Sunday, February 16, 2020

Tag: factory farms

Cory Booker proposes to shut down new factory farms

"Farmers and ranchers need a marketplace that compensates them fairly and Senator Booker's Farm System Reform Act is a big step in the right direction.”

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for...

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.

The scary new math of factory farm waste

Factory farms are exempt from reporting requirements under the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts. Now a new tool can provide solid evidence of the environmental harm they can cause.

If we want antibiotics to work, consumers have to put big...

Our current factory farming model is broken – environmentally, medically and morally.

Bernie Sanders plans to take on Big Ag and end agri-business...

"What you want, and what I want, are more family farms in America, not more factory farms."

Mega farms are on the rise

Even though large farms can keep food costs low, as the human population continues to grow, we have to think about the costs to our health and the health of the animals and the environments involved.

Court orders EPA to close loophole, factory farms required to report...

“This safeguard isn't just about protecting the environment; it's about making entire communities safe for the people who live in them.”

Millions of Chickens Feared Dead in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

Concerns have arisen over the potential devastating impacts flooded factory farms could have on the environment and public health.

The Corporate Food Industry Continues to Fight Animal Reforms

Big food fighting FDA when it comes to food and animal safety.

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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.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."

Can the world’s second superpower rise from the ashes of twenty years of war?

The peace movement’s small victories demonstrate that we have more power to challenge U.S. militarism than most Americans realize.

Citizen Mike: The Bloomberg campaign is a threat to the Democratic Party’s 2020 chances

If the 2020 U.S. presidential election does become the ‘battle of billionaires’, the real losers will be the country’s working people.
Photo by United Steelworkers (USW).

How 1.3 million Americans risk losing their pensions

Pensions aren’t perks or “extras.” Workers earned these benefits, and they rely on that money being there during their golden years.