Scientific Study Finds 40% Of All Store Receipts Covered In Dangerous Hormone-Disrupting Chemical

(SteveWatson) – A scientific study has found that receipts from ATM’s, grocery stores, fast food restaurants and gas stations contain massive amounts of bisphenol A (BPA), the harmful chemical that is known to cause fertility problems and cancer.

Huge quantities of the chemical were discovered coating 40%, or two fifths, of all U.S. thermal activated paper receipts in a study conducted by the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

Growing Poverty and Despair in America

In 1962, Michael Harrington’s “The Other America” exposed the nation’s dark underside enough for John Kennedy to ask his Council of Economic Advisor chairman, Walter Heller, to look into the problem and for Lyndon Johnson to say (on January 8, 1964) that his administration “today, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America.” Continue reading