Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Microplastics may cause bacteria to develop higher antibiotic resistance

As bacteria become less likely to die from existing antibiotics, it is harder for scientists and doctors to treat infections and protect public health.

Houston police kill pedestrian during vehicle pursuit

“We are not going to treat this case any different because it involves officers. It involves a human being who lost his life. So we’re going to be looking at it through that lens.”

How community schools are helping a hard-hit city dig out of tough times

Rocked by vanishing industries and charter school expansions, Erie public schools are fighting back with a “transformative” education approach.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Former Ohio deputy charged with murder after shooting man in back

Initially on administrative leave from the sheriff’s office since the shooting, Jason Meade retired in July 2021.

POPULAR

The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

ACTIVISM

Let us join the organizations, activists and lawmakers out there and pressure the Biden administration to help the young adults of this nation be released from the debt acquired while furthering their educations.

TIMELINE

There is something especially vicious when a powerful politician descends to abusing innocents in an unsuccessful deception he knew would fail.
“The reality is that in the battle between the oil industry and Biden, the industry is winning.”