Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Hundreds of youth activists sit at the DNC headquarters demanding 2020 debate on climate...

Hundreds of youth activists held a sit-in at the DNC headquarters yesterday demanding a climate change presidential debate be a top priority.

EPA creates loophole for toxic air pollution

“EPA’s action is dangerous and shameful.”

For-profit company makes $750 per day, per immigrant child yet maintains deplorable conditions

For $750 a day a child could stay in a suite at Trump's Washington hotel.

Will the U.S. launch yet another unnecessary, unjustifiable war in the Middle East?

The definition of insanity: doing the same things over again and expecting a different result. Want a really good example of this...

Progressive legislation would tax Wall Street to pay for free college and eliminate student...

"We bailed out Wall Street in 2008. It's time to tax Wall Street's greed to help the American people."

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For-profit company makes $750 per day, per immigrant child yet maintains deplorable conditions

For $750 a day a child could stay in a suite at Trump's Washington hotel.

EPA approves the use of bee-killing pesticide on millions of acres

Trump’s EPA gave the okay to the ‘emergency’ use of sulfoxaflor, the bee-killing pesticide, on 13.9 million acres across 11 states. 

Bureau of Land Mg’t gives Big Oil permits to drill Chaco Canyon, ignores courts

This ancestral Indigenous land is now a checkerboard of state, federal, private, and Indigenous land.

Former shale gas CEO says fracking revolution has been ‘a disaster’ for drillers, investors

Steve Schlotterbeck, who led drilling company EQT as it expanded to become the nation’s largest producer of natural gas in 2017, arrived at a petrochemical industry conference...

Supreme Court rules against government transparency in contracts with private businesses

Reversing decades of precedent, highest court allows private corporations to block release of government information.

ACTIVISM

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

TIMELINE

"Naturally the common people don't want war: Neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But, after all, IT IS THE LEADERS of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship,...
Trump’s EPA gave the okay to the ‘emergency’ use of sulfoxaflor, the bee-killing pesticide, on 13.9 million acres across 11 states.  Back in 2015, beekeepers sued to suspend the use of sulfoxaflor and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the EPA’s usage of this harmful pesticide saying there had not been enough studies...