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Video: Red Cross to RT: Venezuela faces malnutrition, lack of clean water, power outages

Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido held rival rallies on Saturday in the capital Caracas. That's amid the ... Via...

How Will Trump Change Nutrition Assistance Programs?

(Photo: Unsplash; Edited: LW / TO) As the government transitions, many advocates are concerned about the future of benefits like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...

Hundreds of Brits dying from malnutrition or hunger, official figures reveal

Food bank charities have condemned the “scandal” of poverty in the UK after disturbing new...

False Promises, Smears and Golden Rice: Is This the Solution for Disease, Poverty and...

Colin Todhunter  The pro-GMO lobby relies on fraud, regulatory delinquency, opaque practices, smear campaigns, dirty tricks, slick PR and the debasement of science. While choosing to sideline the root causes of...

Breadline Britain: Rising malnutrition & death linked to low wages, welfare cuts

Foodbank use has risen to record highs in the UK, with over a million three-day...

MSM finally admits Western diets lack nutrition and cause disease… a decade after independent...

The mainstream media and their high-paying pharmaceutical sponsors make it seem like disease is random, striking people without warning. In this way of thinking,...

19% Rise In UK Citizens Being Hospitalized For Malnutrition

Rising levels of food poverty have led to malnutrition becoming more common in the UK, experts say. The public health problem is responsible for...

Plant-based Nutrition Reduces Fatigue, Depression and Anxiety

Research from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has determined that plant-based foods decrease anxiety and depression and boost energy and performance - reversing fatigue. The study also found weight loss and reduced chol...

Acute child malnutrition has doubled in Afghanistan since 2012

By Mark Church 7 January 2014 A recent New York Times report on child malnutrition in Afghanistan further exposes the ongoing social catastrophe produced by the US-led...

Roast Beef, Potatoes, and Carrots Don’t “Meet Nutrition Guidelines” but GMOs, HFCS, and Trans...

The school lunch drama continues, this time in Manitoba, Canada. Close on the heels of a federally sponsored preschool in Virginia disallowing homemade lunches without a doctor’s note, a mom in Manitoba was given this note and a $10 fine when her children’s preschool felt that the lunch she sentRead the Rest...

Omen for Americans: Malnutrition Doubles in the UK as the Economy Collapses

A report in the UK Daily Mail says that hospitalization cases for treatment of malnutrition have doubled over the past 5 years. The increase...

Unbelievable News Flash: “40 years of federal nutrition research fatally flawed”

Let’s see: federally-funded, quasi-nutritional research that has (1) long propped up Big Ag and its corresponding Industrial Food Machine, and (2) has promoted Food Pyramid mythology while enriching the satellites of the Pyramid scheme has been found to be a “fatally flawed” example of scientific credibility. Really? I’m dumbfounded. Here is a quote from the [...]

Global malnutrition worries UN agency

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) says hundreds of millions of people worldwide are still suffering from malnutrition, Press TV...

Malnutrition kills over 360 kids in Niger

A mother looks after her malnourished child in Niger. (File photo)A United Nations report says over 360 children under the age of five have...

New Law Would Modernize Nutrition Labels, Clarify Terms Like “Healthy” & “Natural”

Chris MorranConsumeristSeptember 19, 2013 While food production has gotten more sophisticated and complex, and we now...

Malnutrition threatens U-16s in Spain

UNICEF says malnutrition threatens 2.3 million Spanish children aged below 16. (file photo)The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned that 2.3 million Spanish...

Worsening malnutrition amongst Spanish children

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Pottenger’s Cats: Nutritional Lessons For Your Children’s Dental-Facial Growth

"If proper nutrition and exercise are absent when facial structures are developing, dentition always suffers. The kitten kept on a deficient diet for 10...

First Nations 'Guinea Pigs' Demand Apology for Govt Nutrition Experiments

A nurse takes a blood sample from a boy at the Indian School in Port Alberni, B.C., in 1948, during a period when nutritional...

Nutritional and functional potential of Beta vulgaris cicla and rubra.

Abstract Title: Nutritional and functional potential of Beta vulgaris cicla and rubra.Abstract Source: Fitoterapia. 2013 Jun 7 ;89C:188-199. Epub 2013 Jun 7. PMID: 23751216 Abstract...

Long-Term Study Finds Children With ‘Early Nutrition Programming’ Reduces Disease Later In Life

Karen Foster Prevent Disease July 5, 2013 Long-term EU funded research with more than 1000 children has found ‘early nutrition programming’ can deliver significant...

Experts warn on world child malnutrition

Researchers have warned that poor nutrition causes nearly half of deaths of children under the age of five, about 3.1 million kids, every year...

Give Nutrition a Chance

CounterPunch is popular because it addresses topics that are either largely ignored by the mainstream media or incorrectly written about. Herewith I present a...

Nutrition Secrets They Don’t Want You to Know About

Rich Stacel | Newstarget Today we know more about vitamins, minerals and nutrition in general then ever before, but at the same time there are...

Prescription drugs cause nutritional deficiencies

All prescription drugs have unintended side effects, and many drugs deplete the body of essential nutrients. Today, most consumers are not being told about...

Microwave ovens destroy the nutritional value of your food

By Mike Adams The rise of widespread nutritional deficiencies in the western world correlates almost perfectly with the introduction of the microwave oven. This is...

A Political Stalemate Over Puerto Rico Is Leaving US Disaster Funding in Limbo

Senate Democrats recently blocked US$13.5 billion in relief for Americans whose lives were disrupted by hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, flooding and other natural disasters. The...

Trump is ‘Saudi Arabia’s servant’ as he refused to end US support of Yemen...

Tulsi Gabbard, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, has called President Donald Trump’s decision to...

Trump vetoes congressional resolution to end US support of Saudi-led Yemen war — RT...

US President Donald Trump has vetoed a resolution passed by both the Senate and the House...

Saudi Coalition Airstrikes Kill 11 Yemeni Girls

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. Saudi coalition planes bombed the area next to a girls’ school in Sanaa earlier today, killing at least 11...

Re: The Green New Deal: First, Shoot the Economists

Photograph Source Senate Democrats Note: please do not shoot economists. The title is a metaphor. Soon to be released research from the United Nations is expected...

Four Years of the War on Yemen

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. This week marks the fourth year since the beginning of the Saudi coalition’s war on Yemen. In the last...

Trump Budget Ends Medicaid Expansion, Axes Affordable Housing Programs

On Monday, the Trump administration released full details of its 2020 budget request, the general outlines of which were released last week. The initial...

British RAF servicing Saudi jets bombing civilians in Yemen

Britain is providing “engineering support” for UK-supplied aircraft operated by the Royal Saudi Air Force,...

Pompeo shames Senate by invoking Iranian bogeyman after Yemen war powers vote — RT...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condemned the Senate for passing a resolution to end US...

Trump Derangement Syndrome is now fastest growing disorder in America – are you a...

If anyone you know is suffering from symptoms below, offer emotional support now. 2020 may be...

Royal Wedding Got Triple the Media Coverage of Yemen in 2018 – Consortiumnews

That ratio is symptomatic of negative trends at the major networks, writes Jim Lobe.  By Jim LobeInter Press Service The ongoing war in Yemen,...

The Shutdown Brought People Who Rely on SNAP an Extra Helping of Hardship

Millions of the poorest Americans are probably feeling the aftershocks of the partial government shutdown weeks after it ended. One big reason for that is...

The Shutdown Brought People Who Rely on SNAP an Extra Helping of Hardship

Millions of the poorest Americans are probably feeling the aftershocks of the partial government shutdown weeks after it ended. One big reason for that is...

A Dangerous Road: A New Technological Revolution in Food

Back in 1968 The Population Bomb, by Paul and Anne Ehrlich, created a sensation with its predictions of famine and Malthusian disaster. Ultimately their...

Medical Fascism – LewRockwell

Et tu, Bernie? Sanders shamed for joining US hawks in Venezuela regime change push...

The self-described democratic socialist Senator Bernie Sanders is now getting grief from his supporters for apparently...

Aloe Vera – LewRockwell

US Media Erase Years of Chavismo’s Gains

by Gregory Shupak Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution, which took off with the election of President Hugo Chávez in December 1998, frequently and even quite recently received...

Pregnant ISIS recruit pleads with UK to ‘bring me home,’ but minister warns of...

A British teenage ISIS recruit who left home to fight for the self-styled caliphate has...

Students Protest Raytheon’s Presence at College Job Fair; Raytheon Employee Clueless of War in...

"Raytheon go home!" chanted a group of protesters. While Raytheon quietly held a career fair at Northeastern University to recruit students to work for...

WHO, Pharma, Gates, and Government

US Media Ignore—and Applaud—Economic War on Venezuela

by Gregory Shupak The US media chorus supporting a US overthrow of the Venezuelan government has for years pointed to the country’s economic crisis as...

The U.S.’s 68th Regime Change Disaster

In his masterpiece, Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II, William Blum, who died in December 2018, wrote chapter-length accounts...

Corporate Front Group Smears List of Its Enemies as “Deniers for Hire”

The industry front group American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) has created a clunky new website containing an intriguing list of its enemies. You...

Lee Camp blasts US reps’ support for NATO — RT USA News

NATO will celebrate its 70th birthday in April, but the vast majority of US lawmakers have...

EWG Joins More Than 280 Public Interest Groups Calling for End to Government Shutdown

Among the organizations that signed the letter are EWG, the American Public Health Association, the American Lung Association, the March of Dimes, Public Citizen...

Pain From the Government Shutdown Spreads. This Time It’s Food Stamps.

Antoinette Martinez was relieved when she heard she would receive her food stamps for February about two weeks early. Her cabinet was nearly empty...

