This is how the pharma industry turns horse blood into profits

It sounds almost too twisted to be true: across Argentina and Uruguay, horse blood farms are raising horses so their blood can be extracted and sold for profit to pharmaceutical companies.

 

Nestlé: compensate the victims of the Tampaco Foils fire!

Earlier this month at least 34 workers died in a fire that ripped through a factory in Bangladesh. The fire was so fierce it took fire crews 36 hours to extinguish — and rescue workers still couldn’t enter the building afterwards for fear it would collapse. Crews are still clearing through the rubble.

Demand that Nestlé and BAT compensate the… more

McDonald’s: Put antibiotics out to pasture!

Tell McDonald’s to stop contributing to antibiotic resistance by cutting the use of medically important antibiotics in its global beef, pork and poultry supply chains.

Southern rail is a disaster. Let’s bring it back into public hands.

This must be a joke: the UK government just handed out £20 million to shore up privately-run Southern rail. Enough is enough. Let’s get Southern rail back into public hands, where it can be run for passengers, not for profit.