Does the Mayan Calendar Predict the End of the World?

Does the Mayan Calendar Predict the End of the World? By William Olkowski, PhD. 9.22.12 I heard the Spindrift broadcast, on Thursday 9:30 am to 10:00 on 91.9 FM, and Continue Reading →

Dead Yesterday, Unborn Tomorrow,…

PAST, FUTURE AND TODAY A Musing to Self. By William Olkowski, PhD,  7.15.12. Apologies to Omar Khayyam but … this is how I remember the quote: “Dead yesterday, unborn tomorrow, Continue Reading →

HOMOPHOBIA AND THE BOY SCOUTS.

HOMOPHOBIA AND THE BOY SCOUTS OFAMERICA By William Olkowski, posted 9.14.12 The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed its exclusion of known homosexual men from membership and as volunteer teachers.  Continue Reading →

RESPONSIBLE RESPONSE TO WEST NILE VIRUS.

WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE WEST NILE VIRUS SITUATION? By William Olkowski, PhD. 9.14.12 Part of this report was aired on 91.9 FM, KCFM, on the University of Santa Continue Reading →

SEEDS, TYPES, WHY WORRY, and Heirloom Seeds.

Notes for a radio broadcast on 91.9FM, KCSB, 9.13.12, program Spindrift, 9:30 am PST. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION BY Marika Davidek and William Olkowski, PhD. 9.13.12 Announcements This quote is by Continue Reading →

URBAN AGRICULTURAL NOTES: GMOs and Seed Savings

URBAN AGRICULTURAL NOTES: GMOs and Seed Savings By William Olkowski, PhD, 9.9.12. The take over of the seed industry documented below has only occurred recently and is primarily aimed at Continue Reading →

94 Fold Increase in GMO Crops in US

94 FOLD INCREASE IN GMO CROPS in US from 1996-2011. Crops include: soy, corn, cotton, canola, sugar beets (main source of sugar), squash, alfalfa (main source for meats and milk), and Continue Reading →

Book Review: Body Toxic

Book Review: Body Toxic, How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens our Health and Well Being. by Nena Baker. 2008. Nort Point Press, N.Y.277 pp. Reviewed by William Olkowski, Continue Reading →

A Pertinent Quote by Thomas Jefferson

A Pertinent Quote: Thomas Jefferson, our third president, was a relentless critic of the monopolizing of economic power by banks, corporations and those who put their faith in what the third Continue Reading →

GMOs and Seed Saving

GMOs and Seed Saving By William Olkowski, PhD, 8.29.12. The take over of the seed industry documented below has only occurred recently and is primarily aimed at pushing Genetically Modified Continue Reading →