Happy Holidays

Hi everyone, regardless of which holiday you’re celebrating, and even if you’re not celebrating anything at the moment, I hope you have a wonderful time with friends and family, and as the year comes to a close, at least per the Gregorian calendar, you all Read More …

The Traffickers

http://www.polarisproject.org/human-trafficking/overview/the-traffickers?tmpl=component&print=1&page= The Traffickers Human traffickers lure and ensnare individuals into labor trafficking and sex trafficking situations using methods of control such as force, fraud, or coercion.  There is no one profile of a trafficker.  Essentially, human traffickers can be anyone who is willing to exploit Read More …

Vice-mayor arrested, faces human trafficking raps

From The Manilla Times: http://www.manilatimes.net/index.php/news/regions/6088-vice-mayor-arrested-face-human-trafficking-raps SULU: Philippine authorities have arrested a town vice-mayor and his aide who were both linked to human trafficking charges in Mindanao. Limtajar Bandahala Hassan, deputy mayor of Lugus town, was arrested in an entrapment operation carried out by undercover police Read More …

“Anatomy of an Epidemic”: The hidden damage of psychiatric drugs

http://www.salon.com/2010/04/28/interview_whitaker_anatomy_of_an_epidemic/print/ An award-winning science reporter looks at the history of mental illness in America — with disturbing results By Jed Lipinski In the past few months, the perennial controversy over psychiatric drug use has been growing considerably more heated. A January study showed a negligible Read More …

10 Myths about Psychiatric Drugs

http://www.metzelf.info/information/myths.html Ten Myths About Psychiatric Drugs Psychiatric drugs cure mental illness. There are no accurate, objective criteria for “diagnosing” someone as mentally ill, hence there are no accurate, objective criteria for considering someone improved or cured. People who are labeled “mentally ill” have complex problems Read More …