Silent Scream, the Genocide of the Unborn

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In 1962, Rachael Carson published a book, “Silent Spring,” – which was basically a treatise, where Ms Carson contended that the entire ecosystem was adversely affected by the indiscriminate use of pesticides, particularly, DDT. Using “Silent Spring” as a metaphor, her premise was that the adverse environmental effects were so catastrophic that conceivably, some day, spring, when new life begins, would be silent.

It’s likely that few people don’t know the volcanic impact that book had on the social-environmental movement of the 1960’s – but the result was explosive – leading to the banning of DDT, and restricted use of pesticides and chemicals in general. This post isn’t, of course, to debate DDT, but it is to speak of another Silent Spring.

The Silent Spring of the unborn. The cries of babies we’ll never hear.

On Jan. 22, 1973, eleven years, and four months after…

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Matamoros, Mexico workers fight on

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This 23 January 2019 video says about itself:

70,000 strike on US-Mexico border – break the media blackout by sharing this video

70,000 maquiladors (sweatshop) workers are on strike in Matamoros, Mexico. The US and international press are blacking it out.

By Eric London and Andrea Lobo in Mexico:

24 January 2019

The strike of tens of thousands of Matamoros maquiladora workers is set to grow on Friday as the legal “cooling off” deadline for a citywide strike expires, meaning many more plants will likely walk out.

As workers are eager to expand the strike wave, all of the forces supporting the capitalist class are scrambling to shut the strike down. …

All calls for bringing the situation under “control” and finding “conciliation” mean forfeiting the 20 percent wage increase and payment of the promised bonus. It means forcing workers to give in to the demands of the companies…

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Two days and one #heatwave is all it took for Australia to lose one-third of its flying fox population #StopAdani #ClimateStrike #ExtinctionRebellion demand #ClimateAction a #GreenNewDeal


Are we still going to call climate change a hoax? The bats were gone in a bat of an eyelid. We are headed the same way.
— Read on

Scores of dead flying foxes lined up on the ground in a backyard after an extreme heatwave. (Source: Facebook/Lisa Eagleton)

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