Archive for September, 2004 : McDonald’s Panned for “Broken McPromise” on Trans FatSeptember 29th, 2004
CSPI Mounts Ad Campaign Against Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil.
Feds Make Food Less SafeSeptember 29th, 2004
Feds have done the bidding of their corporate sponsors and reduced food safety by stalling and reducing regulations to help ensure a healthy food supply.
Shields Up!September 29th, 2004
A breeze of interstellar helium atoms is blowing through the solar system.
“Owning the Weather” for Military UseSeptember 28th, 2004
What are the underlying causes of extreme weather instability? The significant expansion in America’s weather warfare arsenal, which is a priority of the Department of Defense is not a matter for debate or discussion.
Rumbling at Mount St. Helens Triggers AlertSeptember 28th, 2004
Government scientists have warned hikers and researchers not to go near the crater of the Mount St. Helens volcano because there is an “increased likelihood” an explosion could occur, sending rocks and debris down the side of the mountain.
Pollination fears prompt FDA to launch intensive study of bioengineered grassSeptember 28th, 2004
Alarmed by new research showing that pollen from genetically modified grass can spread for miles, federal regulators are questioning the environmental safety of moving biotechnology into golf courses and suburban lawns.
Harvard Abduction Researcher John Mack KilledSeptember 28th, 2004
Dr. John Mack was struck and killed by an alleged drunken driver on September 27th while in London attending the T.E. Lawrence Society Symposium in Oxford, England.
Carter Calls Out Florida Bush Vote FraudSeptember 27th, 2004
Voting arrangements in Florida do not meet “basic international requirements” and could undermine the US election, former US President Jimmy Carter says.
How Bush’s Grandfather Helped Hitler’s Rise to PowerSeptember 27th, 2004
George W. Bush’s grandfather, Prescott, helped finance the NAZI rise to power. The same forces are hard at work now in America.
Biodiesel, From Fried Food to ForkliftsSeptember 27th, 2004
Biodiesel is finding its place in the fleets of diesel-powered factory vehicles across the globe.
Students head cross-country on bus powered by vegetable oilSeptember 27th, 2004
It’s not unusual for the students traveling cross-country aboard an old school bus to get a craving for fried food.
Genetically Engineered Crops Face Ban in California CountiesSeptember 26th, 2004
That’s because their vehicle is powered by vegetable oil
As the environmental effects, health risks and cost effectiveness of genetically engineered crops continue to be debated worldwide, residents of four Calif. counties will vote this November on whether to ban their cultivation.
FDA Lied About Antidepressants for Drug CompanySeptember 26th, 2004
An FDA medical officer was told by top agency officials to delete material on the risks of antidepressant drugs from records he was submitting to Congress and then to conceal the deletions.
S.D. Tech hosts UFO lectureSeptember 26th, 2004
In 1967, Robert Hastings was involved in a UFO sighting at an Air Force missile base in Montana. It was an experience that inspired him to begin collecting evidence of an official government cover up of unidentified flying object activity.
Abuse, Torture and Rape Reported in Most U.S. Run Prisons in IraqSeptember 26th, 2004
American legal investigators have discovered evidence of abuse, torture and rape throughout the US-run prison system in Iraq. Some of the plaintiffs allege US captors committed severe abuses against them as recently as this summer, challenging the assumption that the military has put an end to the violations.
3,700 troops moving to Ft. Carson, ColoradoSeptember 25th, 2004
The Army is significantly increasing the number of troops stationed at Ft. Carson, Colorado as part of a major pullback of troops stationed in Europe and Asia. Is the war against freedom now moving to the US?
If America Were IraqSeptember 24th, 2004
Bush says that things are improving in Iraq. The facts take on new meaning when applied to the US.
Environmental Ecstasy – Santa Monica marks 10 years of renewalSeptember 24th, 2004
This month Santa Monica embarks on a 10th-anniversary celebration of its Sustainable City Program with a weeklong festival designed to give a higher profile to Earth-saving ideas.
The Spoils of Another WarSeptember 22nd, 2004
Five Years after Nato’s Attack on Yugoslavia, its Administration in Kosovo is pushing through Mass Privatization
Record arrests during GOP conventionSeptember 22nd, 2004
One late August evening Alexander Pincus pedaled his bicycle to the Second Avenue Deli to buy matzo-ball soup, a pastrami on rye and potato latkes for his sweetheart, who was sick with a cold. He wouldn’t return for 28 hours.
Antarctic Glaciers Melting FasterSeptember 22nd, 2004
Two separate studies from climate researchers and the space agency NASA show the glaciers are flowing into Antarctica’s Weddell Sea, freed by the 2002 breakup of the Larsen B ice shelf.
