Saturday, August 17, 2019

VIDEO: Organic Farming Flourishes in Cuba, but Can It Survive Entry of US Agribusiness?

While Cuba was forced to build a largely organic farming system out of necessity when the Soviet Union collapsed, what will happen now that the country will enter the U.S. agribusiness?

To regain people’s trust, the Democratic Party must support single-payer

Nearly 60 percent of Americans want Medicare for All. Democrats must support it, too.

Big Pharma Preps to Spend Hundreds of Millions to Keep Drug Prices High

"PhRMA's decision to hike membership dues 50 percent will increase the trade group's considerable coffers to more than $300 million per year," Politico reports

Leader of the Standing Rock Sioux on prayers and a President Trump

“We’re about protecting our future. And that’s what he should be about.”
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Cornel West: I am heading to Standing Rock to show solidarity with historic Indigenous...

Cornel West will join the Standing Rock Sioux, NationofChange, hundreds of veterans, and thousands of others at Standing Rock this weekend.

We have not yet begun to fight Tom Price

Tom Price believes in lowering taxes for the wealthy and leaving the rest of us to fend for ourselves.
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Scientists: Climate change may wipe out third of world’s parasites, with disastrous ripple effects

The loss of species of lice, fleas and worms could have profound ripple effects on the environment and might pave the way for new parasites to colonize humans and other animals with disastrous health outcomes.

Affordable Grocery Store Goes Organic And Bans Toxic Chemicals From Their Products

Aldi currently only has select stores open in the US, but roughly 500 more stores will be built in the US over the next two years as part of a $3 billion expansion.

The terrorism targeting our grandchildren

These children, our own children and grandchildren, are facing terrors because of the self-serving corporate demand for profit over human need.

GOP sides with Monsanto, threatens to cut off WHO funding for agency that labeled...

Several Republicans once again side with Monsanto and put American's health on the line.