Saturday, July 4, 2020

No Denying It, Climate Change Is Happening Now

The level of denial is simply appalling. It appears increasingly unlikely that humanity will prove capable of confronting and addressing the self-destructive climate-change catastrophe that it has created.

An ‘Extremist’ in the United States

“When conventional politics has failed to deal with pressing problems, we have no choice but to think beyond the conventions, sometimes in ways that may seem extreme.”

2016: The Year of the Know-Nothings?

There's always a deep pool of intolerance and bigotry below the surface of a society. The societies that incubate the terrorists we fear most are no exception.

Coke’s PR Scam Explodes

The jig is up for the sugar-water purveyor’s bogus obesity study group.

#BlackLivesMatter MN At Mall Of America, Transit & Airport

Black Lives Matter Minnesota raised its voice in multiple locations December 23rd, disrupting shopping, the metro system and the airport to protest the November killing of Jamar Clark, a black man by Minneapolis police.

Kentucky Governor Lowers Minimum Wage, Strips Voting Rights

Newly elected Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has issued five executive orders, the majority of which reverse progressive changes made by former Governor Beshear

“Say Their Names”–Abused Women of Color Seek Justice Across North America

More than 1,200 indigenous women were either murdered or went missing in Canada from 1980 to 2012.

New Report Criticizes Police Investigation of Unarmed Teen’s Death

The Pasadena Police Department and two of their officers are being criticized not only for their actions that led to the fatal shooting of Kendrec McDade but for their lack of transparency and accountability.

Dedicated Trump Supporter Arrested For Building Bombs to Kill Muslims

William Celli has been arrested after police found and deactivated a homemade bomb in his home.

Of Rotten Apples and Rotten Systems

Shkreli may be a rotten apple, but hedge funds and the pharmaceutical industry are two rotten systems that are costing Americans a bundle.