Thursday, May 13, 2021

Monsanto Reports Lower Earnings, Profits Amid Pressure From Consumers, Vermont GMO Label Law

Monsanto’s latest earnings report comes amid a wave of companies announcing plans to label genetically modified ingredients to comply with Vermont’s law, resulting in many large food corporations losing profits.
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Pandemic, wildfires & heat Wave: Undocumented farm workers face ‘triple threat’ as West Coast...

“Farmworkers have continued to work during this whole time, despite fears of contracting COVID-19 in the workplace, despite fears of getting heat stress while they’re at work, and now despite fears of the dangers that wildfire smoke brings.”

Significant pipeline spill contaminates local water just 200 miles from Standing Rock

Local news have mentioned the event, but mainstream media outlets have ignored news of the spill.

No, Gov. Snyder, Flint’s Water Wasn’t Poisoned by ‘Government’

Perhaps it is inevitable, but it is a shame that some people are gaming out how to profit politically from the lead poisoning of the children of Flint, Mich.

‘Ludicrous’ as Flint Tells Residents: Pay for Poisoned Water or We’ll Cut You Off

'All arreas should be cleared. No one should have to pay for this.'

The medical mess

It seems odd that 12,000 foreign doctors can get residencies in the U.S. but 2,000 U.S. medical graduates cannot.

Tear gas is way more dangerous than police let on—especially during the coronavirus pandemic

Tear gas is banned in international warfare, but it is classified as a “riot control agent” that law enforcement can use for crowd control.

How many people will die for each rich American’s Trumpcare tax cut?

Trump and the other Republicans who support this bill share something in common: their personal tastes may be expensive but, for them, the lives of most Americans are insignificant and cheap.

It’s now time for Medicare for all

Democrats are wise to seize the moment. The time has come for Medicare for all.

GOP health repeal is an immoral affront to the American people

The 49 Republican Senators still lined up to vote for the bill exposing their contempt for the American people.