Politics

Monsanto Demands WHO Retract Claim That Glyphosate Is “Probably Carcinogenic”

Monsanto Demands WHO Retract Claim That Glyphosate Is “Probably Carcinogenic”

The week after the World Health Organization (WHO) deemed glyphosate – the main ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide RoundUp – to be “probably carcinogenic,” the biotech giant sprung to action, claiming that the report was biased and that glyphosate products like Roundup are safe. Monsanto claims that the WHO report contradicts regulatory findings, which can, of […]

117 Countries Slam American Police Brutality at UN Human Rights Council

117 Countries Slam American Police Brutality at UN Human Rights Council

(ANTIMEDIA) In what could hardly be called a surprise, the UN Human Rights Council chastised the US over its epidemic of police violence, discrimination, needless killings, and general neglect, following through with recommendations made in its first review in 2010. The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) takes place every four years to scrutinize the human and […]

They Love Your Apathy: This Is How Not Voting Helps The Elite

After today’s depressing election results in Britain, pretty much everyone who opposes David Cameron’s psychopathic Conservative party wants to leave the country. After five years of bullying the most vulnerable in society, ‘The Tories’ have gained a second term, and those of us who believe in public services, environmental responsibility and (most importantly) – compassion […]

UK Elections: To Vote Or Not To Vote, And Russell Brand’s Last-Minute Change Of Heart

UK Elections: To Vote Or Not To Vote, And Russell Brand’s Last-Minute Change Of Heart

Just days before Britain’s general election, Russell Brand has done a bizarre 360 degree  U-turn on his anti-voting stance to declare public support for the Labour party. Is this a (badly-timed but genuine) change of heart for the common good, or is he just a hypocritical sellout? It is Brand‘s anti-voting rhetoric that has earned him so much political […]

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