Archive for May 5th, 2008

Scientists are now required to treat plants ethically

| May 5, 2008 | 1 Reply
Scientists are now required to treat plants ethically

In the April 24, 2008 edition of Nature (available online only with a subscription), it is reported that the Swiss Federal Government has issued guidelines to help granting agencies “decide which research applications deeply offend the dignity of plants.” Those studies that fail to treat plants with “dignity” won’t be funded. This is not a […]

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Winter Soldier – candid accounts of the U.S. involvment in Iraq

| May 5, 2008 | 1 Reply
Winter Soldier – candid accounts of the U.S. involvment in Iraq

DemocracyNow has reported on “Winter Soldier,” a March, 2008 gathering of US veterans in Maryland to testify regarding atrocities committed by US troops during the ongoing occupations in Iraq and Afghanistan. These accounts were almost entirely ignored by the American corporate media.  Here are two excerpts: Jason Hurd went on to describe his time in […]

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