Thursday, April 18, 2019

Nixon, Reagan paved way for GOP’s race-charged health agenda

These voters – and the rest of the country – deserve an alternative to the politics of division, fear, and hate.

New FDA Import Ban Means GMO Salmon Won’t Be Sold in U.S. Anytime Soon

AquaBounty’s product likely won’t be available to consumers until a federal labeling standard is established.

BPA levels ‘deemed safe’ have more health effects new study finds

"These troubling findings should raise alarms at the Food and Drug Administration and ignite renewed efforts to drastically reduce all Americans' exposure to BPA."

How to get a health care system for people, not just for corporate profit

Sanders' proposal will cut the health care costs paid by typical working families from some $6,200 a year to $466.

How Standing Rock’s divest campaign can stop future pipelines

As banks begin to respond, environmental movements are learning the importance of speaking clearly about the financial risks of fossil fuel investment.

CBO’s Obamacare predictions: How accurate?

CBO did better than the White House would have you believe.

Brazilian school districts make historic switch to 100 percent plant-based meals

With the mission of reducing the cities' environmental footprint (especially water consumption), Brazil's goal is to aid local produce farmers and foster humane and healthy eating habits for students.

Tobacco industry donates millions to try and defeat Medicaid expansion in Montana

"Voters in Montana have a simple choice: side with companies that kill or with Montanans who need access to healthcare.”

Court orders EPA to close loophole, factory farms required to report toxic pollution

“This safeguard isn't just about protecting the environment; it's about making entire communities safe for the people who live in them.”

From the Sioux to the Sault: Standing Rock spirit spreads to Michigan’s upper peninsula

A 63-year-old pipeline runs beneath the Straits of Mackinac. Great Lakes tribes—tapping into the Standing Rock spirit—want it stopped. A “Sacred Water” story.