An amendment to the Agricultural Appropriations Bill would not just allow, but would require the Secretary of Agriculture to grant permits for planting of GM crops, even if a federal court has given an injunction against it.
In a move that would allow Monsanto and other biotech companies to do whatever they want, if this amendment is passed issues like damage to farmers or consumers, court orders, crop contamination or U.S. [...]
Millions of Brits neglect a string of basic personal hygiene tasks – because they are too busy or too lazy, a survey has found.
Researchers found barely half of adults always wash their hands with soap after visiting the toilet. Shockingly, 27 per cent of workers claim to be too rushed at work to wash and dry their hands properly after nipping to the loo.
Additionally, 58 per cent of men regularly [...]
From Washington Post:
Valerie Green-Thomas sees them every day in her classes at the Bronx middle school where she is a special education teacher. Kids hungry, anxious, living in the dark because the electricity in their homes has been turned off.
“I really wanted to come to this country, but I am so disappointed,” she said in her Jamaican accent. “To realize that the dream is [...]
Posted by Brittany Stepniak – Thursday, September 15th, 2011
A recently released WikiLeaks cable shows that China is converting much of its foreign holdings in gold; far away from the U.S. dollar.
A majority of China’s gold reserves are located here in the U.S and in some European countries.
While the U.S. and Europe have an alternative agenda to dissuade people from viewing gold as an international reserve currency, China’s upping [...]
By Patrick Henningsen
September 1, 2011
In the not so distant past, dozens of nations were queuing up to join the European Union and the prospect unlimited economic growth and opportunity. Today, that prospect has been left wanting by a succession of economic failures and predatory institutional lending in the Eurozone.
Speaking at an economic summit in Austria this week, Czech Republic President, Vaclav Klaus, has likened being [...]
by Jan Paul
How are you going to create jobs without customers for the businesses that would hire those workers.
This had to be prevented. It can’t be fixed until debt is either paid down or defaulted on through outright default or hyperinflation.
If you look at this chart of total debt in the 1920s to 1931 or so, and then look at the total debt today, you will see why it can’t [...]