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B.C. gov snubs Dr. Bonnie Henry’s proposal to distribute illicit street drugs 

Dr. Bonnie Henry’s proposal for the government to distribute illicit street drugs to addicts is dead on arrival. The province of British Columbia rejected the provincial health officer’s recent report endorsing the legal sale of drugs such as methamphetamine, cocaine, and fentanyl in government-operated and retail stores. Soon after the release of Henry’s report, B.C.’s Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Jennifer Whiteside quickly released a ...

Headlines for July 11, 2024

Israel Continues Deadly Attacks on Gaza City, Pulls Out of Shuja'iyya After Decimating ItCeasefire Talks Continue After Doha Meeting Btw. CIA Dir. Burns and Officials from Qatar, Egypt and IsraelU.S. Resuming Delivery of 500-Pound Bombs to IsraelNATO Reaffirms Weapons, Membership Support for Ukraine, Attacks Beijing for Ties with RussiaRussia Issues Arrest Warrant for Yulia Navalnaya, Sentences 2 Women to Prison for Theater ProductionU.N. Report Confirms Ugandan, ...

Fmr. Israeli Peace Negotiator Daniel Levy: Netanyahu Is "Trying to Do Everything to Prevent a Deal"

Former Israeli peace negotiator Daniel Levy discusses ceasefire negotiations between Israel and Hamas, the ruling party in the Gaza Strip, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s continued hostility to compromise and the Biden administration’s ineffectual mediation. Contrary to its claims of brokering peace, the U.S. “will continue to send the weapons” Israel uses to devastate Gaza, unremittingly fueling an increasingly unpopular war, says Levy, who is ...

Should Biden Step Aside? Wajahat Ali & Norman Solomon Debate Democratic Options for 2024 Race

As calls mount for President Joe Biden to step down as the presumptive Democratic Party nominee over concerns surrounding his mental and physical capacity to lead, we host a debate between two longtime members of the Democratic Party: Wajahat Ali, who recently authored a column subtitled “Biden Is Very Old and Out of Touch, and Here’s Why You Should Vote for Him,” and Norman Solomon of ...

Dietary Support for the Alcoholic

This article first appeared in Wise Traditions, the quarterly journal of the Weston A. Price Foundation. I recently learned that near the end of his life, Bill Wilson, the founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), went to his board of directors and urged them to add nutritional therapy to the AA protocols. The board turned him down. Wilson had found that coffee and sugary treats — often ...

Ginger Fights Obesity

Editor's Note: This article is a reprint. It was originally published June 5, 2017. Known for making a warming, fragrant tea, its distinct essence in cookies and a delicious spiciness in soups and stir-fries, ginger is an ancient root also known for its medicinal qualities. It's already been well-established that it's good for you — it belongs to the same family as cardamom and turmeric, after ...

Usury & Private Banking: The Base Problem & Some Solutions – Video #116

By Makia Freeman Upon what does the foundation of control rest? On an energetic or spiritual level, upon the control of perception. On a more... Usury & Private Banking: The Base Problem & Some Solutions – Video #116 Story imported via RSS from RSS Article Source: https://www.activistpost.com/2024/07/usury-private-banking-the-base-problem-some-solutions-video-116.html ...

Austrian Economists and the Value of Gold or Sound Money

By Joshua D. Glawson Austrian economists provide a comprehensive explanation for the value of gold and sound money, emphasizing subjective value, historical context, and essential... Austrian Economists and the Value of Gold or Sound Money Story imported via RSS from RSS Article Source: https://www.activistpost.com/2024/07/austrian-economists-and-the-value-of-gold-or-sound-money.html ...

Australia’s Role in Freeing Julian Assange

By Neenah Payne Julian Assange, Australian founder of WikiLeaks, was freed from London’s  Belmarsh prison on June 25. He had spent over seven years in... Australia’s Role in Freeing Julian Assange Story imported via RSS from RSS Article Source: https://www.activistpost.com/2024/07/australias-role-in-freeing-julian-assange.html ...

The Andrew Lawton Show | Is Freeland getting thrown under the bus?

As Liberal poll numbers continue to drag, a new Globe and Mail story cites sources in Justin Trudeau’s office putting the blame on Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland for “not being effective in delivering an upbeat economic message.” The story also reports that the PMO has considered recruiting Mark Carney as finance minister. It was just a few years ago that Freeland’s predecessor, Bill Morneau, was similarly ...

