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Apr 20

Mobile phone radiation leads to oxidation in cells (UKRAINE)

PRESS RELEASE: Group of Ukrainian scientists assesses available studies on ROS

This report reviewed 80 studies and found 76 that confirmed that even low levels of RF exposure can do serious harm, especially to DNA.

It is time to demand that the authorities implement the precautionary principle and remove Wi-Fi from schools and smart meters from homes. Our Public Health authority needs to finally admit that the evidence of harm calls for immediate action.

Apr 19

" . . . Last year, California's Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) was required after an investigation to pay $390,000 to the state's General Fund after it was discovered that they were spying on anti-smart meter activist groups.

"Imagine if AT&T set out to install FCC-regulated cell network repeaters on everyone's rooftops -- all homes in the US -- without permission or compensation. That they just went out and did it, in the interest of improving their network coverage, and improving their for-profit bottom line," Josh del Sol, a researcher and director of a documentary titled "Take Back Your Power," said to FoxNews.com. "Pretty ridiculous, right? This is theft, and if they were a government agency it would be an obvious violation of the latter part of the Fifth Amendment in addition to the Fourth."

"How, pray tell, are utilities able to get away with what amounts to the exact same thing," he added. "They [power utilities] would say that 'they have easement,' but does this easement include the right to broadcast an FCC-regulated microwave transmitter on your home, taking your private property to do so, for their benefit, and without your consent?" . . . 

Apr 10

Let's Not be Clueless About Wireless (Devra Davis)

Open Letter to President Obama about Wireless Radiation - Posted April 2, 2014

" . . . The notion that the fast-developing brains of children benefit from digital devices flies in the face of what experts in neurodevelopment understand. Your pledge to put wireless in all schools for children from prekindergarten on does not rest on any proof that such technology is safe or that children actually learn better using such technology.

"While our nation excels at many things, our wireless-based Internet connection is inferior to those of a slew of other countries, including Korea, Latvia, Romania, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic -- all of which have invested in "fiber to the home" rather than wireless Internet connections. Wireless routers are costlier and less reliable and can be three to 10 times slower than wired systems that can operate at speeds of up to 1 gigabyte a second. As other technologically savvy nations appreciate, there are also important health risks posed by classrooms full of closely held wireless devices.

"Growing numbers of experts in telecommunications understand that plans to phase out wired phone lines or have energy systems rely on wireless metering are frankly ill-conceived and uneconomic. A parallel interdependent network of wired fiber-optic cables is faster, safer and more secure against criminal or terrorist attacks or wide swings in weather. It is more difficult to hack into or take down a wired network than a wireless one, especially if the latter has not been properly encrypted. Bravo to Google for recently announcing its expansion of wired services in many major cities. . . .

Apr 5

"The cell phone industry and its proponents are trying to dismiss the IARC's extremely significant rating of radio-frequency radiation as a Group 2B carcinogen. One of the methods they are using is calculated omission. An example of their use of calculated omission is citation of items that are typically considered innocuous but are also classified as Group 2B carcinogens. One of the items they like to mention is pickles. What they aren't telling us are the specifics of why pickles -- specifically traditional Asian pickles -- have been categorized in Group 2B.

"Included below is an extract from the IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, Volume 56 (1993), Summary of Data Reported and Evaluation pages 4-6, PICKLED VEGETABLES.

"From it we can see that it is certain chemicals commonly found in these types of pickles that are implicated in warranting the Group 2B classification. At the end of the summary is a list of synonyms for the chemicals in question. Even a brief search on the Internet using these synonyms can indicate reasons for concern. References for the IARC summary are also included at the end of this message.

"Next time the industry attempts this kind of misdirection, the full facts can set the record straight. . . .

Included in the IARC 2B classification is COFFEE.  The same strategy of "calculated omission" is used by the wireless industry, media and naysayers to dismiss concerns about RF radiation as "Class 2B - Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans".