British elite reap benefits of Saudi-led war on Yemen – hunger striking labour cllr...

UK councils and the military sector are profiting from the war in Yemen and the...

More Solutions Needed for Campus Hunger

A new federal report does a good job of explaining what many researchers have been saying for a decade – food insecurity among college...

‘NewsGuard’ app gives news sites ‘trust’ ratings & targets alternative media. What could go...

Another day, another effort to combat ‘fake news’ online. This time it’s NewsGuard, a new app...

UK MPs urge Theresa May to appoint ‘minister for hunger’ — RT UK News

PM Theresa May has been urged by MPs to appoint a ‘minister of hunger’ to...

K-9 officer fired after shooting ‘aggressive’ Chihuahua in the face in front of stunned...

An Arkansas K-9 handler has been fired after he was caught on video shooting a yapping,...

‘The US Has Been at the Root of the Undemocratic History of the Congo’...

Janine Jackson interviewed Maurice Carney about coverage of Congo politics for the December 21, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

The GMO Issue Reaches Boiling Point in India: Interview with Aruna Rodrigues

In a recent article published on the India-based News18 site (CNN), prominent US biologist Nina Fedoroff was reported as saying it is time for India to grant farmers access to genetically...

Trump will ‘Absolutely’ Shut Down the Government

Miller, on verge of frothing at mouth over immigration, says Trump will “absolutely” shut down the government over Christmas unless he gets funding for...

How Bombs Built by Raytheon in Tucson Killed 31 Civilians in Yemen

In a historic vote, the US Senate passed a resolution on Thursday calling for an end to US military and financial support for the...

Six Times Higher Than Previously Reported

Photo Source Felton Davis | CC BY 2.0 The number of people killed by the violence in Yemen has for the first time risen above 3,000 dead...

Senate War Powers Vote a “Firm Rebuke of US Military Participation in a Genocidal...

WASHINGTON - The Senate vote today to invoke the War Powers Resolution (WPR) against the US role in the Saudi and United Arab Emirates...

Approaching Development: GMO Propaganda and Neoliberalism vs Localisation and Agroecology  

What people communicate is a matter of choice. But what can be more revealing are the issues they choose to avoid. There are certain...

The Malevolent Hypocrisy of Selective Sanctions

Photo Source Debra Sweet | CC BY 2.0 George W Bush used the phrase ‘Axis of Evil’ in his State of the Union address in...
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Video: ‘My hope is gone’: Parents speak out after daughter starves to death in...

Yemen The grief-stricken parents of the young Yemeni girl who died of malnutrition last week have spoken in a heart-rending interview after images of...

Drones and Surveillance in Our Brave New World

Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an...

The Death Toll in Yemen is Five Times Higher Than We Think…How Much Longer...

Photo Source Felton Davis | CC BY 2.0 One reason Saudi Arabia and its allies are able to avoid a public outcry over their intervention...

‘International terrorism’ funded through US ‘food stamps’ program – report — RT US News

A new report from an American think tank claims government food assistance dollars have been used...

There is No “Proxy War” in Yemen

Photo Source Felton Davis | CC BY 2.0 Those in the Western media too busy to be bothered trying to understand the complexities, intricacies and...

How To Maneuver a Vehicle and Drive

Whiteout conditions can be dangerous if not deadly. With cold weather around the corner, we’re going to cover some basic information on what you...

Latin America Backslides in Struggle to Reach Zero Hunger Goal

For the third consecutive year, South America slid backwards in the global struggle to achieve zero hunger by 2030, with 39 million people living...

How the Wealthy Destroy Public Schools, One Gift at a Time

News about wealthy folks giving millions to education draw both praise and criticism. But two new reports by public education advocacy groups reveal the...

The Market Isn’t a Schoolmarm

From GM Potatoes to Glyphosate: Regulatory Delinquency and Toxic Agriculture

Food and environment campaigner Dr Rosemary Mason has just produced the report ‘Shockingly high levels of weedkiller found in popular breakfast cereals marketed for...

Humans, Fish and Other Animals Are Consuming Microfibers in Our Food and Water

It’s 7:48 pm on January 8, 2018, and rain is quenching San Mateo, California’s parched suburban streets. I park my car and don my...

Our Immoral and Irrational Yemen Policy

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. Nicholas Kristof has written an excellent column attacking U.S. support for the war on Yemen: The United States is not...

Trump’s ‘Devastating’ New Proposal Offers Green Cards ‘To the Highest Bidder,’ Rejecting Families Who...

  Angering immigrant rights and economic equality advocates alike, the Trump administration has made official its proposal to deny permanent residency, or green cards, to...

US considers restrictions on green cards for immigrants receiving public benefits — RT US...

The Trump administration may deny green cards to legal immigrants, both living in the US or...

The Fall & Winter Prepper Checklist

By Jeremiah Johnson Ready Nutrition September 20, 2018 ...

One Child Dies Every 10 Minutes in Yemen and No One Cares

UNICEF reported that one child dies every ten minutes in Yemen with 462,000 suffering from severe acute malnutrition which is a dramatic increase of...

The Starvation of Yemen and the Attack on Hodeidah

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. The Associated Press reports on the appalling starvation that is slowly killing millions of people in Yemen: In a remote...

America is today’s Nazi Germany.

Eric Zuesse It’s not against Jews this time; it’s against, especially, Houthis. The U.S. and its allies — in this case mainly the Saud family who...

One in every nine human beings goes hungry

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Millions of Afghans Face Risks of Drought Related Displacement

Drought-affected IDP children from Badghis in front of their makeshift shelter in Kahdestan area or Injil district.Enayatullah AzadAmid a precarious security situation in Afghanistan,...

‘Highly medicalized culture’ in US leads to high risk of multiple drugs fatally interacting...

One in 12 of US children who use prescription drugs on a regular basis is at...

Semper fat? Marine Corps to overhaul chow bid to curb obesity — RT US...

No more burgers or beer? The fitness-obsessed US Marine Corps is rolling out a color-coded food...

Trump to Netanyahu: Palestinians Must Be Completely Conquered

Eric Zuesse The Washington correspondent of Israel’s Haaretz newspaper, Amir Tibon, headlined on the night of Tuesday, August 14, "Trump Administration Wants to See a...

May, Hunt silent as UK’s best arms customer kills dozens of children in Yemen...

After a Saudi-led attack in Yemen killed and injured dozens of children, the public is...

Chomsky on Regime Change in Nicaragua

Photo by hobvias sudoneighm | CC BY 2.0 With patented angst, Noam Chomsky opined on President Daniel Ortega’s Nicaragua to an agreeing Amy Goodman: “But...

Regime Change in Nicaragua | Dissident Voice

by Roger D. Harris / August 2nd, 2018 The US has targeted Nicaragua for regime change. Some former supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and...

India Mortgaged? Forced-Fed Illness and the Neoliberal Food Regime

Like many countries, India’s food system was essentially clean just a generation or two ago but is now being comprehensively contaminated with sugar, bad...

India Mortgaged? Forced-Fed Illness and the Neoliberal Food Regime

Like many countries, India's food system was essentially clean just a generation or two ago but is now being comprehensively contaminated with sugar, bad...

Corporate Spin: Genetically Modifying the Way to Food Security?   

Those familiar with the debate around genetically modified organisms (GMOs) may be forgiven for thinking that science alone can solve the world’s food problems. The industry...

The Most Popular Antibiotic To Store

Immigration Story Missing Context of Hunger and Freedom

I teach journalism. So, of course, I follow journalism closely. On the immigration issue, many news outlets have been doing a great job covering the...

How the Farm Bill Could Affect Our Food System

Darren Johnson / iDJ Photography / Getty ImagesJanine Jackson interviewed Patty Lovera about the undercovered Farm Bill for the June 29, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is...

In Wake of AMLO Victory, US Media Fear Chavismo and Hope for ‘Business-Friendly’ Change

For the New York Times (7/1/18), the election of Lopez Obrador brings “a sense of economic nationalism that some fear could reverse important gains...

Better Than an Ax or Hatchet

Hospitals Are Making a Killing

Even With SNAP Benefits, Some Low-Income Americans Lack Nutritious Food

While researching how hard it is for low-income Americans to eat healthy on tight budgets, I’ve often found a mismatch between what people want...

Agrarian Crisis and Climate Catastrophe: Forged in India, Made in Washington

India is under siege from international capital. It is on course not only to be permanently beholden to US state-corporate interests but is heading towards...

Australian ambassador to US red-faced over ‘mateship’ campaign featuring only rich white men —...

Australian Ambassador to the US Joe Hockey once said that the “age of entitlement is over”...

‘Lots of Things That Impact Our Food System Come From the Farm Bill’

Janine Jackson interviewed Patty Lovera about the undercovered farm bill for the June 29, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

There’s an All-Out War on Kids, and Not Just on the Border

Donald Trump’s choice to separate migrant children from their parents has unleashed a flood of outrage across the political spectrum. While the president has stepped...

Poverty Won’t ‘Make America Great’

This summer, UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty Philip Alston presented his observations on the state of international poverty to the UN Human Rights...

GM Crops in India: Approval by Contamination?

GM Crops in India: Approval by Contamination? The regulatory system for GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in India is in tatters. So said the Coalition for a GMFree India (CGMFI)...

For Want of a Natural Migraine Remedy

Suicide Is on the Rise

5 Alternative, Sustainable Energy Sources

By Jeremiah Johnson Ready Nutrition June 15, 2018 ...

Dangerous Liaison: Corporate Agriculture and the Reductionist Mindset

Food and agriculture across the world is in crisis. Food is becoming denutrified and unhealthy and diets less diverse. There is a loss of biodiversity, which threatens food security,...

