Saturday, June 22, 2024

Tag: Kroger

Think grocery prices are high now? Just wait.

We can’t afford to let another supermarket giant gobble up an even bigger piece of the American pie.

Senators push back on $25 billion Kroger-Albertsons grocery giant merger

Opposition from progressive lawmakers, such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders, are calling on regulators to reject the deal.

More than 8,000 Kroger grocery workers strike in Colorado

On the heels of a new report showing significant financial insecurity, including homelessness, among workers at Kroger grocery stores, more than 8,000...

Demand Kroger eliminates toxic pesticides from their food now

It is time for Kroger to act right now and to focus on increasing domestically produced organic products. 

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 24

Congressman and his wife plead not guilty to campaign spending charges, Kroger to phase out plastic bags, and more.

One of the largest supermarket chain announces plan to phase out...

"As part of our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste commitment, we are phasing out use-once, throw-it-away plastic bags and transitioning to reusable bags in our stores by 2025."

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Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.

Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.