Irish Journalist McKee, Julian Assange and the Pathetic Pulitzers — Strategic Culture

The most promising, talented and fearless young independent Irish journalist of her generation was gunned down at age 29 by two bullets while covering a very minor and typical riot in Derry City on April 18. A couple of dim and drunken young Irish Republican extremist suspects who could not have hit a barn door at point blank range were also immediately rounded up and accused of her murder.

Of all the shots supposedly randomly fired into the crowd that night, the only person to be hit – twice – was the most important and incorruptible investigative reporter in Ireland.

 

Source: Lyra McKee, Julian Assange and the Pathetic Pulitzers — Strategic Culture

OWS Week 5/23 – G8, Chicago NATO Summit, Tom Morello and more

All eyes turn towards Chicago, beginning May 17th, as 99 percenters rode solidarity bosses from New York City and other cities across the country to meet up with fellow patriots and protest against NATO.

NATO has killed many civilians in Afghanistan, bombed Libya into the Stone Age to plunder its oil.  This is while it ignores repressive regimes in Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt.

NATO forces, backed by the US, invaded Iraq and as a result Iraqi petroleum sources ended up in Western hands.  Cuts are being made to healthcare and students are being crushed by a trillion-dollar debt.

In a protest against NATO warmongering policies, veterans returned their medals. They protested the huge amounts of money being spent on wars at a time of austerity.