The Food of Movement: Anthony Bourdain’s Universal Eater

Bruce Chatwin considered movement the indispensable feature of the human species.  Sedentary natures killed through asphyxiation; a refusal to move suggested an acceptance of...

Mother allowed teen son to rot to death in nappy, court hears — RT...

An 18-year-old teenager weighing just six stone (38kg) was allowed to “rot to death” by...

Droning On – LewRockwell

Migrant kids could be held in US military bases at Mexico border — RT...

US military bases could soon be used as holding facilities for migrant children that have been...

The Empire Strikes Back: Leaving Indian Farmers in the Dirt

By 2050, if current policies continue, India could have numerous mega-cities with up to 30-40 million inhabitants and just two to three hundred million people (perhaps...

Hunger Hoaxes – LewRockwell

By James Bovard The Hill May 22, 2018 ...

Any Resistance Worth Its Name Must Fight Trump’s Militarism

On April 22, the Saudi-led coalition used American-made bombs in an airstrike on a Yemeni wedding that killed at least 33 people, including the...

Dangerous Liaison: Industrial Agriculture and the Reductionist Mindset

Food and agriculture across the world is in crisis. Food is becoming denutrified and unhealthy and diets less diverse. There is a loss of biodiversity, which threatens food security,...

Work in the Private-Law Society

A Farm Bill Lost in Never-Never Land

As financial stress rises, suicide hotlines are spreading across farm country. Four straight years of low income, rising debt, and now fights with major...

House Farm Bill Doubles Down on TANF’s Mistakes

This article was published by TalkPoverty.org. Even when I was a single mother facing homelessness, applying to receive cash assistance from the state never felt...

Lawmakers’ Personal Tax Cuts Could Provide 10 Million Meals for Families in Need

Last December, without a single Democratic vote, Republicans in Congress passed a tax cut that enriches themselves, their wealthy donors, and big corporations—at the...

Can Bean Counters Save the World From Trump?

They call people like us “bean counters”—the soulless ones beavering away in some windowless accounting department, the living calculators who don’t care about desperation...

Another Counterproductive Assault on Food Stamps

Once again, Republicans are taking aim at poor people. What is it this time? Adding a stricter work requirement to receive what used to be...

Trump’s Executive Order on ‘Welfare’ Is Designed to Pit Workers Against One Another

On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that sums up how little he understands about poverty in America. The order, titled “Reducing...

50 Ways To Use Salt

‘Cruel’ New Proposal Shows Trump Wants to Punish Immigrants Who Receive Public Benefits

In a potential policy change that immigrant rights advocates and anti-poverty groups warned could threaten the healthcare of hundreds of thousands of immigrants, a...

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Exonerating the Empire in Venezuela

NBC (3/12/18) attributes Venezuela’s crisis to President Hugo Chávez’s “promise to share the country’s oil wealth with the poor.” The United States has for years...

15 Years After the Iraq Invasion, What Are the Costs?

This March marked the 15th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. In 2003, President George W. Bush and his advisers based their case for...

Why Do You Need Nitric Oxide?

Should You Have a Root Canal?

By Elisha McFarland GreenMedInfo March 15, 2018 Tens of millions of root canals are performed each year, yet how safe are they? Consider the morbid fact...

Offshoring Indian Agriculture: Is India Becoming a GMO Trash Can?

The regulatory system for GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in India is in tatters. So said the Coalition for a GMFree India (CGMFI) in 2017 after media reports about...

Saudi & UK links ‘saving lives,’ claims Theresa May… just not in Yemen (VIDEO)...

Theresa May has defended the UK’s relationship with Saudi Arabia. Despite coming under fire from...

Saudi prince harnesses power of social media to promote UK trip…. badly — RT...

Internet users have been flooded with ads for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's UK...

The Leaked Rule That Could Ban Immigrants Based on Income, Explained by Experts

The US-Mexico border fence just south of San Diego, California. (Photo: Tony Webster; Edited: LW / Truthout) This article was originally published on TalkPoverty.org. In February, leaked...

The $1.5 Billion Campaign to Whitewash Genocide in Yemen

Photo by Gerry & Bonni | CC BY 2.0 “The situation in Yemen – today, right now, to the population of the country,” UN humanitarian...

Boris Johnson throws support behind Saudi prince accused of Yemen human rights abuses —...

The UK government is throwing its arms open to Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed...

Time-Tested Remedies for Your Homeopathic Med Kit

By Sarah Anne Carter The Survival Mom March 1, 2018

Making Mugs of Voters: Mueller’s Russia Indictments

Tagged to the Trump presidency like an insistent limpet, the investigation into Russian interference in the US elections of 2016 provides constant fodder for...

While Exploding Military Spending, Trump Budget Eviscerates Funding for Education, Healthcare, and More

Nearly two dozen federal programs and agencies are in danger of losing funding under President Donald Trump's 2019 budget proposal, released Monday. The proposed...

Fabricated Reality: Lobbying for GMO Agriculture in India 

Richard John Roberts is a prominent biochemist and molecular biologist. On his recent visits to India, he has talked about the supposed virtues of...

No Love for Working Families This Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air. Or so the marketers want us to believe, as Valentine’s Day ads sweep the nation into a frenzy of...

Arrest Mohammed Bin Salman over ‘Yemen war crimes’, demand activists — RT UK News

Human rights activists are calling on British authorities to arrest Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman...

Resisting Tyranny: Struggling for Seed Sovereignty in Latin America

The Latin America Seeds Collective last year released a 40-minute film ('Seeds: Commons or Corporate Property?) which documents the resistance of peasant farmers to...

Snap, Crackle, Pop – LewRockwell

Beware of the Mad Max Scenario

Turpin parents plead not guilty to child torture as horrific details emerge — RT...

A California couple who chained their 13 children to beds and punished them for washing their...

Corporate Monopolies Will Accelerate the Globalisation of Bad Food, Poor Health and Environmental Catastrophe

By Rosemary Mason and Colin Todhunter If the proposed Monsanto-Bayer merger goes through, the new company would control more than 25 per cent of the...

The Last Oil: Gathering to Resist Trump’s Reckless Arctic Energy Policy | By Subhankar...

The Last Oil is not a warning that we are running out of oil. On the contrary, there is so much oil — and gas...

Monsanto, Bayer and Neoliberalism: A Case of Hobson’s Choice

A Bayer marketing professional recently stated on Twitter that critics of GMOs deny choice to farmers. It’s a common accusation by the pro-GMO lobby....

Don’t Let Some Snow Stop You

How bad does Yemen need to get before Britain stops selling weapons to Saudi?...

It’s been 50 years since the British Empire left its foothold in Aden. Given the...

“Dishonest” and “disgraceful” – Monsanto attempts to gain backdoor entry for GE foods

At the recent Codex meeting in Berlin, there was an attempt to define genetically engineered (GE) food ingredients as ‘biofortified’ and therefore mislead consumers. This contravened...

E. coli outbreak blamed on romaine — RT US News

Two people have died and 58 have become ill in the US and Canada over the...

It’s Time to Confront the Scourge of Capitalism in the Food System

Mr. Peanut joins other Kraft Heinz mascots in Times Square for the kick-off event of the 'Feed Your Family, Feed The World' program, on...

Bad British weather to blame for more children with rickets, research finds — RT...

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 10:08 Edited time: 4 Jan, 2018 17:28 British weather is...

What’s killing the world’s bees? New study claims a surprising culprit — RT US...

Scientists have found what they believe to be the strongest factor leading to the worryingly steep...

Kathy Kelly says Let Yemenis Live – Antiwar.com Blog

On May 2, 2017, before becoming Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, as Minister of Defense, spoke about the Saudi-led coalition’s war in...

Trump’s State Dept top legal advisor pick signals shift on Yemen — RT US...

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 02:17 Edited time: 21 Dec, 2017 05:15 The Trump administration's pick...

Britain speaks out as Saudi-led coalition strangles aid route into Yemen — RT UK...

Britain might begin standing up to Saudi Arabia over the Yemen crisis. A top Tory...

Import and Die: Self-sufficiency and Food Security in India

India’s Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu recently stated that the country cannot survive on imported produce for its food security. He called for a greater focus on...

Three Myths About the Poor That Republicans Are Using to Support Slashing the US...

Republicans continue to use long-debunked myths about the poor as they defend lower taxes for the rich and deep cuts to the social safety net to pay for...

A Story of Two Blockades

On December 11, in response to the growing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, more than 50 concerned people, including representatives of various peace, justice and...

New York City and Yemen – Antiwar.com Blog

Marching up First AvenueOn December 11, in response to the growing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, more than 50 concerned people including representatives of various...

The Wonder Vitamin – LewRockwell

Hot Barter Items – LewRockwell

By Jeremiah Johnson Ready Nutrition December 7, 2017

‘This Is Very Much a US/Saudi War on Yemen’

Janine Jackson interviewed Shireen Al-Adeimi about the Yemen crisis for the December 1, 2017, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

Bernie Sanders Takes His “Protecting Working Families” Tour On the Road

Bernie Sanders whipped up a crowd of 1,300 people in Dayton, Ohio on Saturday, voicing strong opposition to the tax bill that U.S. Senate...

Theresa May gunning for post-Brexit trade deals on Middle East charm offensive — RT...

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 12:37 Theresa May will complete her Middle East trip by...

Make a Prepper Happy This Christmas

As Senate Vote Looms, Resistance Mobilizes to Defeat ‘Pathetic, Disgraceful, Immoral’ GOP Tax Plan

Calling senators' offices and gathering at rallies nationwide, progressives mobilized Wednesday in order to defeat the Republican's Senate tax bill that could take place...

