Ebola Vaccine Finally Getting Tested Because Americans Freaked Out

Adam Weinstein · 10/24/14 10:18AM

There is an Ebola vaccine that is 100 percent effective on monkeys. It has sat on a shelf, untested and unavailable to humans, for nearly a decade, while thousands of Africans died of the virus, because drug research is expensive and who's gonna pay Big Pharma for all that risk? Dying Africans? It's market economics, people.

Why Is the U.S. Air Force Ordering Tents for an Airstrip in Niger?

Adam Weinstein · 09/02/14 11:18AM

U.S. forces are attacking ISIS fighters in Iraq and Al-Shabaab in Somalia. But today's surest sign that the Obama administration is widening the endless War On Terror™ may be an Air Force bid for 18 tan canvas tents, to be shipped to an airbase in Niamey, Niger.