Friday, February 23, 2024

The nuclear energy dilemma: Climate savior or existential threat?

Nuclear power has promise and peril, posing many challenging questions for environmentalists.

‘We did it!’ Workers in Maryland vote to form first US Apple store union

"This victory shows the growing demand for unions at Apple stores and different industries across our nation," said the head of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

Oxford vaccine professor: rich countries have a moral duty to share their COVID-19 shots

Usually, World Immunisation Week is a chance for those of us who research vaccines to reinforce the message about their importance in saving lives....

Sunsetting the War on Terror—or not

Yes, international terrorism and the threat of such groups persist, but the narrative of American policy as a response to 9/11 seems to have faded away.

Sanders and Fellow Senators Urge President to End Alaskan Oil Drilling

Bernie Sanders along with 11 fellow senators sent a letter to President Obama urging him to cease Shell’s oil drilling in the Arctic. Because they believe there to be "utter hypocrisy in the current policy."

Biden admin cancels oil, gas leases in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland authorized cancellation of the remaining leases.
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Smearing ceasefire protesters, Pelosi combines devotion to Israel with Cold-War mania

Bipartisan loyalty to Israel has been the political reflex, with few exceptions. But Pelosi is notably servile to Israel.

How Biden can do more Than just restore Trump’s environmental rollbacks

President-elect Joseph R. Biden has indicated that he’ll quickly roll back the rollbacks as soon as he’s inaugurated. Yet a reset is not enough.

Why Hate Speech by Presidential Candidates is Despicable

In suggesting that the staff of Planned Parenthood, Muslims, Black Lives Matter protesters, and Mexican immigrants are guilty of venal acts, these candidates are fanning the flames of hate.

Stephen King joins the outcry for sensible gun laws following tragic Maine mass shooting

Renowned author and Maine native Stephen King took to social media to express his frustration, igniting a conversation that goes beyond mere thoughts and prayers.