Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: #Breakfreefromplastic

Microplastics in every bite: News study confirms human consumption of plastic

A new study confirms that on average, humans consume 50,000 bits of plastic a year and inhales nearly the same amount.

Nestlé, stop single use:’ Activists confront company executives at Annual General...

"It's time for Nestlé to really take some responsibility for the magnitude of its contribution to the problem."

New York bans single-use plastic bags

New York becomes the second state to ban single-use plastic bags starting in March 2020.

EU to ban common single-use plastics to address environment and marine...

"Europe now has a legislative model to defend and promote at international level, given the global nature of the issue of marine pollution involving plastics."

Why women from Asia are confronting US fracking: Oil extraction equals...

“If we are going to stop plastic we need to stop plastic where it starts.”

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”