So Successful

With Donald Trump making a controversial start to the U.S. presidency, many of us are looking for guidance in understanding the seismic changes underway in American politics and society. That’s why it’s worth uncovering perspectives shared not by the usual political pundits, but leading thinkers that still have insights that shed light on the direction American…