Monthly Archives: May 2016

“Go to the end of that feeling and find out for yourself” – Oliver Stone Tells Graduates

On Friday May 20, 2016, filmmaker Oliver Stone published a transcript of his commencement speech to University of Connecticut graduates earlier in the month. Read at the source,   Transcript May 7, 2016 I thank you both, Dr. Herbst and Dr. Choi for bringing me. And I’d also like to thank Professor Frank Costigliola,…

Pfizer blocks drug sales to American executioners – Reprieve

This just in from Reprieve: Pfizer blocks drug sales to American executioners Friday May 13, 2016 The world’s second largest pharmaceutical firm has today officially withdrawn from the lethal injection drug trade, imposing strict distribution controls to prevent its drugs reaching execution chambers across the USA. In a strong statement released this afternoon, global giant…

Why Are We Being Fed By A Poison Expert?

Published June 5 by The Undercurrent.

Is the ‘old’ Monsanto, the one responsible for producing Agent Orange, PCB’s and DDT and a terrible record at covering up and denying the tragedies that have resulted from their use, the same as the ‘new’ Monsanto, the one at the forefront of research in plant gene technology? We argue their scientific and ethical track record is entirely relevant to what they do today.
And what they do today is control a huge portion of the crop seeds that feed the world. We’ve had a great deal of feedback, with some viewers suggesting that some of the negative comments may be attributed to ‘astroturfing’. Regardless, we welcome spirited, cordial discussion. Monsanto have asked for a right of reply, which we will post when we receive.