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Researchers Say Globalization is Encouraging Unhealthy Diets Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 24, 2015   Researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy (FNSP) at Tufts University (TU) have determined that humanity’s diet over the last 2 decades has deteriorated so much that consuming nutritional meals is difficult. This study involved 325 dietary surveys which represented 90% of the world’s human population to determine international eating habits. Unhealthy food consumption is rampant in places like the sub-Sahara and Asia. Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of the FNSP explained: “Between 1990 and 2010, middle and low income countries saw consumption of unhealthy…

FDA Gives a Thumbs Up to Designer Babies by 23&Me Breaking News,Science

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 23, 2015   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally given 23&Me (23M) their approval to market their designer baby kit to be used to determine genetic markers for Bloom Syndrome (BS), a condition associated with “short stature, sun sensitivity, and increased cancer risk.” 23M is a genetics corporation owned by Anne Wojcicki, estranged wife of Google founder Sergey Brin, and funded by Google and Google Ventures with an initial investment of $161 million. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) describes BS as “an inherited disorder” affecting those…

9 Gov & Academic Studies Take Aim at Fracking in USA Breaking News,Science

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 23, 2015   The US Geological Survey (USGS), the University of Colorado (UC), the Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS) and the Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory (LBNL) conducted a study on the sudden man-made earthquakes happening in Oklahoma, California, Pennsylvania and Ohio and found that hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is the causation. Data from the Coordinating Council on Seismic Activity (CCSA) on oil and natural gas producers was given to the researchers to determine the correlation between earthquakes and fracking. Michael Teaque, secretary of the Oklahoma Energy and Environment (OEE) commented: “I…

Questioning Snowden: Gemalto Says No Evidence of Reported NSA Hack Breaking News,Media

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 23, 2015   Edward Snowden revealed that the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Government Communication Headquarters (GCHQ), its British counterpart, had hacked Gemalto, SIM card manufacturer, and read employees emails, gained access to internal computer networks and stole encryption keys embedded in million of SIM cards. The report produced by Snowden asserted that “with these stolen encryption keys, intelligence agencies can monitor mobile communications without seeking or receiving approval from telecom companies and foreign governments. Possessing the keys also sidesteps the need to get a warrant or a…

Political Science: Oil Corps Invest Millions to Rewrite Climate Change Weather

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 22, 2015   According to documents, Wei-Hock Soon, prominent “climate denier” and scientist has taken millions from oil corporations in exchange for research showing climate change is not man-made; yet omitted this information from studies claiming that the sun is effecting Earth’s climate changes. Soon took an estimated $1.2 million from giants in the fossil fuels industry for scientific research papers published in credible journals since 2008. Shockingly, the studies paid for by fossil fuels companies were presented to the US Congress in testimony given on the findings. And…

Mars One Finalists Hit Media Circuit to Drum Up Public Interest Science

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 21, 2015   Mars One has chosen 100 finalists, ages 19 – 60, to be the first humans to colonize the Red Planet in 2024. Twenty-four humans will ultimately be sent in 2 missions to Mars costing an estimated $14 billion. More than 660 semi-finalists were chosen from across the globe to compete in testing scenarios to gage their abilities. The next “round” will include those 100 finalists working in teams. Norbert Kraft, medical officer for Mars One explained in a statement: “Being one of the best individual candidates…

Cancel the Collapse: Buffet, Koch & Rockefeller Nods Fracking Next Step World

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent February 21, 2015 According to filings with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), Berkshire Hathaway, the multinational conglomerate holding corporation owned by Warren Buffet, divested from Exxon Mobil Corporation for $3.7 billion in previously owned shares, and ConocoPhillips as well. BH was the 6th largest shareholder in Exxon Mobil with 41.1 million shares, yet dumped those shares by December of 2014. Shares in ConocoPhillips previously held by BH totaled 471,994 and now holding are just 0.1% of their portfolio. Buffet is not the only wealthy investor to abruptly leave the petrol…