Waistband feeling a bit tighter, or buttons straining after Christmas?
While it’s easy to blame your appalling willpower or TV-inspired lethargy, according to a respected U.S. obesity expert, weight gain might not be your fault at all.
In a fascinating new book, Robert Lustig, a professor of clinical paediatrics at the University of California, expounds a whole new scientific theory.
He argues that the urge to overeat and lounge around doing nothing is [...]
DISCLOSURE FROM THE MAINSTREAM, and it’s not even subtle!
I feel the following to be true, my body became sensitive to wheat a few months ago, I would fall asleep after consuming it. If you are feeling lethargy and you don’t know why, I’d consider this strongly.
Modern wheat a “perfect, chronic poison,” doctor says
(CBS News) Modern wheat is a “perfect, chronic poison,” according to Dr. William Davis, a cardiologist who has [...]
By Irwin Kellner, MarketWatch
Since low interest rates haven’t worked, how about higher rates?
Now don’t get me wrong. I am not talking about tight money.
I don’t want the Federal Reserve to start shrinking the money supply. That would repeat the mistakes made by the central bank in the 1930s, which led to deflation and a severe contraction in economic activity.
What I am talking about is different — [...]
MEXICO – Mexican veterinary authorities are intensifying avian influenza control efforts in a region that houses several large commercial farms after further tests determined that the strain responsible for more than 200,000 bird deaths at three farms is the highly pathogenic H7N3 subtype. The events represent the first highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in Mexican flocks since the country battled H5N2 in the mid 1990s. In a follow-up report submitted [...]
The stock market continues to be on life-support, depending on the actions of the Fed and other central banks to arouse it from its lethargy. While Bernanke’s statement and testimony before Congress was somewhat disappointing to those hoping fervently for a hint that QE3 was just around the corner, the hope is still alive.
At the same time the market was cheered by the mere statement that Europe was “considering a plan” [...]
by Beth Buczynski
Last week, while most of us tried to wake up from our holiday lethargy, a group of feisty senior citizens were standing to corporate greed and corruption.
KCBS San Francisco reports that a dozen senior citizens calling themselves “the wild old women” succeeded in closing a Bank of America branch in Bernal Heights on Thursday.
The dubious lending and foreclosure practices used by Bank of America caused it to become a favorite target of the Occupy Wall Street [...]
November 7, 2011
My job as an economic hit man during the 1970s was to enslave nations that had resources our corporations coveted by burdening them with debts they could never repay. We then demanded that they sell those resources cheap, without social or environmental regulations, to our corporations.
It was an incredibly successful strategy. In essence it created the world’s first truly global empire and the first one that [...]