At the University of Wisconsin and the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, bioterror scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health in Washington DC have been inflicting pain on ferrets as they developed highly contagious new strains of flu. Public exposure of their work has caused a moratorium. The week of July 30, these Frankensteins will meet to discuss their extralegal and highly lethal work.
The U.S. heat wave is slowly shaking the foundations of American politics. It may take years for the deep rumble to evolve into an above ground, institution-shattering earthquake, but U.S. society has changed for good.
Workers groups today presented the “sorry state of labor” in a forum that served as a buildup activity to the coming counter-SONA protest on Monday. “In his forthcoming SONA (State of the Nation Address), President Benigno Aquino III (P-Noy) will boast of his administration’s so-called inclusive growth. But to workers and the poor, GNP growth only means more ‘Starving Filipinos,’” averred Renato Magtubo, national chair of Partido ng Manggagawa (PM - Labor Party - Philippines).