It’s Time to Confront the Scourge of Capitalism in the Food System

It’s Time to Confront the Scourge of Capitalism in the Food System

While it’s customary to blame consumer companies and their advertising campaigns for predatory and manipulative messages, it’s time to look beyond that critique to the truly deadly ingredient in the mix: capitalism itself. After all, the proliferation of lifestyle diseases is a direct result of lifestyle advertising promoted and subsidized under our capitalist system. Mr. […]

Should uninfected patients accept hepatitis C-infected livers to reduce waiting time?

Should uninfected patients accept hepatitis C-infected livers to reduce waiting time?

Top Story A modeling study by Massachusetts General Hospital investigators finds that the availability of directly-acting antiviral (DAA) drugs to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection could allow the transplantation of livers from HCV-positive donors into HCV-negative recipients without posing undue risk. It is not uncommon for HCV-positive organs to be discarded and not utilized […]

After Trillions Mysteriously Go ‘Missing,’ DoD Getting Audited for First Time in History

After Trillions Mysteriously Go ‘Missing,’ DoD Getting Audited for First Time in History

“The Defense Department is starting the first agency-wide financial audit in its history,” the Pentagon’s news service said this week, announcing that they are finally going to follow through with something they promised to do for years. Beginning in 1996 all federal agencies were mandated by law to conduct regular financial audits. However, the Pentagon has […]

Hugh Jackman on ‘Logan’: ‘It’s time to leave the party’

Hugh Jackman on ‘Logan’: ‘It’s time to leave the party’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “I know Aussies are not known for leaving the party at the right time but (after) 17 years, it’s time to leave the party,” Hugh Jackman quipped as he discussed his last time playing X-Men superhero Wolverine in this year’s gritty action hit “Logan.” Australian actor Hugh Jackman poses for a […]

The Time Trump’s Fed Nominee Delivered an Entire Speech Attacking Ron Paul’s Audit the Fed Bill

The Time Trump’s Fed Nominee Delivered an Entire Speech Attacking Ron Paul’s Audit the Fed Bill

By Robert Wenzel ​So much for President Donald Trump ending the Fed or even auditing it. The President has just nominated Jerome “Jay” Powell to head the Federal Reserve following the expiration of Janet Yellen’s term on February 3, 2016. Powell has operated his entire career inside the top levels of the establishment. Via Wikipedia: In 1979, Powell moved […]

We all get poorer every time a climate disaster strikes

We all get poorer every time a climate disaster strikes

No cheap fixZUMAPRESS.com / MEGA IT IS hard to keep up. First, Hurricane Harvey deluged Houston, then Irma left a trail of destruction through the Caribbean and Florida, followed by Maria. All the while, wildfires have been raging in California and elsewhere. Things got even more extraordinary when Ophelia turned into a major hurricane further […]