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    Doctors Confirm 7 Chlorine Attacks in Syria, 3 Allegedly Launched From the Ground

    Due to widely reported cases of the Syrian government dispensing Chlorine gas on its citizens, The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations (OPCW-UN) has opened yet another investigation. Al-Tammanah Bombings On April 12th and 18th, around 11:30pm in the al-Tammanah region, helicopters dropped barrel bombs containing what is most likely chlorine gas on […]

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    Hollywood Protest For a Free Syria Gets Support from a Cast of Characters

      Protesters are joining in Hollywood and across the globe this week to raise awareness about the war crimes of Bashar al-Assad and the faux elections (#bloodelections) being held in the war torn country of Syria, on Tuesday, June 3rd. Bashar al-Assad gained power 14 years ago after the death of his father, Hafez al-Assad, […]

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    The Future of Water: 5 New Ways to Access a Diminishing Resource

    According to a UN Human Development Report over 1.2 billion people, roughly 17% of the world’s population, live in areas where they lack access to clean drinking water. It’s estimated that by 2025 1.8 billion people will be living in countries or regions with absolute water scarcity, and two-thirds of the world’s population could face […]

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Slavoj Žižek: A Pervert’s Guide to Ideology Condensed to 15min

I’ve often wondered if Slavoj Žižek does a few lines of blow before the cameras are on, but it appears to just be Starbucks. If you can’t find the time to watch the feature length sequel to A Pervert’s Guide to Cinema, you can get the basics in this 15 minute edit.  Žižek’s take on Hollywood and culture always entertaining and  about as deep […]

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The Shilohs Tame it Down To Reveal So Much More

On rare occasions the phrase, “blessing in disguise,” can actually lift above its clichéd status. One might make that case for the Vancouver pop rock quartet, The Shilohs, who’ve had a history of delayed releases from their inception in 2008. Founding members, guitarists-vocalists Johnny Payne and Mike Komaszcuk recruited bassist-vocalist Daniel Colussi and drummer Ben […]

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The Fight For a Border: Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki, ISIS and US Covert Ops

For the better part of a year the militant extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has controlled swaths of land in the Euphrates valley, essentially pilfering a de facto jihadist state stretching from the Syrian city of Raqqa to the Anbar province, including the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah. Initially dubbed the […]