Bill Blocking GMO Label Requirements By States Passes U.S. House

Despite the overwhelming scientific consensus that genetically modified foods are safe for consumption, a couple of states have passed laws requiring labels for any foods produced using this technology. These states, urged on by the organic industry lobby, would force food manufacturers to place labels on their food that would re-enforce the narrative pushed by […]

Wisconsin Straw Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Rapidly Gaining On Hillary Clinton

Many people have been skeptical, dismissive or even critical of Bernie Sanders’ campaign for the 2016 Democratic nomination. Some have said that he doesn’t stand a chance, or that he would split the vote like Ralph Nader did in 2000, without realizing that Bernie Sanders is not running as a third-party candidate. Others have said […]

Vermont Governor Signs Law Eliminating Vaccination Exemption Loophole

The pendulum is slowly but surely beginning to swing back against the anti-vaccine movement. Last Thursday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill which removes the philosophical exemptions loophole in the state’s vaccination laws. In California, a law (SB 277) is working its way through the State Assembly that would also remove the ability for […]

Bernie Sanders Is The Truly Progressive Candidate, Not Hillary Clinton

A lot of people, myself included, didn’t expect Senator Bernie Sanders to run for president in 2016. While I certainly welcomed the possibility that he would challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination, I figured that he would do little more than push her to the left and force her to talk about issues many […]