We have endless money to spend on war, but no funds to assure that our food is safe. Yet another example of how in the U.S. profit for corporate interests trumps wellness.
Almost All Raw Chicken in U.S. Contains ‘Worrisome Amounts of Bacteria’
Agence France-Presse (France)/The Raw Story
This has just come out concerning Fukushima. The source is Arnie Gunderson who, to my mind, is one of the few reliable sources on what is going on. As time passes it becomes ever clearer that the story is more horrible than we thought, and the implications for! Japanese national wellness are profound. What it is going to mean for the U.S. is still murky, although the story I did the other day about children in California suggests we are going to have problems. Click through to see the video, which adds depth to the story.
Gundersen: All of Japan is contaminated, gov’t covering up enormous exposures to public; Epidemic is just beginning — Evacuee: We are in fact dying in Fukushima; What happened to us will soon affect all Japanese people (VIDEOS)
Although more polemic than I would like this piece about the South is based solidly on facts. I am publishing it to illustrate how the Schism Trend is gathering steam and splitting the country.
Southern Republicans Drag the Rest of the Nation Down by Doing the Kochs’ Bidding
R. Muse – Politicususa
Here is yet another facet of the Schism Trend. The Red value states in the American South are more violent, more obese, sicker, more Fundamentalist, and on and on. And, now, it is clear that part of the problem is that they are also the least educated. States like Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana are increasingly more like developing countries than American states. It is one of the country! 9;s greatest tragedies, and one of the least discussed. This Atlantic piece is heartbreaking, and this trend just becomes more intense year by year. Click through to see the very important maps that illustrate this story.
The South Is America’s High-School Dropout Factory
JORDAN WEISSMANN – The Atlantic