Climate Change and COVID-19 on Earth Day 2020

By Betsey Piette posted on Workers World, April 16, 2020 If there is a silver lining to be found in the horrific coronavirus pandemic, it may be that major industrial countries are reporting unprecedented drops in air pollution levels. This is due to measures taken to stem the spread of COVID-19, including widespread factory shutdowns and radically reduced vehicular and[…]

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Forever Chemicals

by Robert Hunziker, published in CounterCurrents, February 29, 2020 Throughout the history of Western Civilization there are times,but only on rare occasions, when people en masse feel compelled to run into the streets, similar to the storming of the Bastille 1789,screaming at the top of their lungs: “Stop the Madness!” Now is one of those times, as only recently Feb[…]

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Prosecution Falters in Poisoning of Flint Water

by Glen Ford, Published on Black Agenda Report, June 17, 2019 “Much of today’s American capitalist enterprise is only profitable because poisoning the air and water and soil is, essentially, free — for the businessman.” Five years after it was confirmed that the water supply of Flint, Michigan, was a danger to human health, charges have been — at least[…]

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From Glyphosate to Front Groups: Fraud, Deception and Toxic Tactics

by Colin Todhunter, Published on Countercurrents blog, June 5, 2019 Environmentalist Dr Rosemary Mason has just written to the Editor-in-Chief of the British Medical Journal and the British Medical Association Council Chairman, Chaand Nagpaul. Her purpose is to not only draw attention to the impact of biocides, not least that of glyphosate, on health and the environment but also to[…]

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