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‘No appetite’ for major TPP changes to accommodate US: Australia

‘No appetite’ for major TPP changes to accommodate US: Australia

There is “no appetite” among the Trans-Pacific Partnership signatories for major renegotiations to accommodate the US, Australia said Sunday after President Donald Trump indicated he was considering rejoining the pact.

US moves to roll back ‘net neutrality’ rules

US moves to roll back ‘net neutrality’ rules

US regulators voted Thursday to roll back so-called “net neutrality” rules which required internet providers to treat all traffic equally, in the latest twist in an acrimonious debate over online …

Korea tensions rise ahead of US-South Korea joint military drill

Korea tensions rise ahead of US-South Korea joint military drill

Tensions were on the rise Sunday ahead of the largest ever US-South Korea air exercise, with Pyongyang calling it an “all-out provocation” that could lead to nuclear conflict as a US lawmaker warned of a growing likelihood of “preemptive war” on the divided peninsula.

CERF report: Policies hamper growth California and US economies remain below potential

CERF report: Policies hamper growth California and US economies remain below potential

The California Lutheran University Center for Economic Research and Forecasting will release its 2017 Second Quarter California and United States Forecast on Thursday, June 22. It will be available to media at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 21. Highlights: The growth premium that California enjoys over the nation is shrinking and we predict that it will […]

FBI Wants Your Search History

FBI Wants Your Search History

FBI Director James Comey painted the moves as an attempt to fix “a typo” in the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which he claims has caused some tech firms to prevent the FBI from accessing data Congress has intended them to. Tech firms and privacy advocates say that the FBI is seeking an expansion of powers […]

The US Wants to Build A Fence – In Space

The US Wants to Build A Fence – In Space

Iran reaches landmark nuclear deal after compromise on U.N. inspections

Iran reaches landmark nuclear deal after compromise on U.N. inspections

Iranian-Foreign-Minister-Mohammad-Javad-Zarif The U.S. and other world powers reached a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran Tuesday after the Obama administration granted Tehran the right to object to international inspections of Iranian military sites, try a move sure to stir opposition from Congress. After 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, world powers and Iran struck […]

Travelers from Ebola-affected nations restricted to 5 U.S. airports

Travelers from Ebola-affected nations restricted to 5 U.S. airports

Why doesn’t America want to be sovereign?

Why doesn’t America want to be sovereign?

by Donald Hank There is an urgent need for the US to recover its lost sovereignty, especially in terms of borders and immigration but also in more subtle ways such as freeing ourselves from UN Agenda 21 or Common Core in education. Part of our problem is the distorted idea of what sovereignty really is.  […]