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How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism

How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism

By Tate Fegley Mises Institute August 11, 2016   How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism   Both before and after September 11, 2001, the FBI has considered “eco-terrorism” one of its primary domestic terrorism concerns. The FBI defines “eco-terrorism” as “the use or threatened use of violence of a criminal nature against innocent victims or property […]


EPA Using Industry-Funded Research to Determine if Glyphosate Causes Cancer

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams May 3, 2016   EPA Using Industry-Funded Research to Determine if Glyphosate Causes Cancer A since-deleted analysis posted the agency’s website shows it is relying on unpublished reports from groups linked to biochem industry     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) used industry-funded research to conclude that the herbicide […]

EPA Using Industry-Funded Research to Determine if Glyphosate Causes Cancer

Hold Worst Polluter On Earth — Government — Responsible For Its Injustice

Hold Worst Polluter On Earth — Government — Responsible For Its Injustice

By Against Crony Capitalism April 21, 2016   Hold Worst Polluter On Earth — Government — Responsible For Its Injustice     We have said this multiple times in this space. There is no greater polluter than the government. Yet so many environmentalists place such faith in government. It’s strange. It’s like a girlfriend who […]


EPA’s Gold King Mine Explanations Leave Gaping Holes

By Against Crony Capitalism March 18, 2016   EPA’s Gold King Mine Explanations Leave Gaping Holes     Flint was/is bad and a good example of an EPA screw up of significant scale. (The agency knew about lead contamination of water supplies months before making the information public.) But the massive spill created by the […]

Hold Worst Polluter On Earth — Government — Responsible For Its Injustice

EPA Officials Racking Up Huge Carbon Footprints Jet-Setting Across The Country

EPA Officials Racking Up Huge Carbon Footprints Jet-Setting Across The Country

By Against Crony Capitalism March 11, 2016   EPA Officials Racking Up Huge Carbon Footprints Jet-Setting Across The Country     Cronies gonna crony. We have rules for us. (Or lack of rules.) And then there are rules and standards for you. Don’t forget to recycle! (From The Daily Caller)   Likewise, Administrator McCarthy’s weekly […]


EPA May Finally Ban Toxic Pesticide For Food Use

By Chris Morran Consumerist November 2, 2015   EPA May Finally Ban Toxic Pesticide For Food Use     A federal agency entrusted with protecting the health of Americans has finally gotten around to doing the job it’s paid to do by taxpayers. And once again, the only reason this agency is doing anything is because […]

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Glyphosate, found in many herbicides, will be listed as a "probable carcinogenic" under California's Proposition 65. (Photo: Mike Mozart/flickr/cc)

The Emperor Has No Clothes, and Neither Do Monsanto’s ‘Scientists’

By Katherine Paul Common Dreams October 12, 2015   The Emperor Has No Clothes, and Neither Do Monsanto’s ‘Scientists’     The Monsanto public relations machine has done a stellar job in recent years of reducing the GMO debate to one that pits “pro-science advocates” against “anti-science climate-denier types”—with Monsanto portrayed as being squarely planted in […]


Will the Obama Administration Hold VW Accountable for Corporate Crime?

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams September 21, 2015   Will the Obama Administration Hold VW Accountable for Corporate Crime? “This is a huge test of how serious the administration’s commitment is to prosecuting white collar crime.”     The allegations being leveled against auto manufacturer Volkswagen (VW)—that it cheated to make nearly half a million […]

The EPA says VW deliberately evaded federal emissions requirements in nearly a half-million diesel cars in the U.S. since 2009 by manufacturing and installing "defeat devices" in order to "bypass, defeat, or render inoperative elements of the vehicles' emission control system that exist to comply with [Clean Air Act] emission standards." (Photo: yuankuei/flickr/cc)

Glyphosate, found in many herbicides, will be listed as a "probable carcinogenic" under California's Proposition 65. (Photo: Mike Mozart/flickr/cc)

Monsanto Favorite Glyphosate Soon to Join California’s Cancer List

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams September 8, 2015   Monsanto Favorite Glyphosate Soon to Join California’s Cancer List Announcement from state’s EPA chapter is ‘important step toward protecting people and wildlife’     In an unprecedented move, the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) will soon start labeling the common herbicide ingredient glyphosate a “probable carcinogenic,” stepping […]


The real winner in Obama’s “War on Coal?” Surprise! It’s George Soros

By Against Crony Capitalism August 20, 2015   The real winner in Obama’s “War on Coal?” Surprise! It’s George Soros     The new regs handed down from the EPA have crushed coal in the wake of the beating the industry has taken from the market. (Fracking and super cheap natural gas is what put […]

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Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

The Social Cost of Capitalism

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org August 13, 2015   The Social Cost of Capitalism — Paul Craig Roberts   Few, if any, corporations absorb the full cost of their operations. Corporations shove many of their costs onto the environment, the public sector, and distant third parties. For example, currently 3 million gallons […]