Monday, November 18, 2019

Student protesters are walking a tightrope in Hong Kong

The whole world is watching Hong Kong.

Philadelphia domestic workers win a new bill of rights

"I deserve to be respected at my workplace - which is others' home - and to receive the same rights and protections that other workers receive."

While warning of Nazi-like fascism and corporate crimes, Pope Francis proposes adding ‘ecological sin’...

In remarks at the Vatican, the leader of the Catholic Church condemned "the large-scale delinquency of corporations."

Oil spill prevention law helps contain leak at Shell Puget Sound Refinery

"No oil in the water is acceptable for any of us who do this kind of work."

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.

ACTIVISM

Sign the petition and help us tell Congress to consider the Stop Wall Street Looting Act as the first step towards halting these abusive practices.

TIMELINE

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.
The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.