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In Approving Pesticides, EPA Leaps First, Then Looks

Collette Adkins Giese | Posted 12.03.2016 | Green
Collette Adkins Giese

It's an important step in the right direction that the EPA has reversed course and suspended approval of Enlist Duo. But it's just as important to recall that the reversal came about only because of the lawsuit brought by conservation groups that forced its hand.

Ryan Grim

Anti-Slavery Hamilton Gets Pushed Off $10 Bill, While Genocidal Slaver Jackson Stays On The $20 | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics

Pollitt's Law, formulated by The Nation's longtime columnist Katha Pollitt, says outsiders gain access to a field only when it loses prestige. Now tha...

Stage Door: Father Comes Home From The Wars, Parts 1,2,3, The Belle of Amherst

Fern Siegel | Posted 01.03.2015 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Suzan-Lori Parks' ambitious Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 and 3, is an expansive vision that meditates on the experience of African Americans during the Civil War.

GMO Opponents File Suit to Block EPA Approved Enlist Duo Weed Killer

Jon Entine | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Jon Entine

Crop biotechnology critics and non-governmental (NGO) activist groups are threatening to go to court in an attempt to block the use of Dow AgroScience's Enlist Duo herbicide weed killer. The Environmental Protection Agency announced formal approval of the herbicides on Wednesday.

Lynne Peeples

Potent New Weedkiller Raises Fears About Children's Health | Lynne Peeples | Posted 07.03.2014 | Green

In his public plea for the Environmental Protection Agency to reject registration of a potent new weedkiller, Christopher Lish of Olema, California, r...

Pope Francis' Stunning Critique Of Capitalism

Reuters | Naomi O'Leary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) - Pope Francis called for renewal of the Roman Catholic Church and attacked unfettered capitalism as "a new tyranny", urging global leaders ...

Ancient Christians Held Gay Marriages Hundreds Of Years Ago?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The surprising claims of a respected historian regarding the ancient Christian church's stance on gay marriage sparked controversy recently in advance...

Netflix Loses Nearly 2,000 Movies From Its Library Today

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology

Say goodbye, Mr. Bond. On Wednesday, about 2,000 movies -- including many Bond titles -- will be removed from Netflix. Netflix's licensing deals w...

How One 'Awkward Black Girl' Found Success on YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.15.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

After launching "Awkward Black Girl" independently, she connected with Pharrell, who reached out to invite her to be a part of his "secret" YouTube channel, which is now widely known as I Am Other. "He has a lot of awkward in him," she jokes.

This Is What 2 Looks Like

Kristen Levithan | Posted 03.25.2013 | Parents
Kristen Levithan

Two years ago, I lay in a hospital bed, a fetal monitor strapped to my belly. Your heartbeat accelerated and decelerated, sending the monitor's needle dancing. The nurse smiled: "This one is going to be a handful." You're much more than a handful now, 2 years old and full of fire.

Why GE Labeling Is Monsanto's Worst Nightmare

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.16.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network Recent media coverage of Prop 37, the California Right to Know Genetically Eng...

Two for Tuesday: The Latest on Common Pesticide and Coal Ash

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.10.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

A product used not just by farmers but also by lots of us common variety home gardeners and lawn groomers has been linked to a variety of unsavory health effects from cancer (in people) to hormonal disruptions (in animals).

Chemical Marketplace: The Fine Print on a Common Pesticide, Writ Large

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with TheGreenGrok.More than 80,000 chemicals are produced, used, and present in the United States. This is one of their stories. Do you we...

"Agent Orange" Corn: Biotech Only Winner in Chemical Arms Race as Herbicide Resistant Crops Fail

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 04.23.2012 | Home
Andrew Kimbrell

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is currently deciding whether or not to approve an application by Dow Chemical for its controversial genetically engineered (GE) corn variety that is resistant to the highly toxic herbicide 2,4-D, one of the main ingredients in Agent Orange.

PHOTOS: Red Carpet... Headbands?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.15.2012 | Style

We saw several trends on the red carpet tonight, from a bevy of strapless beauties to oodles of nude dresses. But a small but powerful trend caught ou...


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$2,000 Essay Contest for Military Families

Joshua Kors | Posted 07.31.2011 | Impact
Joshua Kors

Each Memorial Day readers ask me, "How can we support the troops?" This year the answer is easy: forward a news of an available scholarship to family and friends with military ties, putting their children one step closer to a valuable college degree.

WATCH: Jon Cryer Finally Responds To Charlie Sheen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Words can hurt. Jon Cryer knows this better than a lot of people. Breaking his weeks-long silence on his former co-star, Cryer made a walk-on appea...

Our Youngest Lifers

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Dimond

America is also the only known nation in the world that allows children under the age of 18 to be tried as adults and sentenced to prison forever with absolutely no chance for parole.

on Man Claims He Made Away With $3 Million, Slept With 2,500 Women

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thank God this con-man never targeted America: the U.K.'s Paul Bint posed as a banker, a lawyer, and a hospital consultant, bedding what he claims wer...

Growing Veggies on Walls: Teens Green Bronx

Lorna Sass | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lorna Sass

Remember when President Jimmy Carter visited the blighted south Bronx, with the result that images of burned-out houses and trash-stewn lots flashed a...

Rafael Nadal Book Deal In The Works: Report

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tennis phenom Rafael Nadal may soon be shopping a book. Industry sources say that literary agent Larry Kirshbaum has been talking to publishers about ...

Sallie Mae: 2,000 Jobs To Be Created As Overseas Operations Return to U.S.

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sallie Mae, the nation's leading provider of saving- and paying-for-college programs, today announced that it will creat...

Delegate 2,118: Who Will Clinch The Nomination For Obama?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The number of delegates Obama needs to clinch the nomination is dwindling fast. As he gets closer to the "magic number" of 2,118, HuffPost wants to k...

How To Build The World's Cheapest Car

New York Times | ANAND GIRIDHARADAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

What does it take to build the world's cheapest car? For Tata Motors of India, which will introduce its ultra-cheap car on Thursday, the better quest...