Governor Malloy announced today that Connecticut will be enacting tighter gun laws to prohibit the sale of firearms to individuals on terrorism watch lists.
The Philippines Supreme Court on Tuesday, December 8, permanently stopped the field testing for Bt talong (eggplant), upholding the decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) which stopped the field trials for the genetically modified eggplant.
If they become law, international treaties like the TPP will fundamentally alter the global economy and global governance in a way that further empowers transnational corporations.
The Center for Food Safety and the Seikatsu Club Consumers’ Co-operative Union of Japan, jointly opposed genetically engineered salmon recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The climate crisis is more severe than even many scientists have acknowledged. Climate expert Kevin Anderson says many scientists are self-censoring their work to downplay the severity of the climate crisis.
Even as we stoke the Islamic State, we stoke ourselves as well. The longer we fight, the more deeply we are seized by fear. The more we fear, the more fiercely we are determined to fight.
“So I offer the solution that it’s finally time for the Left to engage the Right, and for the Right to do the same. We must concede the validity of each other’s viewpoints, and in doing so hopefully break the cycle of addiction to War, bigotry, and ‘Rightness.’”
French journalist Nicolas Hénin, who was held hostage by ISIS inside Syria for 10 months, makes an impassioned plea against bombing Syria.