Podcast Powered By Podbean Download this episode (right click and save) Health Updates: adverse affects of being overweight- damages the heart, shrinks the brain; grapes; diabetics face shorter life span; personal motivation influences healing; young people value self-esteem more than sex or money. Isabella Thomas has two autistic children who …
January 12, 2011
NEW YORK – January 12 – Worldwatch Institute today released its report State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet, which spotlights successful agricultural innovations and unearths major successes in preventing food waste, building resilience to climate change, and strengthening farming in cities. The report provides a roadmap for increased agricultural investment and more-efficient ways to alleviate global hunger and poverty. Drawing from the world’s leading agricultural experts and from hundreds of innovations that are already working on the ground, the report outlines 15 proven, environmentally sustainable prescriptions.
THE worst flood in living memory was set to spread further into suburban and central Brisbane in the early hours of this morning, adding to a colossal trail of destruction and death across Queensland that continues to horrify the nation.
Thousands of homes and businesses in Brisbane and the regional city of Ipswich were already submerged by last night, and more were expected to go under as the Brisbane River kept rising ahead of an expected peak at 4am today.
Last week, on January 3, The Guardian published a scathing Op-Ed by James Richardson blaming WikiLeaks for endangering the life of Morgan Tsvangirai, the leader of the democratic opposition in Zimbabwe. Richardson — a GOP operative , contributor to RedState.com, and a for-hire corporate spokesman — pointed to a cable published by WikiLeaks in which American diplomats revealed that Tsvangirai, while publicly opposing American sanctions on his country, had privately urged their continuation as a means of weakening the Mugabe regime: an act likely to be deemed to be treasonous in that country, for obvious reasons. By publishing this cable, “WikiLeaks may have committed its own collateral murder,” Richardson wrote. He added: “WikiLeaks ought to leave international relations to those who understand it
Most reporting on the tragic shooting carried out by Jared Loughner in Arizona this past weekend has missed a critical point. After reading many commentaries from both the left and right, I am reminded of the crucial role that these partisan groupthink reactionaries play in the continued decline of American society. As much as I despise partisan rhetoric, I don
After our Action Alert on the FDA
The USDA is ready to deregulate GE alfalfa, even though the EIS raises grave concerns. There