Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: farms

With just 1% of farms controlling 70% of global farmland, study...

"A transformative agenda... is urgent and is in the interests of all humanity."

How big farms got a government pass on air pollution

An EPA deal came with a promise to help communities exposed to animal emissions. That’s still unfulfilled.

Critical antibiotics still used on US farm animals despite superbug crisis

The FDA is planning to release data on pharmaceutical sales for animal antibiotics for 2017 this December, which will give more indication as to how well the new regulations are working.

How Trump’s immigration crackdown threatens ‘Made in America’ dairy-industry miracle

Idaho farmers frustrated with far-right rhetoric, endless congressional fighting over undocumented Hispanic workers.

Another scary superbug has been found on an American hog farm

Researchers went looking for one type of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, only to find one that had no reason to be there.

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Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.