The grim reality in the wealthy London borough that houses Grenfell — RT UK...

Victorian ailments including rickets and tuberculosis have been detected in the wealthy London borough hit...

We Supported Their Dictators, Led the Failed ‘War on Drugs’ and Now Deny Them...

President Donald Trump has tied his executive order giving Congress six months to “fix” DACA to constructing a wall between the US and Mexico...

The Food Industry Has the Trump Administration Right Where It Wants It

When Donald Trump was elected president, American consumer protection groups, food safety advocates and commentators were "on high alert." Two months prior, his campaign...

Know Your Enemy – LewRockwell

Are You Prepared if You Have to Flee?

By Jeremiah Johnson Ready Nutrition November 6, 2017 ...

‘Get the pillow ready!’ 74yo woman’s email can be used to end her life...

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 20:12 A judge has ruled that a 74-year-old Christian woman...

‘We’ve Got to Break This Mindset That Policing Is the Only Tool’

Janine Jackson intreviewed Alex Vitale about The End of Policing for the October 27, 2017, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

Not soy good? FDA to revoke heart health claim for plant protein — RT...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed revoking a claim that soy protein can...

Benefits of Beets – LewRockwell

By Edward Group Global Healing Center October 26, 2017 ...

The Sunshine Hormone

This book has made a positive contribution to my own health in the past few months. I hope the ideas presented of the human...

Fatigued, Short of Breath, Lightheaded, or Dizzy?

While low red blood cells can be a sign of a serious health issue, such as anemia, there are ways to increase RBC. People generally...

Rolling Back the Tide of Pesticide Poison, Corruption and Looming Mass Extinction   

An anthropogenic mass extinction is underway that will affect all life on the planet and humans will struggle to survive the phenomenon. So claims...

‘They Have a Systematic Campaign to Ethnically Cleanse the Entire Rohingya Population’

Janine Jackson interviewed Azeem Ibrahim about the Rohungya ethnic cleansing for the October 13, 2017, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

The Global Food and Health Crisis: Monsanto’s Science is Bogus

By Rosemary Mason and Colin Todhunter Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is the new director general of the World Health Organization (WHO). With a $4 billion annual...

Tom ‘two-dinners’ Watson joins Guantanamo solidarity hunger strike — RT UK

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 11:45 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2017 12:59 Labour’s deputy leader...

The Happiness Diet – LewRockwell

How the elite and greedy corporations are destroying thousands of years of agriculture

The increasingly globalised industrial food system that transnational agribusiness promotes is not feeding the world and is responsible for some of the planet’s most pressing political, social...

You Can’t Have Just One

Psych Ward

It started at the end of the fifteenth century. A cohort of brutal, sociopathic Europeans, fresh from the torture rooms of the Spanish Inquisition,...

Alzheimer’s Disease

Life-support can now be withdrawn without court permission, UK judge rules

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 09:01 Legal permission is no longer required before life-supporting treatment...

When Is a Genocide a Genocide?

My heart has broken. Many times, in many ways over the past twenty days. It has been splintered, hammered, shattered, parched, starved and numbed...

Conflicts and Climate Change Fueling Rise in World Hunger

Armed conflicts and climate change are key factors being blamed for a rise in worldwide hunger—the first in over a decade, according to a...

Patrol Your Property

OK, all of you Readers out there in ReadyNutrition Land, we’re going to kick off this article on basics of how to patrol your...

Cultural Imperialism and the Seeds of Catastrophe: Ripping up the Social Fabric of India 

Foreign capital is dictating the prevailing development agenda in India. The aim is to replace current structures with a system of industrial agriculture suited...

Hey, Satan, Where’s the Contract?

Faust was a 16th Century practitioner of arcane magical arts who reportedly sold his soul to the Devil to gain youth, knowledge, and (implicitly)...

Kill Thousands Every Night

By Joshua Krause Ready Nutrition September 7, 2017 When mosquitoes become a problem, most people reach for time tested solutions. They spray themselves with chemicals, or...

The Stomach-churning Violence of Monsanto, Bayer and the Agrochemical Oligopoly

As humans, we have evolved with the natural environment over millennia. We have learned what to eat and what not to eat, what to...

The Humble Banana

By Dr. Mercola The humble banana is one of the most popular fruits in the world. Tasty, inexpensive and with its own clean and protective...

Saudi Bombing Kills Dozens, and US Complicit, as 'Man-Made Crisis' in Yemen Worsens

An airstrike by the U.S.-backed Saudi-led coalition on a hotel near the Yemeni capital Sanaa killed dozens of people on Wednesday, multiple news agencies...

10 Emergency Items

By Jeremiah Johnson Ready Nutrition August 23, 2017 ReadyNutrition Readers, this is Part 2 of a 3-part series dealing with immediate actions to be taken in...

Soil, Monsanto and the Agribusiness Giants: Conning the World with Snake Oil and Doughnuts

In their rush to readily promote neoliberal dogma and corporate-inspired PR, many government officials, scientists and journalists take as given that profit-driven transnational corporations...

Oligarchs and Anti-Aging Pills

Rather than the National Institutes of Health designating public funds to further research towards development of an anti-aging pill, a key group of billionaire...

Trump's Proposed After-School Cuts Could Lead to More Hungry Kids, Lower Test Scores

Greenville, Mississippi—In March, President Trump revealed his "skinny budget," a rough sketch of the nascent administration's fiscal priorities and objectives that included deep cuts...

You Might Be a Cheapskate

By Daisy Luther The Organic Prepper August 19, 2017 Do you enjoy saving a buck more than most people?  Do you have a black belt in...

Soda Doesn’t ‘Feed the World’

Coca-Cola has a new ad in which a young girl wishes to grow a garden for the whole world. Then, as a grown woman...

The Fasting Diet

A fasting diet is a nutritional therapy involving either full or partial caloric restriction. It can be a challenge if you embark on one...

Indian Independence: Forged in Washington?

India commemorates the end of British rule 70 years ago on 15 August. Now might be an apt moment to consider where India might...

U.S. Backs War as UN Agencies Make Urgent Plea To End 'World's Largest Humanitarian...

In a joint statement released Wednesday, the United Nations' top relief agencies urged the international community to help provide humanitarian aid to Yemen, where...

Single-Payer Food Insurence

AgainstCronyCapitalism.org July 26, 2017 I think this is great food (get it?) for thought. Lots of folks won’t like this post. “Isn’t it high time that the USA...

Eat Meat

APPIP ERROR:nodata[ (0) NO DATA I am on a vegan diet to deal with my cancer. I eat no animal protein. I probably never will...

Codex Alimentarius and Monsanto’s Toxic Relations

“Our soils are sick from greed-based, irresponsible agricultural practices, pesticides, chemical fertilizers, erosion and mineral depletion, all of which stop or reduce adequate microbial...

Medicare for All Wins Backing of Conservative Southern Democrats

As congressional Republicans try to pass an unpopular plan that would roll back the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and cause an estimated 22 million Americans to lose their...

What Can Water Fasting Do for You?

While fasting has been part of human culture for thousands of years, only recently have we begun to investigate the therapeutic benefits of the...

In India, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences Ditches Science for Spin in Push for...

The case surrounding the approval of genetically modified (GM) mustard in India is coming to a head on the back of the Genetic Engineering...

No, Young People Aren’t Poor Because They’re Not Married

In an op-ed last week, Washington Post columnist George Will deplores the culture of today’s young people, blaming their disproportionate poverty on the fact...

Summer Bug-Out

By Jeremiah Johnson Ready Nutrition July 8, 2017 ReadyNutrition Readers, this article is to formulate some preps for you and your vehicle for a daily basis...

Flush Inflammation and Disease

By Dr. Mercola If you or a loved one has been struggling with low energy, excess weight or a chronic or degenerative disease like type 2...

Monopoly Capitalism in Action: How Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods Could Affect Us All

A customer shops for produce at a Whole Foods Market February 22, 2007, in San Francisco, California. (Photo: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) In today's...

A Bipartisan Vote to Put the Brakes on War

One of the few things I recall fondly about the Trump campaign — a short list, I’ll admit — was the candidate’s apparent glee...

Holocaust memorial defaced in New Jersey with anti-Jewish slur, $10k info reward offered

Suspected far-right extremists veiled a Holocaust memorial in Lakewood, New Jersey, with a banner displaying an...

The Trump Team's Poor Arguments for Slashing SNAP

The Trump administration aims to slash spending on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, by US $193 billion over...

Future Shock: Imagining India

What might a future India look like? If current policies continue, it could mean dozens of mega-cities with up to 40 million inhabitants and just two...

From War to Cholera, Yemen Is Facing World's Largest Humanitarian Crisis

More than 10,000 people have died amid the ongoing U.S.-backed, Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has also destroyed the country's health, water and sanitation...

How To Get Rid of Bloating

While gas is a normal part of the digestion process, with the average adult passing gas between 13 and 21 times a day, gas...

A Grain of Truth: RCEP and the Corporate Hijack of Indian Agriculture

The plight of farmers in India has been well documented. A combination of debt, economic liberalisation, subsidised imports, rising input costs and a shift...

Zuckerberg on the Biggest Something-for-Nothing

Harvard dropout and Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg recently gave the commencement address at Harvard. In his speech he proposed a “universal basic income to...

Trump Cuts Critical Services to Pay for Wealthy Tax Cuts

At a recent press conference at the U.S. Capitol, Marta Conner told reporters, “My daughter Caroline is alive because of Medicaid.” Caroline suffers from...

