The saturated fat scam: What’s the real story?

The “Coca Cola conspiracy” and the obesity epidemic Aletho News | February 7, 2010 In the late 1960’s the US, through conventional hybridization techniques, succeeded in creating new types of corn dramatically increasing yield per acre by reducing the space required per plant as well as increasing the number of ears per stalk. This development […]

Wages, Prices and Profits

(Note: This title is borrowed from Karl Marx, who wrote a brilliant piece of this same title. Likewise for much of the content. I don’t think old Karl would mind. As the postal worker told the poet in the film “Il Postino”: “Poems don’t belong to those who write them; they belong to those who […]

The Collapse of Mexico

                The United States Joint Force Command recently warned against the “rapid and sudden collapse”, of Mexico due to criminal gangs and the current drug war.  The major criminal activity is tearing the country apart.  Drug cartels are even targeting Mexican Government officials; at least the ones that haven’t […]