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01 April 2015 @ 10:59 am
Why Is Cameron Allowing Us To Be Poisoned?  
[Mail this to your local regime gov. rep and ask why they are allowing GMOs in our food.]

World Health Organization Won’t Back Down From Study Linking Monsanto to Cancer
By Derrick BrozeThe scientists behind a recent World Health Organization study which concluded the herbicide glyphosate “probably” causes cancer, say they stand behind their assessment. The comments come in response to criticisms from Monsanto Co., who said the study was based on “junk science”. The main ingredient in Monsanto’s Round Up product is glyphosate. Monsanto executives said they are reviewing their options as they move forward.
Aaron Blair, a scientist emeritus at the National Cancer Institute and lead author of the study, told Reuters,“There was sufficient evidence in animals, limited evidence in humans and strong supporting evidence showing DNA mutations and damaged chromosomes.” The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) published their study of glyphosate on March 20, finding that the popular herbicide may contribute to non-hodgkins lymphoma.
IARC report was published in The Lancet Oncology detailing evaluations of organophosphate pesticides and herbicides. The report concluded that there was “limited evidence of carcinogenicity in humans for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.” The evidence for this conclusion was pulled from studies of exposure to the chemical in the US, Canada and Sweden published since 2001.

RELATED: Lobbyist Claims Monsanto’s Roundup Is Safe To Drink, Freaks Out When Offered A Glass

The researchers found “convincing evidence that glyphosate can also cause cancer in laboratory animals.” The report points out that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) had originally classified glyphosate as possibly carcinogenic to humans in 1985. The IARC Working Group evaluated the original EPA findings and more recent reports before concluding “there is sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity in experimental animals.” Despite the WHO’s findings, the EPA approved Monsanto’s use of glyphosate as recently as 2013.
The battle around glyphosate is also closely linked to the debate around Genetically Engineered or Modified foods. The herbicide is typically used on GM crops such as corn and soybeans that have been specifically modified to survive the harmful effects of the herbicide. Corporations like Monsanto are heavily invested in the success of the chemical. The herbicide has been found in food, water, and in the air in areas where it has been sprayed.
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The Minister stated that a new national program would be launched encouraging Sri Lankan farmers to use organic fertilizer. The Ministry of Agriculture is hoping to plant 100,000 acres of land throughout the country using organic methods.
Monsanto spokesman Thomas Helscher stated,“There are no epidemiologic studies suggesting that exposures to glyphosate-based products are associated with renal disorders either in Sri Lanka or elsewhere. The paper presents a theory, the theory has not been tested, and there are a significant number of publications supported by data that make the Jayasumana hypothesis quite unlikely to be correct.” Despite promises from Monsanto, the evidence indicating dangers related to glyphosate continue to pile up.
With the USDA’s decision late last year to approve a new batch of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds designed to be resistant to glyphosate, we should expect to see an increase in herbicide use overall, and with it, many disastrous health effects. In fact, the approval by the USDA now partners DOW Chemical and Monsanto together, a move which will only further entrench the control that corporate entities have over governments.
Global Research globalresearch.ca/world-health-organization-wont-back-down-from-study-linking-monsanto-to-cancer/5439840

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GMO Critics Vindicated: Biotech Corporations Were Pushing Fraud All Along
By Ethan A. Huff Global Research, March 31, 2015
Natural News
The sordid sequence of events that opened the floodgates for the genetic takeover of the American food supply — that is, the mass introduction of untested genetically-engineered (GE) food ingredients on the sly — is outlined in an eye-opening new book by American public interest lawyer Steve Druker, entitled Altered Genes, Twisted Truth.
Drudging up several decades’ worth of historical facts surrounding genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) and the way biotechnology companies got them onto the market without proper testing, Druker tells the true story about “Frankenfood” that you’ll never hear about on any of the major corporate new networks. From the very beginning, GMOs came to be a thing not because they are superior or safe, but because powerful interests got them there illicitly.
In the book’s foreword, award-winning humanitarian and leading primate expert Dr. Jane Goodall lauds Druker for bringing to light a number of important truths about GMOs, including that they have never undergone appropriate safety testing; have never been shown to be safe for human consumption; and were not even approved in accordance with federal law.