Here’s an Idea: Guarantee Every Child an Excellent Education

Let’s get one thing straight: there are plenty of things wrong with America’s school system. But they almost all stem from one major error. We...

What’s the Best Time To Have Coffee?

It’s the way countless people around the world start their day. But did you know that when you drink your coffee has an impact on...

Forbes’ ‘Go Bust’ Prescription For Indian Farmers Is A Death Warrant

By Binu Mathew and Colin Todhunter Background Washington’s long-term plan has been to restructure indigenous agriculture across the world and tie it to an international system...

When It’s Time To Fight

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The Washington Post’s War on the Disabled Continues

Washington Post (6/2/17)  At a time when an ever-larger share of national income is going to the richest 1 percent, and large segments of the...

Early Warning Signs

By Joshua Krause Ready Nutrition June 2, 2017 Most people don’t bother to learn what the early warning signs of cancer are. That is until...

Britain’s growing hunger crisis: Food banks distribute 1.2mn emergency parcels in 1yr

The number of food banks in Britain has risen to more than 2,000, with demand...

The Unpleasant Impact of an Unserious Budget

Federal budgets, while boring and wonky, can have a serious impact on our lives. They dictate our collective priorities for how we choose to...

Come Together and Fight the Oligarchy, Declares Sanders in Stirring Commencement

Sen. Bernie Sanders delivered the commencement address at Brooklyn College on Tuesday and told graduating students that entering an "oligarchic" society, like one the...

Using Lunch to Punish the Poor

One of the lucky things about being rich is that you automatically become handsome, your jokes are hilarious, and politicians treat you with fawning...

Trump's Immoral Budget Is 'Dead on Arrival' in Congress

President Trump’s budget proposal is an affront to decency, economics and, at a basic level, math. It is full of both broken and false...

There Is No Getting Around the Fact That Restricting Abortion Access Has Economic Consequences...

Recently, Lori Szala the national director of client services for the Human Coalition, wrote an op-ed in The New York Times attempting to deny...

The Fukushima Disaster Continues

By Joshua Krause Ready Nutrition May 16, 2017 When the crisis at the Fukushima power plant first began six years ago, there were legitimate fears that...

How To Beat Sugar Cravings

For those with an unrelenting sweet tooth, an infographic has devised a plan to keep the craving at bay all day long. Broken down by...

20 Hurricane Survival Tips

Imagine this scenario: It’s the year 2005 and you are living in the heart of New Orleans. A hurricane is threatening to hit and...

It’s Time to Reawaken the Spirit of Occupy for the Starving Millions

The world is now facing an unprecedented emergency of hunger and famine, with a record number of people requiring life-saving food and medical assistance...

It’s Time to Reawaken the Spirit of Occupy for the Starving Millions

by Adam W. Parsons / May 4th, 2017 How is it possible that so many people still die from severe malnutrition and lack of access...

The Warning Signs of a Riot

It seems like civil unrest has become an increasingly common occurrence in America over the past few years. Since the election, we’ve seen a...

Trump's USDA Rolls Back School Lunch Guidelines Championed by Michelle Obama

In one of his first orders of business, President Donald Trump's newly confirmed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue took steps to weaken school lunch standards...

Our Lives Depend on Stopping Dirty Energy. Here’s How We’ll Do It.

For five years, Food & Water Watch has worked to ban fracking because we’ve determined that it presents unacceptable risks to our water supply....

The High-Fat, Low-Carb Way to Optimal Health

By Dr. Mercola There’s emerging scientific evidence that a high-fat, low-net carb and moderate protein diet is an ideal diet for most people. However, compliance...

The GOP Fraud

Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) has a warped view of federalism. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Committee on Science, Space, &...

Shoot Like a Pro

By Jeremiah Johnson Ready Nutrition April 25, 2017 ReadyNutrition guys and gals, this article is presented in the hopes of giving you a method for being...

Are You Vitamin Deficient?

Many of us suffer from bad breath, cracked lips and agonising headaches. But they could all be a sign of something much more sinister. These...

Saudi-led coalition ‘bombing hospitals, violating rights of children’ in Yemen – report

Published time: 20 Apr, 2017 15:24Edited time: 21 Apr, 2017 11:05 The Saudi Arabia-led coalition in...

Climate Change as Genocide

Not since World War II have more human beings been at risk from disease and starvation than at this very moment. On March 10th,...

Dept of Ed Hires Anti-Civil Rights Crusader to Protect Student's Nonexistent Civil Rights

Candice Jackson is a victim of oppression. When she was attending Stanford University in the mid-1990s, a minority calculus tutoring group refused to help her...

Is Your State in Serious Financial Trouble?

By Joshua Krause Ready Nutrition Maybe you’re looking for a fresh start. Or perhaps you’re looking to find a different job, or you’re trying to get...

Woman gets 3 life terms for torturing 7yo granddaughter while clad as witch

An Oklahoma City woman has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms behind bars for physically...

The US Provided Cover for the Saudi Starvation Strategy in Yemen

The aftermath of an airstrike that killed seven people in Sanaa, Yemen, September 5, 2015. The Pentagon has been the main driver in the...

A Tax Plan Only a One Percenter Could Love

After the failed effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), the Trump administration has set its sights on its next big project:...

Food Is Your Medicine

By Dr. Mercola Ideally, food is your “medicine.” It’s certainly one of the best preventive strategy I can think of, and getting more raw organic...

Congress Members Call Out Trump for Violating War Powers as He Considers Pushing Yemen...

A woman and children at the Majara camp for displaced Yemenis, north of Abs, in Hajjah Province, Yemen, October 25, 2016. Yemen is mired...

The Aging City: In a Migrant Metropolis, When New Arrivals Grow Old, Where Do...

Seniors at Queens Community House practice tai chi. (Photo Courtesy: Queens Community House) New York is the youngest old city in the world. But the...

Quarter of Britain’s poorest families going hungry, survey finds

Around 25 percent of low-income families in the UK regularly undereat because of insufficient funds,...

The Safe, Reliable .357 Magnum Round

Well, ReadyNutrition firearms enthusiasts, we are following up our .45 ACP article with another piece on a superb cartridge…the .357 magnum round.  Invented by...

‘Hands off’: London protesters stand up against Saudi intervention in Yemen

Published time: 26 Mar, 2017 21:15 Groups of protesters gathered in central London on Sunday to...

Your Body Needs These To Thrive

Micronutrients are the vitamins and minerals required by your body. Unlike macronutrients, you only need minuscule amounts of micronutrients to maintain good health. Micronutrients...

Monsanto’s Violence in India: The Sacred and the Profane

From Hinduism and Paganism to Thor, Woden and Monsanto, humans have lost their ancient beliefs, practices and connection with nature. The old practices, so...

Meals on Wheels Is Just the Beginning: Economist Mark Price on Trump’s Proposed Cuts

A disabled pilot opens a prepared meal at his home in Portland, Oregon, July 12, 2010. Meals on Wheels, a program that Donald Trump...

Are Microwave Ovens Dangerous?

Microwave ovens have been the norm in US households for almost 50 years. If you’re under 40, you’re more likely to have grown up...

Trump’s Spending Cuts Would Create the Black America He’s Been Talking About

On the campaign trail last summer, Donald Trump tried to appeal to African Americans by asking what we had to lose by voting him...

Essentials for Effective, Natural Weight Loss

There’s just a few months left before summer hits, so if you’re looking to ensure you have the best summer body, now is the...

Facing Famine, 20 Million People Need Food, Not Bombs

The world is facing the most serious humanitarian catastrophe since the end of World War II. Twenty million people are at risk of starving...

Fearing Deportation, Immigrants Begin Cancelling Food Stamps

Immigrants are canceling their food stamps over fears they could be deported. Food banks and hunger advocates around the country from Tuscon...

Trump's Budget Won't Balance Federal Spending, but It'll Move a Lot of Money to...

The political theater that passes for serious policy debate is about to run into an unfortunate reality as Donald Trump's budget plan comes face...

Popular gluten-free diets increase diabetes risk – research

Those with the least gluten in their diets had a slightly higher risk of developing Type...

Enemy of Reason: Behind the Mask of Pro-GMO Neoliberal Ideology

Professor Shanthu Shantharam recently wrote a response to Viva Kermani’s well thought out article about injecting some honesty into the debate about genetically modified (GM) food and...

British aid money used to ‘indefinitely detain’ migrants in Libya

Britain’s multimillion-pound aid program in Libya is being used to indefinitely detain and mistreat migrants...

The Ultimate Heart Supporting Herb

In the United States, someone is affected by cardiovascular disease every 42 seconds. If you or a loved one are experiencing heart-related health problems,...

Stop Brain Loss

By Dr. Mercola It’s well-established that healthy fats such as animal-based omega-3s — especially DHA — are vitally important for your brain health, but other...

A Double Deuce to Working Families (and Math)

The political theater that passes for serious policy debate is about to run into an unfortunate reality as Donald Trump’s budget plan comes face...

Sweat Shops, GMOs and Neoliberal Fundamentalism: The Agroecological Alternative to Global Capitalism

Much of the argument in favour of GM agriculture involves little more than misrepresentations and unscrupulous attacks on those who express concerns about the technology and its impacts....

Grandson of pilot who nuked Hiroshima now 2nd in command of US long-range bombers

Published time: 5 Mar, 2017 10:04Edited time: 5 Mar, 2017 10:05 The grandson of Paul Tibbets Jr.,...

She Decries Trump’s Rhetoric, but Albright has Justified Mass Murder

Speaking with CNN’s David Axelrod on “The Axe Files,” former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright derided President Donald Trump over the new administration’s recent...

500 animals die at British zoo that left a monkey to rot behind a...

