Joanna van Bijsterveld, The Underground
Cancer is one of the scariest health concerns of our times, with numbers climbing over the years and once rare or new aggressive forms of cancer appearing every day.
Over the past century, many people have discovered and attempted alternative (natural) ways to … More
Last June, the famous comedian, actor and pro-marijuana legalization advocate, Tommy Chong, reported to the world that he had been diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer and that he was seeking unconventional treatment using Cannabis Oil. Almost one year later, Tommy is feeling better than ever and … More
Jonathan Parker, Guest
Aquaponics is an amazing permaculture method that may have been practiced as far back in history as the Aztec civilization. There are records of the Aztec people raising fish alongside of crops that were alien to the growing environment, using the nitrite and ammonia rich … More
Alex Pietrowski, Staff
For a normal human being who understands the value of having clean air and water to consume, clean soil to grow food in, and of living in a habitat that can support life, it is frustrating to watch one environmental calamity occur, after another without … More
Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the developed world, and yet we are still in the dark ages when it comes to treating and understanding it.
The colossal failure of conventional cancer treatments reflects a fundamental misunderstanding of what cancer … More
Paul Fassa, Natural Society
My wife has recently recovered (slowly) from an unusual infection of her right lung, for which she had to be hospitalized with enforced IV antibiotics and even more after her release. We looked into antibiotic dangers and after effects because she was experiencing mild … More
Genetic engineering (GE) of our food supply amounts to a massive science experiment being performed on mankind, without consent or full disclosure. Although the biotech industry continues to claim GE products are safe, the truth is that no one knows what the long-term effects will be, … More
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
The Corporation, a 2003 Canadian documentary film examined the behaviour of big business towards society and the world at large as a psychiatrist might evaluate an ordinary person. The power structure in government is equally susceptible to this behavior, mostly as a result … More
Throughout centuries of farming, animal grazing and deforestation, the earth’s natural resources have been exhausted. Deserts are encroaching into previous lush areas and water is becoming alarmingly scarce.
Our soil is depleting 13% faster than it can be replaced, and we’ve lost 75% of the world’s … More
Dr. Teck Young Wee (Hakim), Guest Writer
I believe the medical community has made a mistake in considering war-related post-traumatic stress a disorder. War related post-traumatic stress is a natural order, not a disorder.
I speak as a general medical practitioner, not as a psychiatrist. But more importantly, … More
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
About 300 million tons of plastic are produced each year. In the US alone, about 30+ million tons of plastic waste is dumped into the solid waste system, including various plastic containers, bags and other types of packaging, with only about 10% being recycled.… More
Jeffrey Green, Guest Writer
Hemp is perhaps the answer to most problems in the world. Ambitious, yes. An exaggeration, no.
If grown extensively, its diverse uses can be of significant value to the environment, the economy, world hunger, personal health, and so much more.
For the environment, hemp… More
So many are asking, “What can I do? How can I make a difference? How do I go about helping to effect the changes the world so direly needs?”
I repeatedly say to people to get conscious and you’ll know what to do. What … More
Julian Rose, Contributor
“He who isn’t busy being born is busy dying.” -Bob Dylan
You know the expression, “Rightful Indignation”? Well that’s a fire which we must not put out. “Rightful anger” is a direct extension of rightful indignation. It is a burning sensation in the chest … More
Chris Bourne, Openhand Contributor
There’s much talk in spiritual circles about ‘setting our intention’; ‘envisioning the things we want’ or ‘manifesting our reality’. How easily such things slip into the psyche and collective vocabulary. What if though, we’re still being led astray by the ego, albeit a more … More
What do economic inequality, scientific materialism, and human consciousness have in common?
All 3 of them represent important pillars of our current economic and social arrangements, and, all 3 are topics of TED presentations surrounded by controversy, with many people claiming censorship by the revered … More