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Archive for July, 2010

The Food Chain

July 29, 2010

The food chain has been attacked by pollution since the start of the industrial age and human denial is not going to change that. Poisons being added to the vast oceans do not just go away they are absorbed by the plankton – the tiny sea creatures that form the base of the food chain. And if we continue to reduce their habitats through pollution we endanger every form of life on the planet. Most of all ourselves.

LA Times story

The Failure of War

July 22, 2010

Tony Blair’s Britain entered the fray with GW Bush’s America. The invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan were justified by distorted facts, plain old lies and inaccurate intelligence. Does this make the citizens of either country any safer?