Sunday, September 27, 2020

A Toxic Threat Is Killing Off Europe’s Killer Whales and Dolphins

Researchers find high exposure to PCBs could drive some marine mammal to extinction.

Winning the Fight for $15 in 2016

This is the year to make all wages living wages.

What the Catastrophic Aliso Canyon Methane Leak Teaches Us About Our Addiction to Fossil...

To prevent more disasters like Aliso Canyon in California and around the country we need an emergency statewide effort to shut down facilities that lack basic safety equipment, including Aliso Canyon.

12 Year-Old Girl Killed by Officer in Eviction Confrontation

Ciara Meyer was hit with a bullet that passed through her father's arm. She died at the scene.

Taiwan Bans GMOs in Schools, Mandates Strict Label Laws

Taiwan has banned schools across the nation from serving GMOs to students, citing health and safety concerns. Mandatory labeling of GMOs is also required on all food products that contain 3 percent or more GMOs.

Michigan’s Water Crisis Has Gotten So Bad The National Guard Has Been Deployed

It's the governor's latest attempt to address a growing public health crisis.

Why the GOP’s Fence Fantasy Is a Farce

Trump, Cruz, Rubio and the other “just build a wall” simpletons either don’t know what they’re talking about or are deliberately trying to dupe voters.

USDA Shirking Obligation to Give Consumers Clarity Over Herbicide Residues on Food

The Environmental Protection Agency, which sets the tolerance levels allowed for glyphosate and other pesticides has said glyphosate is safe at certain defined tolerance levels, and has actually raised those tolerance levels in recent years.

Ringling Bros. Circus Elephants To Retire By May 2016

The company announced that it will retire its elephants two years earlier than expected, much to the elation of animal rights activists.

How America’s Embrace of GMOs and Pesticides Could Trigger “Downfall” of EU Farmers

TTIP trade agreement will be boon to Big Ag, study finds.