Monday, October 25, 2021

New App Aims to Level the Gender Wage Gap One Meal at a Time

EquiTable allows diners to pay their share of the bill based on gender and race.

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.

New Bill Reintroduces the DARK Act

A new bill presented in the Senate is being called the new Denying Americans the Right to Know, or DARK Act. Are the majority Americans being ignored?

Monsanto Feels the Bern as Sanders Turns Focus to GMO Labeling

U.S. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has turned his focus to supporting GMO labeling and attacking Monsanto’s interests this week after Hillary Clinton’s love of GMOs was recently confirmed by the Gates Foundation.

Protests Spark Chaos at Trump Rallies in US

Trump has even defended John McGraw who punched a black demonstrator in North Carolina last week, saying, “He deserved it. The next time we see him, we might have to kill him.”

Climate Change Could Cause Power Blackouts Worldwide

Researchers find that drought and rising temperatures will reduce the water supplies that fossil fuel and nuclear power plants need to operate.

Thousands Rally for Chicago Teachers as Banks vs. Schools Battle Rages

"We need the political leadership of the city to know that schools can't keep being the last priority."

Activists Deliver Plan for Just Transition to EPA Offices Nationwide

Activists issued their own corrective on the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan at each of the EPA’s 10 regional offices yesterday.

DARK Act Killed in the Senate—for Now—Following Procedural Vote

The legislation, which would block state GMO labeling laws, didn't receive the 60 votes it needed to proceed.

‘Reclaim Our Schools’: Cities Rally Nationwide to Save Public Education

Thousands gather to protest budget cuts, high-stakes testing, and state takeovers of public schools