News Curated Just for You

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmailFacebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmail
middle-east-war-syria-iraq-us-troops
Shutterstock Donald Trump wants to pull U.S. troops out of Syria as quickly as possible. Well, it's Wednesday, so that's what the president wants now. Tomorrow, who knows, maybe he'll insist that Syria pay for the pullout. Maybe Trump will decide to hold a summit with Bashar al-Assad after deciding that the >>>
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
Foreign Policy in Focus
I have been circulating abstracts of newly-published scientific papers on wireless radiation and electromagnetic fields (EMF) about once or twice a month since August, 2016. These updates are sent to several hundred EMF scientists around the world.The latest additions appear below. The complete collection of abstracts now covers more than >>>
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
Safer EMR
Investigate Europe. Big promises, unknown risks. January 13, 2019"5G should transfer huge amounts of data quickly. But it could also harm your health. Europe's governments ignore the danger."Investigate Europe, a pan-European team of journalists, reports on the state of the science and exposes the harmful roles that the >>>
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
Safer EMR
See the bottom of this page for additional resources.How harmful is 5G?Harald Schumann and Elisa Simantke. How harmful is 5G really? Der Tagesspiegel, Jan 15, 2019. (In German. For English translation email me at jmm@berkeley.edu.)"5G should transfer huge amounts of data quickly. But it could also harm your health. Europe's >>>
Tue, Jan 15, 2019
Safer EMR
EMR Safety addresses scientific and policy developments concerning the health risks from exposure to electromagnetic radiation (EMR).This site provides a curated collection of links to articles on cell phones and cordless phones, cell towers, Wi-Fi, Smart Meters and other wireless devices.I summarize the peer-reviewed research on health risks associated >>>
Sun, Jan 13, 2019
Safer EMR
The CTIA, the wireless industry trade association, has launched an advertising campaign entitled, "The Global Race to 5G." The ads claim that unless the U.S. wins this "global race" to become the first nation to deploy the fifth generation of wireless technology or 5G, we will not reap the economic >>>
Wed, Jan 09, 2019
Safer EMR
donald-trump-lies-lying-liar
Shutterstock Way back in 2014 — a century ago, it feels like — President Barack Obama requested time on major networks for an Oval Office address on immigration reform. Fearing the subject was too “political,” the broadcast networks declined, plying viewers instead with The Big Bang Theory and Bones. Few Americans saw >>>
Wed, Jan 09, 2019
Foreign Policy in Focus
reichstag-fire
The Reichstag fire, a tragedy Hitler used to seize almost unlimited power. (Wikimedia Commons) The Republican Party, since its takeover by Reaganauts in the 1980s, has long favored shrinking the federal government to the point at which it can be “drowned in the bathtub,” to use Grover Norquist's colorful phrase. Tax cuts >>>
Tue, Jan 08, 2019
Foreign Policy in Focus
Kurdish fighters in Syria (Kurdishstruggle via Flickr) As the U.S. foreign policy establishment grapples with President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, officials in Washington are overlooking what could be the biggest impact of his decision: the effect on the revolution in Rojava, the most promising democratic experiment >>>
Mon, Jan 07, 2019
Foreign Policy in Focus
syria-strikes-bombing-kobane
U.S. strikes over Syria, 2014 (Shutterstock) Donald Trump's sudden decision to remove U.S. forces from Syria appears to have been impetuous and ill-considered — apparently a result of a conversation with Turkey's autocratic president Recep Erdoğan. That doesn't mean, however, that the United States should remain in that country. It's quite reasonable >>>
Thu, Jan 03, 2019
Foreign Policy in Focus
2016-are-you-serious-garbage
(Photo: Bart Everson / Flickr) Each year Foreign Policy In Focus columnist Conn Hallinan gives awards to individuals, companies, and governments that make reading the news a daily adventure. Here are the awards for 2018 The Golden Sprocket Wrench Award goes to Lockheed Martin, the world's largest arms manufacturer, for its F-22 >>>
Thu, Jan 03, 2019
Foreign Policy in Focus
December 30, 2018 (Updated January 3, 2019)Project Censored (PC) selected “How Big Wireless Convinced Us Cell Phones and Wi-Fi are Safe" as one of the ten most under-reported stories of the past year. The PC story featured a new study of miscarriage in pregnant women and a special investigation conducted >>>
Thu, Jan 03, 2019
Safer EMR
OverviewWelcome to EMR SafetyElectromagnetic Radiation Safety: 2018 Year in ReviewOverview ArticlesInternational EMF Scientist Appeal - also see https://emfscientist.org/ (video)Cellphones and Public Health Policy (webinar, 30-minute video, May 2018)Wall Street Journal asks "Should Cellphones Have Warning Labels?"EMF Health Impacts and Policy Change WebinarWireless Technology & Public Health Teleconference (audio & >>>
Wed, Jan 02, 2019
Safer EMR
Which wireless radiation risks are covered most by TV news in the U.S.?Since June, 2014, television stations in the U.S have aired more than 200 news stories about health risks from wireless radiation exposure. Almost half of the stories focus on radiation risks from use of a cell phone, including >>>
Wed, Jan 02, 2019
Safer EMR
Is It Bad to Sleep Near Your Smartphone? Markham Heid, Medium, Jan 3, 2018--Cellphones and cell towers: Protect your healthThe Digital Divide, KBOO-FM (Portland, OR), Dec 14, 2018Joel Moskowitz is interviewed by Rabia Yeaman. Stream (61 minutes w/ fund-raising breaks) https://kboo.fm/media/69867-digital-divide-121418 or download (38 minutes w/o breaks: 5:15 >>>
