Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: Zika Virus

The UN’s Capitalistic Approach to Zika

The capitalistic notion on which the UN's Sustainable Development Goals are founded is leading to discrimination and unequal concentration of wealth and power, especially where health care is concerned.

Zika Pesticide Spraying is Killing Millions of Honeybees

An aerial pesticide being sprayed throughout South Carolina county to help prevent Zika has resulted in the tragic death of millions of honeybees.

FDA Approves Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Combat Zika in Florida

The FDA said that its decision to approve Oxitec’s Florida field trials does not mean the GMO mosquitoes are approved for commercial use.

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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.
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The Fed’s inflation mistake continues

Most of the pain is borne by people who are already struggling to keep up with rising prices: lower-wage workers and the poor.