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Consumers have benefited for decades from the presence of Open Skies agreements that lessen government interference in the market for international air travel. Now, a coalition of the big three U.S. airlines — Delta Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines — along with labor unions, are hoping to ride the wave of economic nationalism and

(ANTIMEDIA) Germany — Marking the “biggest diplomatic achievement for the U.S. and Russia since Trump took office,” the Associated Press reported Friday that Russia and the United States have agreed to a cease-fire in southwest Syria. The deal comes as President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump meet at the G20 summit in Germany. The cease-fire is set to go into effect Sunday at

Die-hard Obamacare defenders are out in force over July 4 to protest Republican repeal efforts. The protesters are falsely claiming the repeal will gut Medicaid, causing frail, indigent seniors to be evicted from nursing homes. It’s sheer demagoguery. But even these phony claims could have redeeming value if they get the public to take a

(ANTIMEDIA)  — “Saying that you don’t care about privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about freedom of speech because you have nothing to say.” That comment was made by famed whistleblower Edward Snowden during a recent interview on the Ron Paul Liberty Report. In his conversation

(ANTIMEDIA) Caracas — Venezuela, a country with only $10 billion left in reserves to run on, is in trouble. The people are starving. The government has gone full-on authoritarian, and now desperate human beings are dying in the streets. From an Associated Press report on Friday: “Authorities in Venezuela say 12 people were killed overnight

(ANTIMEDIA) Hurst, TX — A family in Texas is saying it’s unacceptable that local police hovered a drone over their back yard without warning. Bobbie Sanchez, of Hurst, says her privacy was violated the day one of her children walked up to her and said, “Mommy, there’s a drone over our roof.” And sure enough, there

(ANTIMEDIA) California could soon codify resistance to federal marijuana prohibition if state lawmakers pass a recently introduced bill. Assembly Bill 1578 seeks to bar law enforcement in California from cooperating with federal authorities in ways that violate the state’s cannabis laws. Citing both California’s medical marijuana policy and voters’ recent legalization of recreational cannabis last

(ANTIMEDIA) Sweden — Craving more of a science fiction-style existence? Perhaps you should seek a job with one of the companies at Epicenter, an employment hub in Sweden. The Associated Press reported Monday that companies there have begun implanting microchips in their employees, marking the first time the practice has been used on a broad scale.

(ANTIMEDIA) Calling it a nightmare scenario may be an understatement. Traumatic sleep disorder, or TSD, a violent condition afflicting Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans, is not officially classified in medical texts — but one Army doctor wants to change that. Also known as “trauma associated sleep disorder,” TSD causes combat veterans to unconsciously and destructively lash

(ANTIMEDIA) March has been a quite the month for mass surveillance and the intelligence community. On March 1st, the House Intelligence Committee met to discuss the renewal of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, the controversial policy that allowed the NSA to capture the contents of communications of Americans, using the ‘targeted’ surveillance of