Saturday, November 16, 2019

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.

The Supreme Court Just Blocked The Harshest Abortion Ban In The Country

But that doesn't mean reproductive rights are safe from the justices.

New Study: First Commercialized GM Crop Was Toxic to Farm Animals over Long-Term

This study reveals once again the urgent need for specific labeling of the identity and quantity of GMOs, especially in food and feed.

Jeb Bush: Don’t Blame Governor Snyder For Flint Crisis, Blame Regulations

"We've created this complex, no responsibility regulatory system."

German Environment Agency Finds Increase of Glyphosate in Urine Since 2001

In 2001 glyphosate was detected in the urine of only 10% of the participants, in 2013 it was present in just under 60% of the test group, and most recently in 2015, it was 40%.