Fukushima Execs Face Trial, Tiny Fine: First Time Anyone Faces Justice for Nuclear Disaster

Fukushima Execs Face Trial, Tiny Fine: First Time Anyone Faces Justice for Nuclear Disaster
Tokyo Electric Power Company, reviled around the world as TEPCO, owns the stricken nuclear power station Fukushima Daiichi (or Fukushima Number 1) as well as other power stations around Japan. Although two government panels have called for the prosecution of former top TEPCO executives for professional negligence, the first call was ignored.  This time, however, ex-TEPCO chair Tsunehisa Katsumata and former vice presidents Sakae Muto and Ichiro Takekuro were charged with professional negligence over allegedly failing to take measures to protect the plant, despite being aware of elevated tsunami risks.… Read the rest

OIiver Nails Big Pharma Greed, But Why Are We Still Giving Them The Money?

OIiver Nails Big Pharma Greed, But Why Are We Still Giving Them The Money?
John Oliver Gets It Right: Big Pharma is Ruthless and Dangerous: But Why are WE Making Them Rich? As he often does, John Oliver nailed Big Pharma’s illogic and greed in a hilarious/horrifying look at the deceit and mean-spirited-ness of an industry we persist in seeing as benign and public spirited because we are willing to be gulled by advertising and trust the pharmaceutical shill class: physicians.… Read the rest

Fuku What?

Fuku What?
Fuku What? Fukushima. Oh, that old thing? Is that still a problem? Is that still a problem? Dr. Rima Recommends: http://tinyurl.com/RadProtect Well, yes, and it’s killing you. Have a little cesium 137, with that tuna, Sir? The plutonium comes with it, too, so there’s no extra charge for that, either. Welcome to Little Rock, AK, Madam, where the radiation is 1,625 counts per minute, which is 325 times normal.… Read the rest

Murdoch’s Daily Telegraph Propaganda Machine Running Overtime

Murdoch’s Daily Telegraph Propaganda Machine Running Overtime
“Refusing to vaccinate is akin to child abuse” – Yes, they really did say that! By General Maddox. Another so called “Journalist” from the Daily Telegraph, a Murdoch propaganda rag, has written a deplorable story attacking parents who support freedom of choice when it comes to vaccination. This time instead of calling parents “baby killers” and “terrorists” like the Daily Telegraph’s Claire Harvey did, Maria Billias shoots from the hip and calls freedom of choice supporters “child abusers”.… Read the rest

Antioxidant a Bread Boon to Diabetics: Lower Blood Sugar

Antioxidant a Bread Boon to Diabetics: Lower Blood Sugar
What if bread did not cause blood sugar to rise in diabetics? Although gluten might still be an issue, the opportunity to eat break without an unhealthy rise in blood sugar would be welcome to a lot of people. Professor Zhou Weibiao of  National University of Singapore have created a bread formula that does just that: by adding a plant pigment from black rice,  anthocyanin, they were able to slow digestion rates by 12.8% with just 1% anthrocyanin.… Read the rest

SPLC: (Former) Anti-Govt Group Keeping Tabs on Anti-Govt Groups

SPLC: (Former) Anti-Govt Group Keeping Tabs on Anti-Govt Groups
Alleged Anti-Government Groups Screenshot 26 February 2016 The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) founded in 1971* was a major force during the later part of the Civil Rights Movement, during the last third of the 20th Century. Since at least the mid-1990s the Center has kept track, and count,  of what its leadership considered “active antigovernment groups.”  The “Intelligence Project’s” 2015 listing was recently made public, revealing the types of groups singled out by SPLC.… Read the rest

Fukushima Disaster Five Years On

Fukushima Disaster Five Years On
FUKUSHIMA DISASTER ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIONS Greenpeace Remembers: “Five years on and the Fukushima crisis is far from over” As the March 11, 2016 Fifth Anniversary of the earthquake, tsunami and explosions that destroyed several nuclear reactors on the Pacific Coast at Fukushima, Japan approaches, various international organizations are engaging in commemorative events. Memorials are planned in Japan. Greenpeace has its sailing ship in the area.… Read the rest