The drugs don’t work: a modern medical scandal

The doctors prescribing the drugs don't know they don't do what they're meant to. Nor do their patients. The manufacturers know full well, but they're not telling. by Ben Goldacre The Guardian (September 21 2012) http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2012/9/18/1347988005246/a0158-000112-008.jpg Drugs are tested by their manufacturers, in poorly designed trials, on hopelessly small numbers of weird, unrepresentative patients, and … Continue reading The drugs don’t work: a modern medical scandal

The Federal Reserve, a Privately Owned Banking Cartel …

... Has Been Given Police Powers, with Glock 22s and Patrol Cars by Pam Martens {1} Alternet (September 17 2012) By mid morning on Monday, September 17, as Occupy Wall Street protesters marched around the perimeter of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, all signs that an FRPD (Federal Reserve Police Department) existed had … Continue reading The Federal Reserve, a Privately Owned Banking Cartel …

“The Drugs Don’t Work”

How the Medical-Industrial Complex Systematically Suppresses Negative Studies by Yves Smith Naked Capitalism (September 23 2012) We've written a lot about the scientism of mainstream economics, both here and in ECONned (2010), and how these trappings have let the discipline continue to have a special seat at the policy table despite ample evidence of its … Continue reading “The Drugs Don’t Work”

New Study Finds “Severe Toxic Effects” …

... of Pervasively Used Monsanto Herbicide Roundup and Roundup Ready GM Corn by Yves Smith Naked Capitalism (September 20 2012) Although I generally refrain from posting on Big Ag and relegate the topic to Links, I have a special interest in Monsanto. Last year, I had wanted to devise a list or ranking of top … Continue reading New Study Finds “Severe Toxic Effects” …

Cargill and Others Behind anti-Organic “Stanford Study”

Anti-organic "study" is not news, rather, coordinated propaganda campaign by Tony Cartalucci ¬† Land Destroyer Report (September 05 2012) Harry Wallop of the London Telegraph ends his anti-organic food editorial {1} with the following sentence: Tomorrow, the baby is going to get an extra dollop of pesticide-sprayed carrots. Whether or not Wallop is as brain-addled … Continue reading Cargill and Others Behind anti-Organic “Stanford Study”