Monthly Archives: May 2014

Health officials say second U.S. MERS case: located in Orlando, Florida

The newest MERS case is located in Orlando, Florida, and the patient age 44 was a health worker in Saudi Arabia, the same as the first U.S. MERS case that was located in Indiana. The patient flew from Jedda, Saudi Arabia, to Boston, Boston to Atlanta, and Atlanta to Orlando. Facts about MERS virus: There […]

WHO Says Polio Now Worldwide Health Emergency

WHO reports the polio virus has re-emerged in 10 countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, calling for “extraordinary measures.” Follow Jay Strubberg: http://twitter.com/JayStrubberg See more at http://newsy.com Read more: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2014/polio-20140505/en/ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/06/health/world-health-organization-polio-health-emergency.html?_r=2

Where’s The Wall-To-Wall Coverage Of Missing Nigerian Girls?

Why isn’t the kidnapping of 230 Nigerian girls getting the full MH370 treatment?

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap eight girls in north east Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have kidnapped eight girls between the age of 12 and 15 from a village in the north east of the country. Witnesses claim they were loaded onto military trucks and driven away with stolen livestock. The Islamist group is still holding more than 200 teenagers taken from a school in Chibok […]

Africa: Stop Exploiting African Miners Through Low Wages, Protest Continue

A strike by South African platinum miners has entered its 15th week after workers rejected the latest wage offer from employers just days from the country’s general elections. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has been heavily criticised by mining companies. South African President Jacob Zuma, who has remained relatively quiet on the […]

Report: gap between rich and poor is undermining economic growth

The economic dangers of widening inequality are highlighted in a new report presented at the OECD Forum in Paris. It said the gap between rich and poor is at its highest in decades in many countries, and efforts to tackle that will only succeed if they look beyond income and focus on better access to […]

Revealing The Secrets Of The Russian Propaganda Machine

Lobotomy (2010): How can you report on a war before it has even happened? Watch the Full film on Journeyman:http://jman.tv/film/4492/Lobotomy Or for downloads and more information: http://www.journeyman.tv/?lid=61506 Reportage has become an essential part of any war, but in the Russian-Georgian conflict it is propaganda that has dominated the press. In this wonderfully sardonic documentary an artful […]