Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
Health insurance companies in the UK, US and Canada own almost US $4.5 billion worth tobacco stocks, a recent study published in the New
England Journal of Medicine revealed. But smokers are handed the short end of the bargain. The companies usually charge a higher premium
from smokers for insurance cover or completely exclude them from coverage.
The US study said Sun Life, which offers life, health, disability and long-term care insurance in Canada, owns over US $1 billion in tobacco
stocks. Prudential company in the UK has a total of US $1.38 billion in tobacco stocks. These countries are considering further privatization of
health insurance. Harvard University researchers said this is just a reminder of the fact that the true priority of the insurance industry is profit, not