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Obama’s Top Science Advisor Warned In 1971 that a New Ice Age Was an Imminent Threat … Which Could Destroy Agriculture and Cause a Sudden Slump In the Antarctic Ice Cap, Leading to the Biggest Tidal Wave In World History

Obama’s Science Advisor Has Been “Catastrophizing” For 43 Years In the 1970s, many American scientists were terrified of an imminent ice age.   Obama’s top science advisor – John Holdren – was one of them. Holdren and some other scientists … Continue reading

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How to Stop the Arctic Ice and Glaciers from Melting … Without Spending a Ton Or Imposing Tyranny

The Real Reason the Arctic and Glaciers Are Melting So Fast You know how dark cars get hotter than light cars?  And dark clothes absorb heat from the sun more than light clothes? The same thing may explain why the … Continue reading

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NSA Recorded the CONTENT of ‘EVERY SINGLE’ CALL in a Foreign Country … and Also In AMERICA?

Yes, They’re Doing It To Americans As Well… The Washington Post reports – based upon documents leaked by Edward Snowden – that the NSA is recording “every single” phone call in one foreign country (at the request of the NSA, … Continue reading

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Decentralizing Energy Is KEY to Protecting Against Terrorism, Fascism and Destruction of Our Health, Environment and Economy

Decentralized Energy Helps Prevent Terrorism The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (known as “FERC”) – the agency in charge of electricity in the country – just released a major report showing that terrorists could plunge the entire U.S. into darkness … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power: Their Profits; Our Risks

Nuclear engineer – and former nuclear company senior vice president – Arnie Gundersen – talks about Fukushima: Background here, here, here, here, here and here.

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Chernobyl and Fukushima Studies Show that Radiation Reduces Animal and Plant Numbers, Lifespan, Fertility, Brain Size and Diversity … and Increases Deformities and Abnormalities

Radiation Facts and Myths Many have claimed that wildlife is thriving in the highly-radioactive Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Some claim that a little radiation is harmless … or even good for you. One of the main advisors to the Japanese government … Continue reading

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Blatantly Covered Up Significance of Fukushima

NBC News Reports On Outrageous Cover Up The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is owned, captured and controlled by the nuclear industry. It uses faulty models which put us all at risk, and pushes propaganda for the nuclear industry. While … Continue reading

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An ECONOMIC Expert – Rather than a NUCLEAR Expert – Briefed Japanese Prime Minister on Condition of Fukushima Reactors As the Disaster Unfolded

Tepco Wouldn’t Even Tell the Truth to the Japanese Leader The Japanese Prime Minister at the time of the Fukushima disaster – Naoto Kan – told Democracy Now: NAOTO KAN: Even at the night of that first day of March … Continue reading

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Snowden: “We’ve Actually Had Tremendous Intelligence Failures Because We’re Monitoring The Internet … We’re Monitoring, You Know, Everybody’s Communications Instead Of Suspects’ Communications”

Mass Surveillance INTERFERES with Our Ability to Fight Terrorism Ed Snowden told the SXSW conference yesterday: We’ve actually had tremendous intelligence failures because we’re monitoring the internet; we’re monitoring, you know, everybody’s communications instead of suspects’ communications. That lack of … Continue reading

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Snowden: “Encryption Is The Defense Against The Dark Arts”

Automatic Encryption Is Key to Preserving Privacy Ed Snowden told the SXSW conference yesterday: [Snowden] Encryption is the defense against the dark arts. [Invoking the Harry Potter series.] *** [Question] Ed, you submitted written testimony last week to the European … Continue reading

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Harvard: Fluoride Can Increase Autism and Attention Deficit Disorder

Government and Top University Studies: Fluoride Lowers IQ and Causes Other Health Problems We reported last month that a Harvard study found that fluoride can lower children’s IQ by 7 points, and that numerous government reports have shown that fluoride … Continue reading

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Genes Determine People’s Susceptibility to Radiation

“Acceptable” Radiation Standards Don’t Take Into Account the Vulnerability of Children … Or Some Adults Children are much more vulnerable to radiation than full-grown adults. And yet standards for “acceptable” levels of radiation exposure are based on the ridiculous assumption … Continue reading

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What’s REALLY Going On At the Nuclear Storage Site In New Mexico?

Nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen explains: Background here, here, and here.

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The Government Has Engaged In a Series of Nuclear Cover-Ups Ever Since Hiroshima

Government Has Been Covering up Meltdowns of Nuclear Power Plants for 55 Years The entire idea of safe nuclear energy has arguably been a cover for nuclear weapons production … at the expense of our health and the environment. Moreover, … Continue reading

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Reddit Passionately Wants to Discuss Censorship … But Moderators Keep Censoring Such a Discussion

Moderators Censor Discussion on Censorship The giant r/Worldnews and r/News Reddits (5 million and 2 million subscribed readers, respectively) still haven’t allowed links to Glenn Greenwald’s report on government control, infiltration, manipulation and warping of online discourse. Our write-up on … Continue reading

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Nuclear Expert: “Half of the Reactors Operating Today In The United States Do Not Meet The NRC’s Fire Protection Regulations … a Third Of The Reactors In The United States Aren’t Protected Against Flooding If An Upstream Dam Were To Fail … Another 27 Reactors Are Not Protected Against Earthquake Hazards”

American Nuclear Plants Are In Danger of Melting Down The risk of a nuclear meltdown in the United States is even greater than it was at Fukushima. Yet the U.S. Nuclear regulatory Commission (NRC) has weakened safety standards for U.S. … Continue reading

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Japanese Prime Minister Had to Fly In to Fukushima In the Middle of the Night to Get the Scoop from Low-Level Nuclear Workers … Because Tepco Wouldn’t Tell Him the Truth

Tepco Wouldn’t Even Tell the Truth to the Japanese Leader In this 27-second video, Amy Goodman summarizes her interview with Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan: We just came from Tokyo. We broadcast for three days from Japan. And we’re going … Continue reading

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U.S.Nuclear Authorities Were Extremely Worried About West Coast Getting Hit By Fukushima Radiation … But Publicly Said It Was Safe

Government Failed to Share Information With the Public Nuclear expert Ed Lyman – chief scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists – said: While the U.S. government was telling the American people there was nothing to fear from Fukushima and … Continue reading

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Roundup In 75% of Air and Water Sampled … Causes Kidney Failure

A Vicious Cycle of Chemical Madness … A new study from the U.S. Geological Survey – soon to be published in the  journal Enviromental Toxicology and Chemistry – finds that Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide (technically known as “glyphosate”) and its toxic … Continue reading

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UK and US Collect Millions of Webcam Images (Many Nude) … NSA Whistleblower Warns of “KGB/Stasi Tactics”

Will They Be Used to Smear and Blackmail Targets? Newly-released Snowden documents show that the British and American spy agencies gathered and stored many millions of images from Yahoo web cam streams … and that a large percentage are naked … Continue reading

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Reddit Censors Big Story About Government Manipulation and Disruption of the Internet

Reddit Moderators Go to Extreme Lengths to Censor the Most Important Story of the Year The moderators at the giant r/news reddit (with over 2 million subscribed readers) repeatedly killed the Greenwald/Snowden story on government manipulation and disruption of the … Continue reading

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Why Trolls Start Flame Wars: Swearing and Name-Calling Shut Down the Ability to Think and Focus

Internet Psychology 101 Psychological studies show that swearing and name-calling in Internet discussions shut down our ability to think. 2 professors of science communication at the University of Wisconsin, Madison – Dominique Brossard and Dietram A. Scheufele – wrote in … Continue reading

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New Snowden Documents Show that Governments Are “Attempting To Control, Infiltrate, Manipulate, and Warp Online Discourse”

