Sunday, January 19, 2020

Apocalyptic Capitalism

The Paris climate summit, dominated by the economic and political forces that are driving us toward destruction, will end with the usual empty rhetoric and a continued assault on the ecosystem.

Pink Ribbons and Corporate PR Won’t Cure Breast Cancer

These women want solutions for breast cancer, not pinkwashed corporate sales events.

The Agriculture Attitude

This Thanksgiving, let's support, celebrate and share the amazing bounty that dedicated farmers like Lee Jones produce — for us, for the land and for the future.

Video: Everybody Has the Right to Healthcare

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz talks about presidential contenders, and whether or not everyone has a basic right to healthcare.

Bernie Sanders Warns That a New President Could Criminalize Medical and Recreational Marijuana

“The time is long overdue for us to take marijuana off of the federal government’s list of outlawed drugs,” said Bernie Sanders recently at a speech on criminal justice reform.

WHO Announces Processed Meat Causes Cancer

According to the World Health Organization, it now classifies processed meats as a major cause of cancer, alongside cigarettes. Will this newest development encourage Americans to cutback on their meat intake?

Why We Must Fight the Attack on Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is under attack. But here is an economic argument for funding family planning and women’s health services. It's critical that all of us step up right now to defend Planned Parenthood.

Have Your Coke and Guzzle It Too

The world’s largest purveyor of sugary sodas now peddles empty-calorie science too. The corporate giant’s latest scientific fraud is prompted by corporate panic.

Monsanto Hits All the Wrong Notes

In his new album called "The Monsanto Years," Neil Young takes on the the corporate giant for its relentless attempts to profiteer at human expense. And there is no intimidating, buying out, censoring, or escaping this cultural power.

Doctor Sentenced to 45 Years for Providing Medically Unnecessary Chemo to Patients

After allotting unnecessary chemotherapy to patients, some who did not even have cancer, an oncologist was sentenced to prison. Dr. Fata was able to collect millions from fraudulent claims because of these actions.