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The NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) and FDA have said that post-oil spill Gulf seafood is now safe to eat according to their tests. However, many scientists are beginning to wonder if this is true because they argue that these two administrations have not been as transparent as needed. Scientists are claiming that the […]
A lawsuit demonstrates harsh and harmful racism in the workplace. The Studsvik Memphis Processing Facility formally known as Radiological Assistance Consulting and Engineering is being sued by the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for discrimination of African American employees. This company is a radioactive waste company and has targeted African Americans for more radiation […]
A study conducted by the University of Michigan, along with Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that found Bisphenol A (BPA) decreases sperm quality and quantity in males. BPA is used to make plastics and epoxy resins and is found in the lining of food and beverage cans, […]
Recently revealed documents show that Blackwater, now known as Xe Services, has been busy expanding its corporate reach by providing intelligence services for agencies such as the Canadian Military, Netherlands Police, Disney and now Monsanto. Xe, through their intelligence branch, Total Intelligence Solutions (TIS) provided Monsanto with information by infiltrating animal rights groups. Blackwater’s work […]