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How Many Children Did Carson’s Green Lies Kill?

October 24, 2010 by

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By Andrew Bolt National Geographic describes how the fight against malaria was crippled by green bans on DDT: But it was also clear that the (malaria eradication) campaign was far too ambitious. In much of the deep tropics malaria persisted stubbornly. Financing for the effort eventually withered, and the eradication program was abandoned in 1969. […]

Two Crazy Greens

September 3, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba For a few hours on Wednesday the nation’s attention was on James J. Lee who took hostages at the Discovery Communications headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. Negotiations failed to sway him from his mission or free his hostages. Lee was a Green zealot and police were left with no alternative than to […]

End Environmental Experiments On Africans!

August 26, 2010 by

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By Fiona Kobusingye I wish I had a shilling for every time someone told me spraying homes with DDT to prevent malaria is like using Africans in evil experiments. I would be a rich woman. That claim is a blatant falsehood. Even worse, it hides the many ways poor Africans really are being used in […]