Category: Saving the world

The Companies Bill – some good work

The Companies Bill – some good work

I am just as quick as the next person to criticise the government, so I feel it’s only fair to praise them when praise is due. I read an article in the Business Report...

Nuclear not the solution

Nuclear not the solution

I have posted on Nuclear Energy before, which you can read here. Initially I didn’t know enough to haveĀ a strong point of view, but I have read up on the topic and am now...

GM Potatoes shoved down our throats

GM Potatoes shoved down our throats

The African Centre for Biosafety does some very good work and their website is very informative. They describe themselves thus: The African Centre for Biosafety (ACB) is a non profit organisation, based in Johannesburg...

What Would Jesus Buy review

What Would Jesus Buy review

I haven’t watched a documentary for a little while. The screening of this one is another project of While You Were Sleeping. What Would Jesus Buy looks at consumerism in American Culture by following...

Genetic modification reduces crop productivity

Genetic modification reduces crop productivity

I haven’t posted anything about GM foods for a while, which is surprising considering that it’s one of my pet topics. I was a little disappointed at the lack of interest in my poll...

We need more load shedding

We need more load shedding

There is no denying that the world is facing some serious problems. We know that the present way of doing things is unsustainable. It is estimated that to carry on the way we are...

Nuclear power in South Africa

Nuclear power in South Africa

I have to say that I am getting sick and tired of corporations and government taking us for a ride. Everything seems to be about money, we take it for granted these days that...

Rye

Volunteers wanted – no pay, possible suffering & death

Volunteers are needed to test a new food technology. Volunteers will continue their lives as normal but their regular food will be substituted with modified versions. Volunteers will not be able to tell the difference and won’t know which foods have been substituted. The effects of these foods on humans is unknown, but early results from animal tests indicate abnormalities which could result in various fatal and non fatal maladies.

Consumerism & International Buy Nothing Day

Consumerism & International Buy Nothing Day

Seeing as I’ve been off work for a few days, I’ve watched a little TV, something I don’t usually do. As we are coming into the Christmas period, there are a lot of people...

Pick ‘n Pay online questionnaire

Pick ‘n Pay online questionnaire

Consumers have to take on some responsibility. We can’t just wander around buying what’s there and moaning about things that we’re not happy with. We need to take the time and make the effort...