Would you sacrifice your child’s health or life for the greater good? That is the question that arises in tonight’s film The Greater Good, directed, produced, and written by tonight’s guests Leslie Manookian and Kendall Nelson. The Greater Good takes a step back from the recent divisiveness discussing the issue’s complexity and nuances, bringing the bigger picture into focus through the stories of three families affected by vaccinations, with experts on both sides and in the middle of the vaccination debate.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday December 21, 2011 2:45 pm|
The EPA has been under assault from the GOP for the past year, and this has led to some uncomfortable rollbacks and compromises. The Administration’s cancellation of new ozone standards was particularly galling. But today, the EPA came through with new rules on mercury and air toxics that will deliver massive public health benefits, in addition to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
|By: Kirk Murphy Saturday February 14, 2009 6:00 pm|
When we have the USDA and FDA, why are we still dying from the salmonella and risking brain damage from the mercury in contaminated food? How were industrial food megacorps and the Peanut Corporation of America able to get foodstuffs they knew were tainted past Federal food safety agencies?
The dirty little secret about America’s food safety agencies is that for decades leaders in both corporatist parties have been sacrificing our
|By: Kirk Murphy Saturday December 27, 2008 6:01 pm|
This week TVA deliberately dumped massive amounts of toxic corporate waste matter into a shared public resource: America’s broadcast media. Why did the PR flacks who ooze around TVA’s headquarters give America such generous portions of steaming corporate lies for Christmas?
|By: Kirk Murphy Sunday December 14, 2008 7:50 am|
And here we all thought the Humane Society was a place to pick up Spot and Fluffy. Nope. Rick Berman’s “Center For Consumer Freedom” tells us the Humane Society’s kitten-huggers are really terorrists.
Over at Green Is The New Red, Will Porter tells how CCF bought a full page ad in the NYT and blew the ad on a risible “six degrees of separation” link between the Humane Society and some supposedly scary terruhists