Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Seattle Sues Monsanto Over PCB Contamination, Becomes 6th City to Do So

Monsanto has faced a spate of PCB contamination lawsuits over the decades and several this year alone. Seattle is likely seeking millions of dollars from Monsanto to pay for the cleanup.

VICTORY: Fracking Permits Halted in California

There will be no more fracking in California's offshore waters, at least until the U.S. Department of Interior can analyze the impacts of fracking on the environment.

Monsanto to Cut 3,600 Jobs as Public Protests Continue to Stymie Profits

Monsanto’s corruption seems to be catching up with them as sales drop and protests continue to hold them responsible for the dangers of GMOs.

Republicans Call Everyone But Governor Snyder for Congressional Hearing on Flint Water Crisis

It is unknown who will be called to testify at the hearing, or why the Governor of the State, whose administration and appointees were responsible for the decisions that led to the public being forced to drink and bathe in contaminated water for so long, isn’t being called to the hearing.

The Food Label a Majority of Shoppers Look for Remains Meaningless

A new survey found that ‘natural’ is still in demand and still doesn’t mean what people think it does.

Could Flint Fiasco Poison Austerity As Stupid, Wasteful & Cruel?

In severity of health damage, media staying power, and political indefensibility, the Flint, MI lead poisoning looms as a national turning point. What disgrace better spotlights Republican government poisoning one hundred thousand of its own people -- failed austerity at its worst? Rarely does stupid and wasteful, if not immoral, merge so dramatically.

They Knew: Michigan Officials Started Giving Clean Water to State Employees A Year Ago

State employees Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budgets were notified of Flint's water not being up to federal standards and were provided with clean water a year before residents of the city.

Michael Moore: ‘Do Not Send Us Bottles of Water. Instead, Join Us in a...

If you want to help Flint, sign the petition, demand that the federal government take action and then get involved yourself, wherever you live, so that this doesn’t happen to you—and so that the people we elect know they can no longer break the law as they rule by fiat or indifference.

GOP Lawmakers Ignore Evidence, Keep Using Discredited Videos Against Planned Parenthood

"When did it become OK to base our public policy on false accusations made by people who broke the law?"
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Bernie Blocks Obama’s Big Pharma FDA Nominee

Bernie Sanders does not approve of President Obama’s FDA nominee.