Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Here Are the Republicans Who Blocked Flint Assistance but Received Disaster Aid for Their...

These Republicans have received federal disaster aid in the past for their own states, but claim the Flint crisis is the responsibility of state and local authority.

If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food?

Programs across the country are trying to make it easier for new farmers to get started and put down roots. Here's why: There's only one farmer under 35 for every six over 65. By 2030, one-quarter of America's current farmers will retire.

Inmates in Flint Forced to Consume and Use Contaminated Water for Months

Genesee County inmates were given bottled water for five days, then told it was safe to consume tainted tap water again.

Pro-GMO Group Crosses Ethical Line

GLP has posted phone numbers, email and home addresses and other personal information about GMO critics.

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.

Not Science Fiction: Biotech Industry Pushing ‘GM 2.0’ Across Europe

Effort to exempt new techniques from existing regulations is nothing more than an attempt to get genetic modification in 'through the back door'

Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed Killer in History

Monsanto has long maintained the safety of their widely popular product. The agribusiness giant has also vehemently denied glyphosate’s link to cancer.

20 Year Old Class Action Lawsuit on Radioactive Contamination Finally Moving Forward

BNL was designated a high-pollution Superfund site in 1989. The large amounts of radioactive tritium­H30 or radioactive water­ were found to have been leaking from BNL’s High Flux Beam Reactor in 1997.

New FDA Import Ban Means GMO Salmon Won’t Be Sold in U.S. Anytime Soon

AquaBounty’s product likely won’t be available to consumers until a federal labeling standard is established.

The Post’s Wrong-headed Attack on Bernie Sanders’s Health Plan

The Post attacks Sanders for failing to have a “plausible” plan for plugging looming deficits as the American population ages.