Democratic officials ‘plotted to expose Bernie Sanders’ as an atheist

The Democratic National Committee – a supposedly neutral organisation – apparently hatched a plan to try and undermine Bernie Sanders’ campaign against Hillary Clinton by getting someone to claim he was an atheist. The Sanders campaign for months complained that people in the DNC were biased in favour of the establishment candidate, Ms Clinton. The… Read More Democratic officials ‘plotted to expose Bernie Sanders’ as an atheist

Big Oil, Not Big Tobacco, Wrote the Public Skepticism Playbook

The playbook on sowing public skepticism about health and climate issues originated not with Big Tobacco—as long believed—but with Big Oil, a new investigation reveals. Documents published Wednesday by the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) show that the tobacco and fossil fuel industries used the same public relations firms, the same think tanks, and… Read More Big Oil, Not Big Tobacco, Wrote the Public Skepticism Playbook

The Complete History of Monsanto, The World’s Most Evil Corporation

Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as “most evil corporation on Earth!” Not content to simply rest upon its throne of death, atop a mountain of rotting corpses, it remains focused on newer, more scientifically innovative ways to harm the planet and its people. As true… Read More The Complete History of Monsanto, The World’s Most Evil Corporation

39,000 Verizon Workers Mark Six Weeks on Strike in Biggest U.S. Labor Action in Years

Today marks six weeks since nearly 40,000 Verizon workers went on strike along the East Coast, from Massachusetts to Virginia, marking one of the biggest U.S. labor strikes in years. The workers have been without a contract since August amid attempts by Verizon to cap pensions, cut benefits and outsource work to Mexico, the Philippines… Read More 39,000 Verizon Workers Mark Six Weeks on Strike in Biggest U.S. Labor Action in Years

Does diagnosis always mean disease, or does it sometimes mean opportunity

As many as 16 million Americans are prone to screaming and pounding on the dashboard when someone cuts them off in traffic. Another 7 million are fully capable of devouring a whole box of cookies in front of the TV. There are 14 million men with low testosterone, 9 million women with low sexual desire… Read More Does diagnosis always mean disease, or does it sometimes mean opportunity

Print the Money

Print the money” has been called crazy talk, but it may be the only sane solution to a $19 trillion federal debt that has doubled in the last 10 years. The solution of Abraham Lincoln and the American colonists can still work today. “Reckless,” “alarming,” “disastrous,” “swashbuckling,” “playing with fire,” “crazy talk,” “lost in a… Read More Print the Money

One Step Closer To A Deadly ‘Superbug’ Crisis

For years, doctors have warned about the dangers posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which could eventually make common ailments impossible to treat with drugs. But now, the day of the ultimate superbug is closer than ever. On Thursday, researchers revealed that for the first time, they’ve found a case of U.S. bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics.… Read More One Step Closer To A Deadly ‘Superbug’ Crisis

US Nuclear Stockpile Numbers Published Enroute To Hiroshima

Shortly before President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive for his historic visit to Hiroshima, the first of two Japanese cities destroyed by U.S. nuclear bombs in 1945, the Pentagon has declassified and published updated numbers for the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile and warhead dismantlements. Those numbers show that the Obama administration has reduced the… Read More US Nuclear Stockpile Numbers Published Enroute To Hiroshima