SchwartzReport: GMO = Genetic Damage

Stephan A. Schwartz

Stephan A. Schwartz

Here is the latest peer-reviewed research on GMOs and their effects on humans, in this case children.This is a nasty business driven by one imperative: Greed.

Children in GM soy-growing area of Argentina have genetic damage

Media article in Spanish     .     Study in English

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Mar 26

Andy Piascik: On Vietnam and On Labor

Vietnam: Some Real History

Bureaucracy and Solidarity: An Interview with Staughton Lynd

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Mar 25

Robin Good: Google is Neither Trusted Nor Relevant –Human Curation Still the Best

Categories: Commerce,Corruption
Robin Good

Robin Good

You Can Be a Trusted Guide To The Most Relevant Information Online: Not Google

Matt Rosoff writes on Business Insider UK: “A lot of people think Google Search is like a map: An objective guide to the best and most important material on the internet. It’s not. Google Search is the most important product of a very wealthy and successful for-profit company. And Google will use this product to further its own commercial ends.” (Not to help people find the most relevant info to their own learning needs.)

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Mar 24

Buying Democracy = Bribe $1 Gets $760 Back

Antechinus

Antechinus

For Every Dollar Spent Influencing US Politics, Corporations Get $760 Back

The first time we read the recent analysis by the Sunlight Foundation in which it combed through 14 million corporate records, including data on campaign contributions, lobbying expenditures, federal budget allocations and spending, in order to determine the “rate of return” on lobbying and spending to buy political goodwill, we were left speechless.

When it comes to the rate of return on lobbying, the rates are simply staggering, and range anywhere between 5,900% for oil subsidies, to 22,000% for multinational tax breaks and even higher for America’s legal drug dealers.

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Mar 18