#MorningMonarchy: August 30, 2017


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Slashing prices, offensive festivals and nuclear Harvey + this day in history w/Lenin shot and our song of the day by Warm Digits on your Morning Monarchy for August 30, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Grocery Bonds Plunge As Amazon Slashes Whole Foods Prices
https://twitter.com/zerohedge/status/902253606866440192

A Report on the Huge Price Cuts Just Made By Amazon at Whole Foods
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/902379127944171520

Amazon Has Lowered Whole Foods Prices (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902772777886916608

NYC hikes price of pack of cigarettes to $13, highest in US
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/902376808829657089

New York hikes cigarette prices to 13 dollars per packet (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902773324509577217

Chicago-area soda tax may carry political price for backers
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/901653530569834498

First-ever water tax proposed to tackle unsafe drinking water in California
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/901655422758776832

Hershey Trust to sell 4.5 million shares of Hershey Co
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/900513784011395072

Food Importer that Profits from Venezuela’s Hunger Crisis Actually Owned by Maduro
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/900912305633972224

United States Navy in Vieques, Puerto Rico: Contamination and health effects
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Navy_in_Vieques,_Puerto_Rico#Contamination_and_health_effects

Resistance Grows in Puerto Rico over Dumping of Toxic Coal Ash
https://twitter.com/TheDealeyLama/status/899413877175308289

Puerto Rico: #Resistance to Coal-Fired Power Plant & Toxic Coal Ash Dumping Spreads Across Island (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902774105023414275

Sick Cows/Sick People – The #Grassfed Antidote
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902604307442237441

GM Moths Shown to Fail Ahead of New York State Release
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/900429578304241664

#PeakPortland: Organizers Cancel ‘Offensive’ #PortlandTacoFestival
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902605443368869888

#WestVirginia sees local food as the future
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902227468907560960

Yoga Mat Chemicals Cause Infertility?
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902227681256718336

Flame retardant harm: Chemicals in yoga mats might make women infertile, study shows (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902774755085963264

Men who go vegetarian more likely to have serious depression
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/900571673820143616

Harvey: Nuclear plant refusing to give updates
https://twitter.com/RadChick4Cast/status/902732165812768768

A Brief History of Texas Gulf Coast Hurricanes (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902779536399532032

#ThisDayInHistory: #August30 w/#Lenin shot by Social Revolutionaries’ Fanya Kaplan in 1931 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902941426685583360

+ #Highway61Revisited, #SweetheartOfTheRodeo, #DefinitelyMaybe
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902942156418990080

Flashback: Dutch royals caught revising Wikipedia (Aug. 30, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/dutch-royals-caught-revising-wikipedia/

+ #KittyWells, #RobertCrumb, Lars from @Rancid’s birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902943223408082944

#PumpUpThaVolume: Warm Digits – “Growth of Raindrops” (w/Sarah Cracknell) (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/902170421998403584