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Monday, March 27, 2017
 
Tags Public lands

Topic: public lands

15 lawmakers plotting to privatize America’s public lands

With the West already losing to development one football field's worth of natural areas every two and a half minutes, these shared lands are more important than ever.

After protests, Republicans pull bill that would privatize public lands

Unfortunately we can’t take a lot of time to celebrate the victory, as Rep. Chaffetz has other plans for legislation that affects public lands.

Republicans move to sell off 3.3 million acres of public land

A bill introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz last week proposes to sell 3.3 million acres of federal land in 10 different states.

House quietly shifts federal policy making it easier to sell off...

"Public lands are worth far more than any short-term profits that these corporations will get."

5 Endangered Species Dependent on Public Lands for Survival

These are only five of the thousands of threatened and endangered species reliant on our nation's public lands.

‘Nail in the Coffin’: Obama to Halt New Coal Mining Leases...

"The only safe place for coal in the 21st century is deep underground—these reforms will help keep more of it there."

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State Department rewrites climate change web page

Secretary of State Tillerson has maintained that he believes climate science is "not conclusive" so the changes aren't altogether surprising.

Gorsuch shouldn’t be confirmed until we know the person who picked him is cleared...

Neil Gorsuch shouldn’t be confirmed until Trump comes clean.

The real figure for military spending by the US is 66.3% of the discretionary...

In case you were wondering how Europeans have health care, great trains and roads and great schools...

U.S. airstrikes killed 230 civilians in Mosul overnight

Over 130 civilians were killed in attack on a single building in western Mosul.

Historic win in Colorado fracking lawsuit

Martinez v. Colorado Oil and Gas is one of many related legal actions brought by youth in several states and countries.
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Chris Hedges explains the importance of ‘robust’ public broadcasting

Hedges elaborates on why airtime for these “dissident voices” is more crucial than ever before.

North Dakota oil spill vastly underestimated as Trump approves KXL

On Jan. 24, President Trump signed an executive order making it easier for both the Keystone XL and the DAPL to go forward.

One nation, under God, indivisible: what once was is no more

All sorts of divisions exist in this country; let’s begin with the fact that prejudice and hatred are still very much alive in our society.

Gibberish is the White House’s new normal

Trump has moved the sign system of modern capitalism toward a whole new capitalist art form – the free-floating name that describes nothing.

Great negotiator or discredited buffoon? Trump can’t be both.

In only two months, we can already confirm who this guy is and why he’s failing with such flair.