Category: Political News


Pelosi Elected U.S. Speaker of House for 2019-2020

Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Thursday was elected as the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, as the Democratic Party seized control of the chamber following the November election.

/ January 3, 2019

Monsanto Banned from European Parliament

Lobbyists working for Monsanto are banned from entering the European parliament after the company refused to attend a hearing into allegations that it interfered with safety studies on glyphosate, the weed-killer in Roundup.

/ October 10, 2017

Roundup to be Banned in France for Cancer Risk

France will phase out the agricultural use of Monsanto's Roundup (glyphosate) weed-killer by 2022 due to fears that it may cause cancer.

/ September 28, 2017

Nevada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana in Latest Vice to Attract Tourists

Nevada legalized possession of recreational marijuana on Saturday, nearly eight months after residents voted in favor of legalizing retail cannabis sales.

/ July 3, 2017
Laptop Battery Explosion Lawsuit

Laptop Explosion on Plane Shows Dangers of Trump Travel Ban

The U.S. banned air travelers from 8 Muslim-majority countries from carrying laptops in carry-on bags in March. Now laptops will go under the plane — but if the battery explodes, flight crews will have no way to put out the...

/ June 14, 2017

The Frozen Trucker and Medtronic: Gorsuch’s Worst Decisions Since “Fascism Forever”

Judge Neil Gorsuch had confirmation hearings for the U.S. Supreme Court this week. Here are a few examples of his legal decisions that ruined the lives of ordinary Americans and jeopardized all of our safety.

/ March 24, 2017

House Judiciary Committee Passes H.R. 985: Fairness in Class Action Litigation

In a sneak attack on consumers, the House Judiciary Committee approved the so-called "Class Action Killer" bill without any public hearings or debate.

/ February 20, 2017

Trump Threatens Vaccination Requirements: Is Your Child Protected?

President Trump’s criticism of the current vaccination schedule is against the views of most Americans, who overwhelmingly support vaccine requirements for public school children, according to a new Pew survey. The survey found that 82% of Americans support current requirements...

/ February 20, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Takes On Railroad Cancer Lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide if railroad workers with cancer and other injuries on the job can choose to file lawsuits in certain states.

/ February 10, 2017
1st Group Lawsuit Filed for Power Pressure Cooker Explosions

The Road to Recalling the Power Pressure Cooker XL

We explain what it would it take for the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to recall the Power Pressure Cooker XL. Instead of waiting, many consumers are filing lawsuits.

/ January 27, 2017