Ten points to consider here and globally while keeping watch on recoveries from the lingering GFC.
In dramatic terms 2014 ended with several big business and economic stories on cliff- hangers. That’s going to make for interesting times in 2015 as trends play out and a new economic narrative starts to take hold. Here are 10 big topics I’ll be following closely. Continue reading Telltale topics on economic barometer→
The front lines of the food sovereignty war in Ghana are swelling as the national parliament gives support to the Plant Breeders Bill. This proposed legislation contains rules that would restrict farmers from ancient practices: freely saving, swapping, and breeding seeds. Under new laws protecting the intellectual property rights of biotech, farmers would be subject to hefty fines for growing anything that has been ‘patented,’ even if their crops were cross-pollinated. Continue reading New ‘Monsanto Law’ in Africa Would Force GMOs on Farmers→
Over the last week, more publications, including Zero Hedge, have started reporting on a still developing nuclear problem at the largest nuclear plant in Europe. This news has been widely circulated in Eastern Europe over the last few weeks.
The problem in Ukraine has been and remains verification: Ukrainian sources have not been forthcoming. When this first occurred I was contacted through a second party and told directly after the officially reported transformer incident that a radiation spike was observed in Crimea, which is 140km away from the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant.
The spike was small against background radiation but noticeable on a geiger counter. I was also given hacked files of the emergency conversation that happened at the plant that day. They are included at the bottom of the article. The proximity to what is coming to light means they cannot be ignored.
There are so many things we inhabitants of the Western world take for granted and one of them is fresh clean drinking water. In the underdeveloped nations of the world, native women travel for miles to local rivers and transport clean water back to their villages in baskets on their heads. The lack of potable water is the cause of typhoid fever and other dreaded maladies stemming from environmental neglect and abject poverty. Continue reading Solar-Powered Distiller: Turns Salt Water Into Drinking Water→
The real story about our global population is radically different as from the picture the mainstream media would lead us to believe
I first began to seriously look into the arguments that the world faces a terrifying over-population problem about a decade back, when I was researching for my book on the history of gene manipulation or GMO. I was curious and in a strange way impressed with the intensity of the interest of the Rockefeller family’s foundation and other organizations affiliated with that foundation to sponsor the study or the application of eugenics. The real story about our global population is radically different as from the picture the mainstream media would lead us to believe.Continue reading World Overpopulation? Hold on, Buddy!→