Hijacking Your DNA: It Could Cost You Your Freedom

In 1996, a young woman was murdered in her apartment in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Although police had the killer’s DNA from the crime scene they were unable to match it to DNA in any of their criminal databases. That is, until 2014, when the police obtained a number of genetic matches from a private lab (now owned by Ancestry.com) […]

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Opioid Epidemic: Drug Companies Killing Americans In The Name Of Profits

The Opioid Epidemic Update on “Drug Companies: Killing Americans in the Name of Profits” New figures released this week confirm what we all expected — the opioid epidemic is on the march striking young Americans the hardest. In 2016, 64,000 people (most under 50) overdosed, the majority on opioids. In 2014 (latest figures available), hospitals […]

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The Great American Shell Game: Perpetual War and the Presidents Who Start Them … A Partial List

The U.S. war machine keeps chugging along. With the advent of 24-hour cable news, live stream broadcasting on the internet and social media, the current exploits of the warrior nation are open to the gaze of every inhabitant of the planet. What is less known —U.S. belligerence didn’t start with George W. or Bill Clinton […]

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