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“97% of tested mac and cheese products found to contain chemicals used in plastics, rubber, coatings, adhesives, sealants and printing inks”

“…Given their hormone- or endocrine-disrupting effects phthalate exposure has been linked to a host of health conditions making their widespread use a serious public health concern. Pregnant women and children especially are at heightened risk. The chemicals have been linked … Continue reading

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“Starting in 2022, Social Security will pay out more than it takes in”

“According to the Social Security Board of Trustees, the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Trust Funds will be depleted in 2034. When this happens, only 77 percent of benefits will be payable… In addition, the Disability Insurance … Continue reading

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“Foreigners [buy] record number of US homes”

“Foreign purchases of U.S. residential real estate surged to the highest level ever in terms of number of homes sold and dollar volume. Foreign buyers closed on $153 billion worth of U.S. residential properties between April 2016 and March 2017, … Continue reading

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“Lowest-income families spend 40% of their money on what economists label luxuries.”

“It turns out that all Americans, regardless of income, spend a large percentage of their income on what economists categorize as luxuries… The wealthiest families (the top fifth of earners) spend around 65% of their incomes on luxury goods and … Continue reading

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“Swedish music festival sex attacks up 1,000%”

“A new report documents that sexual assault at Swedish music festivals increased by as much as 1,000 percent in 2016, with the majority perpetrated by men of “foreign origin.” So far, the non-profit organization The Night Shift has documented more … Continue reading

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“HONEY found to reduce arterial plaque by an astonishing 30%… could it prevent heart attacks?”

“New research has found that a natural sugar found in honey, known as trehalose, can help to reduce the presence of arterial plaque by up to 30 percent. This natural sugar is also found in some other foods, such as … Continue reading

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“…85 percent drop in food stamp participation after work requirements restarted”

“Thirteen previously exempted Alabama counties saw an 85 percent drop in food stamp participation after work requirements were put in place on Jan. 1, according to the Alabama Department of Human Resources.” http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2017/06/13_alabama_counties_had_85_per.html See the bold? Once work requirements are … Continue reading

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