New WikiLeaks Cables Show US Diplomats Promote... →
Mike Ludwig, Truthout: “Dozens of United States diplomatic cables released in the latest WikiLeaks dump on Wednesday reveal new details of the US effort to push foreign governments to approve genetically engineered (GE) crops and promote the worldwide interests of agribusiness giants like Monsanto and DuPont. The cables further confirm previous Truthout reports on the diplomatic pressure...
I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time—when...– Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World, page 25 (via thenewusonia)
Why Iceland Should Be in the News, But Is Not →
blaaargh: prostheticknowledge: via alltheflowersshonelikeflames: An Italian radio program’s story about Iceland’s on-going revolution is a stunning example of how little our media tells us about the rest of the world. Americans may remember that at the start of the 2008 financial crisis, Iceland literally went bankrupt. The reasons were mentioned only in passing, and since then, this...