Archive for November, 2005 : Climate summit opens in MontrealNovember 28th, 2005
The first United Nations climate conference since the Kyoto agreement came into force in February has opened with the US still defiant.
Girls still miss out on schoolingNovember 28th, 2005
New figures show the UN has fallen well short of its target of getting as many girls educated as boys.
Environmental Warfare and Climate ChangeNovember 28th, 2005
The World’s climate can be modified by a new generation of sophisticated electromagnetic weapons
Jane Goodall on Animals, the Environment & her LifeNovember 28th, 2005
Jane Goodall examines the danger of corporate ownership of water and the patening of seeds, the hazards of genetically modified foods and the existence of inhumane animal factories.
Former CA Minister Paul Hellyer Asks for ET TalksNovember 28th, 2005
Former Candian Defense Minister Paul Hellyer has joined forces with other organizations to ask the Parliament of Canada to hold public hearings on Exopolitics – relations with “ETs.”
Russians Prevented From Opposing FascismNovember 28th, 2005
As part of the global build-up of fascism for the next world war, Russians are being prevented from expressing their opposition to fascism.
Immune Reactions to Transgenic Protein SeriousNovember 28th, 2005
A research project in Australia showed that peas genetically modified (GM) to resist insects caused inflammation in the lungs of mice. These GM peas will not reach the market but other genetically modified crops are being unleashed with no safety testing. The Independent Science Panel has called for a ban on all GMO crops until real safety testing has been conducted.
DuPont Covered up Poisoning of AmericansNovember 27th, 2005
Former DuPont top expert: company knew, Covered up pollution of Americans’ blood for 18 years.
The REAL story of ThanksgivingNovember 27th, 2005
The first Thanksgiving celebrated the English massacre of 700 unarmed Indians.
Tsunami warnings planned for EuropeNovember 22nd, 2005
Almost a year after the catastrophic Indian Ocean tsunami, scientists are busy installing buoys off the coast of Sumatra to help with future warning systems. Parts of Europe may be getting similar protection.
Orphaned Babies Show Hormone DisruptionNovember 22nd, 2005
Orphaned children suffer long-lasting damage from simply not having someone to genuinely care for them.
Chemical FarmNovember 22nd, 2005
Americans remain largely oblivious to the intrusions of the pharmaceutical industry into our kitchens. Across the pond, however, the Europeans are wising up.
6,644 still unaccounted for after KatrinaNovember 22nd, 2005
Twelve weeks after Hurricane Katrina hit the U.S. Gulf Coast, 6,644 people remain unaccounted for.
2005 Human of the Year AwardedNovember 22nd, 2005
The show “A Visit with a Person of High Strangeness ” gives an award each year – “Human of the Year”.
Yellowstone Elk VanishingNovember 22nd, 2005
The Elk in Yellowstone National Park are vanishing, along with much of the wildlife in North America.
Global Warming Already Harming EuropeNovember 22nd, 2005
Global warming is here, is much worse than predicted and happening much faster then predicted.
The Big ThawNovember 20th, 2005
Glaciers in Greenland are melting much faster than expected and the results will disastrous.
Evolving Police State in AmericaNovember 20th, 2005
Recent actions in the US Senate have reinforced Bush’s fascist police state policies, making it harder to ever go back to a semblance of democracy and freedom.
Population 1: a town reclaimed by the prairieNovember 20th, 2005
America’s rural farming towns are being abandoned as large corporations take over family farms and inhabitants die out or move on.
US leaves Panama with Environmental DisasterNovember 20th, 2005
WHEN Panama won back its canal from the US, it also received hundreds of thousands of unexploded weapons strewn around former firing ranges and dioxin laced soil.
Where women are worth less than cattleNovember 20th, 2005
As selective abortion makes girls a rarity in parts of India, a warning of rising sexual exploitation.
Troops’ Pain, Not Politics, Behind Murtha’s StanceNovember 20th, 2005
One of Congress’ most hawkish members, Rep. John Murtha has called for an immediate withdrawal of US troops from Iraq because it bothers him to see American soldiers injured. He hasn’t mentioned the illegality of the invasion nor the Iraqi victims.
Arrested DevelopmentNovember 19th, 2005
More than 2.2 million Americans are behind bars today. Nell Bernstein talks about the illogic of incarceration and how kids pay for their parents’ crimes.
Right-wing Christianity Behind Growing FascismNovember 19th, 2005
Right-wing christianity is once again fostering fascism throughout the world as part of a concerted campaign to create world war.
Vatican Official Refutes Intelligent DesignNovember 19th, 2005
A Vatican official recently denounced the concept of intelligent design of life. Does this mean that the Vatican is now claiming that their God is an idiot, doesn’t exist or merely left the formation of life to chance?
Butterfly wings work like LEDsNovember 19th, 2005
When scientists developed an efficient device for emitting light, they hadn’t realised butterflies have been using the same method for 30 million years, but then, humans aren’t very smart most of the time.
Climate needs ‘decisive action’November 19th, 2005
A top UN advisor on climate science says world politicians are not acting fast enough to tackle global warming.
