Wednesday, 31 March 2010

GM crops cause liver and kidney damage
A report published in the International Journal of Microbiology has verified once again that Monsanto's genetically modified (GM) crops are causing severe health problems. A legal challenge issued against Monsanto forced the multi-national agriculture giant to release raw data revealing that animals fed its patented GM corn suffered liver and kidney damage within just three months.

Brown: Tory scare tactics on immigration appeal to 'worst instincts of nationalism and xenophobia
Gordon Brown warned today against political parties 'scaremongering' about immigration in the general election campaign.
In a highly-political speech devoid of policy, the Prime Minister condemned the Conservatives for appealing to the 'worst instincts of nationalism and xenophobia'

Climategate: The Mother of All Deceptions
"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary." -- H.L. Mencken (1918)

"Our job is to give people not what they want, but what we decide they ought to have."- Richard Salent, Former President CBS News.

Scientists Cleared -- After One-Day Probe
A first investigation into e-mails leaked from one of the world's leading climate research centers has largely vindicated the scientists involved -- although it was based on just a single day of testimony.

Making a Killing: US-NATO Fuel New Arms Race in the Middle East
The Middle East, a byword for political instability and conflict, is witnessing a renewed arms race, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. The region, already armed to the teeth, is in a process of upgrading its military systems with the latest hardware in fighter aircraft and surface-to-air missiles.


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