Spy Agencies Manipulate and Disrupt Web Discussions to Promote Propaganda and Discredit Government Critics The alternative media has documented for 5 years that the government uses disinformation and disruption  (and here) on the web to discredit activists and manipulate public … Continue reading

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Smart Meters Allow the Government, Corporations and Hackers to Spy On You

Smart Meters: A Little Too Smart Smart meters allow the government, corporations and hackers to spy on you. Postscript: As security expert Bruce Schneier points out, the entire concept of the “Internet of Things” – where every device, from your … Continue reading

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An Untested Chemical – Which Increases Lead Exposure and CRIME – Is Used in Over 90% of Fluoridated U.S. Water Supplies

Toxic Byproduct of Fertilizer Plants Dumped Into Our Water Supply Studies by the U.S. government, Harvard University and many other prestigious organizations show that fluoride in water may reduce intelligence and cause other health problems. Moreover, the type of fluoride … Continue reading

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New TEPCO Report Shows Damage to Unit 3 Fuel Pool MUCH Worse Than That at Unit 4

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Are Millions of Business People At Risk of Dying In Collapsing Buildings?

This is one in a series of safety-related public service announcements. Death Traps? Millions of people work in or visit high-rise buildings … assuming the buildings were more or less safe. But it turns out that there is a severe, … Continue reading

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Harvard Study: Fluoride Lowers Children’s Intelligence By 7 IQ Points

Government and Top University Studies: Fluoride Lowers IQ and Causes Other Health Problems The Harvard School for Public Health reports: In a meta-analysis, researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and China Medical University in Shenyang for the first … Continue reading

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Unbelievable Drone Acrobatics

While this is a Lexus commercial, the drones are real.  They were programmed and operated by Kmel Robotics, by graduates of the University of Pennsylvania’s Grasp drone robotics lab: How they made the video: Here are some of the projects … Continue reading

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Amazing Air Hockey Robot Made from 3-D Printer

For more amazing technology, watch: Robots Becoming Incredibly Lifelike Mind-Reading Machines Are Here Game-Changing Technology: 3-D Printing

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A Cheap Way To Protect Ourselves from Radiation?

Basic Amino Acid May Help Provide Radiation Protection We recently reported that a high-tech medicine could virtually render radiation harmless by boosting nitric oxide levels in our body. Indeed, high-level scientists were stunned to find that a treatment which boosts … Continue reading

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Fake NSA Spy Programs

NSA-O-Matic The NSA – through one of its seemingly endless series of programs – spies on everything we do. And the spy agencies are using all sorts of dirty hacking tricks. If you’re getting impatient as Edward Snowden’s revelations trickle … Continue reading

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Glassholes

Glassholes by Anthony Freda A Mini NSA On Your Face eOnline reports: A new app will allow total strangers to ID you and pull up all your information, just by looking at you and scanning your face with their Google … Continue reading

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Spy Agency Engaged In Internet “False Flag” Attacks

Spy Agency “Masqueraded As An Enemy In A ‘False Flag’ Operation” We’ve warned since 2009 (and see this) that the government could be launching cyber “false flag attacks” in order to justify a crackdown on the Internet and discredit web … Continue reading

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West Coast Is “On Track for Having the Worst Drought In 500 Years”

Is the West Coast In the Middle of a “Mega Drought”? The Los Angeles Times reports: “We are on track for having the worst drought in 500 years,” said B. Lynn Ingram, a professor of earth and planetary sciences at … Continue reading

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Spy Agencies Work On Psychologically Profiling Everyone

Spies Want To Predict Everyone’s Thoughts and Actions Newly-released documents from Edward Snowden show that the NSA and other spy agencies are tracking people’s psychological and lifestyle traits such as sexual preference, extroversion-versus-introversion, and whether people are leaders or followers.  … Continue reading

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Can a High-Tech Medicine Render Radiation Harmless?