GMOs are illegal: Their secret introduction into the food supply was an illicit con from the very start
When they were first being developed back in the early 1980s, GMOs were hailed as the solution to world hunger. Their proponents argued, and still do, that conventional and organic food crops are inferior, and that GMOs address the problems of drought and pestilence that lead to reduced yields, and in some cases food shortages.
But the science behind these claims is lacking, and many scientists and researchers at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) who were tasked with reviewing GMO safety and effectiveness prior to their commercial approval vocalized this. As explained in Druker’s book, the concerns of these FDA scientists were largely ignored, and GMOs were rammed through the system illegally.
“[I]nformation that Druker pried from the agency’s files through a lawsuit revealed that [the agency] apparently ignored (and covered up) the concerns of its own scientists and then violated a federal statute and its own regulations by permitting GE foods to be marketed without any testing whatsoever,” writes Dr. Goodall.

Genetic engineering isn’t the same as cross-breeding and hybridization
Another popular, but unsubstantiated, claim about GMOs is that they are substantially equivalent to their non-GMO counterparts (except when it comes to patent protection; in this case, GMOs are regarded as substantially different in order to accommodate obscene corporate profits). As explained in the book, biotech companies have intentionally misled the public on the differences between artificial genetic engineering and cross-breeding, resulting in mass confusion.
“This very real difference between GM plants and their conventional counterparts is one of the basic truths that biotech proponents have endeavored to obscure,” says Dr. Goodall. “As part of the process, they portrayed the various concerns as merely the ignorant opinions of misinformed individuals — and derided them as not only unscientific, but anti-science.”
“They then set to work to convince the public and government officials, through the dissemination of false information, that there was an overwhelming expert consensus, based on solid evidence, that the new foods were safe. Yet this, as Druker points out, was clearly not true.”

GMO skeptics aren’t anti-science — the biotechnology industry is!
In its most recent issue, National Geographic magazine brazenly asserted that anyone who questions the safety or benefits of GMOs is “anti-science.” The mainstream media and government health authorities are constantly throwing around this buzzword in an attempt to silence anyone who opposes the golden calves of modern society, whether they be GMOs or things like pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and fluoride.
If you take the time to investigate the supposed “science” backing GMOs, you will quickly realize that none of it holds any water. Nearly every published study that supposedly backs the safety of GMOs, in fact, can be directly traced back to the industries pushing GMOs. Evidence of long-term GMO safety is non-existent, and the only trials conducted for longer than 90 days were pioneered by independent scientists, many of whom have reported serious risks associated with GMOs.
“Contrary to the assertions of its proponents, the massive enterprise to reconfigure the genetic core of the world’s food supply is not based on sound science but on the systematic subversion of science — and it would collapse if subjected to an open airing of the facts,” maintains Druker about this highly corrupt industry.

Criminal TTIP trade agreement will allow more illegal GMOs to enter Europe from US
Druker’s book is an evidence-based goldmine that counters all the prevailing myths about GMO safety using actual science. Contrary to what the “experts” often claim, altering plant organisms with foreign genes and toxic bacteria is an imprecise “science” (if you can even call it science), and the risks of this largely undefined technology are vast.
And to make matters worse, the spread of GMOs is continuing all around the world, even in places like Europe where GMOs are largely banned. The so-called “Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership”, or TTIP, for instance, threatens to bypass European law by creating a special trade partnership between Europe and North America.
According to The Centre for Research on Globalization, one of the key points in the ongoing TTIP negotiation process (which is largely taking place in secret, without public scrutiny) involves reducing the existing barriers that prohibit North American grains and other foodstuffs (many of which are GMO) from being exported to Europe.
“TTIP is an attempted corporate coup d’etat where big business on both sides of the Atlantic is trying to achieve in secret negotiations what it could not get in open and democratic processes — from watering down food safety standards to rolling back regulations in the financial sector,” reads a cited quote by Pia Eberhardt from the lobby-watchdog group Corporate Europe Observancy.
Global Research globalresearch.ca/gmo-critics-vindicated-biotech-corporations-were-pushing-fraud-all-along/5439814
To learn more about the dangers of TTIP, visit:
https://stop-ttip.org
You can also purchase Altered Genes, Twisted Truth at:
http://www.amazon.com
Sources:
http://www.beyond-gm.org
http://www.dailymail.co.uk
http://www.beyond-gm.org
http://www.theglobalist.com
http://www.globalresearch.ca
https://stop-ttip.org
http://www.amazon.com


