Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Sanders Celebrates as GMO Labeling Dark Act is Blocked in US Senate

"People have a right to know what they are eating…”

United Kingdom Proposes Soda Tax in Ongoing Fight Against Obesity

It’s a reversal by Prime Minister David Cameron, who previously rejected such a policy.

A Fitbit for Polar Bears Reveals Their Struggle to Survive

Scientists document that climate change is forcing the animals to exert more energy to find food.

The Arctic Turns Ugly

Runaway global warming is exactly like it sounds, an earth-shattering asteroid collision that turns the planet into a fireball.

How Your Used Clothes Can Help Malala Change Girls’ Lives

Donated garments are helping aid the Malala Fund’s efforts to ensure girls around the world get the education they deserve.

Protest at White House Kicks Off Nationwide Days of Action

White House protest kicks off nationwide days of action in 38 US cities, protests also held in seven countries.

U.S. Escalates Battle to Keep Guantánamo Force-Feeding Tapes Hidden

A federal judge had given the government until Friday to release footage in which a Syrian detainee was force-fed. The government has now appealed.

Auction Ends with No Bids as Protesters Disrupt Fossil Fuel Lease Sale

Protesters marched from the landmark Reno arch to the casino, holding banners and signs that read "Stand up to big oil" and "Keep it in the ground."

KKK Graffiti Spurs High School Student Walk Out in California

This incident comes after a string of racist attacks in southern California, including a KKK stabbing in Anaheim, and an attack just one day later against Latinos in Los Angeles by knife wielding white supremacists screaming, “Heil Hitler!”

Iceland Sentences 26 Corrupt Bankers to 74 Years in Prison

Iceland just sentenced their 26th banker to prison for his part in the 2008 economic collapse. The charges ranged from breach of fiduciary duties to market manipulation to embezzlement.