Will Scientists Figure Out How to Protect Us from Radiation? We’ve spent countless hours researching and writing about ways to reduce the harmful effects from radiation. But there may be high-tech breakthroughs on the horizon. As Dot Med reported in … Continue reading

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Forget Metadata … The NSA Is Spying On EVERYTHING

Don’t Get Too Distracted By The Details … The Government Is Spying On ALL Of Your Digital Communications The NSA’s spying on everyone’s metadata can tell them just about everything about us … and it violates our Constitutional right to … Continue reading

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How to Reduce Your Risk of Radiation (Updated)

Preface: This post is not intended to be the last word on the topic. Instead, it is only an attempt to start a conversation on radiation protection. We hope that top scientists with the necessary expertise will pick up the … Continue reading

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DON’T Brush After Eating Acidic Food!

Brushing After Acidic Foods Is BAD For Your Teeth The Mayo Clinic notes: One caveat to brushing after you eat is if you’ve eaten an acidic food or drink – for example, orange juice. Avoid brushing your teeth for at … Continue reading

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Genetic Engineering Actually INCREASES Pesticide Use, DECREASES Crop Yield, And May Be Dangerous to Your Health

Genetic Engineering Companies Promised Reduced Pesticide Use … But GE Crops Have Led to a 25% Increase In Herbicide Use One of the main selling points for genetically engineered crops is that they would use substantially less pesticides than conventional … Continue reading

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University of Alaska Scientists: Fukushima Radiation May Be Making Alaska Seals Sick

Is Fukushima Radiation Making West Coast Wildlife Sick? American sailors on the USS Reagan got really sick after having snowball fights with radioactive snow blowing off of the coast of Fukushima. University of Alaska professors Doug Dasher, John Kelley, Gay … Continue reading

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Open Letter from Top U.S. Computer Security Experts Slams NSA Spying As Destroying Security

The NSA Is Making Us All Less Safe An open letter today from a large group of professors – top US computer security and cryptography researchers – slams the damage to ecurity caused by NSA spying: Inserting backdoors, sabotaging standards, … Continue reading

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Two Former Japanese Prime Ministers Try to Shake Up Japanese Politics to Kill Nuclear Energy

“The Myth That Nuclear Power Is Clean And Safe Has Collapsed”.  Nuclear Is a “Criminal Act Toward Future Generations”.  “Our Nation’s Survival Is At Stake” Japan may have enacted a fascist state secrecy law which outlaws independent reporting on Fukushima … Continue reading

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Former NRC Commissioner: Trying To Solve Global Warming By Building Nuclear Power Plants Is Like Trying To Solve Global Hunger By Serving Everyone Caviar

And Nuclear Pumps Out a Lot of Carbon Dioxide It is well-documented that nuclear energy is very expensive and bad for the environment. Former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Peter Bradford notes: If asked whether we should increase our reliance on … Continue reading

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The 4 Myths The Nuclear Industry Wants You to Believe

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NSA Spying On “Metadata” Is As Bad As Listening to the Content of Our Phone Calls … Or WORSE

Why Spying On Metadata Is Even MORE Intrusive than Listening to Content The government has sought to reassure us that it is only tracking “metadata” such as the time and place of our phone calls, and not the content of … Continue reading

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American and British Spy Agencies Have INTENTIONALLY Weakened Security for Many Decades

Making Us All Less Safe In the Process Norway’s largest newspaper (Aftenposten) reports today that British spies pressured the developers of cellphone standards in the 1980s to intentionally weaken the cellphone’s encryption: The British argued that the key length had … Continue reading

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Clues to Future Snowden Leaks Found In His Past

Work for Covert NSA Facility at University of Maryland May Be Hint Only a tiny fraction of Snowden’s documents have been published. What’s still to come? We believe one hint comes from Snowden’s past as a security specialist at one … Continue reading

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Is The NSA Quartering “Digital” Troops Within Our Homes?