 
 
 
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 12:13 pm (UTC)
Scientists in Canada Being Censored from Covering Dangers of Aluminum in Vaccines
Vaccine injuries and deaths censored.
But NOT censored on Health Impact News and Vaccine Impact! Report http://vaccineimpact.com/2015/march-2015-settlements-in-vaccine-court-117-vaccine-injuries-and-deaths/
Health Impact News Editor Comments
It is very obvious to anyone paying attention these days that news regarding vaccine safety is routinely censored in the mainstream media. We know that the U.S. Government puts pressure on the U.S. media to not publish anything negative regarding vaccine safety, as Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services under President Obama, openly admitted this in an interview with Reader’s Digest:
RD:What can be done about public mistrust of vaccines?
KS:There are groups out there that insist that vaccines are responsible for a variety of problems despite all scientific evidence to the contrary. We have reached out to media outlets to try to get them to not give the views of these people equal weight in their reporting to what science has shown and continues to show about the safety of vaccines. (Source.)
The U.S. Government has a serious conflict of interest when it comes to discussing vaccine safety, as they are the largest purchaser of vaccines in the U.S. The CDC alone purchases over $4 billion in vaccines every year.
Outside the U.S. the largest purchaser of vaccines is the United Nations, primarily through UNICEF, and the World Health Organization (WHO), funded primarily by pharmaceutical companies, is the Government body approving the vaccines to be purchased and distributed. Negative news regarding vaccine safety is, therefore, vigorously opposed.
Christina England writes about vaccine censorship in Canada and the involvement of the World Health Organization. This is an especially crucial topic, as recent studies show just how toxic and dangerous aluminum adjuvants in vaccines are, and the public has a right to have access to this information from scientists in Canada.

Canadian Media and the WHO Attempt to Discredit Scientists from University of British Columbia
by Christina England
Health Impact News
When a professional gets a little too close to the truth for comfort, the most efficient and effective way for government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry to prevent them from exposing the truth is to destroy their credibility.
This is exactly what happened when Professor Shaw and Dr. Tomljenovic published a series of leading papers exposing the possible links between aluminum adjuvants and autism.
The question is, what exactly is being covered up and why?
Canadian Media are Involved in the Attack, but Exactly WHO are They Working For?
Over recent weeks, the Canadian media have been actively criticizing the work of two researchers from the University of British Columbia. Newspapers have stated that studies written by Professor Christopher Shaw and Dr. Lucija Tomljenovic, outlining a correlation between the adjuvant aluminum used in vaccines and autism were “weak and misleading,” stating that the studies had been previously discredited by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Award-winning journalist, Ms. Carly Weeks from the Globe and Mail, opened her report by citing a study that had been highlighted on the Children’s Medical Safety Research Institute (CMSRI) website, written by the researchers in 2013.
Continues http://healthimpactnews.com/2015/scientists-in-canada-being-censored-from-covering-dangers-of-aluminum-in-vaccines/

The report is headed
March 2015 Settlements in Vaccine Court: 117 Vaccine Injuries and Deaths

