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25.01.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

‘We Saw What You Did’ – Satellites and Human Rights

‘We Saw What You Did’ – Satellites and Human Rights

Human Wrongs Watch Nairobi, 23 January 2015 (IRIN)* – The shocking satellite imagery of the destruction in the northeastern Nigerian town of Baga and nearby villages earlier this month provided graphic evidence of the extent of the crimes by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram when they stormed … »

22.01.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Light Is Here and Has Its Own International Year!

Light Is Here and Has Its Own International Year!

Human Wrongs Watch 19 January 2015 — Tonight, an Aurora Borealis graced UNESCO’s Globe in Paris. The Northern Lights, a natural phenomenon only seen in much higher latitudes, were reproduced by artist Kari Kola on the UNESCO Headquarters in celebration of the International Year of Light 2015, which … »

21.01.2015 Tony Henderson

Adaptive Society by Ross Milburn – a review

Adaptive Society by Ross Milburn – a review

Londoner Ross Milburn, an IT writer now living in Hong Kong, introduces his book Adaptive Society as follows: “The horror of war set me on a lifelong quest to discover why human government is so bad, in spite of the intelligence, morality, and loyal nature of most individuals, and the … »

06.01.2015 Pressenza London

Bad Science? How can we tell?

Bad Science? How can we tell?

We recently published in Pressenza, and in good faith, an article about Monsanto’s production of yet another horrible, horrible substance, with the scary potential to inflict ‘autism in half of our children’. The ‘expert’ raising the alarm in this case, Senior Research Scientist at MIT, Stephanie Seneff, PhD, appeared to … »

29.12.2014 Tony Henderson

Thumbs down to Profs. plea to accept Nuclear Power

Thumbs down to Profs. plea to accept Nuclear Power

Hitting the news on both pro-environmental cleanliness and anti-nuclear power media channels was an appeal by no-less than seventy-five professors of various persuasions that pleaded with the ‘Greens’ to accept nuclear power. In the end it was concluded that nuclear power and nuclear weapon’s proliferation were inseparable and it is … »

12.11.2014 Silvia Swinden

Net Neutrality explained by comedian John Oliver

Net Neutrality explained by comedian John Oliver

“Net neutrality (also network neutrality or Internet neutrality) is the principle that Internet service providers and governments should treat all data on the Internet equally, not discriminating or charging differentially by user, content, site, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or mode of communication. The term was coined by Columbia … »

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