A Wake-Up Call for Iran: The Real Cost of America’s ‘Liberation Wars’

A Wake-Up Call for Iran: The Real Cost of America’s ‘Liberation Wars’

In this edition of Probable Cause, Newsbud’s Founder & Editor Sibel Edmonds delivers a powerful message to the Iranian people, based on the bloody track record from America’s ‘liberation wars.’ Edmonds documents the real cost of these foreign interventions as she examines countries like Syria, Libya and Iraq, both before and after being ‘liberated.’  See the […]

The rich world needs higher real wage growth

The rich world needs higher real wage growth

CENTRAL bankers and economists have spilled much ink in recent years on the question of why wages have not grown more. The average unemployment rate in advanced economies is 5.3%, lower than before the financial crisis. Yet even in America, the hottest rich-world economy, pay is growing by less than 3% annually. This month the […]

The real palm oil problem: it’s not just in your food

The real palm oil problem: it’s not just in your food

Growing palm has a huge impact on the Indonesian landscapeBay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images PALM oil has become a byword for environmental destruction. Found in food and cosmetics, its growing use is destroying rainforests and endangering species like orangutans. In an effort to turn things around, UK supermarket Iceland pledged last month to halt the use of […]

Real colour of money: business wants profit and green cred

Real colour of money: business wants profit and green cred

Saving the planet Dubai-style with real snow and a ski runRobert Wallis / Panos By Fred Pearce GREENWASH is everywhere. In 2018, almost anything, it seems, can be painted “sustainable”. Take snow-covered ski slopes in the deserts of the Persian Gulf. You might think they were a hard sell as a contribution to the greening […]

“I Real time to store Patients in Jail”: Here Are Trump’s Nominees for your American Imprisonment Commission

On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced four nominees to serve on the US Sentencing Commission, a bipartisan agency that creates sentencing guidelines for federal courts and is tasked with reducing sentencing disparities. Two of the nominees have reputations for being tough on crime, including Georgetown University law professor Bill Otis, a former federal prosecutor who […]

Kevlar-based artificial cartilage mimics the magic of the real thing

Kevlar-based artificial cartilage mimics the magic of the real thing

Top Story The unparalleled liquid strength of cartilage, which is about 80 percent water, withstands some of the toughest forces on our bodies. Synthetic materials couldn’t match it — until now. A new Kevlar-based hydrogel recreates the magic of cartilage by combining a network of tough nanofibers from Kevlar — the “aramid” fibers best known […]

A Political Realignment is Necessary – The Real Struggle is Liberty vs. Authoritarianism

A Political Realignment is Necessary – The Real Struggle is Liberty vs. Authoritarianism

By Michael Krieger Until the American public ceases bickering amongst itself along Democratic and Republican or “left” vs. “right” lines, we’ll continue to be divided and conquered by authoritarians who wield tremendous power throughout both sides of the traditional political spectrum. This isn’t to say there aren’t real, meaningful differences between those who classify themselves on […]