Edited at 2015-04-01 12:30 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 12:59 pm (UTC)
5 Charts Which Show That The Next Economic Crash Is Dead Ahead
Michael Snyder Activist Post
When an economic crisis is coming, there are usually certain indicators that appear in advance. For example, commodity prices usually start to plunge before a recession begins. And as you can see from the Bloomberg Commodity Index which you can find right here, this has already been happening. In addition, I have previously written about how the U.S. dollar went on a great run just before the financial collapse of 2008. This is something that has also been happening over the past few months.
Some people would have you believe that nobody can anticipate the next great economic downturn and that to try to do so is just an exercise in “guesswork”. But that is not the case at all. We can look back over history and see patterns that keep repeating. And a lot of the exact same patterns that happened just before previous stock market crashes are happening again right now.
When an economic crisis is coming, there are usually certain indicators that appear in advance. For example, commodity prices usually start to plunge before a recession begins. And as you can see from the Bloomberg Commodity Index which you can find right here, this has already been happening. In addition, I have previously written about how the U.S. dollar went on a great run just before the financial collapse of 2008. This is something that has also been happening over the past few months.
Some people would have you believe that nobody can anticipate the next great economic downturn and that to try to do so is just an exercise in “guesswork”. But that is not the case at all. We can look back over history and see patterns that keep repeating. And a lot of the exact same patterns that happened just before previous stock market crashes are happening again right now.
Continues http://www.activistpost.com/2015/03/5-charts-which-show-that-next-economic.html#more
The Rothschild initiated crash of the 30s was a great success for 1%. Rinse, repeat?
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 06:34 pm (UTC)
Where IS Spring 2015?
Catherine J. Frompovich Activist Post
Springtime, when birds return with their chirping songs and Mother Earth opens up offering all sorts of flowering bulbs to enhance beautiful spring days, where—oh where—is it?
It’s now the last day of March 2015, and not very much natural spring-like activity is happening around Southeastern Pennsylvania where I live. Everything is very late this year, and spring definitely has been getting later year after year, or so it seems.
I’ve not seen any forsythia yet; it usually opened its beautiful yellow flowers sometime early in March in years past. Where are the wild marsh buttercups that would carpet entire acres of fields that abut to flowing streams with cheerful golden hues?
Continues http://www.activistpost.com/2015/03/where-is-spring-2015.html#more
GLOBAL MARCH against Chemtrails and Geoengineering. More information can be found about it here.
http://www.globalmarchagainstchemtrailsandgeoengineering.com/

Indications mount that the down side of the N.hemi warming-cooling cycle is defeating "geoengineering" weather-climate modification. Methinks this programme has dammed the cooling we should have experienced since the Sun began a quiet phase in magnetic activity (symptomised by sunspots) around 2000. When the damn breaks rather than just overflowing as it is now, expect rapid and severe cooling. We'll still get heat waves in summers as happened in the 50s and 60s but winters will extend and get harder. Wonder how the liars will spin that onto CO2. CO2 snow?

Edited at 2015-04-01 06:34 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 06:37 pm (UTC)
Homework Gives Kids Answer to Question: Are GMO Vaccines Safe to Eat?
Heather Callaghan Activist Post
Isn't it interesting how an agenda is so often posed as a debate even though there is usually only one side? Or, when a synthesis of the two is the actual goal?
That's how things are presented to adults, usually on television. Or rather, "adult-children." So that it looks like they have an informed choice. Unfortunately, children in many public schools don't even have the semblance of a two-sided joust. They are expected to download beliefs. As you will see below, it doesn't even matter if they get the answers correct, as long as they assimilate the connotation. The feeling. The message. The gist. And they will (if no one shows them otherwise) - I remember.
A lot of buzz is currently swarming on Robyn O'Brien's Facebook page. She wrote The Unhealthy Truth... and is sometimes called the Erin Brockovich of food. Over the weekend, a father sent her his 6th grade child's homework from Science class. It asks (and then answers) the question: Are genetically modified foods safe to eat?
More http://www.activistpost.com/2015/03/homework-gives-kids-answer-to-question.html
Does Monsanto pay for this? Who?
(Anonymous) on April 1st, 2015 09:30 pm (UTC)
Re: Homework Gives Kids Answer to Question: Are GMO Vaccines Safe to Eat?
Probably WHO....with large donations from Monsanto!

