Archive for the 'Journalism' Category

Noam Chomsky – “Who Owns the World?”

• November, 2012

In a recent speech, Chomsky examined topics largely ignored or glossed over during the presidential campaign: China, the Arab Spring, global warming, nuclear proliferation, and the military threat posed by Israel and the U.S. versus Iran. He reflects on the Cuban missile crisis, which took place 50 years ago this week and is still referred to as “the most dangerous moment in human history.” He delivered this talk last month at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst at an event sponsored by the Center for

Izhar cardboard bike project

• October, 2012

Izhar cardboard bike project from Giora Kariv on Vimeo. For more information and content about this project: ERB on Facebook ERB on Twitter

World’s biggest geoengineering experiment.

• October, 2012

Controversial US businessman’s iron fertilisation off west coast of Canada contravenes two UN conventions A controversial American businessman dumped around 100 tonnes of iron sulphate into the Pacific Ocean as part of a geoengineering scheme off the west coast of Canada in July, a Guardian investigation can reveal. Lawyers, environmentalists and civil society groups are calling it a “blatant violation” of two international moratoria and the news is likely to spark outrage at a United Nations environmental summit taking place in India this week.

Alcohol’s gateway effect much larger than marijuana’s – Yale study

• August, 2012

A Yale study published Tuesday in the Journal of Adolescent Health found that people who used alcohol or tobacco in their youth are almost twice as likely to abuse prescription opiate drugs than those who only used marijuana. Researchers were careful to specify that any youth substance abuse, including just marijuana use, makes people more than twice as likely to abuse prescription opiate drugs in young adulthood. However, the study’s authors noted that clinical data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health revealed

Illusion of Choice .::. Infographic

• August, 2012

When you think you are buying consumer goods from certain “unique brands”. Think again…

Who controls the media? .::. Infographic

• July, 2012