Health & Lifestyle
VIDEO: Lobbyist Claims Monsanto’s Roundup Is Safe To Drink, Freaks Out When Offered A Glass
The lobbyist insisted that Roundup is safe to drink, at which point the interviewer did the only logical thing one could do in that situation. He offered the doctor a glass of the weed killer to allow him an opportunity to back up his statement.
Federal Judge Considers Declaring Marijuana ‘Schedule I’ Status Unconstitutional
Schedule I classification mandates that the substance have “no currently accepted medical use,” as well as “a lack of accepted safety… under medical supervision.”
‘Monsanto’s Dream': Pro-GMO DARK Act Comes To Congress
Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo wants to reintroduce anti-consumer, anti-choice, anti-labeling, pro-GMO law.
New Age Of Water Wars Portends ‘Bleak Future’ For The Middle East
New research shows that water scarcity linked to climate change is now a global problem playing a direct role in aggravating major conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa.
Now The Brits Are Eating Human Placentas
Should specialists be allowed to prepare placenta pills, or smoothies? The UK is debating.
Police Raid LEGAL Marijuana Store Of Former Pro-Pot News Anchor Who Quit Over Media Propaganda
“By opening back up bright and early, less than 24 hours after the local police department’s failed scare tactic, we, at the Alaska Cannabis Club, have made it clear that the will of the people is stronger than any force they have — and we aren’t going anywhere.”
Agent Orange Funding Opens Door To US Militarism And Covert Action In Vietnam
Is the United States finally accepting responsibility for the devastating ongoing effects of Agent Orange in Vietnam, or is this funding just a way to get USAID in the door to meddle in the country’s affairs as part of Obama’s “Asian Pivot” strategy? MintPress News investigates.
Nestle Continues Stealing World’s Water During Drought
Nestlé is draining California aquifers, from Sacramento alone taking 80 million gallons annually. Nestlé then sells the people's water back to them at great profit under many dozen brand names.
Obama Orders 40 Percent Cut In Government’s Greenhouse Gases
"These are ambitious goals, but we know they're achievable goals," Obama said on the roof of the Energy Department, where he toured a solar panel installation after signing the executive order at the White House.
2014 Financial Industry’s Bonuses Were Double The Combined Earnings Of All Full-Time Working Americans Making Minimum Wage
The $28.5 billion in bonuses doled out to Wall Street employees is double the annual pay for all 1,007,000 Americans who work full-time at the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.