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Should Social, Environmental, and Racial Justice Groups Sound the Alarm About the Digital Divide, Internet Access and 5G? (Part 3)

By Patricia Burke “It’s about time that we create a better, more equitable, sustainable and future, and we can do this if we work together. We need to embrace our responsibility to be fully and visibly connected to the fight against racism, and frankly injustices…

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Should Social, Environmental, and Racial Justice Groups Sound the Alarm About the Digital Divide, Internet Access and 5G? (Part 2)

By Patricia Burke “It’s about time that we create a better, more equitable, sustainable and future, and we can do this if we work together. We need to embrace our responsibility to be fully and visibly connected to the fight against racism, and frankly injustices…

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MA RF Bills: New Concern About The Integrity of Science Informing Wireless Policy, Internationally, Among Issues

By Patricia Burke Massachusetts Led Nation with Caution and Human Rights Protection, and Should Continue to Do So E-waste rates skyrocketed across the planet in 2019. (See: Electronic waste grew 21 percent in five years https://www.theverge.com/21309776/record-amount-ewaste-2019-global-report-environment-health) Because Massachusetts was one of the few states that…

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Buyer Beware: FDA Now Says 14 Hand Sanitizers Are Toxic and Potentially Deadly

By B.N. Frank The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for protecting Americans from harmful products. Their track record isn’t great (see 1, 2). Their reputation isn’t great either. They’ve even been blamed by experts and whistleblowers for significantly contributing to the Opioid Crisis….

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If You Don’t Like Human Rights Abuses in Russia and China, Can You Say Covid and U.S. Telecom?

By Patricia Burke The Business and Human Rights Resource Center is publishing reports of governments around the world implementing policies in the wake of Covid-19 that abuse human rights. SOURCE: https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/asia-covid-19-pandemic-must-not-serve-as-an-excuse-to-vilify-defenders-who-champion-rights-based-approaches-in-business-practices In Asia, the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre & Asian Forum for Human…

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Massachusetts Committee Passes Bill to Expand Raw Milk Market; Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition Scheme

By Mike Maharrey Last week, a Massachusetts committee approved a bill that would expand raw milk sales in the state. Final passage of this bill would take another important step toward rejecting a federal prohibition scheme in effect. Sen. Anne Gobi (D-Spencer) introduced Senate Bill…

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New Health Alert Issued For BPA Alternative: BPS “Hinders Heart Function Within Minutes”

By Jason Erickson We’ve been among those who have reported for years about the horrible effects of BPA exposure, from hormone disruption to obesity, infertility and reproductive disorders in both genders, breast cancer, prostrate cancer, behavioral problems, brain impairment, hypertension and more. Obviously, alternatives to this dangerous chemical are…

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As Americans Distracted by Impeachment, Congress Silently Killed Cannabis Reform—Despite Support

By Matt Agorist In case you have been under a rock, Donald Trump is getting impeached. He is not getting impeached for invading countries on false pretenses, engineering coups to overthrow democratically elected governments in foreign countries, sending weapons to the largest state sponsor of…

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