Jun 092017
 

Joanna Kempner’s work:   how social relations shape the production of knowledge research investigating  how the social world shapes what we do not know  I stated this way: the pharmaceutical companies have a great impact on what gets researched, and on what gets reported. – – – – – – – – – Joanna Kempner   was one […]

Jun 052017
 

I did a google search on “Monsanto Papers”.    I have never seen so many articles come up that are in French.   Comparatively few in English.  Nothing from Canadian English sources, at least not in the first few pages of search results.   NY Times article, March 14th comes up on page 1 of listings.  Very troubling that […]

Jun 052017
 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/14/business/monsanto-roundup-safety-lawsuit.html?_r=0  By DANNY HAKIM   The reputation of Roundup, whose active ingredient is the world’s most widely used weed killer, took a hit on Tuesday when a federal court unsealed documents raising questions about its safety and the research practices of its manufacturer, the chemical giant Monsanto.   Roundup and similar products are used around […]

Apr 262017
 

Banksters: Index See also, excerpts from Chapters 34 and 38: Ch. 34, New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, John Perkins, 2016. Ch. 38, Your Friendly Banker as EHM. The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (EHM), John Perkins, 2016. Click on the small grey text at the top of this posting, John Perkins […]

Apr 222017
 

I used (quoted from)  Lessons 10, 8, and 2 (On Tyranny  Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century). Scroll down to the high-lighted text. – – – – – – – – – Hi Sandra, Sacrosanct ideologies (vaccines; sexual victimization of young people by women isn’t a problem – – it’s only done by men; universities),  are so easy […]

Apr 102017
 
2017-04-10  Big Pharma.  Vaccines.  Why would you not ask questions?   (Why do we think we know everything?)

  April 10, 2017 TO:   CBC Radio, The Current, Host Anna Maria Tremonti RE:   (April 10)   Why we think we know everything, a cognitive scientist explains Note:  in this interview, Tremonti and the interviewee, Steven Sloman, agreed with each other that vaccines is a sacrosanct topic, not open to discussion. http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-april-10-2017-1.4061220/why-we-think-we-know-everything-a-cognitive-scientist-explains-1.4061245   I mailed my reaction. […]

Jan 162017
 

Reply to Blake, his email below: . . .   It’s interesting how close-minded people are on this topic.  We’ve been taught for more than half-a-century that we’ve been saved by vaccines,  like being saved by God or Jenner, Pasteur and Salk. As I see it, what we know about the world has changed in the […]

Oct 202016
 

The Police Officer will do a good job.  But at the root?   it’s not actually his job.   The growth of gangs is a symptom that tells us we are failing.  So how do we get a passing grade? A fundamental responsibility of our communities is to provide the stew to nourish our individual toddlers into […]

Oct 032016
 
2016-10-02   Excerpt from interview with winner of 2016 Pulitzer Prize, Vietnamese-American author Viet Thanh Nguyen. his book "The Sympathizer".

The interview by Eleanor Wachtel is far-ranging and informative. I transcribed the short portion (appears below) in which Vietnamese-American author,  Viet Thanh Nguyen,  discusses a perception of American wars that is not universal.   I think this other perception with its variations is spreading.  (Ref  2016-03-22 There are two sides to the story. Why do we hear only one? (Terrorists & Context: CIA […]