Are “Digital” Troops Being Sent Into Our Digital Devices Like British Troops Were Sent Into American Colonists’ Homes? We have extensively documented that the U.S. government is trampling virtually every single Constitutional right set forth in the Bill of Rights. … Continue reading

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Radiation? Seals, Sea Lions, Polar Bears, Bald Eagles, Sea Stars, Turtles, King and Sockeye Salmon, Herring, Anchovies and Sardines In The Western Part of North America All Suffering Mysterious Diseases At the Same Time

Is Fukushima Decimating Wildlife in the Western Portion of North America? We’ve previous documented that seals, sea lions, polar bears, sea stars, turtles, sockeye salmon, herring, anchovies and sardines on the West Coast of North America are all suffering mysterious … Continue reading

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Navy Dumped Thousands of Tons of Radioactive Waste Into the Atlantic Ocean

U.S., Russia, Japan and Other Countries Have All Polluted the Oceans With Radiation The Tampa Bay Times reports: For up to 15 years after World War II, the crew of Albernaz’s ship, the USS Calhoun County, dumped thousands of tons … Continue reading

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Wave of Radiation from Fukushima Will Be 10 Times Bigger than All of the Radiation from Nuclear Tests Combined

Putting Fukushima In Perspective There was no background radioactive cesium before above-ground nuclear testing and nuclear accidents started. Wikipedia provides some details on the distribution of cesium-137 due to human activities: Small amounts of caesium-134 and caesium-137 were released into … Continue reading

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If You Want to Rein In NSA Spying, HERE’s How to Do It

There’s An Easy Technical Fix To A Good Chunk of Our Spy Problems Bill Binney is the high-level NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information. A 32-year NSA veteran widely regarded as a “legend” within … Continue reading

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Cover Your Webcam With a Post-It Note

Protect Yourself from Big Brother We noted in June that the single most important thing you can do to protect yourself from government spying is to realize that the NSA can turn on your cellphone or laptop’s videocamera and microphone … Continue reading

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Most Americans Aren’t Getting Enough of this Vital Nutrient

How To Get Enough Healthy Potassium In Your Diet Potassium is crucial for good health.  As WebMD notes: Potassium is a mineral that’s crucial for life. Potassium is necessary for the heart, kidneys, and other organs to work normally. *** … Continue reading

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Health Tricks: Crazy But Effective

Weird Health Tricks Here’s a round up of strange – but real – health tricks. Duct Tape Removes Warts A study published in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine shows that duct tape is better at removing warts than … Continue reading

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White House Petition: “Tell The Truth To The American People About Radiation Emitted By Fukushima Dai-Chi Reactor Disaster. Stop LYING”

The American government – like the Japanese and Canadian governments – are covering up the extent of the Fukushima crisis. Someone launched a White House petition saying: Tell the truth to the American people about radiation emitted by Fukushima Dai-Chi … Continue reading

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Canada Busted Covering Up Spikes In Fukushima Radiation

Falsely Stated That There Were No Unusual Radiation Levels Update: The Canadian government also under-reported the amount of radioactive xenon by 6,000%. The governments of Japan, America and Canada have covered up the severity of the Fukushima crisis ever since … Continue reading

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They’re Going to Dump the Fukushima Radiation Into the Ocean

Yup … They’re Going to Dump It Tepco is planning on dumping all of the radioactive water stored at Fukushima into the ocean. The industry-controlled nuclear regulators are pushing for dumping the radiation, as well. As EneNews reports: Juan Carlos … Continue reading

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Mass Die-Off of West Coast Sealife: Fukushima Radiation … Or Something Else?

What’s Causing the Unprecedented Weirdness In West Coast Ocean Life? NBC Nightly News reports that a mass die-off of starfish up and down the West Coast of North America is puzzling scientists: Brian Williams, anchor: Environmental officials in California say … Continue reading

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What Is The ACTUAL Risk for Pacific Coast Residents from Fukushima Radiation?