Their Goal Is Total Ethnic Cleansing: Mustafa Barghouti on Israel's Expulsion Order for Gaza City

A panel of United Nations independent experts has accused Israel of engaging in a campaign of starvation and genocide in Gaza as the effects of the famine are being felt across Gaza. Palestinian physician and activist Mustafa Barghouti says “what we see today is a purposeful act of starvation” and that the real intention of the Israeli government has never changed. “Their main goal is the ...

Report from Gaza: Israel Attacks Schools & Orders Palestinians to Leave Gaza City Amid Ceasefire Talks

We get an update from journalist Akram al-Satarri in Gaza, as Israel orders the full evacuation of all civilians from Gaza City after one of the deadliest days in Gaza in weeks. An Israeli airstrike killed at least 30 Palestinians at a school housing displaced people near Khan Younis, mostly women and children. “There’s no safe haven” anywhere in Gaza, says al-Satarri. “The people who are ...

"Peace, Not NATO": As Biden Hosts Leaders in D.C., German MP Decries NATO's 75 Years of War & Hypocrisy

President Biden is hosting heads of government from NATO member nations for a three-day summit in Washington, D.C., to mark the 75th anniversary of the expanding nuclear-armed military alliance as leaders pledge to continue supporting Ukraine against Russia’s invasion. We get response from German lawmaker Sevim Dağdelen, who is in D.C. to protest the summit and is the author of the new book NATO: A Reckoning ...

Chemicals in Ultraprocessed and Fast Food Packaging Pose Serious Risks for Pregnant Women

Ultraprocessed foods not only lack essential nutrients but also contain harmful ingredients, such as linoleic acid, added sugars, refined carbs and artificial preservatives, coloring and flavors. Eliminating these foods from your diet is one of the most important strategies you can do to optimize health. If you’re pregnant, sticking to healthy food choices is even more important, as it profoundly impacts the development of your child ...

Stop Illegal Organic Imports

U.S. organic farmers are being driven out of business by low-priced organic imports of hazelnuts, turmeric and other products, which may not be grown to the organic standards you’d expect. The Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) of 1990 is a U.S. federal law that was enacted to establish national standards for the production and handling of organic foods. The act requires that agricultural products labeled as ...

Newsom’s California: Delivery Drivers Now Being Accompanied By Armed Guards Due To “Crime Concerns”

By Tyler Durden Things have gotten so utopian in the state of California, delivery drivers are being accompanied by armed guards due to “crime concerns”... Newsom’s California: Delivery Drivers Now Being Accompanied By Armed Guards Due To “Crime Concerns” Story imported via RSS from RSS Article Source: https://www.activistpost.com/2024/07/newsoms-california-delivery-drivers-now-being-accompanied-by-armed-guards-due-to-crime-concerns.html ...

Efficiency at What Cost? Smart Cities and the Surveillance Creep

By Zach Varnell, The Libertarian Institute In cities and towns across the nation, our communities are being transformed by the implementation of so-called “smart” technologies... Efficiency at What Cost? Smart Cities and the Surveillance Creep Story imported via RSS from RSS Article Source: https://www.activistpost.com/2024/07/efficiency-at-what-cost-smart-cities-and-the-surveillance-creep.html ...

Five Most Affordable Housing Markets For Non-Homeowner Households

By Tyler Durden House hunters are keeping a close eye on the 30-year mortgage rate, trending over 7%, as home prices continue rising to new record... Five Most Affordable Housing Markets For Non-Homeowner Households Story imported via RSS from RSS Article Source: https://www.activistpost.com/2024/07/five-most-affordable-housing-markets-for-non-homeowner-households.html ...

Anti-Israel encampments ending at McGill, University of Ottawa 

McGill University is dismantling the anti-Israel encampment that has been occupying its campus for weeks, while protesters at the University of Ottawa are ending their encampment voluntarily. The far-left activists failed to force either university to pursue a boycott and divestment of the Jewish state. McGill University announced Wednesday that it had hired a private security firm to clear out the encampment, which started Apr. 27, ...

Mohammed Abu Hashem Spent 22 Years in U.S. Air Force. He Quit After Israel Killed His Aunt in Gaza

As Israel’s war on Gaza enters its 10th month, we speak with Mohammed Abu Hashem, a Palestinian American who ended a 22-year career in the U.S. Air Force after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed his aunt in October. “It was clear to me that I needed to step away,” says Abu Hashem, who served as a first sergeant in the 316th Civil Engineer Squadron of ...