Archives for August, 2013

What’s the point of weapons’ inspectors? Everyone’s ultimately going to ignore them anyway? Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen

What’s the point of weapons’ inspectors? Everyone’s ultimately going to ignore them anyway? Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen The media’s role in the Iraq ‘road to war’ was to be relentlessly critical of weapons’ inspectors, particularly whenever they came up with the ‘wrong’ findings as far as the pro-war-Iraq-has-WMD- lobby were concerned. Weapons’ inspectors are […]

Are Superstitions killing Indians? Raj Persaud

Are Superstitions killing Indians?   Raj Persaud Just days after the state government backed a controversial anti-superstition bill, Narendra Dabholkar, a high-profile Indian anti-superstition activist, was shot dead. Attacked by two gunmen on motorbikes, while taking a morning walk last week, he founded the Committee for the Eradication of Blind Faith more than 20 years […]

Bradley Manning, Transsexuals and the Army Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen

Bradley Manning, Transsexuals and the Army Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen The US soldier who has just been sentenced to 35 years for leaking US government secrets, has now announced that he wants to become a woman. It is reported that Bradley Manning prefers to be referred to as Chelsea Manning, and also claims to […]

Do Near Death Experiences Finally Confirm the After-Life? Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen

Do Near Death Experiences finally confirm the after-life? Raj Persaud and Peter Bruggen   A new Near Death Experience study, widely reported in the media this week, found high levels of brainwaves at the point of death in rats. Published in the journal ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’, the University of Michigan research […]