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 [...]

The Other Side Of School Safety

By Rebecca Klein, HuffPost. -

Jalijah Jones, then a freshman at Kalamazoo Central High School in Michigan, remembers the punch of thousands of volts hitting his slight frame. At 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighing 120 pounds, [...]

Fed Vows To Fight Safe Injection Site

By Aubrey Whelan and Aneri Pattani, Philly.com. -

Philadelphia, PA - As a key federal official vowed to move against Philadelphia's plans to open a safe injection site for drug users, several legal experts countered Thursday that the site could [...]

Growing Despair Amidst Insecure Economic Recovery

By David Rosen, Counterpunch. -

It’s now almost a decade since the last fiscal crisis, launching what was dubbed the “Great Recession.”  It wreaked havoc on the U.S. banking system and the housing market, leaving millions of [...]

‘This City Needs This Hospital’: Advocates Protest Major Changes At Northeast’s Providence Hospital

By Elly Yu, Dcist.com -

A group of doctors, nurses, and community advocates held a rally outside Providence Hospital in northeast Washington Thursday to demand the hospital remain open as is. Ascension, the organization [...]