With just $0.05 a day, this Blueprint will make us strong, firm warriors in the battle to end poverty-->

Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Debt Slaves: 7 Out Of 10 Americans Believe That Debt ‘Is A Necessity In Their Lives’

Could you live without debt?  Most Americans say that they cannot.  According to a brand new Pew survey,
approximately 7 out of every 10 Americans believe that “debt is a
necessity in their lives”, and approximately 8 out of every 10 Americans
actually have debt right now.  Most of us like to think that “someday”
we will get out of the hole and quit being debt slaves, but very few of
us ever actually accomplish this.  That is because the entire system is
designed to trap us in debt before we even get out into the “real world”
and keep us in debt until we die.  Sadly, most Americans don’t even
realize what is being done to them.

In America today, debt is considered to be just part of normal life. 
We go into debt to go to college, we go into debt to buy a vehicle, we
go into debt to buy a home, and we are constantly using our credit cards
to buy the things that we think we need.

As a result, this generation of Americans is absolutely swimming in debt.  The following are some of the findings of the Pew survey that I mentioned above…

*”8 in 10 Americans have debt, with mortgages the most common liability.”

*”Although younger generations of Americans are the most likely to
have debt (89 percent of Gen Xers and 86 percent of millennials do),
older generations are increasingly carrying debt into retirement.”

*”7 in 10 Americans said debt is a necessity in their lives, even though they prefer not to have it.” Read more....

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

More Millennials Living With Family Despite Improved Job Market

Labor Market Has Improved for Young Adults,  Yet Living Independently of Family Has DeclinedFive years into the economic recovery, things are looking up for young
adults in the U.S. labor market. Unemployment is down, full-time work is
up and wages have modestly rebounded. But,
according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau
data, these improvements in the labor market have not led to more
Millennials living apart from their families.
In fact, the nation’s
18- to 34-year-olds are less likely to be living independently of their
families and establishing their own households today than they were in
the depths of the Great Recession.  | Pew Research Center

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Hayward Fault eartquake expected 'any day now', claims geophysicist

of the San Francisco Bay area should prepare for a major earthquake 'any
day now' according to a scientist from the US Geological Survey
magnitude 4.1 earthquake emanating from the Hayward Fault shook the San
Francisco Bay Area at 2.41 am PST on Tuesday, rattling residents but
apparently not causing any harm. 
fault is due to trigger another 'major earthquake' as it is currently
at the end of its 140-year cycle, claims Tom Brocher, a research
geophysicist with the USGS. 
| Daily Mail Online

Also read:

Major earthquake in Bay Area's Hayward Fault possible - CNN.com

There's a big earthquake coming.
Tuesday's magnitude-4.0
earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area caused relatively little
damage, but it gave a glimpse of the potential geological threats the
region could face.
Scientists believe
there's strong evidence to suggest that a major quake will strike the
San Francisco Bay Area; the only question is when.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Population Control: Vaccinations, Africa & The Gates Foundation - RTS,S aka Mosquirix

Why A Vaccine That Works Only A Third Of The Time Is Still A Good Deal : Goats and Soda : NPR

Malaria sickens tens of millions each year and kills roughly 500,000, mainly in Africa. A vaccine has been seen as the holy grail in global efforts against the disease.

Today, the European Medicines Agency recommended for approval a malaria vaccine. It's been in the
works for three decades. It's called RTS,S — the initials stand for the component parts of the vaccine; it's also known as Mosquirix. And it's noteworthy for being the first human vaccine ever against a parasite, targeting Plasmodium falciparum.

The recommendation for approval paves the way for its use in the developing world. Unfortunately, the vaccine turns out to have more than a few limitations. Yet scientists are confident it can still make a huge difference in the fight against malaria.  : NPR

Friday, July 24, 2015

No Pardon for Black Political Prisoners but a Jewish Spy can be Paroled

Convicted Spy Jonathan Pollard Is Eligible For Parole In November, Could Be Released

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard could be released from prison after serving 30 years of his life sentence.

http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/73961000/jpg/_73961249_73961248.jpgNPR's Carrie Johnson reports that he will be eligible for parole in November. "Under the laws in place at the time [of his sentencing], Pollard is eligible for parole unless he's acted up in prison or likely to commit another crime," she says.

Pollard, 60, was arrested in 1985 and eventually was convicted of espionage for conspiring to pass national defense information to Israel. Carrie reports that the Israeli government has repeatedly pushed for his release.

It would be up to the Justice Department to tell the parole board if Pollard doesn't meet the conditions for parole. Federal sources tell NPR that the department is unlikely to object to Pollard's release later this year.  : The Two-Way : NPR

Western Caused Super-Superbugs: Deadlier Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Super-Superbugs: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria May Be Deadlier  

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria may be tougher superbugs than previously thought: Not only are these bacteria harder to treat, they appear to be "fitter" in general, meaning they survive better in the host and cause more deadly infections, a new study suggests.
The findings go against the prevailing view in medicine that when
bacteria acquire resistance to drugs, they become less "fit" in some
way, for example, they spread less easily. Although scientists have
assumed this is true, evidence supporting this view is limited, the
researchers said. 

