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Mexican President AMLO to ban GMO corn by 2024



Study forecasts severe economic impact if Mexico bans GM corn
By Arvin Donley

WASHINGTON, DC, US — If Mexico follows through on a presidential decree to ban genetically modified corn in 2024, the economic consequences would be devastating for US farmers and Mexican consumers, according to a recently released study by World Perspectives, Inc.

Great unfashion statement

This regards the Tilley hat. I bought my first one 35 years ago on the coast. I gave it away 30 years ago and bought another one in the desert just like it two years ago.  Now, the hat comes in as many colors and styles as fancy blue jeans. The statement below was made in the midst of a conversation about what Tilley to wear in the desert. Sheer, deflationary genius.. -- wmh

Sharks in the wave pool


SEPTEMBER 30, 2022
Sharks in the Wave Pool

The City Council of La Quinta CA last week unanimously cancelled the Coral Mountain project, “a wellness resort community” featuring a 16-acre surf-wave pool. The locals, who prefer “quiet, tranquility, and dark skies” as one opponent said, had more persuasive experts, better publicity, and the worst drought in 1,200 years on their side.

You bet that's a "huge injustice"...

When will the time come when export-led irrigated agribusiness will be held accountable for the social and environmental damage it has done to California? When Forbes Magazine, not known for the warmth of its editorial heart, begins to chat about environmental injustice in the Central Valley, anything is possible. -- wmh



And the winners are ...

In case you thought the Ukraine War was completely insane, here are the top 20 weapons manufacturers n the world and they are turning the conflict in Ukraiane into their own private, neoliberal 30 Years War, -- wmh

Hartmann: The collapse of neoliberalism


The Hartmann Report

What Will the Collapse of Neoliberalism Bring to America & Russia?
As the world watches its 40-year experiment with neoliberalism collapse, Republicans in the US and Putin in Russia are facing a crisis they once thought would be an opportunity

Thom Hartmann


And a binary good evening to you, too

“The main danger that arises from machine intelligence,” according to according to philosopher Byung-Chul Han,  “is that human thinking will adapt to it and itself become mechanical.” One of the characteristics of information generated by computers is that it is data and only data. It can be added to, theoretically ad infinitum, but the machine does not understand or provide the means of understanding the data it generates.