Big Box To Blame for Food Prices; Food Stamp Requirements Increase; Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act; America’s Antisemitism Campaign; Fentanyl Penalties Continue; Wetlands Lose EPA

May 31, 2023

Blame Walmart and Amazon for Higher Food Prices There’s no doubt that the costs of everything at the grocery store – from meat, fresh fruit and vegetables to butter milk, eggs and even soft drinks – have risen significantly since the pandemic began. The ability for farmers and other manufacturers to produce all these products […]

Biden Reducing Childcare Costs; Free COVID Shots for Uninsured; Progressives Seek Change in Supreme Court; DACA Immigrants Health Care

April 24, 2023

Progressives To Seek Much Needed Changes in U.S. Supreme Court The recently reported multi-million dollars in free transportation, lodging, and meals Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his conservative activist wife Ginni received over the decades from Texas real estate billionaire Harlan Crow as well as what appear to be a large number of politically- […]

Texas Judge Trying To Ban Abortion Pill; Did Clarence Thomas Break Rules; VA Ex-Felons Can No Longer Vote; Alcohol & Your Health

April 8, 2023

Texas Judge Wants To Force Elimination of Medical Abortion Pill Mifepristone If Texas Federal Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk has his way, the Food & Drug Administration will withdraw its approval of the popular drug Mifepristone, one of two pills in wide use for medical abortions. The ruling by Kacsmaryk, a Trump-appointed who is known for his […]

Republicans Overturn Clean Water Regulations; AstraZeneca’s COVID Vaccine a Health Concern in Britain; Border Wait Times Longer for Migrants

April 3, 2023

Congressional Republicans Roll Back New Clean Water Regulations Though President Joe Biden has pledged to veto the legislation, Republicans garnered enough votes to overturn new clean water regulations that were opposed by agricultural and business leaders. This was the second defeat of environmental policy regulations put in place by Biden.  In what is becoming a […]

London’s Cops Guilty of Sexism, Racism and Homophobia; Protesters Urge Banks to Dump Big Oil; Covid-19 Impact on Maternal and Infant Health

March 31, 2023

London’s Coppers Practice Institutional Sexism, Racism and Homophobic Behavior Louise Casey, a member of Britain’s House of Lords released a new study that claims a “boy’s club” culture exists within London’s police force that allows behavior that can best be described as sexist, racist, homophobic and misogynistic. Casey, who began her study because of the […]

Opioids lead child-poisoning stats; Antibiotics and Sex; Hate Crimes Growing in U.S.; NY Offering Classes in Marijuana Cultivation

March 31, 2023

Opioids Are Leading Cause of Child Poisoning A new recently announced study in the journal Pediatrics revealed that children are also severely impacted by the opioid crisis. An analysis of 731 poisoning-related deaths of children ages 5 and younger shows that opioids including fentanyl and heroin were the leading cause of loss of life almost […]

Covid XBB.1.5 Variant Moving In; Prince Harry Addresses Racism at Palace; Second Gentleman Emhoff To Address Anti-Semitism

January 11, 2023

Prince Harry Says Unconscious Bias Not Overt Racism Runs in the Royal Family In an interview aired on 60 Minutes, Prince Harry says he never called his family racists but believes that unconscious bias – which he thinks differs from racism – is the real problem. After one of Queen Elizabeth’s ladies-in-waiting apologized and resigned […]

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