11. Dangers of genetically modified food confirmed
Sources: "Revealed: Health Fears Over Secret Study Into GM Food," Geoffrey Lean, Independent (UK), May 22, 2005; "Monsanto's GE Corn Experiments on Rats Continue to Generate Global Controversy," GM Free Cymru, Organic Consumers Association Web site, June 2, 2005; "GM: New Study Shows Unborn Babies Could Be Harmed," Geoffrey Lean, Independent (UK), Jan. 8, 2006; "New Suspicions About GMOs," Herve Kempf, le Monde and Truthout, Feb. 9, 2006.
12. Pentagon plans to build new land mines
Sources: "After 10-Year Hiatus, Pentagon Eyes New Landmine," Isaac Baker, Inter Press Service, Aug. 3, 2005; "Development and Production of Landmines," Human Rights Watch Web site, August 2005.
13. New evidence establishes dangers of Roundup
Source: "New Evidence of Dangers of Roundup Weedkiller," Chee Yoke Heong, Third World Resurgence , No. 176, April 2005.
14. Homeland Security contracts KBR to build detention centers in the United States
Sources: "Homeland Security Contracts for Vast New Detention Camps," Peter Dale Scott, New America Media, Jan. 31, 2006; "10-Year U.S. Strategic Plan for Detention Camps Revives Proposals from Oliver North," Peter Dale Scott, New America Media, Feb. 21, 2006; "Bush's Mysterious 'New Programs,'" Nat Parry, ConsortiumNews.com, Feb. 21, 2006; "Detention Camp Jitters," Maureen Farrell, BuzzFlash.
15. Chemical industry is the Environmental Protection Agency's primary research partner
Sources: "Chemical Industry Is Now EPA's Main Research Partner," Jeff Ruch, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Oct. 5, 2005; "EPA Becoming Arm of Corporate R&D," Jeff Ruch, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Oct. 6, 2005.
16. Ecuador and Mexico defy United States on International Criminal Court
Sources: "Ecuador Refuses to Sign ICC Immunity Deal for U.S. Citizens," Alexander Martinez, Agence France-Presse (School of the Americas Watch), June 22, 2005; "Mexico Defies Washington on the International Criminal Court," Katherine Stapp, Inter Press Service, Nov. 2, 2005.
17. Iraq invasion promotes OPEC agenda
Sources: "OPEC and the Economic Conquest of Iraq," Greg Palast, Harper's in coordination with BBC Television Newsnight, Oct. 24, 2005; "Bush Didn't Bungle Iraq, You Fools: The Mission Was Indeed Accomplished," Greg Palast, Guardian (U.K,), March 20, 2006.
18. Physicist challenges official Sept. 11 story
Sources: "Y. Professor Thinks Bombs, Not Planes, Toppled WTC," Elaine Jarvik, Deseret Morning News , Nov. 10, 2005; "Why Indeed Did the WTC Buildings Collapse?," Steven E. Jones, Brigham Young University Web site, Winter 2005; "BYU Professor's Group Accuses U.S. Officials of Lying about 9/11," Elaine Jarvik, Deseret Morning News, Jan. 26, 2006.
19. Destruction of rainforests worst ever
Source: "Revealed: The True Devastation of the Rainforest," Steve Connor, Independent (UK), Oct. 21, 2005.
20. Bottled water: a global environmental problem
Source: "Bottled Water: Nectar of the Frauds?," Abid Aslam, OneWorld.net, Feb. 5, 2006.
21. Gold mining threatens ancient Andean glaciers
Sources: "Barrick Gold Strikes Opposition in South," Glenn Walker, CorpWatch.com, June 20, 2005; "Chile: 'Yes' to Gold Mine, But Don't Touch the Glaciers," Daniela Estrada, Inter Press Service, Feb. 15, 2006.
22. Billions in Homeland Security spending undisclosed
Source: "Billions in States' Homeland Purchases Kept in the Dark," Eileen Sullivan, Congressional Quarterly , June 22, 2005.
23. U.S. oil targets Kyoto in Europe
Sources: "Oil Industry Targets EU Climate Policy," David Adam, Guardian (UK), Dec. 8, 2005; "How America Plotted to Stop Kyoto Deal," Andrew Buncombe, Independent (UK), Dec. 8, 2005.
24. Cheney's Halliburton stock rose more than 3,000 percent last year
Sources: "Cheney's Halliburton Stock Options Rose 3,281 Percent Last Year, Senator Finds," John Byrne, RawStory.com, Oct. 2005; "Cheney's Halliburton Stock Options Soar to $9.2 Million," Sen. Frank Lautenberg's Web site.
25. U.S. Military in Paraguay threatens region
Sources: "Fears Mount as U.S. Opens New Military Installation in Paraguay," Benjamin Dangl, UpsideDownWorld.org, Oct. 5, 2005; "Dark Armies, Secret Bases, and Rummy, Oh My!," Conn Hallinan, Foreign Policy in Focus, Nov. 21, 2005; "U.S. Military Moves in Paraguay Rattle Regional Relations," Sam Logan and Matthew Flynn, International Relations Center, Dec. 14, 2005