Friday, June 25, 2021

One Tribe’s ‘Long Walk’ Upstream for Environmental and Cultural Justice

Wisconsin's Menominee tap their forebears—and Native American cultural rebirth underway in North Dakota—on a walk to protect their river.

Life after Standing Rock

“The U.S. government is wiping out our most important cultural and spiritual areas. And as it erases our footprint from the world, it erases us as a people."

Old McPontiff Had a Farm

Who knew—Pope Francis has a farm. And on his farm he is providing a living model of a sustainable food system to the public. Just one more reason he is living up to his reputation as the “People’s Pope.”

The secret Republican plan to unravel Medicaid

Don’t be fooled. Spread the word.

Trump administration allocates millions of dollars from health programs to increase migrant shelter

"We cannot continue to spend taxpayer dollars on the President’s manufactured crisis at the border, which is government-sanctioned child abuse."

Army Corps claims they will not forcibly remove anyone from Standing Rock

The Army Corps is clarifying their statement, stating that they do not have plans to forcibly remove anyone, but that those that do stay are at risk of being ticketed or arrested.

Medicare for all: It’s a matter of life and death

Just 17 percent of people support the current Senate health care bill.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Worker's wages fall, Federal judge orders government to seek consent before medicating migrant children, Bernie Sanders thanks the Koch brothers, and more.

Bernie Sanders Questions Staggering Price of Cancer Drug

“Members of Congress can no longer allow the drug companies to charge our people the highest prices in the world. We have to make a stand.”

Reducing food waste can protect our health, as well as our planet’s

Reducing food waste can address two major problems facing humanity today: cost of food waste and the impact on the health of our people and our planet.