More on Kony 2012 and Invisible Children Scam

Human Rights Watch (HRW) during the height of the Kony 2012 hysteria, dusted off one of its old propaganda videos titled, “Joseph Kony – LRA” uploaded on November of 2010, to try and capitalize on the attention Invisible Children raised earlier this month. However, the Kony 2012 campaign imploded just as fast, and perhaps even more spectacularly than […]

Bill Gates, Monsanto, and eugenics

We are frequently advised to seek help from the Gates Foundation. We don’t. Here is why. After it was exposed that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the philanthropic brainchild of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, purchased 500,000 shares in Monsanto back in 2010 valued at more than $23 million, it became abundantly clear that this […]

Why ‘Self-Sufficiency’ Should Replace ‘Sustainability’ in the Environmental Movement

Jeffrey Green (Activist Post) The environmental movement is in love with the word ‘sustainable’. Admittedly, it’s a wonderful word in the purest sense, meaning;  1. capable of being sustained, 2. capable of being continued with minimal long-term effect on the environment. Who doesn’t want those capabilities? Yet, ‘sustainability’, like everything else good and pure, has […]

Amazon Mega-Dam Suspended

A judge in Brazil has ordered that the construction of the Belo Monte mega-dam in the Amazon be suspended. The Indians have not given their consent for the dam to go ahead, and have warned that if it does, the Xingu could become a ‘river of blood’. http://www.survivalinternational.org/news/7747

Uganda: Carbon Market Land Grab

Land tenure in Uganda is a subject of much dispute, and last year’s farming evictions have left 20,000 homeless [ok so it’s not strictly in the ‘charity’ category, but related] John Vidal, guardian.co.uk, Thursday 22 September 2011 07.00 BST These people living close to Kicucula village claim to have been evicted from forest land in Mubende […]