Over the last fifty years, the industrial farm animal production industry (IFAP), or factory farming industry, has grown rapidly and now produces the majority of meat consumed globally. Most interest groups including Farm Forward and activist/author Jonathon Safran Foer estimate that about 99% of all meat…
Posts published in September 2012
National support in Canada for the Northern Gateway Pipeline has dropped 7 per cent since the beginning of 2012. According to a recent Abacus Data poll, residents of British Columbia and Alberta are highly divided on the issue, 63 per cent of Albertans favor the project,…
Events unfolding internationally over the past few weeks have made a mockery of religious freedoms. But it is not only the Arab and wider Muslim world where hatreds have boiled over. Europe and the U.S. too are witnessing a resurgence of intolerance.
Despite trading barbs on the campaign trail, President Obama and his challenger Mitt Romney don’t differ that much on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.
I was recently browsing through the nearly 200 stories we’ve compiled with our Patient Harm Questionnaire, when I was reminded again of a troubling truth.
Parents can now have a baby with three sets of DNA, or they might be able to in five years if researchers from Newcastle University are successful in lobbying on behalf of a new procedure. A method has been found that will allow parents to transplant healthy…
It was a call to action from Adbusters Magazine, a not-for-profit, reader-supported publication based in Vancouver, Canada, that inspired a small group of activists to converge upon New York City September 17, 2011 under the mantra, “the 99 per cent.”
Historically, few places on earth have been as heavily contested as Jerusalem and its encircling zones of farmland and desert. There lie the ancient ruins of past civilizations that resided in what is now Israel, the West Bank and Gaza.
For many years, Bush administration officials have said that the CIA waterboarded only three terror suspects. Despite nearly endless revelations and investigations about the U.S.‘s treatment of detainees, there has never been evidence contradicting those claims. But that changed earlier this month.
Drones have become the go-to weapon of the U.S.‘s counter-terrorism strategy, with strikes inYemen in particular increasing steadily. U.S. drones reportedly killed twenty-nine people in Yemen recently, including perhaps ten civilians.