The unstoppable Amelia Hill
Long-time Planet Thrive member and survivor of severe environmental illness and myalgic encephalomyelitis, Amelia Hill flies the flag for invisible illness.
Walkathon Across America for Environmental Illness
The Jennifer Parker Foundation has just announced plans to hold a Walkathon Across America for MCS/Environmental Illness in May 2013. They are currently seeking Team Captains to help recruit walkers.
PG&E proposes opt-out plan that includes keeping analog meters
California's electric utility PG&E offered a new proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission which would allow customers to keep their current analog meters.
Smart meters in Sweden: Accommodating people with EHS
FEB, the Swedish organization for people with electromagnetic hypersensitivity, has worked with the major electric utilities in Sweden over the past several years to obtain accommodations for its members.
Summary of MCS meeting on May 13 at WHO headquarters in Geneva
A group of Spanish doctors discuss including chemical and electrical sensitivities in the WHO International Classification of Diseases (ICD), to help patients get legal recognition for their illness.
Our neighbors agreed to turn off their wireless networks
by Ann and Torkel Atterbom (translated from Swedish) | We finally discovered the reason for the months of constant headaches and sleep problems.
MCS activism: How to be represented in an unsafe place
How can chemically and electrically sensitive people do public activism work when the spaces they need to enter are not accessible? E.I. Jane to the rescue!
Homegrown activism for MCS Awareness Month
Planet Thrive member Susi Lippuner shares an educational brochure about non-toxic living with her community in honor of Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Month this May.
Feisty lyme sisters helping each other out
This is what real grassroots activism is about, folks. This is how to raise awareness for an illness, help a patient in a very practical way, and most importantly, to show a friend how much they are loved and cherished.
Peggy Munson’s new campaign to eradicate XMRV
Just launched: The EXIT Project (Eradicate XMRV Infection Today), is a broad-based group of individuals who do ACT-UP style actions to raise awareness about ME/CFS/XMRV.
The best offense is a good offense: what we need to learn from AIDS
by Peggy Munson | ...ME/CFS patients have tended to get sucked into what domestic violence activists call the “cycle of violence,” believing the bullies’ lies that they will change...
MCS book to become a radio series in the near future
Two professional actors have been hired. A moderator has also been hired to coordinate the recordings. The whole book has been set to music and accompanied by background music.
How to Be Politically Active When You’re Disabled, Poor and Pissed Off
For those of us challenged with chemical injury, it's become painfully clear: our water, ground, and air space have been completely polluted by a mix of ignorance, greed and lack of foresight.