Being involved in a number of news and current affair projects, I’ve decided to start posting some of the more "important" pieces of news, I find in my travels around the world and, of, the web.
Comments, as always, are welcome. We do after all, live in a free world….
Tranquillisers putting children’s lives at risk
‘New evidence has shown children’s lives are being put at risk by a surge in the use of controversial tranquillising drugs which are being prescribed to control their behaviour, the Guardian has learned. The anti-psychotic drugs are being given to youngsters under the age of six even though the drugs have no licence for use in children except in certain schizophrenia cases, the report says.
The number of children on the drugs has doubled since the early 1990s as the UK begins to follow a trend started in the US, but critics say they are a "chemical cosh" that could cause premature death.’
Read Full Article @ http://tinyurl.com/4g4stf
BBC Caught Editing Story To Appease Global Warming Lobbyist
‘The BBC has sensationally been caught red-handed editing a news story about global warming in order to appease a rhetorical e mail sent by an environmental activist, while it has also emerged that BBC writers are aware of the growing suspicions about apparent attempts to censor skeptics of man-made global warming.
A report concerning the fact that global warming stopped in 1998 by the BBC’s environment analyst Roger Harrabin was altered to omit the fact that such evidence is cited by skeptics as a reason to doubt the link between Co2 emissions and temperature increase, and the headline was also changed.’
Read Full Article @ http://tinyurl.com/4arju6
Death of the Bees: GMO Crops and the Decline of Bee Colonies in North America
‘Commercial beehives pollinate over a third of [North}America’s crops and that web of nourishment encompasses everything from fruits like peaches, apples, cherries, strawberries and more, to nuts like California almonds, 90 percent of which are helped along by the honeybees. Without this pollination, you could kiss those crops goodbye, to say nothing of the honey bees produce or the flowers they also fertilize’.
Read Full Article @ http://tinyurl.com/33mctq
Monsanto’s Harvest of Fear
‘Monsanto already dominates America’s food chain with its genetically modified seeds. Now it has targeted milk production. Just as frightening as the corporation’s tactics – ruthless legal battles against small farmers – is its decades-long history of toxic contamination.’
Read Full Article @ http://tinyurl.com/3ocfwa
Use of mobile phones on planes in Europe approved, (but it will need new technology on board to work) – So how come they worked so flawlessly on 9/11 without the technology they now apparently require??
Read Full Article @ http://tinyurl.com/7dehq