A bird's eye view of the vineyard
China?s Fortune Cookie Crumbles : Michael Hudson and Renegade Inc. Tue Sep 28, 2021 01:27 | amarynth
Interview: Renegade Inc and Michael Hudson (posted by special permission) Ross Welcome to Renegade Inc. With China’s increasing wealth, Western investors want some of the action. One of those investors
Christian Vignette #3 ? theologians in early Christianity (part 1) Mon Sep 27, 2021 21:53 | The Saker
In my last vignette, I tried to explain “why I mostly avoid modern theologians like the plague“. But what I did not explain is what a “theologian” was in original
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov?s news conference to sum up the high-level meetings week at the 76th ... Mon Sep 27, 2021 15:24 | amarynth
https://www.mid.ru/en/forei... Question: Which opportunities and risk factors does the new Taliban?s Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan present? Does Russia fear that the presence of Taliban could somehow feed Islamic extremism in
Iran?s SCO promotion & the rise of a new world order: Report Mon Sep 27, 2021 10:48 | amarynth
Original link: http://middleeastobse... Description: A recent report published on Al Mayadeen?s website highlights the significance of Iran?s accession to full membership status at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a powerful international
Moveable Feast Cafe 2021/09/27 ? Open Thread Mon Sep 27, 2021 10:30 | herb
2021/09/27 09:30:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of
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Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005
Allegations of political criminality reported to An Garda Siochana
Minister Catherine Martin: Not fit to serve Anthony
Establishment media and delusional analysis Anthony
Youth power – Don’t ask – Take Anthony
When the establishment betrays the people?s trust Anthony
Public Inquiry >>
How Can a Book About Science Denialism Ignore the Most Pervasive Forms of Science Denialism? Sun Sep 26, 2021 14:58 | Toby Young
We're introducing a new section to the Daily Sceptic today: Reviews. We're also publishing our first ever book review in which Dr. Bo Winegard writes about How to Talk to a Science Denier by Lee McIntyre. It's a stinker!
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Lancet?s Panel Investigating Covid Origins Disbanded Because of Ties to Peter Daszak Sun Sep 26, 2021 11:45 | Michael Curzon
A panel of scientists affiliated to the Lancet which has been investigating the origins of Covid has been disbanded because of its ties to Peter Daszak, the President of EcoHealth Alliance.
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Does COVID-19 Have a Hidden Helper That Sometimes Makes it Deadly? Sun Sep 26, 2021 07:00 | Will Jones
The Spanish flu and Swine flu are both made much worse when a particular bacterium is present at the same time. Could Covid behave similarly?
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News Round-Up Sun Sep 26, 2021 00:01 | Michael Curzon
A summary of all the most interesting stories that have appeared about politicians? efforts to control the virus ? and other acts of hubris and folly ? not just in Britain, but around the world.
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Dutch Protest Against Vaccine Passports Sat Sep 25, 2021 22:12 | Michael Curzon
People have gathered in The Hague, Netherlands, to protest against the "medical apartheid" barring those who haven't been vaccinated or tested for Covid from bars, restaurants and theatres.
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Animal Agony, Union Busting, Deforestation, Human Disease At McDonald's
Friday March 20, 2015 19:08 by Future Is Now - Animal Rights Coalition
Is McDonald's the world's biggest cause of disease
It has been 10 years since the European Court of Human Rights fined British courts 57,000 pounds for denying free speech to Steel and Morris in London Greenpeace V McDonald's,
Unionbusting, obesity, strokes, heart attacks, cancer, animal agony, deforestation, rainforest destruction, energy waste, crime, litter, employee burns, unusual ingredients continue to be
associated with the Western wrold's biggest restaurant chain
1.6 Million Workers Exploited
"According to the McDonald's Corporation website (as of January 2015), McDonald's has, "retailers in more than 100 countries, with more than 36,000 restaurants serving approximately 69 million people every day." (Quote from above link) Since 2007 when MCDonald's was in 119 countries, it is in 19 fewer countries but still the biggest Western corporate restaurant chain.
Quote from http://geography.about.com
McDonald's Sues Seattle Washington Challenging Its Right To Raise The Minimum Wage In Its City
The 14th Amendment, a United States anti slavery amendment, guarantees all persons equal protection under the law. McDonald's argues that corporations are legally people and therefore need not give a raise to workers.
