Thursday, July 18, 2024

Tag: MIT

We’re miscalculating the cancer risk from a massive class of chemicals:...

"I think regulators, whether it's in air, soil or sediment, are getting the message … in Europe and the U.S. that you really have to take a much broader look at PAHs in terms of exposure and risk."

The Organization of American States is eroding faith in democracy

Under its pro-Trump secretary general, a politicized OAS has botched electoral missions across the hemisphere — and even precipitated a coup.

MIT professor placed on leave for secretly accepting money from Jeffrey...

“The actions of a senior faculty member have raised new concerns. In keeping with MIT practice on faculty discipline, I have asked his department head to consider any appropriate action."

Mixed messages from MIT Media Lab regarding Epstein money

The director of the M.I.T. Media Lab received at least $1.7 million from Epstein, including $1.2 million for his own outside investment funds.

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UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Why protests work, even when not everybody likes them

Protest movements take a gamble when they unsettle the status quo. But it is a risk worth taking.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.

Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.