By Travis Gettys Former Pink Floyd front man Roger Waters said the comparisons between present-day Israel and Nazi Germany in the 1930s were “crushingly obvious.” Waters, a longtime critic of Israeli treatment of Palestinians, told CounterPunch magazine on Saturday that the powerful “Israeli propaganda machine” had influenced U.S. policy in the region and shaped the
Singapore’s prime minister urged citizens not to react negatively toward migrant workers on Monday following the first rioting in 40 years in the wealthy state, which prides itself on being an island of calm in an often chaotic region. The disorder involved mostly Indian guest workers and broke out in the Little India district on
Uruguay is just one step away from becoming the first country in Latin America to legalize marijuana. On Tuesday, the Senate is to vote on a historic bill that would regulate the production and sale of cannabis for adults at a price of $1 per gram. The legislation, put forward by President Jose Mujica, was
A sandwich shop owner endured eight hours of questioning by police and had his computer seized for three weeks – after making tasteless Nelson Mandela jokes on the internet. Neil Phillips, who runs Crumbs in Rugeley, Staffordshire, says he was also finger-printed and DNA-swabbed after officers received complaints about what he insists were harmless gags.
The Transportation Security Administration apparently has a new individual on its watch list: a cowboy sock monkey based off John Wayne’s character in the film “True Grit.” The sock monkey, named “Rooster MonkBurn” after Wayne’s “Rooster Cogburn,” may look innocent, but it was his pistol that attracted the attention of a TSA agent in St.
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