Friday, October 18, 2019

Government Run Like A Business Led To Lead In Flint’s Water

You might have heard that there is lead in Flint, Michigan's water.

If I Were the American Dictator

“The overall composition of Congress is not going to change much at all after the election. So, really, the only way to reboot America is to have a smart, benevolent dictator.”

Turing Executive Fired After Questioning 5,500% Drug Price Hike

Former vice president and top lawyer for Turing Pharmaceuticals, Howard Dorfman was fired after he questioned Martin Shkreli's 5500% price increase.

Food companies are still selling products contaminated by Monsanto weedkiller

Despite these newest results the EPA refuses to set strict limits of glyphosate in food.

Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...

America’s 21st Century Government: The Worst In This Country’s History?

“This 21st Century U.S. government’s achievements are virtually non-existent while its failures are monumental. That’s why I believe that historians of the future will conclude that it is the worst in American history.”

California judge rules against Monsanto, allows cancer warning on Roundup

It’s great to see democracy is alive and well in California where judges are still willing to stand up for science, even against the most powerful corporate polluters.

Sanders and Clinton Clash Over Soda Tax

Despite the fact that Clinton pledged not to impose any new taxes on households earning under $250,000 a year, she recently broke her promise by supporting Philadelphia’s proposed soda tax.

Is climate change behind the rise of the newest superbug?

As global temperatures rise, dangerous fungi may be adapting to warmer temperatures, allowing them to thrive in mammalian species.

What Really Poisoned the Water in Flint, Michigan

Flint reveals that there is a much deeper contamination poisoning our country's political morals: namely, an insidious right-wing belief that poor people (particularly people of color who are poor) are underserving moochers whose misfortunes can be ignored.