Wednesday, August 12, 2020

3 New Years Resolutions That Will End the World’s Dependency on Fossil Fuels

Renewable energy and alternative vehicles get cheaper the more of them we make and use. Oil and coal get more expensive the more of them we burn. So we can be confident that clean energy wins the affordability race.

Republican Candidates Defend Killing Civilians to Fight Terrorism — and so do Democrats

For a number of years now, prominent Democrats have also been advocating very dangerous ideas, with Democratic leaders also defending the large-scale killing of civilians in the name of "fighting terrorism."

Jeb Bush Says No Need For Federal Investigation In Tamir Rice Case

In response to news that police officers will not be charged in the killing of a 12-year old with a toy gun, Jeb Bush expressed faith that "the system worked."

L.A. Deputies Left Inmates Handcuffed to a Wall For Hours

After threatening an FBI agent and falsifying database information, eight L.A. deputies were convicted of obstructing a federal investigation into jail abuse and corruption.

The Illusion of Freedom

This deception will exist as long as we “stay in our place.” Once we call out power for what it is, once we resist, the chimera will vanish. The iron fist of history’s most sophisticated security and surveillance apparatus will assert itself with a terrifying fury.

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.