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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Coal: Evil Here, a Blessing There

In the recent report “Climate Change: Activities of Selected Agencies to Address Potential Impact on Global Migration”. Report to Congressional Requesters. GAO-19-166. District of Columbia: GAO, January 2019, the vast Global warming appartus of the Obama Administration is described. A vast mutli-billion dollar conduit funnelling billions of US tax dollars who knows where, even as […]

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Fake News Fades

Table: “Newspaper Circulation Change, 2012-2018”, in Wall Street Journal, May 4-5, 2019. p. B1. (National is the average percentage decline of Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post; median for all others.) > Less than 20000: -41%. 20000-200000: -45.7%. Over 200000: -40.9%. National: -28.7%. Source: Alliance for Audited Media. ====== Left Wing Digital […]

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