Health

Vaccine Epidemic: How Corporate Greed, Biased Science and Coercive Government Threaten our Human Rights, our Health and our Children.

Teaser: This review was originally written in 2010. Some of the references made are relevant for that time. The book is unique in that it focuses a lot on the legal frameworks that are used to justify vaccine policy and how this is part of the growing dominion of our health by the influence of the pharmaceutical industry and government. The issues being discussed are crucial now since Covid19 given the emphasis on a vaccine being needed and the attempts by governments to control the narrative on Covid19 by censoring any individual who questions this, including medical experts who may disagree with the conclusions being drawn.
Vaccine Epidemic: How Corporate Greed, Biased Science and Coercive Government Threaten our Human Rights, our Health and our Children. By Louise Kuo Habakus and Mary Holland. A Book Review This review was originally written in 2010. Some of the references...

A Case for the Ethical Vegetarian

Teaser: A lot of people have likely been vegetarian for some period in their life. Often it first starts in the idealism of early adulthood when along with questioning other forms of social structures, the food that we put into our bodies becomes another area to question.
A lot of people have likely been vegetarian for some period in their life. Often it first starts in the idealism of early adulthood when along with questioning other forms of social structures, the food that we put into our bodies becomes another area...

Using Fear to Justify the Flu Vaccine

Teaser: This article was first written in 2003 in the USA, when watching the wheels of propaganda role out as the flu season began. Seventeen years later, we are facing a similar situation with a magnitude of 100 as the mainstream media propel a specific narrative about Covid-19 pandemic which only reflects one particular solution: another vaccine.
Introduction We like to think that the advice we get from health organizations and medical professionals is determined solely by unbiased concerns and supported by scientific evidence. However, as most of us are aware, other factors influence decisions...

Are US flu deaths more PR than Science

Teaser: This was the title of an article in the British Medical Journal https://www.bmj.com/content/331/7529/1412 back in 2005 – DBC – Days before Covid. The article states: “US data on influenza deaths are a mess. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) acknowledges a difference between flu death and flu associated death yet uses the terms interchangeably. Additionally, there are significant statistical incompatibilities between official estimates and national vital statistics data. Compounding these problems is a marketing of fear—a CDC communications strategy in which medical experts “predict dire outcomes” during flu seasons.”
 “The CDC website states what has become commonly accepted and widely reported in the lay and scientific press: annually “about 36 000 [Americanshttp://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease.htm">www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease.htm) and “influenza/pneumonia”...

Monsanto The Gates Foundation and the Future of Food

Teaser: he following article comes from Pambazuka news (Pan African Voices for Freedom and Justice) and all credit goes to this organization for their work, including that of looking at the pressure of the GMO industry in African and elsewhere.   This article was written nearly 10 years ago and yet remains relevant and important to the situation today in Africa, especially as the consequences of the Covid19 lockdown in African countries is having such a significant economic impact. It is also relevant given the influence of the Gates Foundation in the development not only of vaccines but also in the broader biotechnology world. This article shares some of these concerns. Nidhi Tandon | 15 November 2011 | technologies, seeds & biodiversity | United States
Thanks to the US’s 2009 Global Food Security Act, food aid policy for the first time mandates the use of genetic modification technologies. Nidhi Tandon looks at how this legislation helps biotechnology companies monopolise the seed industry at the...

Genetically Modified Food: Insanity or the Future of Food:

Teaser: As with most things to do with food, the subject is full of controversy and conflicting evidence. Advocates of GMO’s think it will be the next agricultural revolution, bringing increased yields and a more sustainable agriculture to the world and its ever-growing population, while critics claim the health risks, environmental damage and financial exploitation of poor farmers threatens the future of food.
Can we really trust the agricultural industry and companies like Monsanto, or governments that seem under their influence, when they attempt to assuage people’s concerns? Or, are the concerns of many people simply naïve doubts about scientific progress...

Poverty, The “Gray Zone” of Life in Africa Part One

Teaser: In the book Behind the Beautiful Flowers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, author Katherine Boo describes the quality of life in one of India’s largest slums. Next door to this ravaged slum sits a five star hotel, evidence of the booming real estate in Mumbai.
Part One:  Katherine Boo managed to spend considerable time in the undercity, Annawadi, where she wrote this book, in spite of opposition from local police, and initial suspicion from local inhabitants. In a review of the book by Pankaj Mishra,...

The Gray Zone Part Two Malawi

Teaser: Malawi is but one example of an African country struggling to feed itself and to develop its economic and political structures. It is one of the poorer countries in Africa.
Part Two: Malawi: One Example in Africa. 2012 Malawi is but one example of an African country struggling to feed itself and to develop its economic and political structures. It is one of the poorer countries in Africa. It is situated on Lake Malawi,...

Healing Lyme Disease Naturally by Wolf Storl: A book review Part One

Teaser: The author of this book has presented his philosophical views on many subjects pertaining to health and not just limiting it only to the immediate discussion on Lyme disease. He is using the study of Lyme disease to look at broader topics of healing and is well versed in many holistic paradigms. His study into various Western and Chinese herbal medicines also adds another dimension to the study.
Healing Lyme Disease Naturally By Wolf Storl A Book Review Introductory comments: The author of this book has presented his philosophical views on many subjects pertaining to health and not just limiting it only to the immediate discussion on Lyme...

Healing Lyme Disease Naturally - A book review Part Two

Teaser: Natural options to treat Lyme symptoms
When the author was bitten and contracted Lyme disease, it was real enough though. However, having already had bad effects from using antibiotics for Dengue fever in the past ( a viral disease), he chose not to go that route and cited his road to cure...

Vaccine Epidemic: Book Review Part Two

Teaser: The review continues to explore the personal impact of vaccines, their use by the military, the increasing numbers of vaccines given to children and the case of Dr Andrew Wakefield in the UK. It summarizes the medical politics behind vaccine policy and the societal problems this brings up. 
Part II of the book begins with a recommendation to read Ursula La Quinn’s book “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas.” It then follows in Chapter 11 with a mother’s story of how two of her children became autistic and the heartache that ensued. The...

The role of the liberal/progressive media in the times of Covid.

Teaser: The liberal progressive media like to think they are concerned with a just society, emphasizing social and economic equality, looking after the poor and downtrodden, using the structure of the state to protect to protect civil rights and the right to dissent from any abuse of power in society.
As modern capitalism has evolved in the last thirty years, eroding the middle class, making life for the most unfortunate even worse and entrenching even greater economic inequities in society, one would think that it would be clear that the progressive...

The Rockefeller Foundation and the World Economic Forum: Their Vision For Resetting the World

Teaser: The Rockefeller Foundation is a US based NGO with a long reputation as an influential organization in the area of public health and social policy. It has been a ubiquitous presence in civic, public health and political life in the USA for over a century. It was founded in 1913 by John D. Rockefeller and his son of the same name.
 According to Wikipedia, in 2015, the Foundation was ranked as the 39th largest U.S. foundation by total giving. By year end 2016, assets were tallied at $4.1 billion (unchanged from 2015), with annual grants of $173 million. Wikipedia...

The Only Solution? What about Natural Immunity

Teaser: Originally written in April 2020 the apparent imperative need for a vaccine needs to be challenged as six months later the numbers don't justify the money invested in a vaccine solution
It is now a fundamental assumption amongst governments and health experts world-wide that a new vaccine for COVID-19 is the only solution to the current pandemic crisis. Billions of dollars, backed by tax payers money and through philanthropic donations...

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