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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday it will allow bisphenol A to remain in food packaging while it continues to study the effects of the chemical on human health and the environment. Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a hormone-disrupting chemical used in the linings of beer and soda cans, vegetable and soup cans […]
For fifty years now the United States has maintained an ongoing trade embargo against Cuba. For the 20th year in a row, the UN General Assembly has voted to condemn this economic embargo on Cuba. This year the votes was YES (against embargo) – 186 NO (in favor of embargo) – 2 ABSTAIN – 3. […]
An equitable distribution of wealth and genuine connection to the workplace for workers are necessary aspects of a sustainable economy. One solution toward a sustainable future lies in worker owned cooperatives, which embody equitable distribution of power and offer employees a greater stake in the companies overall success. Evergreen Cooperative in Cleveland, Ohio started with […]
The military deployment of US-NATO forces is occurring in several regions of the World simultaneously. The Pentagon’s global military design is one of world conquest. Militarization at the global level is instrumented through the US military’s Unified Command structure: the entire planet is divided up into geographic Combatant Commands under the control of the Pentagon. […]