Friday, April 19, 2019

Three Days of Infamy

On Monday, December 8th, 1941 FDR stood before Congress and said "December 7th, 1941, a date that will live in infamy..." and...

Plastic pollution kills cetaceans: Pounds of plastic found in whales’ stomachs

"Hundreds of thousands of whales, dolphins, seals and turtles are killed by ocean plastic pollution every year, including single-use plastics and abandoned plastic gear from the fishing industry."

‘Tired of being unsupported and messed with,’ teachers stage a bold protest that scores...

“Teachers want to have fair ways for us to ensure the public education system continues to provide access to well-supported schools for all kids.”

What Norway’s big divestment decision means for fracking, tar sands and global oil exploration

It appears it’s just cutting its losses on money-losing endeavors like fracking in America, tar sands oil production in Canada, and frontier exploration by U.K. companies in Africa and South-East Asia.

This is how borrowing things from our neighbors strengthens society

Research shows that small talk and casual connections create happy communities and less-lonely individuals.

To clean up the planet, clean up Washington

Doing so will remove long standing barriers that have slowed and blunted climate action.
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Former Neo-Nazi: President Trump may be complicit in growing threat of white supremacy

"This is not an isolated incident. This is not a fringe problem. This is a transnational terrorist alliance."