Drug War Fail: Doctors Now Creating More Heroin Addicts than Drug Dealers
The number of people reporting heroin use nearly doubled, from 161,000 in 2007 to 289,000 in 2013. The number of arrests for heroin doubled from 2007 to 2014.
Devastating Texas Floods Latest Example Of Global Weather Extremes
'Going from one extreme to another is a hallmark of climate change.'
Ecstasy May Soon Be A Treatment For Social Anxiety Among Autistic Adults
Researchers are set to study the therapeutic effects of MDMA in what will be the first assessment of the active component of the street drug Ecstasy, for social anxiety in autistic
Protesters Vow To ‘Flood The System’ For Climate And Planetary Justice
The mass actions, slated for September and November, are timed to lead up to the United Nations COP21 climate negotiations slated to take place in Paris in November and December.
California Contends With Catastrophic Crude Oil Spill
Up to 105,000 gallons may have leaked out in the oil spill, and up to a fifth of that amount — 21,000 gallons — reached the sea.
Leaked Memo Reveals What Breastaurants Actually Think Of Their Customers
So-called “breastaurants” spark a lot of controversy for what many critics complain amounts to the objectification of women.
VIDEO: Occupy.com Breaks Down The Baltimore Water Crisis
Despite what Nestle says, water is a human right. With 25,000 people facing water shut offs, we dive into the twisted turmoil of Baltimore's water woes.
Federal Government Unveils Plan To Address Alarming Decline In Bee Population
Lessening "the effects of pesticides on bees is a priority for the federal government, as both bee pollination and insect control are essential to the success of agriculture," the report
Canadian First Nation People Reject $960 Million From Big Oil
Refusal by the small and relatively obscure group of Lax Kw’alaams to be purchased out of their traditional land is a beautifully symbolic but no less powerful event.
Texas House OKs Cannabis Oil In Victory For Marijuana Advocates
Other cannabis related proposals to decriminalize marijuana penalties are unlikely to pass, but made notable progress after years of being stymied.