Medicare-for-all Health Care Bill Reintroduced

We have a great bill, H.R. 676, that covers our medical needs without continuing to support insurance companies. Improved and enhanced Medicare for All that will save about one third of every dollar we have been spending.


Of Frogs and Formaldehyde

According to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), most animals used in dissection--including amphibians, birds, snakes, turtles, fish and invertebrates--are taken from the wild, even though many have been declining in population.


More Americans Dying at Home Because of Lack of Medical Care than in Iraq

More Americans are dying needlessly every day in the United States because of President Bush's illegal war in Iraq than are being killed in the fighting there.


Hope for the Planet

At a time of increasing fears for the future of the Earth, a beacon of hope shines off the southern coast of the United States. According to the Living Planet Report 2006 published by the World Wildlife Fund, Cuba is the only country in the world that enjoys 'sustainable development.'


Sun, Wind, and Tidal Power Obviate Need for Nuke Plants

Although the nuclear power lobby claims 'we need all energy options,' there is no need for the atomic choice when so many safe, renewable, alternatives are becoming economically feasible.


Keeping Your Carpet Green

Traditional commercial carpet-cleaning solutions contain a cocktail of noxious synthetic chemicals. One, perchloroethylene, commonly called “perc” in the industry, is a notorious dry cleaning additive known to cause dizziness, fatigue and nausea if ingested or inhaled.


Nuclear Power Not Clean, Green or Safe

In all the annals of spin, few statements are as misleading as Vice President Cheney's that the nuclear industry operates 'efficiently, safely, and with no discharge of greenhouse gases or emissions,' or President Bush's claim America's 103 nuclear plants operate 'without producing a single pound of air pollution or greenhouse gases.'

113 Institutions Charged with Refusing to Reveal Biotech Research

Some 113 university, government, hospital and corporate laboratories engaged in research often with potential to be used for germ warfare have refused to disclose their operations to the public as required by Federal rules, a nonprofit watchdog agency has charged.


Is Your Lawn Worth It?

Grass lawns first appeared in Europe in medieval times, status symbols for the rich that had to be kept trimmed by fairly labor-intensive methods, often by grazing livestock and certainly not by polluting lawn mowers and poisonous weed killers.