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Unless you're a follower of the junk science presented by the pseudoscience shill, Joe Mercola and other crackpots, you probably didn't think much of the artificial sweetener called aspartame (or ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 143 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 01:22 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
While most progressive activists and politically obsessed people were dissecting the elections endlessly yesterday (me, I made chicken and audouille gumbo), some pretty damn interesting stuff ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 10:45 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Obama and DLC "strategists," and I use that term loosely, have made the mistake of arguing, "Hey, we're both colas! We both want to quench your thirst, but we taste better." Problem is, even if one ...
by expatjourno
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 01:11 PM PST with 9 Recommends
In July of 2013, Moms Clean Air Force joined in an open letter to top North American businesses. The agenda was to strongly “urge” them to stop using fuel derived from tar sands sources. A ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 04:53 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
This blog is by Ethan Buckner ( @ethanbuckner ), ForestEthics US organizer. Last week, dozens of activists disrupted business-as-usual for Coca-Cola and PepsiCo at the Sustainable Brands 2014 ...
by ForestEthics
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 12:32 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Click on the above commercial. Go ahead! No, seriously, watch the above Coca-Cola Commercial and tell me how many non-whites are in that group. Do you know when this commercial came out? Freaking ...
by yoda1117
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 04:40 PM PST with 4 Recommends
by keefknight
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jul 30, 2013 at 02:50 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Part II to my post: Tax Havens: Owners of Anonymous Companies Exposed The secret records obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) recently laid bare the names ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 07:58 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
If you are in NYC and watching the Super Bowl this weekend, this might be the last time you can order a refill and get a Coke and a smile! Because in less than 3 months a new ban on sugary soft ...
by PoliticalPizza
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 08:22 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Backstory: Laurie David is a passionate environmentalist. She was the producer of "An Inconvenient Truth" nuff said. She's lately been involved in advocating for a healthier food system ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 50 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 07:55 AM PST with 9 Recommends
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Aug 17, 2012 at 07:19 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This is the first in (hopefully) a new series taking a look at the intersection of corporations and politics. First up are the 3 main soft drink companies.
by DirkPitt
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jul 24, 2012 at 10:03 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Returned from Netroots 2012 convention in Rhode Island yesterday and spent today uploading videos and pictures to my Flikr account . For the videos I've used the great ones provided by Netroots ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jun 11, 2012 at 04:48 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Mayor Bloomberg proposes soda ban in New York over health concerns. So here is what's going to happen: Soda over 16 ounces gets banned, therefore causing an increase of demand for sodas that are ...
by Chris Wallis
Comment Count 86 comments on Mon Jun 04, 2012 at 12:37 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Co-authored by Jesse Lava Charles and David Koch appear to be pushing their right-wing ideology to the bitter end. And it’s time for Americans to stop helping them. The Koch brothers are major ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Apr 17, 2012 at 10:40 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Nick Turse at AlterNet has a must-read piece exploring the "civilian" contractors – otherwise known as some of America's most notable companies – which have most profited since 9/11 due to ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Sep 06, 2011 at 06:48 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
GE Logo Now Tops Washington Monument Pepsi now eyes Grand Canyon while Verizon claims Niagara Falls APRIL 1, 2011—Despite huge crowds of protesters in the streets ...
by TomP
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 08:18 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
There's an expectation built on an assumption that once upon a time, not that long ago, there was a Golden Age of traditional print and TV journalism. In that era gone by, reporters were encouraged ...
by DarkSyde
Comment Count 69 comments on Sun Jul 11, 2010 at 05:58 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
No one really knows how and we're all in the same boat. Social Media Influence Conference London 2010 by Denis Campbell LONDON “Authentic voice” and “...
by DenisinWales
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jun 23, 2010 at 11:37 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
A great community service provider is asking for goodhearted citizens to "click" on their behalf every day this Month. Cornerstone Services, Inc. in Joliet, Illinois is a not-for-profit social ...
by Grumpy Young Man
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 04, 2010 at 12:11 PM PDT with 1 Recommend