A new trade treaty being negotiated by the Obama administration could cause cancer. Yes, you read that right. The European Union (EU) was in the process of banning 31 pesticides that had been linked to both cancer and infertility.
When the internet gets pissed off it doesn't screw around. Over the last couple of years an impressive amount of people have managed to collaborate in an effort to let the powers that be know that citizens and voters in this country not only care and are
"Powerful private interests, both foreign and domestic, are often acting against the best economic and security interests of the United States of America and the American people." Many times with the help of our legislators...peace.
A mere 240 people live in the rural northeast Iowa town of Kensett, so when more than 300 crowded into the community center on Saturday night to hear Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, many driving 50 miles, the cellphones of Democrats started buzzing
Many of the radical solutions he imposed -- free arts and culture for the masses, local-first economic development, wresting money from rich nonprofits, and, most shockingly, communal land for affordable housing -- have become mainstays of the city policy
The program is all but certain to be revived in a matter of days, although it also looks certain to be completely overhauled under House-passed legislation that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reluctantly blessed in an about-face Sunday evening.
At least 385 people ranging in age from 16 to 83 have died at the hands of police across the US this year, The Washington Post revealed. One in six victims were unarmed, mostly black or Hispanic, and officers were charged in less than 1% of cases.
The Patriot Act isnâEUR(TM)t needed to keep us safe. But politicians and natsec officials will go to tremendous lengths to terrify their people to justify programs that are just a naked power grab. The fearmongering from the usual suspects about what will
Live anthrax samples were shipped to three laboratories in Canada by a U.S. military lab, USA Today reported on Monday, following disclosures last week that samples of the bacteria were mistakenly sent to 11 U.S. states and two other countries.
The incidents to Ferguson, Missouri and Baltimore, Maryland have significantly elevated the awareness of police brutality in the United States. We should be especially concerned about unchecked police violence inflicted on citizens now that nationwide the
Written by former FBI double agent Naveed Jamali, the article, entitled "What if Rand Paul were Muslim? The white, privileged assumptions behind his Patriot Act 'principles,'" claims that Paul's opposition to illegal spying is rooted in his skin color, no
Does Jade Helm Violate Posse Comitatus? The multi-state military drill known as Jade Helm has provoked a fierce debate. Is it much ado about nothingâEUR"or, as some claim, an effort to desensitize the public toward martial law? WhoWhatWhy takes a look.
Congress is in an intense debate over trade bills that will shape the course of the US economy for decades. Much of this debate has been characterized as a fight over whether international trade itself creates or destroys American jobs. There is, however,