Tag Archives: Shift

Defending Politics: Why democracy matters

Matthew Flinders & Matthew Taylor RSA Professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield, Matthew Flinders, argues for a shift from the bland and fatalistic ‘politics of pessimism’ that appears to dominate public life, towards a more buoyant and engaged … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Alaska railroads don’t need herbicides

Pamela Miller PANNA In Alaska, our railroad lines traverse hundreds of salmon streams and wetlands, drinking water sources, berry-picking areas, farms and neighborhoods. After more than 30 years of controlling vegetation without chemicals, the Alaska Railroad Corporation is now looking … Continue reading

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‘Forced to stand for 24 hours, suicide nets, toxin exposure and explosions’: Inside the Chinese factories making iPads for Apple

Mark Duell Daily Mail Working excessive overtime without a single day off during the week, living together in crowded dormitories and standing so long that their legs swell and they can hardly walk after a 24-hour shift. These are the … Continue reading

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Doctors Look Beyond The West For Their Own Health

Source: PR-Canada A majority of doctors and nurses are using complementary and alternative medicine to achieve wellness. One manufacturer of vitamins for boosting the immune system has taken the lead by providing two immune boosting supplements that combine the Western … Continue reading

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Night Shift Work May Raise Diabetes Risk

Source: Mercola One of the worst things you can do to disrupt your body clock is engage in regular night shift work. However, one-fifth of the work force endures a night shift at least occasionally, and research is now suggesting that … Continue reading

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