Published time: 28 Feb, 2017 17:23 South Lakes Safari Zoo in Cumbria, north west England, has...

Downplaying US Contribution to Potential Yemen Famine

For almost two years, the United States has backed—with weapons, logistics and political support—a Saudi-led war in Yemen that has left over 10,000 dead,...

Corporate Power Reality Check: Organic vs Industrial Chemical-Dependent Agriculture – Philosophies and Practices

What follows is a summary of this article, 'A System of Food Production for Human Need, Not Corporate Greed', and is a preamble to...

Message to John Beddington and the Oxford Martin Commission: A System of Food and...

Sir John Beddington is Senior Advisor and Professor of Natural Resources Management at the Oxford Martin School in Oxford, UK. He also belongs to...

The West’s Moral Hypocrisy on Yemen

Exclusive: The West’s “humanitarian interventionists” howl over bloody conflicts when an adversary can be blamed but go silent when an...

Pro-GMO Scientists Blinded by Technology and Wedded to Ideology

The Oxford Martin School is based at Oxford University in the UK and has set up the ‘Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations’ (OMC). Bringing together...

Monsanto and GMO Propagandists Softening-up UK Public for GM After Brexit

On the back of Brexit, the UK government is planning what could be a disastrous trade deal with the Trump administration. It would likely...

Britain backing the losing side in Yemen, must change policy to prevent famine –...

Britain has been backing the losing side in the Saudi-led war in Yemen and must change course to prevent a famine, Tory MP Andrew...

Pay Attention

By Dr. Mercola How healthy is your diet? Have you ever wondered if recording what you eat on a day-to-day basis might be helpful in...

NYT Apologies Depend on Whose Lives Are Distorted

The kind of reaction the New York Times‘ whatever-did-menfolk-do? story got on social media. Sometimes the New York Times recognizes that it made a mistake...

Food Stamp Recipients Are Purchasing Copious Amounts of Soda

While the report, published recently, suggests that a disproportionate amount of food stamp money is going toward unhealthful foods, the U.S.D.A. said it...

Class Society and Inequality: Debunking the Myth

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg is a meticulously documented investigation of the historical roots of class...

Even Without an Agriculture Secretary, Trump’s Cabinet Says Plenty about Food and Water Plans

It’s official. This week’s Veterans Affairs nomination leaves the Trump administration’s Secretary of Agriculture position as the last cabinet slot to be filled. With...

Doctor in Italy Quells Parkinson’s Disease

In recent weeks the world has learned the news media creates fake news and/or completely shuns significant news stories to match its own politically...

Sleep deprivation, scaring with dogs, force feeding: Torture allegations as Gitmo turns 15

Exactly 15 years ago, the first inmates were transferred to the infamous Guantanamo prison, with the...

9 year jail term for Arkansas employee who helped swindle $6.1 million from kids...

A 16-year veteran Arkansas state employee has been sentenced to 9 years in prison after admitting...

Children Starve as US-Backed Coalition Violates Human Rights in Yemen

A camp of displaced Yemenis in the town of Khamer, Yemen, October 24, 2016. Yemen is mired in conflict, with rebels holding the capital...

From Agriculture to Demonetisation: Not ‘Make in India’ but Made in Washington

Colin Todhunter A version of the following piece was originally published in June 2016. However, since then, India’s PM Narendra Modi has embarked on a...

No More Holiday Gifts for Repressive Regimes

While the world has been transfixed on the epic tragedy in Syria, another tragedy -- a hidden one -- has been consuming the children...

Take the Office Pool 2017

1) In 2017, President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress will repeal Obamacare entirely. a squabble among themselves and make only cosmetic changes to Obamacare. retain the...

No More Holiday Gifts for Repressive Regimes

While the world has been transfixed on the epic tragedy in Syria, another tragedy — a hidden one — has been consuming the children...

The Trouble With Multivitamins

Multivitamins present the most practical and economical opportunity for the public to make up for gaps in the high calorie/nutrient insufficient American diet. Despite alleged...

Eat Purple

If you’ve never tried an acai bowl, or tucked into a black rice risotto, then 2017 could be a year of new experiences. According to experts...

Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly? Celebrating the Corporate Plunder of Agriculture

Colin Todhunter While Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ on 25 December, that date was probably originally chosen due to the winter solstice on...

Starving Yemeni Children, Bloated US Weaponsmakers

While the world is transfixed on the epic tragedy unfolding in Syria, another tragedy—a hidden one—has been consuming the children of Yemen. Battered by...

Where Independence Is Illegal Without a Permit

These days, you need permission from the government to do just about anything, including feeding yourself or others. Do you own a car? Every...

Fat Is Good for You

FAMILIES can enjoy high-fat foods this Christmas without fearing for their health after research overturned previously accepted wisdom. Current dietary advice says foods containing high...

Soil: Keeping Nutrients in Food and Carbon in the Ground

Soil stores nutrients, carbon and micro-organisms. (Credit: Xavi Fernández de Castro / IPS) Healthy soil not only makes food more nutritious it also helps keep...

How Did the World Get Addicted to Sugar?

By Dr. Mercola Few would argue that excess refined sugar is pernicious to our health. However, hardly anyone is aware of the manipulation and deceit...

Entrenching Capitalist Agriculture in India Under the Guise of Development

Colin Todhunter Washington's long-term plan has been to restructure indigenous agriculture across the world and tie it to an international system of trade based on...

Do You Get Brain Fog?

Brain fog isn’t a medically recognized condition but it is characterized by the feeling of confusion, forgetfulness, lack of focus, and poor mental clarity....

The Extinction of Life on Earth

Robert J. Burrowes On the day that you read this article, 200 species of life on Earth (plants, birds, animals, fish, amphibians, insects, reptiles) will...

Tough-talking Philippine President Duterte: Fighting for his Life and his Country

From Manila and Davao — There is a sense of change in those narrow and desperate alleys of the Baseco slum in the Philippines’...

Survival Fuel for Your Body

Being well-nourished during a disaster can mean the difference between powering through the event with strength, stamina, and energy or plodding through the situation...

'Threshold not crossed’: Boris Johnson denies Saudi bombing massacres in Yemen breach int'l law

The UK government does not believe that Saudi Arabia’s bombing campaign in Yemen violates international...

What Has Neoliberal Capitalism Ever Done for India?

Colin Todhunter When India ushered in neoliberal economic reforms during the early 1990s, the promise was job creation, inclusive growth and prosperity for all. But,...

‘Shiny new toys’: WikiLeaks reveals US plan to give $147mn in military hardware to...

WikiLeaks has released hundreds of documents from the US embassy in Sana’a, Yemen, revealing details of...

You Can Inadvertently Make things Worse

Many ardent dietary supplement users are aware there is a widespread deficiency of magnesium in the American diet.  Upon learning this they often visit...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency Is Dangerous

By Dr. Mercola Pregnant women were recently given new information in regard to optimizing their child’s health: Make sure you’re getting enough vitamin B12. A recent...

Butter Is Better

By Dr. Mercola In your musings about odd things, it may have occurred to you to wonder, if butter is basically made from the skimmings...

What Non-State Disasters Could Lie Ahead?

Did you know that the White House is currently coordinating with Homeland Security to make preparations for a possible solar storm that could bring...

Despite slaughter at Yemen funeral, Middle East minister still justifies UK-Saudi arms sales

Britain’s minister for the Middle East, Tobias Ellwood, has justified the UK’s sale of arms...

Marijuana, an Amazing Natural Drug

Prohibition kills a massive number of people in the United States every year. It does help make a few people extremely wealthy, but at...

UK ministers supporting Saudi-coalition in Yemen could be implicated in war crimes

British MPs supporting the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen could be liable as war criminals if...

US maternal mortality rate worse than Libya, Palestine – report

The maternal mortality rate in the United States is higher than that of Iran, Palestine, Libya,...

Topless PETA activists picket ‘UK Wool Week’ in London (VIDEO)

Topless supporters from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have picketed the opening...

Lessons From That Multi-Million Dollar Heist

Make no mistake, anyone held at gunpoint is living through one of their worst nightmares. That nightmare came true for Kim Kardashian West when...

More Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Twelve years ago, John Perkins published his book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, and it rapidly rose up The New York Times’ best-seller...

Fight Cravings and Shed Pounds

Anyone’s who’s ever tried to diet will know it’s a constant struggle not to give in and just have a Mars Bar. But nutritionists claim...

Please Smoke

The hangperson’s noose is unmistakably around the tobacco industry’s neck. In Florida and Mississippi, state governments are attempting to force tobacco companies to pay...

A System Of Food Production For Human Need, Not Corporate Greed

Colin Todhunter There has been an adverse trend in the food and agriculture sector in recent times with the control of seeds and chemical inputs...

Aging Doesn’t Mean Losing Your Vision

By Dr. Mercola Aging is inevitable, but are age-related problems such as poor vision absolute givens? Contrary to popular belief, your vision is largely dependent...
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Video: Shocking images of starved toddler show horrors of Yemen’s civil war (Graphic)

The horrors of Yemen's civil war have been encapsulated by photographs showing a toddler suffering from severe malnutrition. UNICEF estimates that 320000 ... Via Youtube

British MPs denied vote on Saudi arms sales ban, while US senators propose boycott

As the US prepares to debate the legitimacy of selling arms to Saudi Arabia, British...

Monsanto and Bayer: Why Food And Agriculture Just Took A Turn For The Worse

Colin Todhunter News broke this week that Monsanto accepted a $66 billion takeover bid from Bayer. The new company would control more than 25 per cent...

Sugar industry blamed fat in fake studies

The sugar industry paid Harvard researchers in the 1960s to bury research linking sugar intake to heart disease and to instead make...

