Saturday, August 24, 2019

Air pollution now linked to degenerative eye disease and mental health problems in children

“While causation cannot be proved, this work suggests substantial morbidity from mental disorders could be avoided with improved air quality."

Leaked documents show Brazil’s Bolsonaro has grave plans for Amazon rainforest

democraciaAbierta has seen a PowerPoint presentation that shows that Bolsonaro’s government intends to use hate speech to isolate minorities of the Amazon.

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

Routing the two-tier system: Part VII – compensation

In a system like this, the wealthy would be the ones paying taxes, because the non-wealthy would be receiving only basic income.

Routing the two-tier system: Part IV – Healthcare

The healthcare system in the U.S. is clearly a two-tier (or multi-tier) system.  Some parts of it (the Veterans Administration, for example)...

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Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

Hidden Trump report reveals water plan will harm endangered whales and salmon

It's become a familiar story with the Trump administration: Scientists write a report that shows the administration's policies will cause environmental damage,...

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“While causation cannot be proved, this work suggests substantial morbidity from mental disorders could be avoided with improved air quality."