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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 […]
Bears in Laos are being kept in cages so small some of the bears cannot even stand upright. The bears are held for the extraction of their bile. Bear bile is used in many forms of medicine in Asia, however the curing is mostly wives tale. The Asian culture using the bear bile believes possible […]