Day: November 6, 2017

Declassified Docs Show CIA Poisoned Entire Town with LSD in Massive Mind-Control Experiment

Jay Syrmopoulos The Free Thought Project (Archive) For decades, after a French village was struck by mass insanity and hallucinations in 1951, it was widely believed that a local bakery’s flour had become contaminated by ergot, a poisonous fungus that occurs naturally on rye and causes hallucinations. However, a discovery […]

Get Rid of Capitalism? Millennials Are Ready to Talk About It

Ben Silverman Bloomberg One of the hottest tickets in New York City this weekend was a discussion on whether to overthrow capitalism. The first run of tickets to “Capitalism: A Debate” sold out in a day. So the organizers, a pair of magazines with clear ideological affiliations, socialist Jacobin and libertarian Reason, found a larger venue: […]

Celebrities Immediately Call for Gun Control Following Texas Church Shooting

AWR Hawkings Breitbart (Archive) Celebrities took to Twitter to call for increased gun control measures almost immediately after news broke of the shooting at a Sutherland Springs, Texas church on Sunday that claimed at least 24 lives. The attack occurred at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, at approximately 11:30 a.m. […]

Venezuela: Teenage Girls Turn to Prostitution to Fight Starvation

Ben Kew Breitbart (Archive) Growing numbers of young girls in Venezuela are selling their bodies for sex in exchange for food as the crisis-stricken country’s humanitarian crisis continues to worsen. A report from the American Spanish-language channel Telemundo recounts a 13-year-old girl’s experience of the sex trade. “Neither my mother nor my father […]

At Vatican, ‘Tenets of Faith’ Seen as Crucial in Climate Change Effort

Elisabetta Povoledo The New York Times (Archive) VATICAN CITY — Religious leaders need to tell congregations that global warming can affect not just the environment, but also the spread of diseases and other threats to human health, participants said at a Vatican conference on Saturday on climate change, an issue […]

‘Creepy, crazy and weird’: Former classmates say Texas gunman was an ‘outcast’ who ‘preached his atheism’ online before killing 26 in the state’s worst ever mass shooting

Jenny Stanton The Daily Mail (Archive) The Texas church shooter who shot dead 26 people and injured 24 others was an ‘outcast’ who ‘preached his atheism’ online. Former classmates say Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, who stormed First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas and opened fire on Sunday, was ‘creepy’, ‘crazy’ […]