Monday, January 25, 2021

Tag: WHO

Calling Covid-19 crisis a ‘wake-up call,’ WHO experts warn next pandemic...

“This pandemic has been very severe... it has affected every corner of this planet. But this is not necessarily the big one.”

Monsanto calls for investigation into WHO agency for ignoring Monsanto-funded studies

Glyphosate-based “Roundup” herbicide is probably the most controversial product of Monsanto, one of the world’s most controversial companies. With EU renewal of glyphosate’s license pending, Monsanto is going after the WHO agency that linked the herbicide to cancer in humans.

WHO Announces Processed Meat Causes Cancer

According to the World Health Organization, it now classifies processed meats as a major cause of cancer, alongside cigarettes. Will this newest development encourage Americans to cutback on their meat intake?

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.