4 times as many US soldiers and vets died by suicide than in combat since 9/11 War on Terror – study

The forever wars that the US launched after 9/11 led to a surge in military suicides, a new study claims, with traumatized soldiers taking their own lives as they are repeatedly deployed in conflicts that have no public support. … Read More >4 times as many US soldiers and vets died by suicide than in combat since 9/11 War on Terror – study

Russian ambassador returns to US just days after Putin-Biden summit, as Washington teases possible NEW sanctions against Moscow

Russia’s ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, has returned to Washington after a three-month break prompted by a spike in tensions between the two countries. He landed in New York on Sunday and headed straight to the capital. … Read More >Russian ambassador returns to US just days after Putin-Biden summit, as Washington teases possible NEW sanctions against Moscow

American woman found ‘stabbed to death’ in Russia was former US Marine, male suspect detained as cops launch murder investigation

A 34-year-old American citizen, who previously served in the US military before moving to Russia and studying law, was found dead, on Saturday, near the city of Nizhny Novgorod. A suspect in the suspected murder has been detained. … Read More >American woman found ‘stabbed to death’ in Russia was former US Marine, male suspect detained as cops launch murder investigation

Biden’s new deal: Is $6 trillion enough?

President Biden’s budget proposal would cost taxpayers a whopping $6 trillion. Some are calling it the New Deal 2.0, but is pumping federal dollars a surefire way to get the economy back on track? Professor and economist Richard Wolff weighs in on whether record-high government spending can offset a mass exodus of service workers across the country. … Read More >Biden’s new deal: Is $6 trillion enough?

Content network delivery provider Akamai says global outage hitting banks, airlines ‘not caused by system update or cyberattack’

n internet outage affecting hundreds of organizations, including airlines and banks, was not caused by a system update or a cyberattack, US-based content delivery network provider Akamai has said. … Read More >Content network delivery provider Akamai says global outage hitting banks, airlines ‘not caused by system update or cyberattack’

On Contact: Virus

“There are many ways to begin to tell the story of why more Americans died of Covid-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, than in any other nation on earth,” Nina Burleigh writes in her new book ‘Virus: Vaccinations, the CDC and the Hijacking of America’s Response to the Pandemic’. “We could start at the Washington, DC hospital with doctors amputating the lower leg of the White House chief of security, a man who caught Covid in Donald Trump’s mask-free domain. … Read More >On Contact: Virus

A thin line between safety and totalitarianism & new wave of mass shootings

The Biden administration’s new strategy for combatting domestic terrorism causes concern. The US Dept. of Justice gets into the fight over voting rights. Mass shootings are on the rise once again. Teachers face new penalties for discussing controversial issues in class. … Read More >A thin line between safety and totalitarianism & new wave of mass shootings

Former US special forces operative and son admit helping ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn to escape to Lebanon

Ex-special forces veteran Michael Taylor and his son Peter have admitted aiding the escape of the bailed former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn from Japan so he would avoid prosecution for financial misconduct. … Read More >Former US special forces operative and son admit helping ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn to escape to Lebanon