Sunday, July 21, 2019

Trickle down, wealth tax, and war

The central advantage to a wealth tax is that it spreads the power to spend wealth throughout the society and thereby can better the society if done in an appropriate way.

Scotland generates enough wind energy to power itself twice

“These are amazing figures, Scotland’s wind energy revolution is clearly continuing to power ahead.”

Until emissions drop, nothing has been accomplished: The climate resistance handbook is here.

A new guide to activism aims to inform and inspire a new generation of global climate campaigners.

America’s big bet on selling fracked gas to China and the world

A lot of evidence points to these being bad bets — just like coal.

EPA will not ban chlorpyrifos

President Trump’s EPA responded yesterday to a petition from public health and environmental groups who had pushed for a ban on the...

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Trickle down, wealth tax, and war

The central advantage to a wealth tax is that it spreads the power to spend wealth throughout the society and thereby can better the society if done in an appropriate way.

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

The taint on Trump

What has our country become? A country that accepts rapists as their leaders?

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

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Pledge to fight for mental health rights and make it easier for Americans to keep their mental health in check. 

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"A $15 minimum wage would raise wages for 39 million people and lift millions of Americans out of poverty. Why is McConnell afraid to let us vote on it?”
“These are amazing figures, Scotland’s wind energy revolution is clearly continuing to power ahead.”