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Category Archives: Injustice

“What’s Making Our Children Sick?”

Book-headshot-1080x484In the new book “What’s Making Our Children Sick?” California-based pediatrician Dr. Michelle Perro identifies industrially produced food – including genetically modified  foods and their associated pesticides – as a major culprit in the current health crisis. Read more of this post

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Legendary Musicians Lineup on Maui to Support March For Our Lives

concert582_48919447744_1_originalRock stars Steven Tyler and Mick Fleetwood join country icons Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson to support student gun protest on Maui. The concert follows the student-organized March for Our Lives at the University of Hawaii Maui College on Saturday.

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Winston Churchill’s Inglorious Past

chruchill84_6afd4420ab_bGary Oldman did Winston Churchill proud praised The Washington Post after the actor’s Oscar victory for playing the British statesman in “Darkest Hour.” Flash forward to March 10 and the Post published an article by Indian writer Shashi Tharoor excoritating the politician as “one of the great mass murderers of the 20th century, yet is the only one, unlike Hitler and Stalin, to have escaped historical odium in the West.”
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How Amazon Got Away with Paying Zero Federal Tax in 2017

jeffe008b7d18-960-720How is it possible that most us pay more federal taxes than an online giant like Amazon? In 2017, Amazon reportedly took in $5.6 billion in U.S. profits, while paying ZERO dollars in federal taxes. How do they do it? By a dodgy strategy to make out that they are based in the tax haven of the tiny European nation of Luxembourg. Read more of this post

How U.S. Politicians Try to Suppress Concerns About Roundup

roundupWhat happens when conservative American politicians aligned with the chemical industry object to a World Health Organization International Agency for Cancer Research report that the herbicide glyphosate in Roundup might be carcinogenic? You try to cut off U.S. funding to the agency. It’s the same insidious strategy that was employed by U.S. politicians to threaten WHO funding over a report on the danger of sugar. Read more of this post

YouTube Skews Searches to Extreme and Conspiratorial Videos

youa-d6325c06621eThe Guardian has published a very illuminating article on YouTube and the secret algorithms that impact viewer searches. They interviewed Guillaume Chaslot, a French computer programmer with a PhD in artificial intelligence, who was one of the engineers creating the algorithms. “YouTube is something that looks like reality, but it is distorted to make you spend more time online,” he said. “The recommendation algorithm is not optimizing for what is truthful, or balanced, or healthy for democracy.” Read more of this post

The Shocking Secret Behind Toxic Fluoride

FluorideWaking Times has published a shocking expose on fluoride which draws from a 1997 article, “Fluoride, Teeth, and the Atomic Bomb,” meant for the Christian Science Monitor, who never published it. The authors, Joel Griffiths and Chris Bryson, discovered that: “Fluoride was the key chemical in atomic bomb production…millions of tons…were essential for the manufacture of bomb-grade uranium and plutonium for nuclear weapons throughout the Cold War.” Read more of this post

Newsweek Magazine’s Devious Attack on Organic Food by a GMO Lobbyist

Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.40.40-AMNewsweek recently published “The campaign for organic food is a deceitful, expensive scam.” So first of shame on Newsweek for publishing such blatant propaganda. Extracts to come later. Now as to the author of this hit piece, Henry I Miller. Miller has a long history of arguing for deregulation of hazardous products.  He has claimed nicotine “is not particularly bad for you,” argued that low levels of radiation may be beneficial to health, and has repeatedly called for the re-introduction of the insecticide DDT. Read more of this post

Hawaii’s Fake Missile Attack, Dr. Strangelove, The War Game, and America’s “Nazi” Radiation Experiments

war8bdae6cb7b9838a542a9dAround 8 am on Saturday morning last week virtually all the mobile phones in Hawaii lit up with a warning of an impending ballistic missile attack. We often get beeping warnings on our phones for flash flooding in the islands, so when my phone went off I didn’t even bother looking. Then friends started calling. I immediately though it was either a hoax or hack as couldn’t find any info on the web, plus there were no siren warnings. Read more of this post

Facebook’s Campaign to Hook Young Kids

messenger-kids.720x405Facebook’s new app, Messenger Kids, which is targeted toward children aged 6-12, is an ingenious ploy to hook kids and expand the company’s global domination. The rollout comes as a former Facebook executive warns the social network he helped to create, is “ripping society apart.” Read more of this post