When Richard Nixon was US president, Ray Kroc, McDonald's founder, gave him 1 million dollars in exchange for Nixon's exempting fast food chains from minimum wage. Nixon did so, but was overridden by Congress. http://aflcio.org
Employee Burns At McDonald's..workers after seriously burned told to put mayonnaise or mustard on the burn
McDonald's leafleters declared not guilty after arrest
McDonald's lawsuits, a tiny sliver of them
McDonald's fries have not just oil, salt and potatoes but 17 ingredients. http://www.care2.com/greenliving/shocking-ingredients-i....html
Why Do Fast Food Outlets Have Higher Crime Rates? http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/222596/ind...x.php
Transcript of the longest trial in British history The judge ruled that McDonald's was guilty among other things of cruelty to animals
Unionbusting fast food chains
Eating meat is the biggest factor in global heating
McDonald's ordered to pay 1 million for having put lard (sheep tallow) in their french fries
Lawsuit by Hindus and other vegetarians
On April 30, Steve Inskeep of NPR reported that a Kuala Lumpur appeals court has
ruled McDonald's has no standing to prevent another restaurant from naming itself
McCurry. As millions of Scots have said, McDonald's doesn't own the prefix Mc
Before the NAACP and Charles Griffis, a Los Angeles franchiser, sued, McDonald's did not
allow black franchisers to buy in white neighborhoods. The case was settled out of court.
In return for 1 million dollars from Ray Kroc, Richard Nixon agreed to exempt fast food chains
from minimum wage laws. Later Congress repealed the law.
Annie Besant, founder of the Theosophical Society, wrote that places involving murdered
animals attract violence. The San Ysidro McDonald's massacre
Both Prince Charles and his father Prince Philip have made public statements, the former
that McDonald's should be shut down, the latter that McDonald's was destroying the rainforest.
Unconstitutional court gag orders which violate the 1st amendment prevent the public
from knowing the results of the tens of thousands? of lawsuits against McDonald's
for food poisoning and many other situations.
National Public Radio was the recipient of 200 million dollars from Joan Kroc, Ray Kroc's
widow. Unfortunately several times a week the NPR staff work in product placement
ads for the chain. Marketplace, Morning Edition, All Things Considered etc. How can there
be unbiased coverage of news when such a financial incentive to promote a company is
Pitcher Goose Gossage of the San Diego Padres was suspended for saying McDonald's
was poisoning the world with cheeseburgers. http://www.pcrm.org/
The fried head of an innocent chicken was in an order at a Hampton Roads Virginia McDonald's
Cargill, the largest private equity firm in the US (little public supervision) is one of
many slaughterhouse operations McDonald's employs.
The Consumer Freedom group is funded by multinational corporations. Its CEO subsidizes
attacks on animal rights activists. http://www.worldanimalnet.org/
McDonald's had had 70 legal complaints about hot coffee burns (2nd and 3rd degree)
before someone finally won.
Is McDonald's the world's biggest butcher of mammals?
Hygiene: admittedly it's hard to make the serving of cadavers a clean business.
Animal flesh is the world's biggest cause of annual deaths, from heart disease, strokes,
food poisoning, many kinds of cancer, kidney breakdown (carnivores have 5 times our
kidney size per lb.
Animal flesh is an addiction
The trioxypurine or uric acid or preurine in animal muscle cells is more addictive than
caffein, dioxypurine (3 oxypurines to 2). You can break the chains which cause animal agony.
The link is to Why I Don’t Eat Meat by Owen Parrett, MD, author of Diseases of Food Animals http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2013/06/510447.html
McDonald's generates the most litter in England and around the world.
While McDonald's has accommodated many different cultures with McFalafel in some Arab
countries, no cow flesh in India, and veggie burgers in European countries, it has
never yet followed Burger King and several other fast food chains in offering a vegan burger
in the US. It has no soy icecreams. http://www.vegdining.com/
Annie Besant, founder of the Theosophical Society, wrote that places involving murdered
animals attract violence. In the San Ysidro California McDonald's massacre
21 were killed, 19 injured
McNuggets contain skin, blood vessels, etc.
. fast food chains unethically market to children
. fast food chains' advertising budgets shout down good nutrition
. fast food chains create litter
. fast food chains add to global heating
. fast food chains spread obesity
. fast food chains generate millions of food poisoning incidents
http://happycow.net veg dining around world
Fast Food Nation
43 Judge Keeps FLSA Claims Against McDonald's Alive
Law360, New York (February 12, 2009) -- A federal judge has dealt a blow to McDonald's Corp. in its bid to dismiss federal overtime claims brought by a group of Missouri employees.
McDonald's Pink Slime
McDonald's gave Richard Nixon 1 million to exempt fast food from minimum wage
McDonald's in many countries has no vegan or vegetarian sandwich