War on Cancer

The “war on cancer” was declared around 40 years ago, billions of dollars have been spent on research and trillions of dollars on treatment. In spite of this, we are witnessing an increase in both the incidence and death rate from cancer. Obviously, not only are the...

The Atkins Diet

Robert C. Atkins “borrowed” the diet that he promoted from the British and became wealthy as a result of it. It had been the standard diet prescribed for type II diabetics in Great Britain for many years before Atkins’ exploits and marketing made him a...

Exploitation of Nature

As Howard Zinn has pointed out, grass root movements begin in “the streets” and, if effective, legislation can then be enacted. No longer is the student of “the way things really are” deluded into believing that meaningful change can come about through legislation,...