This really stinks.
These guys don’t care how much anyone suffers if they can keep profiting.
via Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Father Made a Fortune Representing the Fragrance Industry
“According to an article published by the New York Times on July 14, 2018, Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s father, Edward Kavanaugh, “was paid $13 million, including his retirement package, in 2005, his last year at the Cosmetics, Toiletry and Fragrance Association,” an organization of which he became president in 1972. His yearly salary at the point of his retirement was $5 million. ” …
We’re telling the truth… they implied!
These days, there are some who will stop at nothing to protect and increase their profits, no matter what the consequences. I’m grateful to the others who are sharing some wisdom on what is going on and how to spot the red flags.
First off, in this TEDx talk, veteran investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson shows how astroturf, or fake grassroots movements funded by political, corporate, or other special interests very effectively manipulate and distort media messages.
I’ve noticed so many of those tactics used. Have you?
Next, the new film Merchants of Doubt from Robert Kenner and Kim Roberts, inspired by the book of the same name by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway, is “a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin”.
How do you decide who is trustworthy and who is not?
Posted in Education
Tagged astroturf, Chemicals, climate change, deception, denial, documentary, doubt, EHS, manipulation, MCS, MCS/ES, misinformation, pharmaceuticals, politics, polluting for profit, public health, reality check, scepticism, science, smoking, tobacco science, trust, video
How Can We Lay Them to Rest?
Why aren’t we being protected from pollution, radiation and junk or GMO foods?
Why is there still a “controversy” mentioned in any mainstream media article about MCS/ES?
Why are corporations getting their way so often despite causing harm?
Here are more articles that add to what I shared in Are There Any Doubts?
Many thanks to Colin Woodard and The Portland Press Herald for this enlightening series:
By Colin Woodard
THE SERIES DAY TO DAY
SUNDAY: For two years, public servant Patricia Aho has overseen Maine’s environmental protection. But whom does she really serve? Our seven-month investigation points to her former corporate clients.
MONDAY: Led by a former chemical industry lobbyist, the Maine DEP has stalled efforts to regulate substances that are potentially harmful to children and to the development of unborn fetuses.
TUESDAY: So-called “product stewardship” regulations – even recycling efforts with industry and bipartisan support – find staunch resistance at the Maine DEP, where a former corporate lobbyist has taken the helm.
Posted in Chemicals, Child Health, Environment, Environmental Health, Policy, Public Health
Tagged atrazine, change, flame retardants, henhouse, industry government ties, MCS, MCS/ES, politics, science, WHO