By: anh-usa - It will cost twice as much, but they say it will be healthier and more sustainable. Let’s examine those claims. The Coca-Cola Company has created what they claim is a more nutritious milk product called “fairlife” (no capitals, please!), and they plan to sell it for twice the price of regular milk.
The green energy fraud continues. Most people know very little about the true economics in the solar and wind industry. Even less understand the cryptic disclosures in an SEC filing of reports from FERC. Yet the financial inventors are brilliant in concealing the simple business model that is supposed to generate earning from real economic
By: Free Beacon - Hikes in the minimum wage have other effects besides just giving low-income workers a raise. Important new research suggests that minimum wage increases in the late 2000s resulted in the loss of some 1.4 million American jobs and hurt unskilled workers most of all. A new study by researchers Jeffrey
Last month we wondered about what could possibly go wrong with TGI Friday’s plan to fly mistletoe-bearing drones over customers in some restaurants. Now we know. A photographer for a Brooklyn newspaper is apparently an early casualty, saying the drone blade clipped her nose during a photo shoot at TGIF’s Sheepshead Bay location, according to this report.
Wow. President Obama and his Democrat cronies have done it again. They are once again showing the nation the incredible amount of disdain they have for the American people. This time, it’s the perfect storm of Obamacare, Amnesty and Unemployment… The Democrats under Obama have created a perverse system of incentives that give companies 3,000
By: Christina Sarich | Natural Society - Here’s one for the history books, and a slap on the wrist for stock-holders like Bill Gates and George Soros. Monsanto stock has been downgraded to ‘Neutral’ from ‘Buy’ after an annual seed dealer industry survey showed bleak returns. This may be the most depressing news in seven years for
Retail sales during the four day Thanksgiving weekend were down a whopping 11 percent from last year. This is a “make or break” time of the year for many retailers, and if things don’t turn around during the coming weeks we could see a tsunami of store closings in January and February. As you read
By: Margaret Badore | Tree Hugger - In the fight for a better food system, it’s broadly known that labels like “all natural” mean next to nothing. There’s no legal definition of what constitutes natural food in the U.S., and manufacturers have used the word widely and liberally. Yet the pushback against this misleading term
When singer/songwriter Neil Young wrote that he was boycotting Starbucks—a member of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)—because the GMA is suing to overturn Vermont’s GMO labeling law, Starbucks fired back on its website claiming that a “petition claiming that Starbucks is part of this [lawsuit against Vermont] litigation is completely false and we have asked
By: Peter Van Buren | The Dissenter - Walmart, who pays its workers so little and/or gives them so few hours, that they cannot feed themselves while the Walton family rakes in billions, does have its sense of humor. Either that or they could just care so little about what anyone thinks that they are
By: Jon Rappoport | No More Fake News - After the citizens of Maui just voted to stop Monsanto and Dow from further GMO development, Monsanto filed suit. Barry Kurren is the US federal magistrate overseeing the court battle between Maui and Monsanto. Judge Kurren’s wife, Faye, is the past president of the University of Hawaii Foundation, which is
By: Wolf Richter | Wolf Street - The plunging price of oil since June has been a leading indicator: global economic growth is in trouble, despite six years of unprecedented central-bank free-money policies that caused asset prices to soar but has accomplished little else. This scenario has now been confirmed by businesses that help drive
ATLANTIC CITY — A Hammonton man's fight to keep the Atlantic City home that his family has owned for more than four decades took a hit today as a judge ruled a state-run agency has the authority to take the property through eminent domain. Superior Court Judge Julio Mendez found that the Casino Reinvestment
The headline is not a mistake. Yes, you can still go to the ATM and withdraw funds. You can take small amounts of cash out of the bank without the IRS seizing everything you own. However, because of new rules that went into effect this morning, your bank deposits have no insurance and it is
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The attention that Taibbi is receiving for the Rolling Stone essay, The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase's Worst Nightmare, may push forward a serious debate on the systemic corruption that is common knowledge among informed observers of the financial structure. Zero Hedge can always be depended upon to incisively sum up the issue. “In reality, there is