Is it possible to be a “responsible company operating in a controversial industry” like tobacco? song currently stuck in my head:“planet queen” – t rexRead More Sunday Smack: Big, Responsible Tobacco?
In one hundred and five seconds, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder disclosed his first steps to resolve the contaminated water crisis of his own creation within the City of Flint by unveiling a family of component studies including: Update of a water infrastructure reliability study from 2013 Priority analysis of service line replacement System map analysis […]Read More WHY RICK SNYDER’S FLINT BEHAVIOR DESERVES A NUREMBERG TRIAL
[T]he linkages between human rights and access to water and sanitation are deeply interwoven. And because water, as a fundamental resource, cuts across all aspects of sustainable development, recognizing this connection is not only critical to achieving [Sustainable Development Goal 6 regarding water and sanitation] but the broader 2030 Agenda. — Michel Jarraud, United Nations […]Read More I WANT TO SEE GOV. SNYDER DRINK FLINT RIVER WATER – AT A UN HEARING
Have any of you noticed the way Congress creates bill names which are the complete opposite of what the legislation will actually do? Remember the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996? Removing Welfare recipients from the rolls and telling them to “Find a job” in the absence of relevant skills or training […]Read More CONGRESS VOTED TO SHUT DOWN YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW WHERE THE GMO FOODS ARE
Sure, you will read tons of stories about how Ebola—just like many social and economic crises—will almost always lead to the general public isolating specific groups of people out of fear or hatred. But I think the fear mongers and their consumers are missing a larger point. Save me the “you’re missing the racial angle” lecture. I […]Read More EBOLA – REMINDS ME OF THAT FUNKADELIC SONG AGAIN
“She didn’t follow the protocols! SHE DIDN’T FOLLOW THE PROTOCOLS!” cried the public after 26-year old Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who took care of the departed Liberian, Thomas Eric Duncan, tested positive for Ebola—the same disease that felled Duncan. Tracing the information flow will indicate that the public received its explanation of events from the […]Read More USER ERROR: HOW DID DALLAS NURSE GET EBOLA?
The Food and Drug Administration has some big news: the new food product nutrition labels will feature calorie counts in larger font! Yep. Larger font. This way, you can have a bold look at how many grams of poison you could potentially put into your system… Come on, FDA! I know you guys […]Read More FDA, STOP PLAYING…