A01A
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 09:36 pm (UTC)
Re: Homework Gives Kids Answer to Question: Are GMO Vaccines Safe to Eat?
Atute.
(Still putting stuff under the prev post btw.)
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 06:38 pm (UTC)
News vs. sub-news: how the game works
Jon Rappoport Activist Post
For example, in faking medical reality
Let’s start there…
News is defined, within the media industry, as stories being reported as they’re happening.
Troops invade Libya. Germany protests over US spying. Car crash in fog in Indiana. President states plan to restructure jobs program.
That’s news.
Sub-news is any number of reports, statements, interviews that occur outside the news cycle, or express a summing-up of a problem.
In a half-sane media landscape, certain sub-news statements would become the basis for extensive investigation by media outlets. Sub-news contains, from time to time, a great deal of juice. It’s provocative, even astonishing.
But overwhelmingly, sub-news is left lying on the side of the road like discarded garbage. Why? Because it threatens established interests. Furthermore, the media outlets who could magnify sub-news are aligned with those established interests. Joined at the hip.
For example, here’s a staggering piece of sub-news:
On January 15, 2009, the NY Review of Books published a devastating quote from a woman who, for 20 years, was an editor at one of the most prestigious medical journal in the world:
"It is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published, or to rely on the judgment of trusted physicians or authoritative medical guidelines. I take no pleasure in this conclusion, which I reached slowly and reluctantly over my two decades as an editor of The New England Journal of Medicine." —Marcia Angell, MD, “Drug Companies and Doctors: A story of Corruption.” NY Review of Books, Jan. 15, 2009.
For any ambitious medical reporter, the quote could have been the jumping-off point for an investigation aimed at taking down medical journals and the whole peer-review system that underpins medical publishing.
But nothing happened. No dots were connected. The quote was left hanging in mid-air like a Hindenburg whose explosion had been indefinitely postponed.
Continues http://www.activistpost.com/2015/03/news-vs-sub-news-how-game-works.html#more
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 06:43 pm (UTC)
Experts Admit Conspiracy Theorists Right About Rigged Stock Market
Mac Slavo Activist Post
Are there really secret manipulations of the economy going on in the shadows of Wall Street and Washington?
Do bears crap in the woods?
The NY Post’s controversial columnist John Crudele has thrown down the gauntlet, declaring that the market is rigged. And not only does everyone know it, but it is now being admitted.
http://www.activistpost.com/2015/03/experts-admit-conspiracy-theorists.html#more
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 06:50 pm (UTC)
Why "Sustainable" Earth, But Not Sustainable Human Health and Freedom?
Bernie Suarez Activist Post
The globalist plans for depopulation and global enslavement could not be any clearer. The oddities and idiosyncrasies behind the Agenda 21 movement cloaked inside the climate movement is often overwhelming to anyone who thinks on their own and values the human experience. One need only to tune into one's own intuition, and apply basic common sense, knowledge, and reason to figure out how we are being lied to today.
Consider this: Why is the control system so eager to push for "sustainable" earth but nothing else apparently needs to be sustainable? Remember, this is the same "climate change" multi-billion dollar movement that spun off in the name of the now long dead and gone global warming hoax movement pushed by the globalist secret Club of Rome after their creation in April of 1968 while working under the orders of the Committee of 300. For those who still can't wrap their heads around this reality, you will never get to the core questions that matter. Instead, as I've often discovered from conversation and debates with the usual "progressive" climate advocates, their knowledge, passion and beliefs are all based on faith. That's right, faith in what another "scientist" or government authority has claimed.
Continues http://www.activistpost.com/2015/03/why-sustainable-earth-but-not.html
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 07:06 pm (UTC)
IT Independence is National Security
Ulson Gunnar Activist Post
The NSA’s “Equation Group” is apparently behind the infection with malware of hard drive firmware on computers used by nations considered “enemies” by the United States. The installation of the malware is believed to have required access to trade secrets of IT manufacturers as well as physical access to the soon-to-be infected computers.
Popular Science in their article "The World’s Most Sophisticated Malware Ever Infects Hard Drive Firmware" suggests that the NSA intercepted computers in transit through global logistical chains.
However, a simpler and more logical explanation remains, though it is one manufacturers vehemently deny; that the NSA had/has direct access to the factory floors of several IT giants. These include Western Digital Corporation, Seagate Technology, Toshiba Corporation, IBM, Micron Technology and Samsung Electronics.
More http://www.activistpost.com/2015/03/it-independence-is-national-security.html#more
If it is at the assembly stage then everyone with a newish computer or anything using a hard drive has been compromised. No word from the AV co's on a cure yet.
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 07:26 pm (UTC)
‘Extradite Obama to Israel, lock the b*stard up’:
UKIP candidate resigns over FB post:
A parliamentary candidate for the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has stepped down after he said US President Barack Obama should be kidnapped and put on trial in Israel, it has emerged.
Jeremy Zeid, who was standing as MP for Hendon in northwest London, said Obama should be locked up like a Nazi war criminal.
His comments were in response to news the US government had declassified documents revealing the existence of Israel’s nuclear program, which is officially secret.
Zeid is a Jewish decorator from Kenton in northwest London, and a former Tory councilor who defected to UKIP.
More http://rt.com/uk/245533-obama-israel-kidnap-ukip/
Commented Input 56 minutes ago
Britain opposes the EU for being too globalist.
UKIP opposes the EU for not being globalist enough.
Britain is most concerned about non-white immigrants from outside the EU.
UKIP is most concerned about white immigrants from inside the EU.
Britain wants more regulation of international bankers.
UKIP wants less regulation of international bankers.
Ever heard of “controlled opposition”?
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Wtf is Farage thinking, Israel firsters in the party? How many more, any dualpassport holders? Is UKIP just another zio front for all Farages bluster?

