Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Peter Slavin

Peter Slavin wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Peter is a freelance journalist and editor. He has been writing about Appalachia since 1995. He also writes about cities and Southeast Asia. He has been published by The Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, The Daily Yonder, and Radio Free Asia. Follow him on Twitter @wordsbypeter.


94% of pre-packaged and homemade US baby foods contain toxic heavy metals: Study

"FDA must go beyond the baby food aisle and set strong standards for these contaminants," said the national director of Healthy Babies Bright Futures.

Glenn Greenwald’s transition to ally of bigotry

Greenwald’s brand of anti-trans activist journalism could well lead to violence, even if that’s not his intent.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.

Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

Biden signs sweeping climate bill: What the Inflation Reduction Act means for you and...

The package invests an estimated $437 billion in climate change prevention and energy security, as well as cost reductions for health insurance and prescription drugs.