Saturday, April 1, 2023

Ambika Verma, Tiffany Cacy and Ernie Powell

Ambika Verma is a recent alum from the University of California Los Angeles. She is currently working on MSF's Access to Medicine campaign during her gap year before matriculating at Yale University later this year to pursue her Masters in Public Health (MPH). Tiffany Cacy is a student at the University of California Los Angeles, studying Physiological Science and Global Health. She serves as the Internal Relations Executive of UCLA’s Universities Allied for Essential Medicines chapter. Ernie Powell is Senior Advisor on Grassroots Organizing at Social Security Works. Ernie’s focus for over 40 years has been on public policy issues impacting older Americans. He is a nationally recognized expert on grassroots organizing and campaigns. He is 72 years old and resides in Los Angeles, CA.


Western monarch butterfly population reaches its highest number since 2000

“It is difficult to watch monarch butterflies and their extraordinary migration teeter on the edge of collapse, but there are signs of hope.”

Covering (up) antiwar protest in US media

The national press is a no show.

US auctions giant stretch of Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling

Coming on the heels of the Willow decision, this certainly feels like another step backwards in the fight against climate change, which this administration has said is an existential threat.”

California passes law to fine oil companies over price gouging

The new law prohibiting fuel price gouging will go into effect June 26.

To hell and back

It is time to set in motion policies that would uplift veterans instead of pouring yet more staggering sums into a military that’s only sent so many of us to hell and back in this century?