Tue, Jan 01, 2019
Safer EMR
International EMF Scientist AppealJan 1, 2019Two hundred forty-seven (247) scientists from 42 nations have signed the International EMF Scientist Appeal. All have published peer-reviewed research on electromagnetic fields (EMF) and biology or health -- totaling more than 2,000 papers on EMF in professional journals. In addition, ten scientists who have >>>
Tue, Jan 01, 2019
Safer EMR
The Third Estimate of our 3rd Quarter GDP from the Bureau of Economic Analysis indicated that our real output of goods and services increased at a 3.4% annual rate in the quarter, revised from the 3.5% growth rate reported in the second estimate last month, as growth in personal consumption, >>>
Sun, Dec 23, 2018
Economic Populist
china-africa-development-investment
Shutterstock John Bolton's recent unveiling of the Trump Administration's “Prosper Africa” plan did what is typical of such U.S. foreign policy announcements. It performed the balancing act of admitting motives to protect vague “U.S. interests” while dishonestly claiming benevolent intentions for the other country, region, or continent concerned. In this case >>>
Fri, Dec 21, 2018
Foreign Policy in Focus
4G or the fourth generation of cellular technology is called Long Term Evolution or LTE. This technology employs new digital signal processing and modulation to increase the capacity and speed of wireless telecommunications networks. The standard for LTE was finalized in December, 2008, and the first mobile phone to >>>
Wed, Dec 19, 2018
Safer EMR
Note: This is not intended to be a comprehensive list. I have focused on more recent papers and tried to be parsimonious. I will update this list periodically.National Toxicology Program cell phone radiation studies2016 NTP Report of Partial Findings (Rats)TR-595: NTP Studies of Cell Phone Radiofrequency Radiation (Rats) (Nov, 2018)TR-596: >>>
Sun, Dec 16, 2018
Safer EMR
Telecommunication devices use, screen time and sleep in adolescentsCabre-Riera A, Torrent M, Donaire-Gonzalez D, Vrijheid M, Cardis E, Guxens M. Telecommunication devices use, screen time and sleep in adolescents. Environmental Research. Available online 1 November 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2018.10.036Highlights• Telecommunication and other screen devices use was collected in adolescents• Both subjective >>>
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
Safer EMR
December 5, 2018RFR Exposure Limits (Updated Dec. 7)The World Health Organization's Global Health Observatory data repository publishes radio frequency radiation (RFR) exposure limits for the general public and for workers. The repository also has exposure limits for low frequency and static electromagnetic fields.Radio frequency radiation includes the radiation emitted by >>>
Fri, Dec 07, 2018
Safer EMR
The Advance Estimate of 2nd Quarter GDP from the Bureau of Economic Analysis released on Friday included changes in definitions, in classifications, and in the presentation of the components of GDP, as well as an annual and a comprehensive (or benchmark) revision of the national income and product accounts going >>>
Sun, Jul 29, 2018
Economic Populist
Two of the aircraft that were hijacked and destroyed in the 9/11 attacks are still listed in the Federal Aviation Administration's aircraft registry as "active" four years after the attacks occurred. This information will only come to light in 2017, when the Boston Globe reports it following a 12-month investigation >>>
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
History Commons
Morticians at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, find a secret note inside the stomach of one of the Flight 77 passengers who died in the Pentagon attack, which the passenger wrote and then ate shortly before they died, but the morticians will later refuse to reveal what the note says. >>>
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
History Commons
New York City's Office of Emergency Management (OEM) establishes an alternate Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at the New York City Police Academy. The OEM's original EOC, on the 23rd floor of World Trade Center Building 7, was evacuated at around 9:30 a.m. due to a report that more commercial planes >>>
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
History Commons
Secretary of the Army Thomas White is ordered to leave the Pentagon and go to Site R, an alternate military command center outside Washington, DC, but the decision to send him there will subsequently be found to have been a mistake and so he will return to the Pentagon later >>>
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
History Commons
Alexander Haig, the former secretary of state, indicates during a television interview that al-Qaeda could be behind this morning's terrorist attacks. During a live interview on Fox News, Haig is asked how America can respond to the attacks "with the proper amount of caution and yet with whatever force needs >>>
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
History Commons
The fire alarm system in World Trade Center Building 7 detects a possible fire somewhere in the building, although the exact location of this possible fire is not signified. The alarm system has been placed on "test condition," which causes any alarms to be ignored, for a period of eight >>>
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
History Commons
Firefighter Timothy Brown, a supervisor at New York City's Office of Emergency Management, is told that a suspicious plane that was reportedly flying toward New York has crashed. After the second hijacked plane crashed into the World Trade Center, at 9:03 a.m. , Brown went to the lobby of the >>>
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
History Commons

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *