Tuesday, May 17, 2022

UN turns to world leaders and the wealthy to help with world hunger

“We’ve got conflict, climate change, and Covid-19 driving up the numbers of the acutely hungry, and there are now more than 45 million people marching towards the brink of starvation.”

World’s first wave-powered buoy turns seawater into drinking water

Besides providing a constant source of clean water, the SAROS can help island nations curb their use of dirty energy.

The communal interdependency of nationalized healthcare

“Why when I choose from the corpus of terms relating to universal healthcare I choose nationalized healthcare, because healthcare is rendered a national issue when we all rely on it.”

Chlorpyrifos ‘has no place on food’: 100 organizations urge EPA to ban brain-harming pesticide

"It is time for the Biden administration to demonstrate its commitment to science, children, and farmworkers and finish the job."

FDA Changes Food Nutrition Label Requirements for the First Time in 20 Years

Michelle Obama helped to announce on Friday that the FDA approved a new set of requirements for food nutrition labels for the first time in decades.

The military is sick

Top Pentagon officials and the high command are prioritizing the maintenance of empire at the expense of protecting the very bodies that make up the armed services.

New study links osteoporosis to air pollution

“Air pollution continues to rise at an alarming rate, and affects economies and people’s quality of life; it is a public health emergency.”

Media silence after water protectors and police clash on MLK Day

On MLKDay 2017 water protectors were shot at and tear gassed once again by law enforcement in riot gear.

US could save tens of thousands of lives and tens of billions of dollars...

Now seems to be exactly the wrong time to ease and eliminate restrictions as some states are doing, especially with several new variants remaining a threat.

A Major American Meat Company Is Going Big With Antibiotic-Free Pork

Tyson is responding to consumer demand with a new line of meat sourced from pigs raised without drugs.