Obviously, people are pretty pissed about the lack of labeling on Genetically Modified Foods--a.k.a GMOs or GE foods.
Since California's Proposition 37 failed last fall, anti-GMO groups across the country have rallied together to get labeling initiative put on state legislative agendas.
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When Palm Beach County two years ago awarded a subsidiary of Kellogg Brown & Root a share of a $668 million contract to build a new waste treatment facility, the company's anti-union ways were no secret. But KBR's was the cheapest of three competing proposals, so commissioners gave the firm the ... More >>
The Portland Tribune recently wrote about a program in Portland public schools called "courageous conversations", where educators attend training sessions and meetings designed to understand their own 'white privilege' so that they can "change their teaching practices to boost minority students' per ... More >>
collegebasketballtalk.comSanta's toy bag for the Vancouver cops.Vancouver cops apparently thought it was a bit suspicious when they pulled over a guy with a bag full of mail. They were apparently right, after they discovered that the Fort Lauderdale resident was allegedly running an international ... More >>
The Consumerist via FlickrWe're solidly into the new year, so perhaps you've already tossed aside those overreaching resolutions that were made after a month (months?) of booze-fueled dessert debauchery and nights on the town charged to a credit card with a billion percent interest rate.
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Photo courtesy of MWI Corp.David Eller (seated) is a major GOP donor.David Eller, former Jeb Bush business partner and longtime GOP donor, rarely has trouble snagging government work for his family's Deerfield Beach manufacturing company, Moving Water Industries (MWI).But the $7 million federal s ... More >>
Flickr user: The U.S. ArmySoldiers in Iraq know KBR's sordid history.A front-page story in today's Palm Beach Post blasts the Houston-based engineering and construction firm Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR) for not hiring enough local workers on its $200 million solid waste project in western Palm ... More >>
Here's what's happening in Broward and Palm Beach this morning:A nonprofit environmental firm says that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf is similar to the one that occurred over 30 years ago in Mexico's Bay of Cempeche. Those experts have faith that advances in technology will make it ... More >>
This week's New Times feature details my foray into the world of scambaiting -- the practice of turning the tables on email scammers by playing along as a gullible victim -- with advice from a worldwide scambaiting site called 419Eater whose main administrator lives in Broward County.In Nigeria, the ... More >>
Yesterday, the Juice blog published one of the deceptive headlines from one of ex-Deerfield Beach Mayor's Al Capellini's newest propaganda rag, the Deerfield Beach Dispatch.
In huge letters, the headline says, "Capellini Cleared." In small letters, between those words are the crucial ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from d ... More >>
As I was cruising the blogosphere over the weekend, I came across an interesting story that definitely caught me by surprise. MTV, home to all things exploitive and pop, just held their first annual African Music Awards in Abuja, Nigeria this past Saturday. It's a move that could bolster more visibi ... More >>