Apr 1

WHO Knew: The Elephant in the Room

A shocking expose on corruption within the World Health Organization ranks, relating to scientific causality of harm from electromagnetic radiation (EMR)

Dear All,

My expose about the WHO's cover-up of Lennart Hardell's science and the corruption taking place at the highest levels of IARC was first published in IARC Working Group member Dariusz Leszczynski's blog, then the Radiation Research Trust website -- as this information would not have been available to us had Eileen O'Connor not sent an Advisor to the IARC press conference in London on February 3, 2014. The expose has more recently been picked up by Josh del Sol, filmmaker and creator of "Take Back Your Power" which won Transformational Film of 2013.

Please share widely as it is critically important people understand the World Health Organization is not protecting the health of the world. When you see what Lennart Hardell is telling WHO through his 5 studies published in 2013, you will understand that failure to include his urgent warning based on brilliant epidemiological science can mean only one thing. There is corruption at the World Health Organization, and we all deserve to know the truth.

Thank you Dariusz, Eileen, Josh and so many others for spreading the word. This will be repetitious for some of you, but the exclusion of the Hardell Group science was once again highlighted last week in Athens where the SCENIHR report excluding critical science of RF - EMF was praised by industry-friendly scientists and industry representatives, with the exception of powerful presentations by Eileen O'Connor and Sissel Halmoy. The truth must get out.

My best to all,
Susan Foster

Apr 1

  • Canadian Teachers' Federation - over 200,000 teachers across Canada (2013) Recommendations: . . . 
  • Elementary Teacher's Federation of Ontario (EFTO) - over 76,000 teachers (2013): 
  • ETFO's adopted resolutions: . . . 
  • British Columbia Teachers' Federation - 41,000 public school teachers (2013) . . . 
  • Greater Victoria Teachers' Association - 1,500 teachers (2013) . . . 
  • United Teachers of Los Angeles - 40,000 teachers and staff (2013) . . . 
  • The Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association - 37,000 teachers (2012) . . . 
  • UK: Voice - The Union for Education Professionals - 20,000 members . . . 
  • UK ATL: Association of Teachers and Lecturers - more than 160,000 members (2009) . . .
  • UK PAT: Professional Association of Teachers - 35,000 members (2007) . . . 
  • Germany GEW: Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (Education and Science Workers' Union) - 260,000 members 2003 and 2006 . . .
  • Members of 5 major unions in France which represented workers of the following large corporations and organizations protested to demand reduction of electromagnetic radiation in their work place (2013) . . . .

Mar 31

Kick out politicians who give students hazardous e-readers with unproven educational value

Olle Johansson, Associate Professor in Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm

Thanks to the so-called PISA* (OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment) survey, in Sweden we now know: student scores in maths, reading comprehension and natural sciences are plummeting. The results are prompting rage in Swedish schools. Something is wrong. . . .

  • Children are probably sensitive to pulsed microwave radiation from iPads and routers 
  • The Council of Europe's Environment Committee has called for strong measures to protect the public against mobile phone radiation 
  • The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) misleads 
  • Autism and ADHD-like behaviors 
  • Symptoms: headache, abnormal fatigue and irritation 
  • The Precautionary Principle must be applied 
  • We do not need more research!

Mar 31

Dr. Olle Johansson Interview - March 2014

Ms Alicia Ninou - TimeForTruth.es - Entrevista - English / Espanol

Interview with Olle Johansson, Ph.D. and Neuroscientist at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Co-author of the Bioinitiative Report and therefore one of the foremost authorities on electromagnetic fields and health effects, with more than 30 years of research behind him.

Mar 23

Matters of Concern To Citizens of the State of Victoria (Australia)

A Letter to Australian Premier re Smart Meters

We are not alone in resisting this device which endangers our health and privacy, and the enforcement of the program which threatens our civil rights:

Mar 22

"The former U.S. Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta warned about the vulnerability of the USA's electric grid in 2012, as did the fomer C.I.A. Director, James Woolsley, also in 2012, and the U.S. Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr said essentially the same thing in 2013. But the corrupt politicians won't listen.

"Surely Canadian politicians realize that Russia, China, North Korea and Iran would never be so stupid as to use wireless technology to control and operate such a critical part of their national infrastructure as an electrical power grid!

Jerry Flynn Captain (retired)

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