The Lynching of Dan RatherSeptember 20th, 2004
On British TV, Dan feared the price of “asking questions”
Galapagos Islands Needs Your HelpSeptember 18th, 2004
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is calling for a tourist boycott in the Galapagos Islands to stop the rape of the islands by illegal fishing promoted by the Government.
Animal Rights Activist ReleasedSeptember 18th, 2004
Gina Lynn, an animal rights activist imprisoned for three weeks on contempt charges for refusing to talk to a federal grand jury, was released yesterday by a federal judge.
If You Vote, I Can Probably Find Your Home AddressSeptember 18th, 2004
Most people do not realize all information given on voter registration cards becomes public info., in most states. Only 15 states have “address confidentiality programs…”
Transportation Dept. Fails to Protect Traveler PrivacySeptember 17th, 2004
In a blow to the privacy of air travelers, the Department of Transportation has dismissed a complaint against Northwest Airlines.
US Govt. to Irradiate Humans Entering CountrySeptember 16th, 2004
Consistent with its disregard for the safety and health of humans and the rest of the planet, the Department of Homeland Security has decided to proceed with the gamma irradiation of people passing through US ports of entry to detect hidden explosives.
Radio Problems Ground Many Flights in CaliforniaSeptember 15th, 2004
Air traffic controllers lost radio contact with aircraft flying high-altitude routes in the western United States on Tuesday
Don’t Mess With LibrariansSeptember 15th, 2004
Many Librarians are on the front lines in battling the USA Patriot Act.
US troops face new torture claimsSeptember 15th, 2004
Allegations that American soldiers routinely tortured and maltreated detainees have emerged from a third Iraqi city
UPS and DaimlerChrysler’s Fuel Cell Delivery TruckSeptember 15th, 2004
UPS has announced the U.S. deployment of its first three large package delivery vehicles utilizing hydrogen fuel cells for power.
Sustainable Resources Conference 2004September 14th, 2004
Sustainable Resources Conference 2004
Why Ashcroft’s Concentration Camp Plan is WrongSeptember 13th, 2004
An International Forum Connecting People with
Hands-on Solutions to World Poverty
Attorney General Ashcroft and the White House are considering creating a military detention camps for all U.S. citizens deemed by the administration to be enemy combatants.
McBypass Nation – Too Many Hearts are DiseasedSeptember 13th, 2004
Are you shocked? William Jefferson Clinton, poster boy for the American way of life (and death), has “significant blockages in three or four coronary arteries” and, as a result, will undergo triple or quadruple bypass surgery.
500 at ‘war crimes tribunal’ find Bush guiltySeptember 12th, 2004
More than 500 people assembled in New York’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium concluded the War Crimes Tribunal with a resounding unanimous vote of guilty, declaring the Bush administration guilty of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and crimes against peace.
Mysteries of the Left PinkySeptember 12th, 2004
Back in the days, ancient physicians used to determine one’s health by thoroughly examining a person’s hand.
Confiscation of Registered Guns Begins in IllinoisSeptember 9th, 2004
The Chicago Police Department and the Illinois State Police have teamed up to make good on Mayor Daley’s pledge that, if it were up to him, nobody would have a gun.
Banned Animal Rights SpeechSeptember 8th, 2004
Animals are not machines, animals are not things, animals are not tools, animals are not commodities, they are not resources for us! Animals are living, sentient beings, with their own dignity, their own worth and yes their own RIGHTS!
Ashcroft Plans Concentration Camps for AmericansSeptember 6th, 2004
Attorney-general shows himself as a menace to liberty.
UFOs better cash cow than farmingSeptember 5th, 2004
Judy Messoline was a cattle farmer staring into the abyss of bankruptcy when the sky above her suggested a way to financial salvation.
The ‘X’ Zone Radio Show Returns to the AirSeptember 5th, 2004
Hamilton broadcaster Rob McConnell once again takes his late night paranormal/parapsychology “’X’ Zone Radio Show” back to the syndicated radio air waves.
‘Flying Triangle’ sightings on the riseSeptember 5th, 2004
They have become legendary in UFO circles. Huge, silent-running “Flying Triangles” have been seen by ground observers creeping through the sky low and slow near cities, and quietly cruising over highways.
Bush Defends Unocal Support of Burma TerroristsSeptember 4th, 2004
Legal Brief Argues Unocal Should Not Be Liable for Its Complicity in Abuses
Nearly 2,000 Arrested at RNC ProtestsSeptember 2nd, 2004
Nearly 2,000 democracy demonstrators have been arrested at demonstrations in New York so far this week in protest of the Republican National Convention. For up to date coverage on the RNC protests visit http://www.nyc.indymedia.org