“[The Odds of] Longer Term Chronic Effects, Cancer Or Genetic Effects … Cannot Be Said To Be Zero” It is very difficult to obtain accurate information on the dangers from Fukushima radiation to residents of the West Coast of North … Continue reading

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Japanese Senator: “The Path That Japan Is Taking Is The Recreation Of A Fascist State”

Japanese (And American) Governments Go to Extreme Lengths to Cover Up Their Mess Japan and the U.S. are doing everything they can to cover up the danger of the Fukushima crisis. The Daily Beast notes: The Japanese government, which already … Continue reading

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How to Reduce Your Risk of Radiation from Fukushima

Is There Anything We Can Do to Reduce Radiation Risks? Doctors in Hawaii and the West Coast of North American are being bombarded with questions about how to protect ourselves from radiation from Fukushima … especially since it is difficult … Continue reading

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Glutathione: Boost Your Health and Help Protect Yourself From Radiation

Glutathione: The Master Antioxidant Glutathione is your body’s “master antioxidant”. Every cell of your body contains glutathione. And glutathione makes any other antioxidant which you ingest more effective. Low glutathione levels are associated with serious diseases such as cancer, Aids … Continue reading

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The U.S. Is Sending Americans’ Confidential Info Abroad … For the Same Reason It’s Outsourcing Torture to Foreign Governments

Outsourcing the NSA’s Dirty Deeds In An Attempt to Create Plausible Deniability Torture doesn’t work to produce actionable intelligence. Indeed, it harms our national security and creates more terrorists. Because torture is blatantly illegal, the Bush and Obama administrations have … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton On NSA Spying: “We Are On The Verge Of Having The Worst Of All Worlds: We’ll Have No Security And No Privacy”

Former Presidents and Vice Presidents Agree: Mass Surveillance Is Destroying Our Country Bill Clinton said (via Agence France-Presse): “The question is when, if ever, is the government justified in going beyond the patterns to listen to telephone calls, read emails, … Continue reading

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Security Expert: “Buy American Doesn’t Sell Well Anymore Because It Means Give A Copy To The NSA”

Mass Surveillance Is Destroying the American Economy We’ve previously noted that mass surveillance is killing American tech companies. And Cisco just blamed its earnings slump on China’s disdain for NSA spying. Security expert Bruce Schneier succinctly summed up the destruction … Continue reading

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World’s Most Dangerous Mission to Start In 3 Days

Risky Operation To Start Monday … Whole World Holds Its Breath The most dangerous operation since the Cuban missile crisis will start Monday. Japan Times reports today: Tokyo Electric Power Co. [Tepco] said Friday it will start removing nuclear fuel … Continue reading

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Removal of Fukushima Fuel Rods Hits a Bump … BEFORE It Even Starts

Tepco’s Negligence In 1982 Makes Removal More Difficult Now Tepco’s efforts to remove the radioactive fuel rods – already extremely dangerous and difficult – have hit a bump before they’ve even started. Enenews rounds up the developments here: Yomiuri Shimbun … Continue reading

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America and Israel Created a Monster Computer Virus Which Now Threatens Nuclear Reactors Worldwide

Even Threatens the International Space Station In their obsession to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons, the U.S. and Israel created a computer virus (called “Stuxnet”) to take out Iran’s nuclear enrichment machinery. The virus appears to have spread to … Continue reading

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Sun Is Weakest In 200 years

Sunspot Activity at Record Low, And Magnetic Orientation Is Puzzling Reuters and Space.com noted in September that sunspot activity was at a 100-year low. The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that this sun’s solar maximum is the weakest in 200 … Continue reading

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What You Should Be Doing NOW to Protect Yourself from Radiation

Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Help Protect Your Family from Radiation It is well-known that potassium iodide works to protect against damage from radioactive iodine by saturating our body (the thyroid gland, specifically) with harmless iodine, so that our bodies are … Continue reading

