Thursday, September 19, 2019

Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene For All by 2030

“Millions of people should not have to wait for years to have safe water, proper toilets and better hygiene.”

Portland Becomes 7th City to Sue Monsanto Over PCB Contamination

“If Monsanto gets its way, the American people will pay a high price for corporate greed and political corruption.”

DARK Act Killed in the Senate—for Now—Following Procedural Vote

The legislation, which would block state GMO labeling laws, didn't receive the 60 votes it needed to proceed.

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.

Big Food Found Guilty in Multimillion Dollar Cover Up in GMO Labeling Fight

The future of food transparency in the country is now at the hands of the Senate with Sen. Pat Roberts’ (R-Kan.) Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (SAFE) expected to hit the Senate floor any day now.

We Know Nature Makes Us Happier. Now Science Says It Makes Us Kinder Too

New studies show being in nature may increase your willingness to be generous, trusting, and helpful toward others.

What the Koch Brothers Have to Do With the Flint Water Crisis

The water crisis in Flint is the tragic result of the wrong people in power.

GMA Found Guilty of $11 Million Cover Up in GMO Labeling Fight

In a decision made public late Friday, a Thurston County Superior Court judge ruled the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association violated Washington campaign finance disclosure laws by shielding the identities of major corporate donors funding efforts to defeat a food labeling initiative in Washington.

The United States of Monsanto?

The DARK Act, which prevents consumers from knowing if the food they eat contains GMOs, has recently passed and is heading to the Senate.