Thursday, October 22, 2020
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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.”

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.

Lessons from Katrina: This organization tries to get Hurricane Florence survivors home quicker

Many in North Carolina were left homeless by the storm and its still-receding floodwaters. This nonprofit wants to shrink the amount of time it takes to rebuild after a disaster.

The Real Drug Racket

Big Pharma "cornered the market on life-saving heart drugs" and guess what happened next: they jacked up the prices. Are pharmaceutical companies' business models based on legalized price gouging?

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.

This pandemic brings out the worst in our CEOs

Last year, CEOs signed a pledge to be better corporate citizens. Then the pandemic hit.

It’s our choice: Medicare for All, or endless war?

We could easily fund health care for all by ending military boondoggles and fruitless wars. Here’s how.

The evidence is clear: The US public wants science-based policies for Covid-19

Any true hope in ending despair and the unchecked spread of the coronavirus must begin by following the public’s clearly documented trust in science.

Old McPontiff Had a Farm

Who knew—Pope Francis has a farm. And on his farm he is providing a living model of a sustainable food system to the public. Just one more reason he is living up to his reputation as the “People’s Pope.”

Burning fossil fuels made coronavirus death rate worse, and kills 200K Americans per year,...

Coal companies and Big Oil like ExxonMobil and all those fracking companies are thus killing off a million Americans every five years.