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We’re In The Most Dangerous Moment Since the Cuban Missile Crisis

Scientists Warn of Extreme Risk We’ve long said that the greatest short-term threat to humanity is from the fuel pools at Fukushima. The Japanese nuclear agency recently green-lighted the removal of the spent fuel rods from Fukushima reactor 4′s spent … Continue reading

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Inventor of the Web: Mass Surveillance by the US and UK Makes Us MORE VULNERABLE to Bad Guys

NSA Spying Makes the Internet and Computers LESS Safe Spying makes us vulnerable to hackers and other bad guys: IT and security professionals say spying could mess up the safety of our internet and computer systems The Electronic Frontier Foundation … Continue reading

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Japan Is Being Destroyed By Criminal Corporate Cronyism (Like the Rest of the World)

Fukushima, the Great Recession and Other Crises All Caused by Crony Capitalism Tepco’s criminal actions have worsened the Fukushima disaster: Engineers warned Tepco and the Japanese government many years before the accident that the reactors were seismically unsafe … and … Continue reading

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Texas-Sized Island of Japanese Debris to Hit the West Coast of North America

All At Once? We’ve been reporting for years that huge quantities of debris from the Japanese tsunami would hit the West Coast of North America. And see this. The Independent reports: An enormous floating island of debris from Japan’s 2011 … Continue reading

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Tepco Tore Down the Natural Seawall Which Would Have Protected Fukushima from the Tsunami

Tsunami Wouldn’t Have Taken Out the Reactors If Tepco Had Left the Natural Seawall In Place The Wall Street Journal noted in 2011: When Tokyo Electric Power Co. broke ground on the now defunct Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power station 44 years … Continue reading

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PRISM is driving the uptake of privacy services, but there’s no simple solution to beating the NSA

This article was written by IVPN’s Nick Pearson. IVPN is an online privacy platform, and Electronic Frontier Foundation member, dedicated to protecting online freedoms and online privacy. While Edward Snowden’s PRISM revelations failed to spark much widespread outrage among the … Continue reading

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Fukushima Is Here

500 people assembled on October 19th on Ocean Beach in San Francisco and formed the letters with their bodies to demonstrate their growing concern about eventual fallout on the west coast. Credit and More Information: FukushimaResponse.org Radiation Levels Will Concentrate … Continue reading

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1 Foot Tsunami Hits Fukushima … No Reported Damage

Nuclear Reactors Worldwide Vulnerable to Earthquakes and Flooding A 1-foot hightsunami hit the Fukushima coast today after a 7.3 earthquake struck around 200 miles off the Japanese coast. Fortunately, there is no report of damage at this time. Remember that … Continue reading

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Powerful Nations and Companies Fight Back Against NSA Spying

New Telecommunications Infrastructure Is Being Built to Avoid American Spying One of India’s largest newspapers – The Hindu – reports: Most of Brazil’s global internet traffic passes through the United States, so [the Brazilian] government plans to lay underwater fiber … Continue reading

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Robots Becoming Incredibly Lifelike

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“Covering Up The [Gulf] Oil Spill With Corexit Was a Deadly Action … What Happened In the Gulf Was a Political Act, an Act of Cowardice and Greed”

A Tragedy Our Society Should Never Repeat Preface: Additional interviews of leading government-affiliated experts concerning the Gulf oil spill here and here. As we reported at the time, the EPA allowed BP to dump mass quantities of a highly-toxic chemical … Continue reading

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The Grim Facts About Global Nuclear Stockpiles

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The REAL Fukushima Danger

The Real Problem … The fact that the Fukushima reactors have been leaking huge amounts of radioactive water ever since the 2011 earthquake is certainly newsworthy.  As are the facts that: Tepco doesn’t know how to stop the leaks Scientists … Continue reading

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Poll: More Americans Believe World Trade Center 7 Was Demolished On 9/11 than Believe the Government’s Explanation

