Addiction: Are Federal and State Agencies and Institutions Part of the Problem? Analysis of Substance Use Treatment Providers Licensed in the State of Florida.

Opioid addiction is categorized as an epidemic by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (A.S.A.M.)1 and the CDC.2 The numbers are such that most of us are directly affected or know somebody in our inner circle dealing with the disease. In 2015 the CDC estimated that “91 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose,”2 a number that adds up to 2,730 people a month and 33,215 a year.

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Fracking Our Farmlands

Reports of poisoned drinking water, polluted air, animal deaths, as well as industrial disasters and explosions—all the result of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking—are termed “fraccidents” by the group Earth Justice. “The dangers of fracking to the food supply are not something that’s been investigated very much. ” And, “For sustainable agriculture, fracking is a disaster.”

Dairy Industry Vs. Plant-Based Alternatives: A Review of Current Trends and Economic Implications

Consumers are visibly and increasingly shifting to plant-based alternatives; failing to recognize and implement the necessary measures to align our production to the demand can potentially cost taxpayers substantial amounts of money given the core value of the agricultural system within our economy and its interconnected nature with rural development and affordable access to food.

USA’s First Animal Rights Political Party Registers First 40 Voters

The Humane Party—which is the nation’s first and currently only political party committed to animal rights—began registering voters yesterday in … More

Excerpt: The “Perfect-Voting-Record” Fallacy

Since the perfect-voting-record (or “PVR”) fallacy is becoming almost ubiquitous, the following excerpt from an article that first appeared on … More

Editorial: Concerned Carnivore Questions Activists

________________ Reader Dear Humane Herald, What [animal rights activists] are doing is worthy of praise; I am often disturbed by … More

Earth Day 2011: America’s “Greenest” Political Party Turns Two Years Old

The only political party in the U.S.A. committed to taking on the nation’s #1 polluter—meat, fur, and the other killing-based … More

Editorial: Letters to a Young Vegan

Reader Can [you] please [email] me with any recommendations you might have for someone like me interested in at least … More