Wednesday, 25 March 2015

TransCanada’s Other Massive Pipeline Plan

CommonDreams

TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has been front and center in a heated continental energy and climate debate for over four years now – and President Obama is sounding more and more like he is poised to make the right decision and reject the pipeline that would carry high carbon, high risk, high cost bitumen through North America’s heartland. Story here.

Monsanto Seeks Retraction for Report Linking Herbicide to Cancer

Manitoba C0-Operator
Monsanto, maker of Roundup, wants an international health organization to retract a report linking the product’s chief ingredient to cancer. Story here. 

A crop-duster on the way to a spray-field.
PinP photo. (Likely payload? Roundup!)

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Manitoba Wildlife Officers Seek Leads in Illegal Moose Hunting Cases

CBC News
PinP photo.

Officers released graphic photos of moose remains along highways in province's northwest. Story here.

Canadian, U.S. Agencies Approve Genetically Engineered B.C. Apples as Safe

Winnipeg Free Press
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada have approved non-browning Arctic Apples for commercial sale in Canada. Story here.

Everyone bow down to the gods of bio-tech! 
They have saved us from a fate worse than death - 
the browning apple! PinP photo.

Monday, 23 March 2015

Journalism as Subversion

by Chris Hedges - OpEd News 

The assault of global capitalism is not only an economic and political assault. It is a cultural and historical assault. Global capitalism seeks to erase our stories and our histories. Its systems of mass communication, which peddle a fake…Story here.