Edited at 2015-04-01 07:48 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 09:37 pm (UTC)
Listening to climate modelling apologists on the radio. Paraphrasing, "We know that climate fluctuates on roughly a decadal cycle," [that would agree what we know about the solar sunspot cycle] "but trying to understand it on a longer cycle is not easy. It is possible to have a 30 year hiatus on warming." Astute, now that we're having one.
The Atlantic Osc. Has a 60ish year cycle, that influences the Arctic Osc. (vortex to politicians) that had an extended period of high pressure, a solar driven positive cycle driving the jet stream south, bigger meanders reaching warmer Atlantic water, that gave us "co2 driven global warming" for 30ish years (that was likely enhanced due to a syncing of cycles such as the PDO, El Nino and others. Don't know how much influence climate interference by the military had on that period.

Chancers. Should have their titles removed and be banned from talking to politicians and reporters.
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 09:41 pm (UTC)
Re General Election
It is imperative to get Israeli passport holders and Rothschild freemasons out of politics (and military) for a chance to get the UK out of zionist wars of aggression.
Start with Cameron, demand to know if he has an Israeli passport and or is a freemason. And the Milibands.
Wonder what odds Ladbrokes would give for Cameron telling the truth? Very short imo.

Edited at 2015-04-01 11:23 pm (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on April 1st, 2015 11:21 pm (UTC)
RT excerpts
Palestine gets ICC membership, opening door to Israel war crimes prosecution
Palestine is soon to have its day in court, after securing long-awaited membership at The Hague. Plagued by constant setbacks to a peace deal with Israel, the ICC newcomer wants to see Tel Aviv on the stand for alleged war crimes in Gaza.
http://rt.com/news/245793-palestine-icc-israel-crimes/
None too soon.

Conservatives will ‘rip up’ human rights laws, halt war crime claims, say Tory ministers
Soldiers will be safe from the “persistent human rights claims” that have dogged the British military for years because the Conservatives will “rip up” human rights legislation if they win the general election, two top Tories have pledged.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon called for an end to what he called the “abuse” of the Human Rights Act to bring about costly inquiries into the conduct of British soldiers during wartime operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
He warned that legal claims such as those emerging from the Iraq War had undermined the military’s work and had cost the taxpayer millions of pounds.
http://rt.com/uk/245897-soldiers-mod-human-rights/

BBC arms trade ties troubling, BAE boss must resign from Trust – campaigners
The BBC must not be used as a vehicle to legitimize the arms trade, a charity warns. It is calling for newly-appointed Vice Chairman Roger Carr to resign, citing conflict of interest with his role as chairman of Europe’s largest arms firm BAE Systems.
In response to Carr’s BBC appointment, Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT) has launched a petition calling for him to step down. The anti-arms charity is urging the BBC to sever its ties with Carr, and the arms trade itself.
Carr’s new role at the BBC Trust is prestigious, and places the BAE Systems chairman right at the center of the organization. The trust governs the national broadcaster, and is independent of BBC management.
Its primary objectives are to mold policy in accordance with the public interest, set out the BBC’s strategic direction, and monitor the work of the BBC’s Executive Board.
http://rt.com/uk/245841-bbc-arms-firms-carr/
"...in accordance with the public interest" April fool. Bilderberg Broadcasting Co. Israel first.

