Your Genes Belong To Us

[Summary] Table: “Drugmakers Mine DNA Troves For Research: Selected Genetic Databases and Their Industry Partners”, in Wall Street Journal, July 24, 2019. p. B1. 23andMe (8 million individuals): Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline. deCODE Genetics (owned by Amgen) (1.6 million individuals): Amgen. UK Biobank (0.5 million individuals): AbbVie, Alnylam, AstraZeneca, Biogen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Regeneron, Takeda Pharmaceuticals. […]

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Britain’s Role in WWI Famine That Killed Millions of Iranians.

Britain’s Role in WWI Famine That Killed Millions of Iranians. Press TV (Tehran), January 17, 2019. The deadly famine in Iran, which was caused by the British presence in the country during World War I, is ignored by almost all recent history books. Dr. Mohammad Gholi Majd’s “The Great Famine and Genocide in Persia 1917-1919” […]

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Seattle Urban Model

At a recent small gathering to commemmorate the death of another homeless woman in the downtown, Starbucks was praised for donating a single, miserable container of hot coffee to the gathering. Very Seattle. Appearance and pretense over substance. Table: “Homeless Deaths Rise Once More In King County (including Seattle): 2012-2018”, in Seattle Times, January 9, […]

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Marine Le Pen on Migration Pact (video)

and my summary of her comments… =============== Vlad Tepesblog Marine Le Pen on Migration Pact. Youtube, December 6, 2018.   Watch this one and spread it around. It’s all that should matter for the next week at least.    (summary: The signing of the Global Compact For Migration (full name Global Compact For Safe Orderly […]

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If Twitter conspires with a foreign government to silence a dissident…

If Twitter conspires with a foreign government to silence a dissident, and then that dissident is murdered by that government, does Twitter have any responsibility? Jamal Khashoggi has vanished. An insider in the Saudi monarchy for many years, he fell from favor after criticizing Pres. Trump in December 2016. Then the Washington Post hired him […]

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