Tuesday, May 17, 2022

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

Police chief arrested for selling meth

"DEA and our law enforcement partners will hold drug dealers accountable no matter who they are."

The height of folly: Safeboxes in the sky

Can’t our society find something better to do than give billionaires playpens over a quarter-mile up?

How media reports of ‘Clashes’ mislead Americans about Israeli-Palestinian violence

Accurate language in the reporting of Israeli-Palestinian violence is not only a concern for journalists’ credibility – it would also provide U.S. news consumers with a deeper understanding of the conditions on the ground and the deadly consequences.

Scientists grow plants in lunar soil for the first time

“Not only is it pleasing for us to have plants around us, especially as we venture to new destinations in space, but they could provide supplemental nutrition to our diets and enable future human exploration."

Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

Former deputy sentenced to prison for assaulting handcuffed inmate

A former Indiana deputy was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison.

Former DEA agent sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison

“Today’s sentencing reflects DEA’s commitment to hold accountable any DEA employee who abuses the trust of the American people by violating their oath as a federal law enforcement officer.”

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.

‘Poison for the people’—how an exiled activist is countering Russia’s propaganda machine

Environmental activist Evgeniya Chirikova once helped save a forest in Moscow. Now she’s trying to give voice to Russian activists and journalists resisting Putin’s regime.