 Also read:

The Superbugs in Our Food Supply Must Be Stopped | Lance B. Price
The food safety system in the U.S. has traditionally monitored a few well-known bacteria. We look for bugs such as Listeria, Salmonella and Campylobacter because they cause millions of food-borne infections every year. Today, my colleagues and I published research in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases suggesting that it is time to add another pathogen to the list of bad bugs in our food. The research shows that the bacterium, Klebsiella pneumoniae, frequently contaminates meat sold in grocery stores. This nasty bug can cause urinary tract infections, liver abscesses and bloodstream infections.
Is the world losing the fight against 'superbugs'? - Al Jazeera English

The advent of antibiotics some 70 years ago heralded a breakthrough in the fight against infection.

They are used in the treatment of countless common diseases, from typhoid to tuberculosis, and malaria to pneumonia.

But over the years, the bugs and bacteria have been fighting back, to the point that they have become resistant to treatment.

World Health Organization says so-called superbugs are now posing what
it calls an "increasingly serious threat to global public health".

Superbugs are estimated to contribute to at least 700,000 deaths a year.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Earth heading for 'mini ice age' in 15 years, scientists say

Solar scientists, armed with the best data yet regarding the activities of the sun, say the Earth is headed for a "mini ice age" in just 15 years -- something that hasn't happened for three  centuries.

Professor Valentina Zharkova, of the University of Northumbria, presented the findings at the National Astronomy Meeting in Wales this week, Britain's Independent reported Saturday.

Researchers, saying they understand solar cycles better than ever, predict that the sun's normal activity will decrease by 60 percent around 2030 -- triggering the "mini ice age" that could last for a decade. The last time the Earth was hit by such a lull in solar activity happened 300 years ago, during the Maunder Minimum, which lasted from
1645 to 1715.  - UPI.com

Also read:

'Mini ice age' coming in next fifteen years, new model of the sun's cycle shows - Climate Change - Environment - The Independent

There will be a "mini ice age" in 2030, solar scientists have said.  We are now able to  predict solar cycles with far greater accuracy than ever before thanks to a new model which shows irregularities in the sun’s 11-year heartbeat.

The model shows that solar activity will fall by 60 per cent between 2030 and 2040 causing a "mini ice age".

The conditions predicted have not been experienced since the last "mini ice age" which lasted from 1645 to 1715, called the Maunder Minimum.
‘Mini Ice Age’ on the way in 15 years, say scientists
A study by researchers at Great Britain’s Northumbria University say that competing physical cycles within our sun will cancel each other out in the next solar cycle, resulting in a “mini Ice Age” like one that gripped the Northern Hemisphere from 1645 to 1715.

According to the Telegraph,
a team of solar researchers led by Professor Valentina Zharkova say that they have cracked a riddle that has long puzzled scientists and enabled them to predict solar activity with 97 percent accuracy.

Afghan war costs American taxpayers $4 million per hour – study

New data shows that America’s war in Afghanistan is costing taxpayers roughly $4 million an hour, despite the Obama administration’s drawdown of troops leaving only 10,000 soldiers in the country.

Despite the colossal cost, the Obama administration and Afghan leadership both recognize the war will only end with peace negotiations, according to observers.

More than $700 billion has been spent on the Afghan war since the George W. Bush administration authorized the invasion in 2001, including more than $35 billion in fiscal year 2015, according to figures from the National Priorities Project, a non-profit, non-partisan federal budget research group.

The initial budget for the Afghan war was over $20 billion for 2001/02.  — RT USA

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Western Capitalism is causing the extinction of the Bumblebees

Climate change is causing wild bumblebees to disappear from large swaths of their historical range, which could spell disaster for pollinating crops in Europe and North America, new research suggests.

As global temperatures have risen, bumblebees
have disappeared from the warmest regions they occupy, but have not spread northward to take advantage of new habitat, the study finds.
"They just aren't colonizing new areas to track rapid, human-caused climate change," study co-author Jeremy Kerr, a biologist at the University of Ottawa, said at a news conference.  - Yahoo News

Friday, July 10, 2015

IBM’s new computer chips will obliterate everything else on the market

What’s the fastest computer chip you can think of? Now, forget about it, because IBM announced it has created the fastest computer chips ever made. The firm’s new chips are four times faster than today’s top-of-the-line silicon, and they’re also significantly more efficient.
IBM is investing $3 billion in a private-public partnership with GlobalFoundries to make the new 7nm chips in New York’s Hudson Valley, The New York Times reports.
The announcement is rather a surprise, especially since it’s not coming from Intel or chipmakers that are currently working on some of the best and most efficient mobile chips ever made. Reports from Korea indicate that Samsung and TSMC are scrambling to be the first company to stabilize 10nm chip production to win a boatload of iPhone chip orders from Apple in following years.
Obviously, 7nm chips would be even faster than today’s 14nm processors and next year’s 10nm CPUs.

Comparatively, a strand of DNA measures 2.5nm while a red blood cell has a 7,500nm diameter.  - Yahoo News


IBM Discloses Working Version of a Much Higher-Capacity Chip - The New York Times

The announcement, made on behalf of an international consortium led by IBM, the giant computer company, is part of an effort to manufacture the most advanced computer chips in New York’s Hudson Valley, where IBM is investing $3 billion in a private-public partnership with New York State, GlobalFoundries, Samsung and equipment vendors.


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