Monthly Archives: July 2014

It could hardly be worse. California is now in its third year of drought, with no end in sight; state agricultural losses are estimated at $2.2 billion for 2014 alone


Tomgram: Chip Ward, Leave It to Beaver(s) If you want to be unnerved, just pay a visit to the U.S. Drought Monitor and check out its map of the American West with almost all of California stained the deep, distressing shades of … Continue reading

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Philippines: Citra Mina tuna workers continue their fight for justice


Citra Mina tuna workers continue their fight for justice July 24, 2014 marks exactly one year since the Samahang United Workers of Citra Mina Group of Companies Union in the Philippines registered their organization, and called on the Citra Mina … Continue reading

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Forecast the Facts


The National Review is mocking Neil deGrasse Tyson on its new cover. He’s a great climate change communicator, and we should stand up for him. So we’re sending him a thank you card with a goal of 50,000 signers by Friday. Can you … Continue reading

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ANH-USA Submits Formal Comments on FDA’s Latest Attempt to Ban the Natural Form of a B Vitamin


ANH-USA Submits Formal Comments on FDA’s Latest Attempt to Ban the Natural Form of a B VitaminWe’ve joined with two natural health powerhouses to argue that this action is illegal. Urgent Action Alert! Studies: Delicious Smells and Tastes Are Directly … Continue reading

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Common Sense USA 101?


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American Justice 101


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Why Is Israel Losing a War It’s Winning? Six reasons why Israel is on the back foot even as it wins the battle against rockets and tunnels by JEFFREY GOLDBERG


Why Is Israel Losing a War It’s Winning? Six reasons why Israel is on the back foot even as it wins the battle against rockets and tunnels JEFFREY GOLDBERG   An Israeli officer in a Hamas tunnel (Jack Guez/Reuters) Things … Continue reading

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Sam Harris: Why Don’t I Criticize Israel?


THE BLOG  from: http://www.samharris.org/blog/item/why-dont-i-criticize-israel/ Atheism | Ethics | Religion | Islam | Terrorism | War |  Why Don’t I Criticize Israel? AUDIO TRANSCRIPT [Note: This is a verbatim transcript of a spoken podcast. However, I have added notes like this one to clarify controversial points.—SH] I was going to do a podcast on a … Continue reading

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  WORLD   The Independent / By Patrick Cockburn   How Did Israel Learn How to Spin Its Disastrous Deadly Policies? From a GOP Pollster, Naturally The slickness of Israel’s spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by pollster Frank Luntz.   Photo … Continue reading

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American and British Education 101


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