Website calls prominent scientists, reporters, and environmental groups “threats to humanity.”
Initiative 1634 Misleads on Grocery Taxes, Preempts Soda Taxes and Tramples Local Control
Misleading ad campaigns spearheaded by industry giants spin soda as “basic human need.”
Heavy-Handed Industry Maneuver to Crush Soda and Grocery Taxes Is on Oregon Ballot
As public health advocates push for soda taxes to battle obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, the soda industry and its allies are playing hardball.
The West Coast Soda Wars Threaten to Engulf the Nation
Big soft drink companies turn to ballot measures to lock out local soda taxes in California, Oregon, and Washington.
Consumer Product Safety Commission Cracks Down on Flame Retardants Linked to Health Problems
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted on September 20 that it would take steps toward protecting consumers from the hazards posed by the flame retardants.
Trump Ally Sinclair Moves to Consolidate TV Empire
Trump TV could become a reality if the FCC approves the media merger between Sinclair and Tribune Company.
“Poison Papers” Snapshot: HoJo Transcript Illustrates EPA Collusion with Chemical Industry
This transcript is part of more than 20,000 documents, weighing over three tons, just released on the Poison Papers website.
Kochs, Corps, and Monsanto Trade Group Have Bankrolled Group Attacking Dr. Oz
One of the doctors who has called for TV’s Dr. Oz–a prominent proponent of GMO labeling–to be fired from Columbia University is a convicted felon who works for the American Council on Science and Health. An updated review of ACSH’s funding reveals it is funded by a trade group of food corporations (including Monsanto) that heavily opposes GMO labeling.
The State Policy Network’s Cozy Relationship with Big Tobacco
The State Policy Network (SPN), a web of right-wing “think tanks” in every state across the country, has close ties with the tobacco industry. When tobacco companies like Reynolds American or Altria/Philip Morris want to avoid tobacco taxes and health regulations, reports by SPN groups in many states can help inspire local resistance.
Did ALEC Found SPN? 1991 Report Suggests So, Exposes SPN Agenda
The Madison Group, the predecessor to the State Policy Network (SPN) — which was exposed recently in a Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) report, followed by the release of funding proposals detailing its coordination by The Guardian — was “launched by the American Legislative Exchange Council or ALEC . . . and housed in […]