Health


Red Cross: Cholera Outbreak Reaches “Hideous Milestone” of 1 Million Cases — Facilitated By U.S.-Backed Saudi Intervention in Yemen

As the 1,000th day of the U.S.-backed Saudi airstrike campaign in Yemen passed this week, humanitarian agencies recorded the one millionth case of cholera to infect the war-torn country, where 80 percent of the population lacks adequate access to food, clean water, and healthcare.






Fantastic Didactic Weekend Flick Pick (May 26-28, 2017): Four Horsemen (2012) [director: Ross Ashcroft] (VIDEO)

‘Four Horsemen’ is an award-winning, critically acclaimed British documentary feature film directed by Ross Ashcroft, released in the UK on March 14, 2012. The film criticizes the system of fractional reserve banking, debt-based economy and political lobbying by “too big to fail” banks, which it regards as a serious threat not only to liberal, Western-style democracy, but to the entire Western civilization itself.





Sanders Proposal to Import Cheaper Drugs from Canada Killed …By Corporate Democrats

On Thursday, January 12, 2017, 13 Democrats split from the majority of the party to join the Republican majority in the Senate in voting against a proposal submitted by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and co-sponsored with Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), that would allow U.S. citizens to legally import prescription drugs from Canada at lower prices. The amendment was voted down with the final vote count at 52 to 46, with one senator each from both parties not voting. Meanwhile, 13 Republicans surprisingly defected from the party majority to cross the aisle in favor of it.