Friday, October 19, 2018

Big oil cheers Trump’s ‘new NAFTA’ but Mexico could complicate things

Mexico’s recently elected president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has yet to comment on the USMCA's energy-related provisions.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, October 12

Law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice, Chinese intel officer arrested and charged with economic espionage, Enbridge Pipeline explosion forces First Nations community to flee, and more.

Trump and the end of antitrust

America used to have antitrust laws that permanently stopped corporations from monopolizing markets, and often broke up the biggest culprits.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, October 11

Bernie slams Trump’s Op-Ed and calls him a liar, Republican official caught purging tens of thousands of black voters, Monsanto seeks to undo $289M Roundup verdict, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, October 10

Judge throws out felony charges against climate deniers, the top immigrant-friendly cities in the United States, Nikki Haley resigns as UN ambassador, and more.

Dutch court of appeals upheld aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reduction, puts government on notice

"The court of appeal's decision puts all governments on notice. They must act now, or they will be held to account."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, October 4

#MeToo unites against Kavanaugh, more proof Trump EPA 'working for coal millionaires', Sanders introduces bill to break up nation's largest Wall Street banks, and more.

Gandhi’s despair and the struggle for truth and love

So as humans are beckoned to extinction within the next few years, Gandhi would remind us that ‘The future depends on what we do in the present.’

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, October 2

Amazon adopts $15 minimum wage, California bans animal-tested cosmetics and becomes first state to require women on corporate boards, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, September 27

The 7 senators who will decide Kavanaugh’s fate, more police violence, a declaration from the third Kavanaugh accuser, and more.