European Mission Turns Spotlight on VenusNovember 19th, 2005
The first Venus mission in 15 years–and the only one planned this decade–is off on a five-month journey to our nearest planet following a successful launch last week.
National Sustainability Act long overdueNovember 19th, 2005
Canada is good at promoting itself as being environmentally responsibility but in reality lags far behind where it should be.
FDA approves injecting ID chips in patientsNovember 19th, 2005
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the practice of injecting humans with tracking devices for medical purposes, according to a Florida company that makes the devices.
Dozen Arrested in War ProtestNovember 19th, 2005
A dozen peace supporters were arrested Friday for blocking the entrance to a Colorado Armed Forces Recruitment Center and cited for obstruction of passageway and trespass.
Cheney is Vice President for TortureNovember 19th, 2005
Former CIA director Stansfiled Turner admits that torture is condoned and even approved by the Bush gang.
Feds & Red Cross to Abandon Hurricane EvacueesNovember 17th, 2005
About 5,000 hurricane Katrina evacuees were shipped from Louisiana to Washington state and provided housing and now the housing is being pulled out from under them.
Space-time VortexNovember 17th, 2005
A NASA/Stanford physics experiment called Gravity Probe B (GP-B) recently finished a year of gathering science data in Earth orbit. The results, which will take another year to analyze, should reveal the shape of space-time around Earth – and, possibly, the vortex, or lack of one.
Bolivia’s prison childrenNovember 17th, 2005
Prisons in Bolivia are overcrowded, but not only with adults. More than 1,200 youngsters live there while their parents serve their sentences.
Science Solving the Mystery of Miracles?November 17th, 2005
Miracles happen. Really. Illness vanishes overnight, solutions to dire problems emerge unexpectedly. Enough scientists have now studied the issue that many no longer call them miracles.
The Emergence of HopeNovember 13th, 2005
Democracy and an easing of poverty in Venezuela has given hope to all of Latin America.
Montreal Offers Tolerance that Paris Doesn’tNovember 12th, 2005
Many immigrants say Canada has offered them a degree of openness and acceptance that was denied them in France.
The Healing Power of SoundNovember 12th, 2005
Sound has some amazing properties. Hindus believe that sound is God.
More child support outragesNovember 12th, 2005
A court decision in Sweden is requiring a sperm donor to pay child support.
U.S. used chemical weapons against Iraqi civiliansNovember 9th, 2005
Italian media has confirmed that the US Army used chemical weapons against Iraqi civilians. No surprise considering that the US sold Saddam the materials used for his chemical and bio weapons and encouraged his war against Iran.
More Funds Needed for PakistanNovember 9th, 2005
When the tsunami hit countries bordering the Indian Ocean the world dug deep and gave more than was needed. When hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans billions in aid flowed. 3 million in Pakistan need help yet not nearly enough is arriving.
Telling the Burma Story, in ExileNovember 9th, 2005
Few journalists are better equipped to reveal the inside story of the narcotics trade in Burma than Khuensai Jaiyen, a 57-year-old editor who wears thick glasses and has an impish sense of humour.
The Barbarians at the Gates of ParisNovember 9th, 2005
The is much more to the riots in Paris than most are reporting, as this article from 2002 reveals.
Fireball SightingsNovember 4th, 2005
UFOs have been sighted in large numbers for the last week. Are they aliens or just space debris like NASA says.
Europe Looking Into Secret CIA PrisonsNovember 4th, 2005
The EU has said that it would ‘look into’ secret CIA torture centers in Eastern Europe, but it is not likely to look too closely.
Bush Protest Upstages Americas SummitNovember 4th, 2005
Some 50,000 people were on the streets of Mar del Plata since dawn to say no to Bush and condemn the failed Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA), which would have destroyed democracy in the Americas.
14.5 Degree Temperatue Increase PredictedNovember 4th, 2005
A new climate model run by Lawrence Livermore labs predicts that the average temperature will increase by 14.5 if humans don’t cut their usage of fossil fuels.
Massive Protest to Greet Bush in South AmericaNovember 3rd, 2005
Dislike for the fascist policies and lies of Bush is increasing rapidly in Latin America and Bush faces massive protest on his visit to Argentia November 4-5.
Hopi Elders Warn That the Time is NOW!November 3rd, 2005
Now the time together is short, shorter than you know, and our hearts are heavy. …this is the Hour.
Clinton-Red Cross Blood Scandal ExposedNovember 3rd, 2005
A new documentary exposes the heinous plot by Clinton and the Red Cross to spread disease through contaminated blood.
Rumsfeld’s growing stake in TamifluNovember 2nd, 2005
The prospect of a bird flu outbreak may be panicking people around the globe, but it’s proving to be very good news for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other politically connected investors in Gilead Sciences.
Subversion of Democracy in Americas StallsNovember 2nd, 2005
Bush has admitted that plans for the heinous FTAA have stalled. The trade agreement would have subverted democracy and expanded corporate control over governments. But, Bush is not giving up and will continue to push for less democracy to grow the corporate empire.
Ghana’s man with a classic missionNovember 2nd, 2005
Enoch Anobil is doing his best to bring the glory days back to Adabraka, an Accra suburb where the city’s middle classes used to live in quiet, leafy surroundings in the 1950s.