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Glyphosate is a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop drying agent used to kill weeds. Glyphosate was discovered by Monsanto chemist John E. Franz in 1970. By 1974, Monsanto had introduced it into the market under the trade name Roundup. Since Roundup became available, there have been a series of controversies.  There are numerous studies suggesting

(ANTIMEDIA) Officials were warned twelve years in advance about potential safety hazards at the Oroville Dam in Butte County, California, which now faces the risk of flooding nearby residential areas as a result of a broken spillway and increased rainfall. Local outlet Mercury News reports: “Three environmental groups — the Friends of the River, the

(ANTIMEDIA) Maryland — According to an indictment released Wednesday, the information stolen by Harold Martin, a former N.S.A. contractor who was arrested in August of last year, may be far more damaging to the U.S. intelligence community than anything taken by Edward Snowden. On October 5, the New York Times broke the story that the F.B.I. had

(ANTIMEDIA) New Miami, OH — A Butler County judge has ordered the village of New Miami to refund $3 million in fines to motorists ticketed for speeding by traffic light cameras. The ruling was issued Wednesday by Butler County Judge Michael Oster, who said the money amounted to unjust enrichment of the village. The cameras

The situation is so bad it has been compared to The Purge — the film where a perfect society has 12 hours a year where total anarchy reigns and you can do whatever you like. The state of Espirito Santo in south-east Brazil is in a state of total chaos and anarchy after military police

(ANTIMEDIA) Imagine a 10,000 to 40,000 square foot, two-story supermarket that employs only a few people. The glut of the workforce is robots. A small army of them toils away on the second floor, where they furiously bag items for the customers browsing below. According to a report by the New York Post, this is the

(ANTIMEDIA) Nanjing, China — With much of the developed world looking to China to take the lead on the highly controversial issue of climate change, it was reported this week that the global power will construct two ‘vertical forest’ towers in the major city of Nanjing in an effort to combat greenhouse gas emissions. The

(ANTIMEDIA) North Dakota — The militarization of law enforcement at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline has apparently reached a whole new level. On Monday, independent journalist John Ziegler posted photos and video on Facebook showing what appears to be an Avenger Air Defense System, or AN/TWQ-1, deployed near the Standing Rock Indian reservation in

Though many people may pooh-pooh the idea of dating as a full-time job, it’s definitely a full-time job for those who help singles find love. Now that online dating has replaced the meet-cute, love, like any other growing industry, needs its experts. That’s why I support Julie Spira and This Woman’s Work. Julie Spira is

(ANTIMEDIA) U.S. ally Japan pledged six new patrol boats to Vietnam on Monday, Reuters reports, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the country during a diplomatic trip to several nations in the region. “We will strongly support Vietnam’s enhancing its maritime law enforcement capability,” Prime Minister Abe said while announcing the pledge. The potential