Researchers Warn Massive Insect Die-off Is Harbinger Of “Ecological Armageddon”

Despite the clear link between pesticide use and its deleterious environmental impacts, governments around the world continue to bow to pressure from the agrochemical industry in refusing to ban substances shown to cause grave harm to both environmental and human health.

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Big Pharma’s Azar to Head HHS: Trump Finds Another Fox to Guard Swamp’s Chicken Coops

President Trump has made much, in public, of his zeal for lowering the “out of control” drug prices in the U.S. market. Choosing former Eli Lilly top exec Alex Azar to replace the disgraced Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services will all but guarantee that doesn’t happen.

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First Russia, Now Iran: Cyberespionage Accusations Fit A Changing Agenda

No concrete evidence was used to attribute the hack to Russia in June, just as no concrete evidence has been made available to attribute the hack to Iran now. However, the assignment of blame to these nation states coincided with other geopolitical issues pitting Russia and Iran against U.K. or U.S. interests.

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DEA Whistleblowers Take Down Nominee, Expose Govt’s Role in US Opiate Crisis

In the same week that he decided that the U.S. opiate epidemic is a “national emergency,” Trump was forced to withdraw his nominee for Drug Czar, when Rep. Tom Marino was recognized as a congressional water-carrier for Big Pharma opiate producers and one who has impeded the effort to battle the epidemic.

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Trump Seeds “Election Integrity” Commission With Voter Suppression Heroes

Taking aim at a “voter fraud” epidemic conjured up with no evidence by Trump to explain his popular vote defeat, his “Election Integrity” commission’s real aim is to provide data and cover for beefed up voter restrictions, and its enormous and willful blind spot is fraud in the computerized counting of votes.

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Trump Set To Outdo Both Bush And Obama On Executive Orders

While the U.S. governmental system of checks and balances often finds executive and legislative interests at odds, the most successful administrations have found ways to work together with Congress. The breakdown of that process has led to sharply increased reliance on executive orders.

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