Reading Time: < 1 minute Video Gets Deservedly Bad Rap There are nasty, ugly, racist tv ads. And then there’s this. Click on picture above to watch the video. Story on this from Salon. ——–China’s Poisoned Children The Chinese government is covering up the fact that hundreds of thousands of children living near industrial areas in China are suffering Read More
Reading Time: 13 minutes When the promising young American artist Stanley Glickman reluctantly accepted a drink from some pushy Americans who chatted him up in a café in Paris, he had no idea his beverage would send him into permanent Alice in Wonderland. A little-known story about MKULTRA, US government LSD experiments on American citizens, and one such citizen.
Reading Time: 5 minutes On torture and secrecy, Obama is carefully treading a path laid by his predecessor. What gives?
Reading Time: < 1 minute Are you familiar with the Tuskegee experiment? Imagine something comparably awful, but unknown to this day….
From Our “You Can’t Make This Up” Department: Readers PLEASE WEIGH IN on these Threats to Your Liberty
Reading Time: 3 minutes Small things, like paper bags, safe playground equipment, and energy-efficient bulbs are part of a plot to deprive us of our liberty. Or so says this fellow—who apparently is pretty popular.
Reading Time: 6 minutes More on the miserable truth about those nuclear plant workers in Japan.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Now that we know all about the threats to capital, and to the rest of us, we find out something about the workers at the plant.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Side-takers in the Israel-Palestine situation, here’s some kindling! Footage of Israeli Navy seizing weapons it says are destined for Gaza.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Today’s edition of Worth Reading includes two videos “Worth Watching”. Sometimes a picture, or in this case film, is worth a thousand words. Warning: The video on the conflict in Libya contains graphic images.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Soon, Texas college professors and students will be able to carry concealed handguns on campus. Does this make you feel safer?
Here’s the story, as reported by the Associated Press and carried in the San Francisco Chronicle (a city whose Mayor, George Moscone, was killed by another elected official with a registered gun).