Tag Archives: Health

Healthcare Debate: Your Crazy Uncle’s Huge Theater Production

America’s partisan debate about healthcare reform is like a couple who lives together and has a recurring argument about what to do with a crazy uncle who lives with them. Crazy Uncle has a habit of robbing — and sometimes … Continue reading

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I WANT TO SEE GOV. SNYDER DRINK FLINT RIVER WATER – AT A UN HEARING

[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 … Continue reading

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DETROIT, WATER, BANKS & HUMAN RIGHTS

  Anyone following the Detroit water crisis will have learned a valuable lesson this week: living a healthy life has nothing to do with human rights—at least not when paying for clean, running water is concerned. I’ll tone down my heavily-opinionated … Continue reading

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FDA, STOP PLAYING…

    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 … Continue reading

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WHO ELSE WILL BAN JAPAN’S NUCLEAR FISH?

        As radiation levels and leaks in Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have now reached levels that can “kill an unprotected human within hours,” The Guardian reports today that the South Korean government has banned … Continue reading

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SAINE AND MARBLE’S FRIED CHICKEN THEORY OF POVERTY

        Any politician who brings a box of Popeye’s chicken and a smirk to a State Senate hearing about reducing poverty as a “silent protest” in support of a colleague who correlates Black folks’ supposed fried chicken … Continue reading

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COCA COLA – HEALTHY LIFESTYLE COUNSELOR!

Leave it to big food companies – in this instance through senior-level Coca-Cola executive Katie Bayne – to give us pointers on how to drink the sodas and other forms of liquid sugar Coca-Cola sells  without catching a load of … Continue reading

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