Here is a really good assessment of what is happening to the world’s fisheries. It will all be pretty familiar if you read SR regularly. But it is particularly thorough, and well grounded. For the most part it is not a happy story. (See: Healing the Seas – Acknowledging the Impact of Humans on the World Ocean).
Just How Badly Are We Overfishing the Oceans?
The Washington Post
Further evidence of the effect of big corporate money using science as a disinformation tool to serve its purposes.
Leaked Documents Reveal the Secret Finances of a Pro-Industry Science Group
ANDY KROLL and JEREMY SCHULMAN – Mother Jones
Although too polemic this essay mirrors my thinking. Obamacare will be better than what proceeded it. But it is still profit based, it is an illness profit system, not a wellness based system. A single payer system that places wellness first will be much cheaper and simpler. The French have the best healthcare in the world and pay about 11.4 per cent of GNP. We are 37th, and spent about 17 per cent.
Obamacare: The Biggest Insurance Scam in History
KEVIN ZEESE and MARGARET FLOWERS – Truthout
Here is more on Schism Trend. I am doing stories on this trend because I am surprised how quickly it is developing.
Survey | 2013 American Values Survey: In Search of Libertarians in America
Public Religion Research Institute
I think it is very important to understand what this story is saying. As we approach becoming a majority minority nation, there is a certain part of the white community for whom that reality is unacceptable. This is big part of the Theocratic Right. And it is going to go into the next generation, as this report makes clear.