Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s flooding made worse by unchecked urban development and wetland destruction

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Since Houston, Texas was founded nearly two centuries ago, Houstonians have been treating its wetlands as stinky, mosquito-infested blots in need of drainage. Continue reading

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Did you know that before 1973 it was illegal in the US to profit off of health care. The Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973 passed by Nixon changed everything.

Is the health insurance business a racket? Yes, literally. And this is why the shameless pandering to robber baron corporations posing as “health providers” is such an egregious … and obvious … tactic to do nothing more than plump up insurance company profits. Continue reading

The Illegal Harvesting of Black Men’s Organs is Going Unnoticed

Currently, over 118,353 people need an organ transplant, and about 22 people per day die while waiting for an organ transplant.  In this situation, the phrase “desperate times call for desperate measures” takes on an extremely dark persona and ventures into the realm of the illegal harvesting of organs. Continue reading