Sweet deal? Sugar industry blamed fat in fake studies – study

The sugar industry paid Harvard researchers in the 1960s to bury research linking sugar intake to...

False Promises: Avoid "Miracle" Rice and Just Eat a Carrot

Vandana Shiva. (Photo: The Seeds of Vandana Shiva film) New Delhi -- Norman Borlaug, father of the Green Revolution, died on September 9,...

Watch the Pounds Roll Off

By Dr. Mercola There’s emerging scientific evidence that a high-fat, low-net carb, moderate protein diet is an ideal diet for most people. However, compliance tends...

Activism’ and Its Consequences: Syrian Refugees Are Not Subjects for a Social Media Gallery

The Italian “activist” was keen on that photo, as if her social media activism career was dependent on it. As if the...

What Triggers a Charley Horse?

By Dr. Mercola A charley horse, or muscle cramp particularly in your calf muscles, is an incredibly common condition that results in your muscles becoming...

Post-Apocalyptic Fantasyland

Post-apocalyptic movies are popular for a reason. We live in a world that is brimming with long lines, bills, traffic jams, bureaucracy, and stressful...

Stacking cheddar: Agriculture Dept buys 11 million pounds of cheese

Talk about government cheese! The feds have announced a plan to buy 11 million pounds of...

Britain ‘one of the most significant violators’ of the Arms Trade Treaty, says Oxfam

Oxfam has accused British MPs of being in “denial and disarray” over an agreement to sell arms to Saudi Arabia, saying the UK has...

Burn Down the Plantation

by subMedia / August 23rd, 2016 [vimeo 179690152 w=520 h=293] In this sedition we bring you an exclusive interview with prison inmate Melvin Ray, secretly filmed...

Is Civil Unrest Coming to Suburbia?

Many people watching Milwaukee burn on the news from the safety of their homes in the suburbs feel immune. It seems like this only...

US Soldiers Are Relying on Millions of Dollars in Food Stamps to Survive

Soldiers march near a plane at Eielson Air Force Base in Fairbanks, Alaska, on February 14, 2008. (Photo: Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper...

Humanitarian Nightmare for Colombia’s Wayuu Fails to Awaken Corporate Media

A Huffington Post piece (8/2/16) called attention to the lack of media coverage of the plight of Colombia’s Wayuu people. Colombia’s Supreme Court has ordered...

Hunger and Food Waste in a World of Plenty

Food, like shelter and health care, is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a fundamental right of all people, irrespective of...

Media Silence and the Agrochemicals Industry: The Slow Poisoning of Health and the Environment  

Colin Todhunter It’s an all too common tale of dirty deeds, shady deals and propaganda. Rosemary Mason’s recent open letter to journalists at The Guardian...

What Does Vitamin D Deficiency Look Like?

By Dr. Mercola New research has emerged linking low vitamin D levels with a risk of cognitive decline and mental impairment, according to studies conducted...

Progressives Have Always Despised Red Meat

You have never heard of Rachel Premack. Admit it. Until July 3, neither had I. On that day, Ms. Premack got her 15 minutes of fame....

‘Drunkorexia’: Brits skipping meals for guilt-free binge drinking

Britons are regularly skipping meals so they can binge on booze without gaining weight, a new study into the nation’s health has revealed. According to...
Anarchy by the rich and powerful by Graham Vanbergen

What We Now Have Is Anarchy – By The Rich And Powerful

By Graham Vanbergen - Anarchy – By the rich and powerful : The Case of the starving verses a tax dodging transnational food company In...

Olympics: Tribe Facing “Genocide” Defies Ranchers after Baby’s Death

The Guarani have a deep sense of connection to their land, but have seen most of it stolen and destroyed by intensive agriculture. ©...

My Food Identity Dilemma

Why do we eat what we eat? Many of us eat foods that are familiar, convenient, and that simply taste good, without thinking much about...

In OtherWords: August 3, 2016

Like a lot of people, I was deeply moved when Khizr and Ghazala Khan mourned the loss of their son Humayan, a U.S. soldier...

Monsanto in India: Meet the New Boss – Same as the Old Boss?

In capitalism, the state’s primary role is to secure the interests of private capital. The institutions of globalised capitalism - from the World Bank,...

Gosh, It’ll Be a Swell

I usually don’t care one way or the other what mainstream news has to report. Usually, the news rolls like this: A war going...

Effortless Weight Loss?

By Dr. Mercola If you don’t drink enough water, you can easily become dehydrated. Many actually mistake their thirst for hunger, and this is one...

Sugar-coated Lies: How the Food Lobby Destroys Health in the EU 

Colin Todhunter   Over half the population of the European Union (EU) is overweight or obese. Without effective action, this number will grow substantially in the...

Trump’s Trickle-Down Ticket

It was easy to get caught up in the circus that was the Republican National Convention. Rousing speeches (plagiarized and original) and raucous floor...

After a Cataclysm, What?

Preppers spend a lot of time and energy figuring out what they need to do to protect themselves and their families in a wide...

The American Dream Moved to Canada

Does your family aspire to the American Dream of a decent paying job, a few weeks of paid vacation, a home of your own,...

Forget Dangerous Antidepressants

By Dr. Mercola One in 20 Americans over the age of 12 struggles with depression1 and 11 percent of the U.S. population over the age...

Are You Prepared for Lockdown?

This summer is like a movie about how corruption took down a once-great republic and sent it barreling toward civil war. It’s about how the powerful now...

Britain’s Scramble for Africa: The New Colonialism

Colin Todhunter Africa is facing a new and devastating colonial invasion driven by a determination to plunder the natural resources of the continent, especially its...

Ibuprofen & other common drugs, supplements may cause, exacerbate heart failure – study

Commonly-prescribed and -used medications, such as Ibuprofen, and nutritional or natural supplements may trigger or worsen...

Illegal Aliens Receive Food Stamp Preference Over Citizens In 44 States

The federally funded food stamp program has policies in place that benefit families with one or more illegal immigrant wage earners over...

Not Just for Government Spying and Killing

Drones have a rather negative reputation these days and for good reason. They bring to mind government surveillance and extrajudicial killings in foreign countries....

A Modest Proposal: An Irish AIPAC

Noting the remarkable success of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in influencing U.S. government policies, Daniel C. Maguire offers...

USA Today Ducking the Question of Militarism

The top story for USA Today on July 8, 2016: Some Western countries aren’t spending enough money on weapons of war. “NATO Nations Ducking the...

To Stop ‘Bomb Trains,’ I Honeymooned in Jail

It was a few days after my wedding. I was supposed to be honeymooning at a nearby winery with my newly minted husband, celebrating...

Just Say NO to the State

This year, the 4th of July simply makes me sad. I was trying to summon up a rush of pride to write about what makes...

Back to the Future with Laverne and Shirley: The Trivialisation of the GMO Debate

Colin Todhunter When people don’t possess sufficient expertise on matters, they require simplicity. They desire easily manageable packages of knowledge, and these packages become taken...

Pro-GMO Spin Masquerading as Science Courtesy of “Shameful White Men of Privilege”

Colin Todhunter Unlike their predecessors, early 21st century missionaries do not come armed with bibles. They come as members of a scientific priesthood, spouting slick...

Fire in Your Belly?

A burning stomach, or a burning sensation in the stomach, can cause pain, fatigue, and stress to the stomach. Burning stomach is becoming a...

Michigan welfare recipients passing drug tests with flying colors

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is learning a lot about the drug habits of welfare recipients. After...

The Wisdom of Wheatbelly

For the better part of a year, I haven’t felt like myself. I was lethargic, depressed and always on the verge of catching the...

The Case for a Child-Centered Energy and Climate Policy

Children suffer the most from fossil fuel burning. Fossil fuel combustion and associated air pollution and carbon dioxide (CO2) is the root cause...

Modi, Monsanto, Bayer and Cargill: Doing Business or Corporate Imperialism?  

Colin Todhunter Describing itself as a major ‘global communications, stakeholder engagement and business strategy’ company, APCO Worldwide is a lobby/PR agency with firm links to the Wall...

Exorcise the Devil From Your Diet

A changing tide in dietary advice in recent years has placed sugar directly in the firing line. The white stuff has been vilified, strung up...

Liberty & drug tests for all: Lawmaker seeks to drug screen the rich

While some lawmakers want to require drug screening and testing for welfare and other assistance program applicants, this idea has inspired one US congresswoman...

Bizarre stomach-pumping device approved in US for fighting obesity (VIDEO)

A new device that sucks food out of your stomach and into the toilet after every...

It's Not Just Climate Change Anymore: Meet the Right-Wing Poverty Deniers

This past Sunday, I joined C-SPAN's Washington Journal for a discussion on the House GOP poverty plan released earlier in the week. My conservative counterpart on the show...

GMOs, “Biggest Fraud in the History of Science” – Some ‘Questions and Answers’

Colin Todhunter The decision on whether to renew EU approval for the herbicide glyphosate is to go to an appeals panel on 23 June after...

Are You Deficient?

For those of us who live busy lives it’s easy to just grab a coffee on our way to work, a bagel in our...

This Mineral Is Essential

By Dr. Mercola One in 3 reading this likely has a serious overload of a mineral that may be more dangerous to your health than...

Hippocrates Swore By It

By Dr. Mercola Whey protein, a byproduct of milk and cheese (often referred to as the gold standard of protein), was promoted for its health...

Bernie Sanders Might Soon Be Out of the Race, but Not the Revolution

Sen. Bernie Sanders during an election night rally at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, June 7, 2016. (Photo: Jim Wilson /...

