The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided support for a study that cost $33 million that estimated radiation dose estimates from “Hanford Radioactive Material Releases to the Air and the Columbia River.” The study results found significant adverse exposures to people, plants, land, water and animals was produced on April 21, 1994. The… more
- Oct 9, 2015 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
- Sep 28, 2015 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
Seventy years after the first nuclear bomb detonation in 1945 as of July 2015 indigenous peoples’ territories and peoples remain at greatest health and environmental risk to radioactive and toxic chemical exposure of any peoples in the world. Fourth World nations’ territories and peoples in Siberia, Kazakhstan and Kirgystan, Marshall Islands and Polynesia, Australia, northwestern… more
- Aug 15, 2015 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
The heavily militarized police departments across the United States are taking a terrible toll on the lives of mostly unarmed people of color–both men and women. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center for Health Statistics give weight to this assertion that shows not only African Americans age 20-24 are most… more
- Jul 21, 2015 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
Max Blumenthal writes in his column “The Next Gaza War” that more than 500,000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip remain displaced by Israel’s relentless bombing in 2008 when more than 2,000 Palestinians were killed–more than 500 of whom were children and nearly 300 were women. Israel has essentially created a gigantic prison isolating more than… more
- Jul 14, 2015 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
The Russian Federation along with Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burundi, Georgia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Ukraine abstained from voting for or against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007. Shortly after the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples releasing its Outcome Statement declaring an action plan to implement the UNDRIP, the Russian government issued… more