Funding Sweatshops Globally

In July 2008, SweatFree Communities (SFC) released a report titled, “Subsidizing Sweatshops: How Our Tax Dollars Fund the Race to the Bottom, and What Cities and States Can Do” in which it studied 12 factories in nine countries that produce employee uniforms for nine major companies.

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MSM: Britain’s dirty little secret as a dumper of toxic waste

(Times) – Britain was accused yesterday of dumping toxic household and industrial waste in developing countries on two continents in breach of an international convention. Continue reading

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in Fertilizer Could Breed More Super Bugs

(NaturalNews) – Waste-water treatment by-products, also known as sewage sludge, are frequently used as fertilizer. And that means whatever this stew of sewage leftovers contains, including substances hazardous to human and animal health, could potentially get into the food supply. Continue reading