Monthly Archives: August 2002

Why We Had A Poverty Summit In Johannesburg, Not An Eco-Summit

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—The Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development was originally supposed to replay the Rio Earth Summit of 1992. However, the summit planners couldn’t find any lofty eco-goal that would have energized the world. Environmental gains in … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Dust

Dennis T. Avery and Alex A. Avery Washington Times op-ed Are European officials and prestigious science journals truly applauding one of the world’s bloodiest dictators for rejecting food aid for his starving people just because some of the corn may … Continue reading

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Another Dust Bowl . . . Or Just Blowing Smoke?

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—American farmers are destroying the topsoil and can no longer produce healthy food, claims George Pyle, writing for the Kansas Land Institute in the Los Angeles Times. Pyle warns that we must go back to traditional … Continue reading

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‘Natural’ Bug Repellent Won’t Protect Against West Nile Virus

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA – Stock up on mosquito repellent. West Nile virus, now being spread rapidly across the United States by mosquitoes, kills wild birds and can cause a potentially fatal brain inflammation in humans. The CDC has … Continue reading

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Richard Berman: CNN Interview With John Banzhaf, Richard Berman

CNN SUNDAY MORNING THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED. FREDRICKA WHITFIELD, CNN ANCHOR: Consumer advocates say Americans are losing choices when it comes to what they eat and … Continue reading

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What Makes Us Fat? The Trial Lawyers Weigh In

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—The trial lawyers are now suing fast food restaurants for selling us too much fat, and bringing on heart attacks. The lawyers hope to win billions of dollars worth of Big Fat jury awards, in a … Continue reading

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