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The Vinyl Experience – 05.11.18

VE 139:Encore of 9/4/12 show, originally a tribute to Hal David, offered to celebrate Burt Bacharach’s 90th birthday The Stranglers: Walk On By Aretha Franklin: I Say A Little Prayer For You Perry Como/Erasure: Magic Moments Sarah Vaughn: Broken Hearted Melody BJ Thomas/Sacha Distel: raindrops Keep Falling On My Head Gene Pitney: 24 Hours From Tulsa Dionne Warwick: Do You …

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Séralini wins again in court against his attackers

On 22 September a judge in the Criminal Court of Paris found Marc Fellous guilty of forgery and the use of forgery in order to defame Prof Gilles-Eric Séralini and CRIIGEN, a research association which focuses on the risks of genetic engineering and pesticides and the development of alternatives. Marc Fellous is a GMO proponent who was formerly President of …

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Italy Just Banned Monsanto’s Top-Selling Herbicide From All Public Places

Italy just put massive restrictions on the use of Monsanto’s probably carcinogenicherbicide, Roundup, just as studies suggesting it is more toxic than previously assumed come under public scrutiny. Italy’s Ministry of Health has banned the spraying of the main ingredient in Roundup — glyphosate — in many public places that affect ‘vulnerable groups,’ including courtyards, gardens, roadways, sports fields, recreational areas, playgrounds, green areas outside …

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Jon Queally – Bounty on Its Head: Wikileaks Raising €100K Reward for Secret Text of TTIP

The full text of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (TTIP) now has a bounty on its head. Launched publicly on Tuesday, the media outlet Wikileaks announced its creation of a crowd-sourcing effort that aims to raise a €100,000 reward for the full text of the the TTIP, the corporate-friendly trade pact currently being negotiated in secret by the …