Risks

Doctors Urge Utility Commissions to Provide Free “Smart” Meter Opt-Out Programs to Duke Energy Customers Because of Health Risks

By B.N. Frank According to a recent report, 57% of American utility customers have “Smart” Meters – electric, gas, and water.  These meters are so expensive (see 1, 2, 3) and so problematic (see 1, 2, 3) that a documentary was produced about them, Take Back Your Power.  Since tens of millions have already been…

Big Tech’s CES Annual Showcase Promotes COVID Detection Products – No Mention of Privacy, Security, or Health Risks

By B.N. Frank For many years, privacy and security experts have warned about privacy and cybersecurity risks associated with ALL “Smart” and wireless technology – cell phones (see 1, 2, 3), medical devices and implants (see 1, 2), personal and “Smart” home devices and wearables (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), utility “Smart” meters…

Society of Environmental Journalists Reports about Health Risks from Cell Phone and Other “WiFi” Technology

By B.N. Frank There is plenty of research (government, independent, and industry) that has already determined exposure to cell phone and other wireless “WiFi” radiation is biologically and environmentally harmful.  It has been the topic of documentary films, broadcast news stories, and articles. Another article was recently published about this by the Society of Environmental…

Recommended Films on Environmental Health and Cell Phone / Wireless Radiation Risks

By B.N. Frank There’s an old saying:  “Seeing is believing.”  That’s why documentary films are so important and popular. Thanks to Environmental Health Trust for their list of recommended films (including one narrated by actor/director Sean Penn) that focus on environmental health as well as cell phone and wireless radiation risks. These films and the…

Tokyo Health-Care System Risks COVID-Induced Collapse; Germany Sees Record Deaths: Live Updates

Summary: COVID data delays still plaguing some US states Texas reports new daily record cases Hospitalizations still at record highs 20+ cases of UK COVID mutant discovered in India Tokyo Gov warns about possible health-care system collapse Germany reports record daily deaths China says Sinopharm vaccine 80% effective Portugal reports most new cases in 3…

These Are The Biggest Risks To Lasting Brexit Trade Peace

EU nations unanimously backed the deal worked out by negotiators from London and Brussels, a sign that the last-minute deal – the text of which was released on Saturday – is on track to become binding international law. Or at least, so one might think. Brussels bureaucrats (along with a chorus of sell-side analysts covering…

Walgreens Partners with Verizon to Install 5G in 9000+ U.S. Stores Despite Health Risks and Increasing 5G Opposition

By B.N. Frank It’s bad enough that Walgreens announced they would be installing creepy facial recognition tech in their stores last year in order to market more products to customers. Now – despite increasing American 5G opposition and health risks from exposure – the company is partnering with Verizon to install it in thousands of…

Goldman: Biggest Risks To COVID Vaccination Targets In US, Europe Are Confidence-Related

Goldman Sachs analysts have updated and expanded their popular research detailing the outlook for vaccine rollout in both the US and internationally. As the FDA prepares to grant the virtually inevitable approval of the Moderna mRNA COVID vaccine later this week, the investment bank has expanded its monthly forecasting vaccination model by including the major…

What Wall Street Thinks Are The Biggest Risks For 2021

While the most interesting part of the monthly Bank of America Fund Manager Survey is the question what Wall Street’s professionals think is the biggest “tail risk”, there is a certain sense of predetermination to a survey that everyone on Wall Street reads, is well aware of, and is tempted to perpetuate. In any case,…

US Gov’t Accountability Office 5G Report Cites Challenges with Efficiency, Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Health Risks

By B.N. Frank Cities worldwide as well as entire countries have banned, delayed, and stopped 5G installation due to health and safety risks. American opposition continues to increase for a variety of reasons in addition to health and safety risks (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7). Federal agencies and reliable experts have warned…

Smart Doorbells Other than Amazon Ring Cameras Have Serious Privacy and Security Risks

By B.N. Frank Apparently it’s not just Amazon Ring cameras that are vulnerable to hackers (see 1, 2). From Threatpost: Matt Lewis, with NCC Group, talks to Threatpost about a slew of security and privacy issues found in smart doorbells that are being sold on Amazon and eBay. Researchers have found serious security and privacy…

“The Benefits Far Outweigh The Risks” – Pfizer COVID Vaccine Wins UK Approval

Arguing that the benefits of the vaccine “far outweigh the risks” from expedited approval, British regulator MHRA  – Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency – has become the first in the West to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for emergency use, a landmark decision that has once again lifted the market’s mood as the never-ending procession…

Survey: 20% of Irish Associate Health Risks with 5G – Doctors and Scientists Worldwide Request Moratorium on Deployment

By B.N. Frank 5G deployment has been banned, delayed, and stopped worldwide due to health and safety risks. Since 2017 doctors and scientists have been asking for moratoriums on deployment on Earth and in space (see 1, 2, 3, 4). Since 2018 there have been reports of people and animals experiencing symptoms and illnesses after…

Ten Geopolitical Risks To Watch In The Coming Year

Other than Bill Gates and a handful of others who are always on the watch for the next pandemic, one year ago, most people probably wouldn’t have listed a global viral outbreak as one of the top geopolitical risks of 2020. But with so much seemingly out of the individual’s control due to the coronavirus,…

Ronavax Roulette – No Cure, No Control: The Risks of Genetic Vaccines

By Julie Beal The coronavirus vaccines could cause serious illness for which there is no cure, and they could cause weird mutations in the natural world which we cannot control. As well as cancer and auto-immune problems, there’s a lot that could go wrong, as a result of genetic changes brought about by the lab-made…