‘Good jokes are appropriate, but so is honoring contracts’ – Kremlin comments on Mistral prank
Vladimir Putin’s press secretary has dismissed the news report that Mistral amphibious ships, destined for Russia, will be sold to the EU as an April Fool’s joke, but added that Moscow expected Paris to fulfill its obligations.
http://rt.com/politics/245901-russia-peskov-mistral-april/

BRICS leadership passes to Russia, $100bn development bank ‘main priority’
As Russia assumes the chairmanship of the BRICS business council, the launch of the New Development Bank for its members will begin as an alternative to the US-dominated International Monetary Fund (IMF).
http://rt.com/business/245905-brics-russia-bank-economy/

Fire blazes on oil platform in Gulf of Mexico, 4 dead, multiple injures reported
http://rt.com/news/245961-mexico-oil-platform-fire/
16 injured, no oil spill (so far). "However earlier,a spokesman for emergency services in Ciudad del Carmen said that least 45 people were injured."
clothcapclothcap on April 2nd, 2015 09:52 am (UTC)
FBI: Chinese May Have ‘Stolen GMO Technology’ From Monsanto
By Christina Sarich
Global Research, April 01, 2015
Natural Society 31 March 2015
Two Chinese nationals, Mo Hailong and Mo Yu, are accused of stealing genetically modified (GM) seed technology from biotech giants DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto, as reported by the Des Moines Register.
The siblings face prosecution in what defense attorneys have labeled a “breathtaking and unprecedented” abuse of power. They are among other Chinese nationals who were accused of espionage over GM corn seed several years ago.
Are these individuals stealing valuable trade secrets from international agricultural companies or are they simply practicing Borne-Identity-type tactics to keep the upper hand on biological terrorism practiced through the latest GMO technologies?
The Chinese Nationals face ten years of imprisonment based on the decision of a secret court called the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, also known as FISA. FISA is best known for taking privacy rights from Americans by allowing the NSA to spy on citizens through their cell phones, email accounts, and banking activity.
Big Biotech is attempting to link Mo Hailong and Mo Yu to the the Beijing-based DBN Group, a conglomerate that owns a seed company, with the Chinese government, as a means of establishing motive.
However, rights advocates and attorneys representing the two individuals report that the government is exaggerating a trade dispute with a national security threat in order to protect the interests of the biotechnology industry.
Related: Most Seeds are Patented by Corporations – Save the Seeds!
Mark Weinhardt, Defense attorney, states:
“For the first time in the statute’s history (as far as our research reveals), the government used FISA to investigate a trade secret dispute between two privately owned companies.”
Faiza Patel, a national security expert with the Brennan Center for Justice, told the Register:
“FISA was intended to capture information about national security-type threats. It wasn’t meant to capture ordinary crime, such as violating trade secrets.”
Defense attorney Mark Weinhardt has filed a motion to suppress evidence gathered under FISA from being introduced during the siblings’ trial, which is scheduled for Sept. 14. but the lack of transparency in FISA court makes challenging evidence extremely difficult.
Weinhardt wrote in the motion:
“This case involves a breathtaking and unprecedented expansion of the government’s use of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. For the first time in the statute’s history (as far as our research reveals), the government used FISA to investigate a trade secret dispute between two privately owned companies.”
Court records regarding the case state, “prosecutors have turned over to defense attorneys a mountain of more than 500,000 documents, 50 hours of audio tapes and two years’ worth of surveillance footage generated by the investigation,” the Register reports.
That’s a whole lot of taxpayer money used to protect the interests of a few companies that are ruining agriculture the world over.
http://www.globalresearch.ca/fbi-chinese-may-have-stolen-gmo-technology-from-monsanto/5440021