“Please Save My Life”: Julian Assange In Prison

By Annissa Warsame, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom. -

For over 150 days this has been Julian Assange’s residence, whether he likes it or not. And a judge has ruled today, he is to remain there even after his jail sentence is over.  Swiftly after [...]

New Study Finds Glyphosate Causes Disease Across Several Generations

By Staff, Non-gmoreport.com -

Washington State University researchers have found a variety of diseases and other health problems in the second- and third-generation offspring of rats exposed to glyphosate, the world’s most [...]

How Slick Consulting Firms Get Us On Drugs

By Martha Rosenberg, Intrepid Report. -

Ninety-one people a day die from opioids and 1,000 visit ERs in the US, according to the CDC. How did opioid makers get such a deathly grip on the US population? Recently, the New York Times [...]

When Will We Start Applying The Precautionary Principle To Chemicals Killing Our Kids?

By Katherine Paul, Organic Consumers. -

The first car my parents carted me and my siblings around in, in the 1950s, didn’t have seatbelts. Not one of us was ever strapped into a car seat. No kid I knew donned a helmet before hopping on [...]

Babies Born Near Oil And Gas Wells Have Congenital Heart Defects

By Julie Conley, Commondreams. -

Proximity to oil and gas sites makes pregnant mothers up to 70 percent more likely to give birth to a baby with congenital heart defects, according to a new study. Led by Dr. Lisa McKenzie at [...]

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 [...]