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Are Any Plastics Safe? Industry Tries to Hide Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Bottles, Containers. Democracy Now!

Are Any Plastics Safe? Industry Tries to Hide Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Bottles, Containers


AMY GOODMAN: “Are any plastics safe?” That’s the title—that’s the question of a new exposé by Mother Jones that may shock anyone who drinks out of plastic bottles, gives their children plastic sippy cups or eats out of plastic containers. 3,943 more words

Endocrine Disruption

"The Entitlement Of The Very Rich": Gutting Social Security And Medicare Far More Unthinkable Than Not Reauthorizing Ex-Im Bank

The very rich don’t think very highly of the rest of us. This fact is driven home to us through fluke events, like the taping of Mitt Romney’s famous… 692 more words


The Importance of Alumni Association

My manager views alumni connections as very important. He is an alumnus of many places, but two are very important to him: St. Lawrence University… 193 more words

News Current

Robotics Report: (The General Electric Panel Discussion)

By: Nii Sackey Vanderpuye

Tuesday’s discussion with our guests from General Electric (GE) was based on career choices, particularly in engineering. They shared their experiences working at GE, the challenges they face as engineers and how they manage them, and finally, how they went about choosing a career. 213 more words


Today’s Top 6 Business News Headlines

• Jobless Claims Rise to 311,000, “Pre-Recession” Levels
• JC Penney Sales Up 5% in Q2, Narrows Loss
• Berkshire Hathaway Trades Above $200,000 Per Share for First Time… 16 more words

Business Headlines

GE in talks with Electrolux, others for sale of appliance division

NEW YORK – General Electric confirmed that it is considering the sale of its historic appliance division, part of its effort to focus on selling more complex and profitable industrial equipment. 297 more words


Sweden’s Electrolux in talks to buy GE’s appliances unit

General Electric confirmed to Fortune Thursday that it is in talks to sell its appliances unit to Sweden’s Electrolux. Bloomberg reported that it is also in discussion with Quirky, an invention startup. 259 more words