SAFE food act passes out of Senate Committee, stark hypocrisy on display

SAFE food act passes out of Senate Committee, stark hypocrisy on display
Not a day goes by without some politician or another doing something utterly hypocritical. It is increasingly apparent that anyone who goes into politics isn’t actually a human, but rather a person-shaped alien who is lacking the gene marker for what we earthlings call “shame.” But with the passage of the SAFE Act–the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act–through the Senate Agriculture committee, Americans are one step closer to not being able to know what GMOs are in our food.… Read the rest

World famous Bondi Hotel the site of police riot in response to patrons singing

World famous Bondi Hotel the site of police riot in response to patrons singing
Not a day goes by in the U.S. where you can’t read about some new outrage committed by the police: Police Invade Texas Woman’s Home At 3 AM For Warrantless “Welfare Check” Police Barge Into Man’s Home With Guns Drawn Because They Thought He Might Be A Squatter Deputy Handcuffs 8-Year-Old Student and Watches As He Sobs In Agony Those are all real headlines from the U.S.… Read the rest

Students protesting coal ash dumping in Virginia rivers arrested

Students protesting coal ash dumping in Virginia rivers arrested
A group of students protesting a Richmond, Virginia utility dumping coal ash into local rivers were arrested last week during a sit-in at the regulatory agency’s office, as the battle over state regulation of the dumping practices heats up. The seventeen college students who were arrested are part of a group called the Virginia Student Environmental Coalition. The group’s demands include calls for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to revoke the permits that currently allow Dominion Resources to dump coal ash wastewater into local rivers.… Read the rest

LOBBYISTS DECIDE TOXICITY

LOBBYISTS DECIDE TOXICITY
Congress’ latest outrage: toxic chemical safe levels decided not by science, but by lobbyists   There are certain people we entrust with certain decisions. You have a financial advisor for your money questions. You wouldn’t ask the guy pumping your gas for stock tips. And when it comes to our health and physical well-being, most of us would probably agree that our questions are best answered by scientists and doctors.… Read the rest

BRAZIL MERCURY POISONING

BRAZIL MERCURY POISONING
Illegal mines in Brazil leaving behind legacy of mercury poisoning for natives Over 90 percent of indigenous communities in Brazil’s Amazon have been affected by mercury poisoning, according to a new study. The joint study conducted by the Brazilian health foundation Fiocruz, the Hutukara Yanomami Association, the Yekuana Association, and the Brazilian NGO Socio-Environmental Institute tested hair samples from indigenous people in 19 different communities in one region of Brazil’s Amazon.… Read the rest

RECORD BREAKING WARMING

RECORD BREAKING WARMING
February temp deviations crush previous measures how hot can it get? What’s it going to take for climate deniers to finally admit the truth? It’s hot and getting hotter, no two ways about it. All the bloviating from paid industry hacks, their geisha girls in Congress, and their rent-boys in the media to the contrary means absolutely nothing in the face of record-breaking weather every month.… Read the rest

GLOBAL WARMING MAKING US SICK

GLOBAL WARMING MAKING US SICK
Three-Year Study Shows The Health Impacts Of Global Warming Climate Change Is Real, And It’s Dangerous For The World. But It’s Also Hurting Your Health. Here’s How. Climate change deniers are fond of imagining their personal aloofness from the depredations of global warming. The effects are all going to come to bear on poor people, people in other countries, on the land itself, or on the animals.… Read the rest

VIRGINITY GENETICS

VIRGINITY GENETICS
It Might Not Be The Acne After All: Why The Age At Which You Lose Your Virginity Might Be Genetic Hey Teens: If You’re Still A Virgin, Blame Your Parents. (It’s Not As Creepy As It Sounds.) The more we learn about genes the more they get a bad rep. Yes, Jennifer, certainly there are people who have a genetic predisposition to obesity, but that’s an infinitesimally small percentage.… Read the rest

New Stanford U Study Shows Strongest Evidence Fracking Affects Drinking Water

New Stanford U Study Shows Strongest Evidence Fracking Affects Drinking Water
Study Shows That Fracking Fluids are Tainting Drinking Water–Where Is the State of Wyoming? Where Are the Feds? Flaming water laden with chemicals poisoning drinking water–when will the EPA finally say enough is enough? A new study by researchers from Stanford shows definitive proof that fracking is poisoning drinking water supplies in Wyoming. Pavilion, Wyoming where the study took place, is a town of 231 people and nearly as many oil and gas wells.… Read the rest

Fracking Causes 90 % of Western Canada’s Earthquakes

Fracking Causes 90 % of Western Canada’s Earthquakes
90%of Earthquakes in Western Canada Triggered by Facking Operations  A new fracking danger emerges: earthquakes A new study by the Geological Survey of Canada has revealed that fracking is to blame for up to 90 percent of the earthquakes that occur in western Canada, a deeply disturbing fact. As if fracking wasn’t bad enough–tainting groundwater sources, causing tap water to ignite, driving people from their homes with noise and fumes, dumping diesel fuel and toxic wastewater in unlined ponds–now a new threat has emerged as a result of the controversial practice for extracting gas and oil: earthquakes.… Read the rest