British voters are terrified of US companies privatizing the NHS. They should be | Astra Taylor

The US healthcare machine raked in $100bn last year – and CEOs are salivating at the money they could extract from British patientsAs has been widely reported, if the Conservatives win the British election, a potential trade deal with the United States…

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There’s a simple way to protect the NHS from US trade negotiators | Emily Jones

Pass a law stating the health service is not on the table – this would allow UK negotiators to declare the whole area off limitsNo wonder there is alarm when we hear the NHS is on the negotiating table in UK-US talks. In the US, citizens struggle to af…

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UK supermarkets ‘not transparent enough’ about pesticide use

Information not routinely displayed on labels of food and gardening items, report findsMany UK supermarkets are not being transparent with shoppers about the use of potentially harmful pesticides in their global supply chains, according to a report.In …

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Goldman Sachs offers would-be parents on staff $20,000 to buy eggs

Investment bank to cover costs for staff of extracting eggs or purchasing donated eggs Goldman Sachs is offering prospective parents on its staff up to $20,000 (£15,500) to cover the costs of extracting eggs or purchasing donated eggs as part of its la…

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US-style healthcare would be a disaster for our NHS patients – so don’t vote for it | Ameen Kamlana

This election will decide the matter: do we in Britain still want a socialised system, or one that puts a price on good health?As a GP working in London, it is not uncommon for me to hear people say they can’t afford prescription charges, or that they …

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My rich town was poisoned by a corporation. Even the 1% isn’t safe from pollution | Chantal Panozzo

Environmental and political leaders in the US have decided the environment is worth compromising for private profitMy son took his first breath in a place I never imagined would be potentially harmful for his health: Hinsdale, Illinois.Hinsdale is list…

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