Opinion: Beyond Meat And Impossible Burgers - Why Our Diets Are Going In Different Directions.
Beyond. Impossible. Two organisations that have come up with plant-based meat substitutes. There even is an altruistic marketing front about consuming plant-based meat substitutes, too.Read full story
Opinion: There Lies Some Incel Undertones In The Statement That "Nobody Wants To Work Anymore".
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused much upheaval in the labor markets, that is for sure. According to the Harvard Business Review:. In 2021, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 47 million Americans voluntarily quit their jobs — an unprecedented mass exit from the workforce, spurred on by Covid-19, that is now widely being called the Great Resignation. Worker shortages are apparent everywhere: Gas stations and dentists offices alike have reduced their hours of operation because they can’t find new employees to replace those who have quit. The Great Resignation, we’re told, has upended the relationship between workers and the labor market.Read full story
Opinion: There Lies A Significant Capitalist Influence In The Way That We Regulate Our Health.
Our health is influenced by what is best for business — there’s no doubt about it. We know, for instance, that an excessive consumption of sugar is bad for our health, but yet processed foods are continuously being advertised and shoved into our faces.Read full story
The ThedaCare Vs Ascension Saga: Where Employees Tend To Lose Big Time.
It's interesting to see lawsuits unfurling in Appleton, Wisconsin for reasons such as preventing employees from resigning. As it is in the case of ThedaCare, which alleges that a majority of its 11-member strong interventional radiology and cardiovascular team were packing up and leaving for their rivals at Ascension. So much so that a court injunction has been filed to stop those people from starting work at Ascension on Monday. That injuction would potentially halt the movement of these staff members for 90 days.Read full story
Understanding The Politics Of Corn Farming In Illinois And Its Impact On Human Health
Corn is an ubiquitous crop that is described to be a "lucrative and heavily-subsidized" crop. One can see large swathes of farmland containing corn crops as they drive through the sparsely populated rural areas of Midwestern USA, which I saw as I traversed the I-57 between Chicago and Champaign, IL.Read full story
The Amazon Tragedy In Edwardsville Reflects How Much The Value Of A Person's Life Is Dependent On Their Social Standing.
The Amazon juggernaut is known for many things, but protecting the rights of the worker is not one of them. In fact, this latest saga already involves Amazon not protecting the lives of their workers appropriately.Read full story
The Kellogg’s Fiasco Shows How Strikes Can Be Oddly Beneficial For Human Health.
Again, what is best for business may not necessarily be what is best for human health. The whole story of the Kellogg’s fiasco started way back on October 5, 2021 as 1400 workers across four Kellogg’s cereal processing plants acrossthe USA went on strike to dispute how they were being compensated — backed by their unions, of course.Read full story
Thou Shalt Not Dine Out In NYC When Thou Art Unvaccinated.
Is there a power play apparent to get everyone vaccinated?. Ah, New York City. One of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. It's going to be harder to dine out in New York City, as mandated by Mayor Bill de Blasio:Read full story
Why Employees Are Turning More To Side Hustles And "Be Your Own Boss" These Days.
We don’t really want our bosses to go to space, do we? We’d rather be the ones who had the opportunity to go to space!. the belief that anyone, regardless of where they were born or what class they were born into, can attain their own version of success in a society in which upward mobility is possible for everyone. The American dream is believed to be achieved through sacrifice, risk-taking, and hard work, rather than by chance.Read full story
When It's Summertime, Houston, The Grills Come Out To Play...
It's not good to have too much charred foods, because they can be cancerous, apparently. But what really causes them to turn cancerous? The answer is found in our liver. One popular summertime activity that many Americans do indulge in is the backyard BBQ. As it is said in the Houston Chronicle,Read full story
Phoenix, We Have A Drug Problem...
We get that feel-good rush of dopamine. And it can be too irresistible for us to manage. Data from the American Addiction Centers show that Phoenix, AZ is one of the top users of addictive drugs such as cocaine and methamphetamines.Read full story
3 Pieces Of Financial Advice I Wish I’d Learnt Earlier
It is even more so the case now that the balance of the money flow is severely skewed. While many people are left out of jobs these days because of the COVID-19 pandemic... other people have profited immensely. Just ask the vaccine manufacturers. There were NINE newly minted billionaires - all linked to the manufacturing of the COVID-19 vaccine.Read full story
Chronic Stress And Its Effect On Neurodegenerative Disorders
The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting many people hard. It is a source of financial stress to people who have lost their jobs. The lockdowns that many cities and countries experienced have also hit people hard in terms of psychological stress and anxiety..Read full story
COVID Binge Drinking Ain't Gonna Solve No Problem
It's just going to make things worse. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit people across many different countries hard. Jobs have been lost. People spiral into depression. Some turn to binge drinking to drown their sorrows and numb their pain.Read full story
Uber's Long Wait Times Are A Result Of Them Shooting Themselves In The Feet... Many Times Over.
Now that the lockdowns have ended and people are going out again, why isn't it that the supply of rides is meeting the demand for rides?. Now that people are able to go out and have fun again...Read full story