Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Mexico bans cigarette smoking in all public places

This concludes that the only legal place to smoke is in private residences, which makes Mexico's legislation the "world's strictest anti-tobacco laws."

‘This is a national emergency’: Dems push for assault weapons ban amid string of...

"Every time you vote for a lawmaker who opposes gun safety, you’re voting for policies that make it more likely your loved one will be slaughtered."

Solving the debt crisis the American way

When the old system finally breaks and we are primed for a new one, these are the principles that should guide us in its development.

A ‘down’ year for our deepest pockets?

Billionaire fortunes have shriveled a bit over the past year. Billionaire power hasn’t.

Young climate activists at Davos want fossil fuel execs to ‘cease and desist’ new...

“I just think it sends a message of where we’re headed right now, if we’re putting the heads of fossil fuel companies to lead climate negotiations.”

More than 70% of Democrats back government-run universal healthcare: poll

Across the political spectrum, 57% of respondents said they believe the government should ensure everyone in the U.S. has health coverage.

Old hack Donald lost the farm – but needs a firmer boot

After all, there's no fool’s paradise,/ Unless enough fools gulp bad advice.

Google’s stock climbed after it fired 12,000 employees—but what did they get out of...

The tech sector is laying off tens of thousands of workers, making it clear that economic growth is currently valued above all else.

America’s inequality problem in one statistic

If you work for a big corporation, your boss likely made more money on January 2 than you will this whole year.

Movement to stop Atlanta’s ‘Cop City’ calls for support after police kill forest defender

Atlanta activists are calling for an independent investigation and solidarity, after police killed an Indigenous land defender in a heavily-armed raid.