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7 Giant Lies About Red Meat Promoted by the Meat Industry By Martha Rosenberg

In 2005, the USDA rolled out a new food pyramid [3] reducing red meat’s place in a healthy diet. Recently, an advisory committee developing [4] the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which are revamped every five years, said Americans should eat less red meat and processed meat in favor of a “diet higher in plant-based foods.” Committee members wrote that a red meat-based diet “has a …

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‘Smart Cities’ are the Next Phase in the 21st Century Surveillance Grid – Steven MacMillan

The century of ‘big data’ will be the century of unprecedented surveillance. The dream of tyrants down through history has been the total monitoring, control and management of the public, with the ability to predict the behaviour of entire populations the most efficient means of achieving this objective. For millennia, this has mainly existed in the realm of fantasy, however with …

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Danny Schechter Lives

My old and dear friend Danny Schechter died last week of pancreatic cancer. Danny Schechter the news dissector, a great radical journalist, and a critical ally of the African National Congress and the South African revolution lived for 72 years. As a footnote to his life but a big thing in mine he was the first person who organized me …