Thursday, December 12, 2019

Time is Money: Building Local Solidarity Through Time Banking

Time Banking is easy to understand in terms of the way we already work and, with a little enthusiasm, these programs are relatively uncomplicated to set up and manage.
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Top Climate Expert: Crisis is Worse Than We Think & Scientists Are Self-Censoring to...

The climate crisis is more severe than even many scientists have acknowledged. Climate expert Kevin Anderson says many scientists are self-censoring their work to downplay the severity of the climate crisis.

Roof, Dear and Tashfeen Malik: The Double Standard for ‘Self-Radicalized Lone-Wolf Terrorists’

Is a vague organizational affiliation more important in determining whether a killing is terrorism or is the character of the target more important?
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Activists Dragged Out of Climate Expo for Protesting Corporate Influence over COP21 Negotiations

On Friday, climate activists gathered at the Grand Palais in Paris protesting the COP21 "Solutions" exhibition, where businesses were pushing for corporate and privatized responses to climate change. Several protesters were evicted from the premises by the large security presence at the event.

Pink Ribbons and Corporate PR Won’t Cure Breast Cancer

These women want solutions for breast cancer, not pinkwashed corporate sales events.

Candidates for 2015’s “Hypocrite of the Year”

There are so many candidates. But the people included here stand out in their various areas of nefarious behavior: warmaking, tax avoidance, consumer gouging, environmental destruction, and criminal arrogance.

How the NRA Is Harming American Security: Mass Shootings as Serial Terrorism

What must not be lost sight of is that the San Bernardino shooters had legally bought assault rifles, and it was the assault rifles that allowed them to commit this carnage.

Bernie Sanders Calls For Resignations of Officials Who Covered Up Teen’s Death

Bernie Sanders believes the investigation into the death of Laquan McDonald should extend pass the Chicago Police Department - to all elected officials that may have had a hand in covering up the details of his death.
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State of Emergency in France: 2,200 Police Raids, 3 Closed Mosques, Hundreds of Muslims...

Under the state of emergency, French police can raid any home without judicial oversight. The vast majority of those targeted in the raids have been Muslim. Watch the interview with Yasser Louati, spokesperson and head of the International Relations Desk for the Collective Against Islamophobia in France.

San Bernardino Shooting was the 351st Mass Shooting this Year

There have been more mass shootings in the United States than days this year. When will real changes be made to stop the violence?