Survey shows China more receptive to EVs than America

Electric Vehicles (EVs) may be taking the world by storm but public acceptance is better in China than it is in America. These are some of the conclusions of a 2011 Accenture survey tiled “Plug-in Electric Vehicles: Changing Perceptions, Hedging Bets“. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin [...]

UN endorses Guiding Principles

In March I posted the article; UN releases much-anticipated Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights – Washington DC Human Rights on the Washington DC Human Rights Examiner.  In follow-up to the release of the Guiding Principles, earlier this month, on Thursday, June 16, 2011 the United Nations Human Rights Council took an unprecedented step, the as they endorsed a [...]

Police cracks down on martyrs’ families in Tahrir (VIDEO)

Police clash with the martyrs’ families and citizens in Tahrir Square on Tuesday night… Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on technorati Tweet about it Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

French court decision on Jerusalem light rail must be challenged

A French court ruling on the construction of a light rail network to service illegal Israeli settlements in occupied On 30 May, the High Court of Nanterre dismissed a petition by the France-Palestine Solidarity Association (known by the acronym AFPS) to nullify under French law contracts signed by French transport giants Veolia and Alstom for [...]

Mexico’s drug trade

Mexico is a war zone as a result of a chronic drug trade, especially as a transit from Colombia. Is the solution to drugs the demand side of the equation, is it production, trade and distribution, or is it both, OTHER? In 1949, Mao inherited a nation with a serious drug addiction, prostitution, and gambling [...]

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