Bill Gates plans to end poverty one chicken at a time (VIDEO)

Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates, aka the richest person in the world, believes he has cracked the...

Sweet little lies: Scientific studies under fire over bias, influence

A study showing that sweets were good for kids turned out to be sponsored by candy...

Old Country Doctor Turned into Paper-pusher and Virtual MD

I can’t take a budget that eliminates marketing, outreach and in-person assistors seriously. — Teresa Mosqueda, member of the Washington State Health Benefit Exchange board. You can’t...

Hold onto Your Older Vehicle

ReadyNutrition Readers, I’m the last person on earth who would ever advocate going out and buying a brand-new vehicle from a showroom floor.  For...

Better Labels, Better Food

Food labels are changing. In the past, you could only see how much total sugar was in your food. That included sugars naturally occurring in...

In OtherWords: June 1, 2016

Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP nominee for president, has called climate change a Chinese-orchestrated “hoax” — except along the one Irish beach where he happens...

Cancer Cells Love Sugar

By Dr. Mercola In 1931, Dr. Otto Warburg won the Nobel Prize  Physiology or Medicine for his discovery that cancer cells have a fundamentally different...

Heard About the Detox Water Craze?

Detox water has become a wildly popular diet craze. Many hail it as a miracle diet and think it can support weight loss. Could...

From Albrecht to Monsanto: A System Not Run for the Public Good Can Never...

The following extract is from the 2011 lecture ‘Healthy Soils, Healthy People’ by Professor John Ikerd. The lecture discussed the legacy of renowned agronomist...

Eat Bacon, Butter, Cheese

By Emily Chan and Anucyia Victor Daily Mail May 27, 2016 The debate over the amount of fat in our diet has just become more confusing...

Stop Craving Sugar and Grains

By Dr. Mercola Your body is designed to naturally regulate how much you eat and the energy you burn. Part of how this occurs is...

From the Green Revolution to GMOs: Living in the Shadow of Global Agribusiness

What can we do about the powerful transnational agribusiness companies that have captured or at the very least heavily influence regulatory bodies, research institutes, trade...

Cancer preventable: Healthy habits can reduce deaths, study finds

Cancer can be prevented through lifestyle changes, Harvard University scientists argue, having found that not smoking,...

Rio During the Coup: “Temer Jamais! Temer Jamais!”

It’s May in Rio de Janeiro.  Winter.  But winter means something very different here in Rio from what it means in my home of...

The Political Economy of Dead Meat: Why Mad Cows are the Least of It

There’s a sour irony to the fact that it’s taken the extremely rare mad cow disease, which has thus far killed a very small...

We All Pay for Low Wages

Marie Kanger Born | Shutterstock.com   When you are paid starvation wages, it’s up to public-assistance programs to make up the difference. That government assistance, costing treasuries billions...

NYT’s Glass Is Half Full of Half-Truths

“A glance out the window shows blue sky,” Gregg Easterbrook writes in the New York Times (5/12/16). (Graphic: Matt Chase) “When Did Optimism Become Uncool?”...

Nestle gets control of town’s groundwater for up to 45 years

Nestlé has secured the rights to the groundwater under the Maine town of Fryeburg for up...

Tests find rat and human DNA in US hamburgers

Think that burger you’re biting into is all-beef? Even if it’s advertised that way, there’s a small chance that you could ingesting be ingesting...

Pot candy manufacturer faces lawsuit over Denver death

The sons of a Colorado woman whose husband shot her in 2014 after consuming marijuana candy...

Venezuela on the knife’s edge as economy collapses

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Neil Hardt The free fall of the Venezuelan economy has produced an...

Republicans Only Care About Children Before They're Born

Middle school students eat lunch in a school cafeteria. (Photo: Woodleywonderworks) When it comes to children, Republicans are hypocrites. They go on and on...

What the heck does ‘natural’ food mean, anyway? Tell the FDA

The word “natural” is often used to describe hundreds of food products from various companies, but...

Future Options: From Militarism and Monsanto to Gandhi and Bhaskar Save  

US Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders recently tweeted: “It is no mystery why Monsanto fights against our right to know about GMOs in food –...

The Good Food Movement Needs Science, Too

Perhaps you’ve heard some organic food advocates say, “We should just roll back the clock and farm the way we used to” — before...

That ‘Natural’ Label Doesn’t Mean Much

Scenario: You’re at the store, trying to make healthy yet frugal choices. You see several products labeled “organic” and others labeled “natural.” You’re trying to...

FTC attacks Dr. Mercola over tanning beds, but won’t go after pharma giants for...

In the latest government-waged attack on alternative health practitioners, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ordered Dr. Joseph Mercola to pay up to $5.3...

Sex gene: Scientists find DNA determines the age you lose your virginity

Scientists claim to have discovered the ‘risk-taking’ genes that influence the timing of when people...

Fast food exposes eaters to harmful industrial chemicals – study

Fast food contains an "alarming" amount of potentially toxic industrial chemicals like phthalates, according to a new study that links high fast-food consumption with...

“We are being silently poisoned by thousands of untested and unmonitored chemicals” The case...

On 13 April, the EU Parliament called on the European Commission to restrict certain permitted uses of the toxic herbicide glyphosate, best known in...

Life expectancy gap between US rich and poor widens

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Jerry White A study published Monday in the Journal of the American...

A Sweet Tax

As Americans prepare to meet this year’s April 18 deadline to file our taxes, there’s talk of taxes across the Pond, too. Great Britain just...

Zoos barred from allowing visitors play with young tiger & bear cubs

Animal welfare groups have secured a victory in their fight against roadside zoos that allow members...

Chemical added to hot dogs, sausage and bacon now being developed by USDA as...

A preservative chemical that's routinely added to hot dogs, beef jerky, bacon and breakfast sausage is now being deployed by government researchers as a...

The Globalisation of Bad Food and Poor Health: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Profits?

The proportion of deaths due to cancer around the world increased from 12 percent in 1990 to 15 percent in 2013. Globally, cancer is already...

Canada: Why aren’t Conditions of Life for First Peoples a National Emergency?

by J.B. Gerald / March 30th, 2016 May of 2012, the U.N.’s Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Prof. Olivier De Schutter, visited his...

Holocaust files: Britain withheld compensation despite appalling survivor testimonies

Survivors of the Holocaust and former prisoners of war were subjected to fierce questioning by...

What’s ‘Processed’ Food?

If you’ve read any nutritional advice lately, you’ve probably encountered one hard-and-fast rule: Avoid processed foods. But what does “processed” mean? On one level, anything humans...

Slap in the face: Obama administration to cut off Flint emergency aid

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. James Brewer The US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance being provided...

Global Agribusiness, Dependency and the Marginalisation of Self-Sufficiency, Organic Farming and Agroecology

Is organic-based farming merely a niche model of agriculture that is not capable of feeding the global population? Or does it have a major role...

The food you eat determines which genes get activated or suppressed, controlling disease

Everyone says you are what you eat, but, for some reason, the majority of the world's population seems completely oblivious to this fact. Yet...

Nearly one-third of US food stamp recipients rely on food pantries

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Kate Randall Nearly one-third of US households on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

A Citizen’s Guide to Combating Election Propaganda: Debunking Anti-Welfare Myths

Political and economic elites’ success in manufacturing mass ignorance represents the largest impediment to democratic empowerment today. Stoking fear of and contempt for the...

A Bad Day for Monsanto and a Good Day for Public Health in Europe

Monsanto needs to be stopped, the health of the world literally depends on it. Aisha Dodwell A battle of corporate profit vs people’s needs has been...

Poisoned, Marginalised, Bankrupt and Dead: The Role of Agroecology in Resisting the Corporate Stranglehold...

It is becoming increasingly apparent that food and agriculture across the world is in crisis. Food is becoming denutrified, unhealthy and poisoned with chemicals...

Labeling GMO: Dems put forward new bill as ‘Dark Act’ pushed on the hill

US Senate Democrats have offered an alternative GMO labeling bill that would require manufacturers to disclose the presence of GMOs to consumers, while still...
Mass privatisation paying for failed economic policies

Mass privatisation masks Britain’s failed economic policies

There is no doubt that throughout the last forty years or so neoliberalism has dominated government, housing, transport, energy and the financial sector in...

HEALTH WARNING: Statins found to double the risk of diabetes… are you still taking...

New science reveals that statin drugs DOUBLE the risk of diabetes. This is in addition to the extreme harm they cause to the body...

Breaking the Backbone of Indian Society: The Small Farmer

This is an updated and amended version of an article originally published in August 2015 which includes new information and new links to journal...

Pro-GMO Activism in India: Journalism gives way to Spin, Smears and Falsehoods 

In a recent piece for the magazine Swarajya (an online and print publication based in India​), its national affairs editor, Surajit Dasgupta, makes it clear that he has...

Organic Agriculture, Capitalism and the Parallel World of the Pro-GMO Evangelist

Consider that India had for generations sustained one of the highest densities of population on earth, without any chemical fertilisers, pesticides, exotic dwarf strains...

45 million Americans rely on food stamps, 1 million about to lose them –...

One in seven Americans still depends on food stamps, according to Bloomberg News. Now with the US economy on the rebound, some states are...

Turning Our Backs on the Nation’s Vulnerable

With the winter winds of January came a flurry of reports that several states were moving to cut thousands of people from their Supplemental...

Report: Flint lead filters provide inadequate protection for residents

Shannon Jones Federal and state officials are warning Flint residents that the lead filters they are using may be inadequate to protect them from the...

More than 1 million in US face food stamps cutoff

Kate Randall More than 1 million low-income people across the United States could soon lose their government food stamp benefits if they fail to meet...