According to an article in German in the Ithaca journal, a German university study has found significant concentrations of glyphosate in the urine samples of city dwellers.
The analysis of the urine samples apparently found that all had concentrations of glyphosate at 5 to 20-fold the limit for drinking water.
As well as being used increasingly widely in food production, glyphosate-based weedkillers often also get sprayed onto railway lines, urban pavements and [...]
By Aaron Blake, Thursday, March 15, 10:44 AM
California is not exactly the GOP’s idea of home turf.
But in the 2012 Republican presidential primary, it’s the most important state on the calendar.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop at William Jewell College on Tuesday, in Liberty, Mo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
California’s June 5 primary, despite being the second-to-last contest, is looking more and more like it may determine whether Mitt Romney can win [...]
China’s urban population now exceeds the number of rural dwellers for first time in its history, the country’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Tuesday.
Just over 680 million now live in cities – 51.27 per cent of China’s entire population of nearly 1.35 billion.
Most have moved during two decades of boom in search of economic opportunities, and the historic mass migration from fields to office and apartment blocks ends the country’s [...]
DETROIT (WWJ) – According to a new report, 47 percent of Detroiters are ”functionally illiterate.” The alarming new statistics were released by the Detroit Regional Workforce Fund on Wednesday.
WWJ Newsradio 950 spoke with the Fund’s Director, Karen Tyler-Ruiz, who explained exactly what this means.
“Not able to fill out basic forms, for getting a job — those types of basic everyday (things). Reading a prescription; what’s on the bottle, how many you should take… [...]
The effective purchasing power of the Western middle classes, when measured against real stores of value, is declining. Bad Debt, fake currencies and corrupt, collectivist Regimes are slowly suffocating the West.
China is increasingly reliant on a massive real estate bubble, bad debt and resource imperialism to propel growth even as it fails to innovate, expand freedom and address its fatal demographic imbalances and its impending but inexorable working population decline. [...]