The Squatters Return
Repeats Tuesday – late
Fíorscéal brings a new season of top-class international documentaries that continue to throw a sometimes disturbing or controversial light on issues which affect us environmentally, socially, politically and globally. Among the documentaries of the new season are:
The Squatters Return – Repeats Tuesday – late
The squatters, that we had forgotten, have made a smashing comeback. Bedbugs have settled in, in the South of France, and are marching north. The latest news is that they have passed the Rhine. As for tiger mosquitoes, these new arrivals in Europe hitchhike on our motorways to arrive in Paris. Alerts are multiplying in Berlin where exterminating companies for invaders of all kinds have quadrupled in recent years. What can explain this sudden proliferation?
The Great Cholesterol Bluff – Thursday @ 10.00pm
The link between coronary accidents and cholesterol in the blood is a mainstream medical dogma that has been going on for the last 50 years. It has led to the development of a billion dollars “low-fat” food industry ; and statins, the drug that lowers the cholesterol rate, is one of the most prescribed medicines in the world, with 30 millions users in the USA. Yet, although cholesterol rates have decreased in developed countries, the number of coronary accidents remains almost stable.