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Ugo Bardi – Carbon Capture Finally Cracked? Why You Can’t Fight Climate Change With Coke or Pepsi

Some time ago, I found myself trying to explain to a journalist why I opposed CO2 mining in Tuscany. I said something like, “it makes no sense that the regional government spends money to reduce CO2 emissions and, at the same time, allows this company to extract CO2 that, otherwise, would stay underground.” “But”, the journalist said, “I have interviewed …

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Stephen Fox – Aspartame, the Artificial Sweetener, Being Considered Under California’s Proposition 65 for CARCINOGEN labeling

Great news for Consumer Protection! California is making gigantic progress towards requiring the labeling the artificial sweetener, aspartame, as carcinogenic, through its power to do so under Proposition 65. Please write a short letter in to them in support of this huge beneficial step. The comment period ends about October 24, 2016. This move is long overdue, but welcome nonetheless, …

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Nick Meyer – American Academy Of Pediatrics Gives Monsanto The Boot After Meeting With Concerned Mothers

In today’s social media dominated world, one well-placed infographic can practically start a revolution. With Facebook pages and Instagram accounts feeding highly precise and sometimes juicy tidbits of previously hidden information to the masses at a rate of millions per week, it’s easy to see how we can create change faster than ever before. In the case of one particular …

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Economic Update – Capitalism’s Endless Costs – 07.26.15

Updates on Coke vs Pepsi war, price gouging on cancer drugs, Corwyn good for UK Labor Party, and new Pope’s strong anti-capitalist speeches. We respond to listeners’ questions on guaranteed basic income and on why public employees are not an economic negative. Major attention is given to supporting countries that refuse to pay certain govt debts and especially to Greece in a review of is dramatic recent struggles.

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The Complete History of Monsanto, “The World’s Most Evil Corporation” – E Hanzai

Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as “most evil corporation on Earth!” Not content to simply rest upon its throne of destruction, it remains focused on newer, more scientifically innovative ways to harm the planet and its people. 1901: The company is founded by John Francis Queeny, a member of the Knights of Malta, a thirty …