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Tag: lead poisoning

New study confirms lead poisoning is a global problem among children

"The unequivocal conclusion of this research is that children around the world are being poisoned by lead on a massive and previously unrecognized scale."

Lead exposure linked to 412,000 premature deaths in US each year

"Lead represents a leading cause of disease and death, and it is important to continue our efforts to reduce environmental lead exposure."

Activists win major victory, forcing the EPA to update regulations on...

The EPA wanted years to study the hazards, instead the court gave them 90 days to update regulations.

Two, Three… Many Flints

Flint may be years away from a solution to its current crisis, but in a few cities elsewhere in the country, there is, at least, a modicum of hope when it comes to developing ways to begin to address this country’s poisonous past.

Flint’s Crisis Is About More Than Water

The thousands of Michigan children who were knowingly poisoned were victims of an American moral malaise: Our nation has bred generations of bureaucrats who are blind to values other than self-advancement and profit.

America’s Lead Poisoning Problem Is Everywhere

Flint, Michigan, may be in the spotlight for the state of emergency due to lead-contaminated water, but they aren't the only city dealing with lead poisoning.

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FAA Reauthorization Act’s stealth attack on student loan forgiveness

Inside the bill lies a clause that could effectively pilot a broader campaign against the cancellation of student debts, starting with those incurred for flight training and education.

The break-up?

Are the United States and Israel no longer friends?

Billionaire fortunes double in wake of Trump’s tax cuts

The report sheds light on the private equity sector, often criticized as "vulture capitalism," revealing that 45 private-equity billionaires alone have amassed a collective wealth of $210.8 billion.
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Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

There is only one spaceship Earth

This is how to free the world of genocide and ecocide.