Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Portugal Sets Record, Runs on Renewables for 107-Hours Straight

Other countries have made recent strides—although not as substantial.

Indiana Officials are Trying to Block Almost 45,000 Black Citizens from Voting

Police raided the largest voter registration drive in the state with the lowest voter turnout in the country.

The lawsuit that could save the planet

With Donald Trump proposing to undo nearly all of President Obama's climate legacy, hope for a safe climate future may rest in the hands of the courts.

‘I don’t believe it’s too extreme:’ Republicans hope to pass near-total abortion ban in...

Lawmakers have clearly stated that their goal is to get the topic in front of the Supreme Court, currently boasting a conservative majority, to legally overturn Roe V. Wade and outlaw abortion altogether.

The Digital Dog Ate Our Civil-Liberties Homework: ‘It’s Just the Way It Is’

The surveillance state is a failure and suppressor of democracy and should not be the default setting of digital technology. It's time we get back to a democratic system, which is to be master.

The empire comes home

Counterinsurgency, policing, and the militarization of America’s cities.

Barr is just another word for obstruction

We on the Portland Peace Team were invited out the other day to provide some nonviolent public safety for the local demonstration...

Trump sued over Keystone XL pipeline

"We cannot stand by and allow oil and gas companies to ruin our climate and pollute our land, water and sacred cultural sites."

Republicans Call Everyone But Governor Snyder for Congressional Hearing on Flint Water Crisis

It is unknown who will be called to testify at the hearing, or why the Governor of the State, whose administration and appointees were responsible for the decisions that led to the public being forced to drink and bathe in contaminated water for so long, isn’t being called to the hearing.

We Already Know How to Reduce Police Racism and Violence

Recent research has shown cities what works. For starters, hire more female police officers.