Consumer Reports has come out with a new study about the dangers of eating seafood, especially tuna. They particularly speak to pregnant women and strongly advise them to avoid eating tuna all together. The report claims that seafood contains toxic metal, especially mercury, which causes brain damage and destroys the nervous system. What consumer reports didn’t say is that 80 percent of the seafood in the United States is imported from China, Vietnam, and Mexico. What once was known as a dietary healthy meal is now posing great danger to our children.
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Target is facing major struggles in sales this year. The retail firm Target has been struggling to boost U.S. traffic, regain shoppers’ trust after hackers stole millions of customers’ data last year; or so they say. The real issue here is that Americans don’t have money to spend at Target. With most of our jobs within the service industry making minimum wage, we barely make enough to put food on our table. Where have all of our good jobs gone?
Community Health Systems was hacked by hackers in China that used high-end sophisticated malware to launch attacks between April and June of this year. Hackers have obtained access to names, social security numbers, birthday, addresses and phone numbers.
The beginning of the school year has finally come. Some parents are content to receive some relief and not have their kids home all day anymore. Others are having a hard time making ends meet with all of the back to school shopping that needs to get done. During this time, let’s remember that the hundreds of thousands of dollars spent on school shopping go towards items not made in America. This just contributes to our trade deficit even more.
In a study carried out by Pew Charitable Trusts, it was discovered that, in 2012, China became the world leader in clean energy investment. The United States saw a decline in clean energy investments and technologies that same year. But think about it, how is China not going to grow and advance when all of our dollars are leaving our banks and going to China due to the massive trade deficit?