Monday, June 14, 2021

Scientist find microplastics in human organs giving activists more ammo to demand change in...

“It would be naive to believe there is plastic everywhere but just not in us.”

U.S. steel chemical spill exceeds allowable limit by 584 times

The National Park Service says they are concerned about the long-term potential impacts to beach users’ health, wildlife and other park resources.

34 years later, Monsanto’s mysterious mouse tumor study resurfaces

Despite the EPA's ultimate conclusion, the mouse study was among those cited by IARC for classifying glyphosate as a probable human carcinogen.

What reproductive rights advocates can learn from Texas (yes, Texas)

How folks in conservative states are responding – and have been responding for years – to infringements on their civil rights.

New Supreme Court ruling could make it easier to hold corporations liable for things...

A new SCOTUS ruling could open the door to corporate liability, making it easier to fight for things like climate change awareness, gun control, and the opioid crisis.

Solar-powered floating farm could produce 20 tons of vegetables daily

The future of farming is sustainable and not land-based.

Just so we’re clear: Black mothers aren’t to blame for high infant mortality

When famous midwife Ina May Gaskin suggested that Black mothers should make better lifestyle choices to have healthier babies, the Black birth world decided they’d had enough.

Labor’s power and the Medicare For All struggle

Missouri nurse Shane Johnson makes the case for uniting our health care struggles.

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

OxyContin drug maker pleads guilty to federal criminal charges

"Today’s guilty plea comes too late for the millions of lives that Purdue’s crimes destroyed over the past decade.”