Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Using lunch to punish the poor

Nearly half of American school districts shame and stigmatize kids whose parents can't afford school lunches.

Dakota Access Pipeline is already springing leaks

“This is what we have said all along: Oil pipelines leak and spill.”

Trump budget slashes safety net programs, boosts military and defense

“It probably is the most conservative budget that we’ve had under Republican or Democrat administrations in decades.”

School district switches to local and organic meals, cuts carbon footprint – and saves...

A new report revealed surprising results when Oakland overhauled its lunch menu at 100-plus schools by serving less meat and more fruits and vegetables.

Pennsylvania school now doing emergency drills in case of pipeline explosion

The type of natural gas liquids associated with this project have a troubling safety record.

They stole his safety net!!

The new Trump/Republican health care bill will see to it that many of the very foolish people who stood on the street corners, or carry his stickers on their cars and trucks, will one day be shocked when they or their relatives can no longer get into a nursing home via Medicaid.

12 farmworkers poisoned by toxic pesticide only one month after EPA denies ban

Chlorpyrifos originates from a nerve gas developed by Nazi Germany.

Trump’s expected pick for top USDA scientist is not a scientist

Sam Clovis likely to be named undersecretary of the USDA department that manages research on everything from climate change to nutrition.

Judge: EPA’s approval of bee-killing pesticides violated federal law

A U.S. District Court judge held that the EPA had unlawfully issued 59 pesticide registrations between 2007 and 2012 for a wide variety of agricultural, landscaping and ornamental uses.

To regain people’s trust, the Democratic Party must support single-payer

Nearly 60 percent of Americans want Medicare for All. Democrats must support it, too.