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  • Pro-abortion leader hoped abortion would end ‘morality’ and ‘the nuclear family’

    06/16/2024 5:16:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Live Action News ^ | January 21, 2019 | Carole Novielli
    The “father of the abortion movement,” Larry Lader, was heavily influenced by Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, about whom he wrote a biography. Planned Parenthood was also steeped in eugenics from its beginning, and boasted a list of eugenics proponents as its board members. Although the two shared a eugenics ideology, Lader would eventually part ways with Sanger over abortion. But it was perhaps Sanger’s warped eugenic ideology that motivated Lader to manipulate the 1960s women’s movement to push for abortion legalization. Lader wasn’t interested in equal rights… just ‘abortion rights’ “Larry never seemed to be interested in the rest...
  • The Population Council, which brought the abortion pill to the U.S., has a shocking history that’s nothing to celebrate

    06/14/2024 9:14:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    Live Action News ^ | November 14, 2017 | Carole Novielli
    The Population Council, the eugenics organization credited with bringing the abortion pill (RU-486) to the United States, turns 65 this month — but it is nothing to celebrate. In 1952, John D. Rockefeller III founded the Population Council and served as the organization’s first president. According to the Rockefeller Foundation, the Population Council, Inc., was incorporated following Rockefeller’s Conference on Population Problems, “…to stimulate, encourage, promote, conduct and support significant activities in the broad field of population.” Like its founder, the Population Council’s other members were concerned about population issues — and, like other population organizations such as Planned Parenthood,...
  • Stealthy Linux backdoor malware spotted after three years of minding your business

    04/30/2021 8:55:20 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 34 replies
    The Register ^ | 29 April 2021 | Thomas Claburn
    Chinese security outfit Qihoo 360 Netlab on Wednesday said it has identified Linux backdoor malware that has remained undetected for a number of years.The firm said its bot monitoring system spotted on March 25 a suspicious ELF program that interacted with four command-and-control (C2) domains over the TCP HTTPS port 443 even though the protocol used isn't actually TLS/SSL."A close look at the sample revealed it to be a backdoor targeting Linux X64 systems, a family that has been around for at least three years," Netlab researchers Alex Turing and Hui Wang said in an advisory.An MD5 signature for the...
  • UK’s Marie Stopes abortion chain changes name to distance itself from eugenics

    11/21/2020 11:22:00 AM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Live Action News ^ | Nov 19 2020 | Carole Novielli |
    UK’s abortion chain Marie Stopes International (MSI) has announced a name change in an effort to distance itself from the eugenicist for whom it was named. According to a press release, Marie Stopes International will now do business under the moniker “MSI Reproductive Choices.” While the organization claimed the name change had been under review for some time, it pointed to “the events of the past year and the critical global conversations about race and diversity” which it said “reinforced to us that changing our name now is the right decision.” The move comes shortly after Planned Parenthood, the largest...
  • Cops hate encryption but the NSA loves it when you use PGP

    01/27/2016 5:44:27 PM PST · by dayglored · 25 replies
    The Register ^ | Jan 27, 2016 | Iain Thomson
    It lights you up like a Vegas casino, says compsci boffin Usenix Enigma Although the cops and Feds wont stop banging on and on about encryption - the spies have a different take on the use of crypto. To be brutally blunt, they love it. Why? Because using detectable encryption technology like PGP, Tor, VPNs and so on, lights you up on the intelligence agencies' dashboards. Agents and analysts don't even have to see the contents of the communications - the metadata is enough for g-men to start making your life difficult. "To be honest, the spooks love PGP," Nicholas...
  • (Redondo Beach City) Council Unanimously Passes Anti-Power-Plant Resolution

    04/03/2013 10:32:07 PM PDT · by jwsea55 · 19 replies
    The Patch ^ | 4/3/13 | Nicole Mooradian
    The Redondo Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to oppose the construction of a new power plant to replace the current AES Redondo Beach generating station on North Harbor Drive in South Redondo Beach. The council also voted to appropriate $200,000 from the city's general fund to pay for the city's role as an intervenor in the California Energy Commission's new power plant permitting processes; to direct Mayor Mike Gin to explore the creation of a task force to find alternative uses for the AES property and come back in two weeks with a report; and to direct City...
  • Eco-friendly subdivisions may save more than the planet

    11/03/2005 1:10:10 PM PST · by GreenFreeper · 59 replies · 1,405+ views
    The Beacon News ^ | 11/3/2005 | Matthew DeFour
    For years, environmentalists have petitioned government officials about preserving open space and designing eco-friendly neighborhoods, but it turns out that cost-conscious developers should be the ones advocating change. New research reveals that building "conservation communities" can be 15 to 54 percent cheaper than traditional suburban developments, according to Wisconsin-based Applied Ecological Services (AES). The difference between traditional and conservational development is in the design principles. Typical subdivisions tend to have wider streets, turf lawns, gutters and storm sewers, but those cause less water to be absorbed into the ground and more runoff, which can erode soil and pollute local water...
  • AES Shares Fall After Report of Rigging Brazil Bid With Enron

    05/21/2003 1:15:52 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 1 replies · 138+ views
    Bloomberg News ^ | May 21 , 2003 | Staff and news service reports
    <p>Arlington, Virginia, May 21 (Bloomberg) -- Shares of AES Corp., which produces power in 30 nations, had their biggest drop in two weeks after a report said the company conspired with Enron Corp. to rig an auction for Latin America's largest utility.</p>
  • As Blackouts Hit California, Traders Manipulated Market

    09/16/2002 4:54:18 AM PDT · by snopercod · 12 replies · 406+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 17, 2002 | SCOTT THURM, ROBERT GAVIN and MITCHEL BENSON
    <p>Shortly before 9 p.m. on Nov. 11, 2000, opportunity fell into Steve Tish's lap, courtesy of California's energy crisis. Mr. Tish, a trader at PG&E Corp.'s National Energy Group, had been buying small blocks of power at a trading hub in Arizona. Now, another trader wanted the juice at the California-Oregon border, more than 800 miles away, at a price more than double what Mr. Tish had paid for it.</p>