Groups Demand EPA Remove Monsanto’s License To Pollute

By Friends of the Earth. -

Washington, D.C. – On June 26, environmental and consumer organizations are delivering more than 149,000 public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency advocating for a ban on [...]

July 3 – Take Action For Mumia Abu-Jamal

By Mobilization for Mumia. -

July 3 has traditionally been a day of action calling for the release of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal.  On the anniversary of the day he was originally sentenced to death row, we have [...]

How Kai Newkirk’s ‘Extractive Activism’ Left Destruction In Its Wake

By Anne Meador and John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

A nationally known activist returned to his West Virginia hometown earlier this year to join the fight against the construction of a major industrial facility that posed significant health risks [...]

US Sanctions In Venezuela: Help, Hindrance, Or Violation Of Human Rights?

By Tanya L. Zakrison and Carles Muntaner, The Lancet. -

The impact of the US sanctions on the Venezuelan population cannot be overstated. More than 300 000 Venezuelans are at risk due to a lack of lifesaving medications and treatment. An estimated [...]

Demanding Medicare For All, Nurses Use Band-Aids To Plaster GoFundMe Pages To Big Pharma Headquarters

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

"Nobody should have a GoFundMe account to pay for their healthcare, and we're here to make sure that that stops." Hundreds of nurses and their allies from across the country rallied Monday [...]

French Court Finds Monsanto Guilty Of Chemical Poisoning

By Eat Local Grown. -

In appeals court in Lyon, France has upheld a 2012 ruling against Monsanto, in which the agribusiness giant was found guilty of the chemical poisoning a farmer named Paul François. The grain [...]

Senate Goes Easy On Pentagon Polluters

By Pat Elder, Civilian Exposure. -

Ms. Maureen Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment, testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on March 28, 2019. The hearing focused [...]

Rural America Needs Medicare For All, And Fast

By Barb Kalbach, Otherwords.org -

We’ve got a rural health care emergency on the horizon. Rural hospitals are closing or teetering on the brink of closure at an alarming rate. More than a hundred have closed since 2005 and [...]

The Politics Of Pesticides: Monsanto Under Fire

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Through a series of mergers, pesticide companies are consolidating, taking over seed companies and pushing genetically-engineered foods. Companies such as Monsanto, now merged with Bayer, and Dow [...]

Health And Safety Tests Are Needed Before Rolling Out 5G Technology

By Arjun Walia, Sott.net -

We are in the midst of a 5G wireless technology rollout, and politicians have yet to address safety concerns. I recently used Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as an example, but it's [...]

Report: Unhealthy Food Production Makes Healthy Eating Impossible

By Staff, Ellenmacarthurfoundation.org -

Hidden killers caused by food production are making healthy eating impossible for people around the world, according to Cities and Circular Economy for Food. The latest report by the Ellen [...]

Bayer Slashes 12,000 Jobs As Monsanto Takeover Turns Sour

By Sustainable Pulse. -

Chief Executive Werner Baumann is under pressure to boost Bayer’s share price after a drop of more than 35 percent so far this year, dragged down by concern over more than 9,000 lawsuits it faces [...]

Unprecedented Study Finds US Ranks 27th Among Nations Investing In Education & Health Care

By Staff, Human Capital -

The United States ranks 27th in the world for its investments in education and health care as measurements of its commitment to economic growth, according to the first-ever scientific study [...]

If You Think Education Is Expensive, Try Ignorance

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Such important news from the Korean peninsula. The heads of government of North and South Korea have agreed not only that ‘the era of no war has started’, but they have come up with a series of [...]

Gene Editing In Agriculture Poses New Risks To Health, Environment

By Staff, Foe.org -

With the breakneck speed of recent developments in genetic engineering that could be used to alter DNA in plants, animals, bacteria, and even humans, the report examines the growing body of [...]