TomDispatch: Privacy Down the Drain

ACLU report released Just this week, in fact, the American Civil Liberties Union (for which both Calabrese and Harwood work) released an important new report on the post-9/11 morphing of the FBI into a “secret domestic intelligence agency.”  In addition to the subterranean surveillance of protesters and religious groups, the Washington Post offered this summary […]

We’re back

After two emails asking me not to retire this blog, I have decided to keep it flowing – not daily but often…. So we’re back! If you have news, please leave a comment on this blog and a link and then we’ll include it! Trace/Lara

Not even human: TB experiments on First Nations kids

Indigenous children were experimented on with a TB vaccine. Culture shown above… ‘Not Even Human’ How Canadian Govt. Abused Aboriginal Children in TB Experiments ICTMN Staff, July 28, 2013 While aboriginal children died of tuberculosis in the 1930s and 1940s, Canadian health officials tried out experimental vaccines on infants rather than ameliorate the conditions of […]

10 Other Things You Might Not Have Known About 20th-Century Canadian First Nations History

By Sean Kheraj [SOURCE: http://activehistory.ca/2013/07/ten-other-things-you-might-not-have-known-about-20th-century-aboriginal-history-in-canada-3/%5D If there was a weekly prize for active historians in Canada, Ian Mosby would have been last week’s winner. Canadian national news media (including print, radio, television, and web) prominently featured Dr. Mosby’s recently published Histoire Sociale/Social History article, “Administering Colonial Science: Nutrition Research and Human Biomedical Experimentation in Aboriginal […]

Hungry First Nations kids, adults were subject of nutritional experiments: paper finds

By: Bob Weber, The Canadian Press A nurse takes a blood sample from a boy at the Indian School, Port Alberni, B.C., in 1948, during the time when nutritional experiments were being conducted on students there and five other residential schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ho-Library and Archives Canada Recently published historical research says hungry aboriginal children […]

It Only Took 50 Years: CDC Admits Polio Vaccine Tainted with Cancer Causing Virus

by Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist on July 15, 2013 This is one of the most outrageous vaccination stories I’ve ever come across. The CDC posts on its own website that as many as 30 million Americans could be at risk for developing cancer due to polio vaccines tainted with Simian Virus 40 (SV40) found in […]

I saw The Lone Ranger so you don’t have to

By Adrianne It’s been 12 hours since I saw The Lone Ranger, and I still have the darn William Tell Overture stuck in my head. I wonder how long that lasts. It’s like waking up with a Tonto hangover, I guess. I have so many thoughts on this film, and only maybe one of them […]

hedge funds: rotten to their evil core

Corporate Accountability and WorkPlace By Les Leopold How Did Major Hedge Fund Earn 30% Returns for 20 Years Straight? Lots of Cheating There are 8,000 hedge funds, and they are up to their eyeballs in unethical behavior. How would you like to invest $10,000 and watch it grow over 20 years into $1,461,920? Well that’s what […]

Why in the world are they spraying?

http://www.whyintheworldaretheysprayi… People around the world are noticing that our planet’s weather is dramatically changing. They are also beginning to notice the long lingering trails left behind airplanes that have lead millions to accept the reality of chemtrail/geoengineering programs. Could there be a connection between the trails and our severe weather? While there are many agendas […]

Post-tornado peril: Victims could face deadly fungal infections

(CDC) The Mucor fungus was responsible for infections that sickened 13 patients, including five who died, after a 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo. Health officials are urging Oklahoma doctors to be on the alert for similar infections after Monday’s twister. By JoNel Aleccia,  Senior Writer, NBC News http://vitals.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/22/18403093-post-tornado-peril-victims-could-face-deadly-fungal-infections?lite Doctors treating victims hurt badly in Monday’s […]

Valley Fever?

If you haven’t heard of valley fever, you’re not alone. Although cases in states like California are rising, public awareness is low and misdiagnoses from doctors are sadly high. The AP reported an 850 percent spike in cases across the country from 1998 to 2011, with California and Arizona being the worst states. “The fever […]