What Do You Believe? Preface:  Americans have learned in the past decade that our government lied to us about: Iraq weapons of mass destruction  (and here) The case for war against Syria (and see this) Its involvement in false flag … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Top Chemical Weapons Expert Highly Skeptical of U.S. Case Against Syrian Government

Western Samples Were Selectively Chosen Without a Verifiable Chain of Custody … We Must Wait for UN Report Before Reaching Any Conclusions Jean Pascal Zanders is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s top chemical weapons experts, having been quoted … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Nuclear Policy Puts Heavy Burden On Future Generations

Work May Continue For Thousands of Years At Fukushima The 2008 financial crisis was predicted in 1993 by Nobel prize winning economist George Akerloff.   Akerloff predicted that – unless the government held the big banks and financial speculators accountable – … Continue reading

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Breathtaking U.S. Hypocrisy on Chemical Weapons

The U.S. has Repeatedly Violated the “Red Line” on Chemical Weapons The U.S. encouraged Saddam Hussein’s use of chemical weapons against Iran … which was the largest use of chemical weapons in history.  While the number of people killed in … Continue reading

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Actual Video of UN Weapons Inspectors Examining Syrian Chemical Weapon Rockets

The Obama administration tried to prevent UN inspections of the chemical attack. It failed, although the weapons inspectors were forced to leave a day early. The real question is whether the U.S. will wait for the results of the tests, … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Copies Bush’s Sidelining of Weapons Inspectors In Iraq

Debunking U.S. Claims about UN Weapons Inspections In Syria One of John Kerry’s main arguments for bombing Syria is that the Assad government stalled and delayed UN weapons inspectors: Our sense of basic humanity is offended not only by this … Continue reading

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The U.S., Britain and Israel have Used Chemical Weapons within the Last 10 Years

Those Condemning Syria Have Themselves Recently Used Chemical Weapons We condemn all use of chemical weapons. But the U.S. used chemical weapons against civilians in Iraq in 2004. Evidence here, here, here, here, here, here. Israeli also used white phosphorous … Continue reading

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Is Fukushima Radiation Contaminating Tuna, Salmon and Herring On the West Coast of North America?

Demand that Fish Be Tested for Radiation Preface:  This post discusses both evidence and theories which need to be tested.  It is a starting point for discussion … not a definitive statement on the science.   The bottom line is that … Continue reading

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Low Level Radiation: Deadly … Or Harmless?

Cutting through the Misinformation In response to the news that mass quantities of highly-radioactive water are flowing from Fukushima into the Pacific Ocean – and that the radioactivity is spreading to North America – the usual suspects are saying that … Continue reading

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You Won’t BELIEVE the Upshot of BP’s Gulf Oil Spill

Background here, here and here.

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West Coast of North America to Be Hit Hard by Fukushima Radiation

Radiation Levels Will Concentrate in Pockets In Baja California and Other West Coast Locations An ocean current called the North Pacific Gyre is bringing Japanese radiation to the West Coast of North America: The leg of the Gyre closest to … Continue reading

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Copyright Infringement Is Being Treated as Terrorism

Counter-Terrorism Gone Crazy Top American security experts say that using “anti-terror” powers to go after non-terrorism related activities hurts our national security. A good example is copyright infringement. The Patriot Act has been invoked in connection with copyright infringement … … Continue reading

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Israel Joins Most of the World In Banning Water Fluoridation

America is the Odd Man Out On July 29, 2013, the Supreme Court of Israel ruled that Israel must stop adding fluoride into public water supplies in one year, following a a decision on fluoride’s potential toxicity to humans by … Continue reading

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Letting Tepco “Clean Up” Fukushima Is Like Letting a Murderer Do Brain Surgery On a VIP

In 3 Months, Do We Want to Entrust U.S. “National Security” and Perhaps Even “Human Survival” In the Northern Hemisphere to These Guys? If an incompetent doctor killed numerous patients doing routine surgery – and then lied and tried to … Continue reading

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