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Tag: bees

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

National week of action: Consumers demand an end to foods grown...

Many store brand foods, like Kroger’s, are heavily contaminated with glyphosate, organophosphates, and neonicotinoids.

500,000 bees killed by Texas arsonist

"It's bad enough to think in today's world this would happen, but dumping them over and then setting fire to them is beyond comprehension."

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency...

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 26

Bill Cosby sentenced to prison, UN condemns U.S. for lack of universal health care, Montana judge restores grizzly bears' protection, and more.

Glyphosate could be factor in bee decline, study warns

"We need better guidelines for glyphosate use, especially regarding bee exposure, because right now the guidelines assume bees are not harmed by the herbicide."

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Infowars gets banned, U.S. Fish and Wildlife turns against saving the bees, and more.

US Fish and Wildlife Service lifts ban on neonicotinoids linked to...

"Industrial agriculture has no place on public lands dedicated to conservation of biological diversity and the protection of our most vulnerable species, including pollinators like bumble bees and monarch butterflies."

EU bans neonicotinoid insecticides everywhere except greenhouses

The risk neonicotinoid insecticides poses on both honeybees and wild bees as well as concerns for food production and the environment brought the EU to its announcement on Friday.

Scientific studies conclude neonicotinoids damage bee populations

What if honeybee health was greatly affected by commonly used pesticides, causing colonies to die en masse?

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill

More than 6 million people have used mifepristone since 2000.