The pharmaceutical companies make their money from people needing regular medication and not by developing cures. We “cannot” even find a cure for the common cold but we are exploring space, visiting other planets and landing satellites on comets. Makes you question the real agenda of the parmisuetical industry.
This is video is from the documentary The Corporation which examines modern-day corporations, featuring interviews with corporate critics such as Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein and Howard Zinn. Steve Wilson and Jane Akre were working on a series talking about health concerns related to Monsanto’s growth hormone. The growth hormone did not comply with safety requirements as highlighted by […]
At a recent conference in San Jose, IBM researchers from India presented a study which found that roughly 70% of discarded laptop batteries still have enough life in them to power LED lights for an entire year with just one battery. This may not sound very helpful, but the implications of this study are huge […]
This week, a U.N. human rights worker urged for the prosecution of former President George W. Bush, for his role in the torture that was documented in this week’s CIA interrogation report. Ben Emmerson, a human rights researcher at the United Nations, spoke to the media on Tuesday, saying that the report proves that the former president was […]
Last week, French director Julien Goudichaud released a short documentary about a man named Jacques Sayagh, who lives on the streets of Paris. Sayagh is a 50-year-old bodybuilder, but he is also homeless, spending his days on the streets of Paris preparing for bodybuilding competitions as people walk by. Interestingly, it seems that Sayagh’s homelessness is somewhat […]
(This article is currently under review.) A group of illegal loggers at the edge of the Peruvian and Brazilian border cut down the ‘World’s Oldest Tree’ after assumedly not noticing that they were deep within the Matsés Indigenous Reserve (a place where logging is illegal). In effect of this offensive act, the local conservation organizations […]
We all know that our favourite artists have great voices right? Wrong! This video from RT, reveals just how corrupt the music industry really is and how anyone can sound like a professional. We also recently posted a video, After Watching This, You Will Never Trust Your Television Again which shows how easy it is for them […]
By Bruce E. Levine / alternet.org Traditionally, young people have energized democratic movements. So it is a major coup for the ruling elite to have created societal institutions that have subdued young Americans and broken their spirit of resistance to domination. Young Americans—even more so than older Americans—appear to have acquiesced to the idea that […]