Saturday, July 20, 2019

Controversial Keystone XL pipeline gets green light from Trump

"The #KeystoneXL tar sands pipeline was a bad idea from Day One and it remains a terrible idea today."

30+ arrested as hundreds of animal rights activists descend on slaughterhouse, locking necks to...

Activists claim cruelty laws are unenforced and whistleblowers are prosecuted instead.

What’s next for the youth climate lawsuit

Despite continued court delays, confidence remains high among the young people suing the government for its support of fossil fuels.

New bill aims to reverse the GOP’s giveaway of ANWR lands to fossil fuel...

“This bill calls a halt to the Administration’s headlong rush to sell off this special wilderness to corporate polluters."

Plastic pollution: Could we have solved the problem nearly 50 years ago?

What if we’d listened to the researchers who first warned us about plastic pollution in the 1970s?

Looking back at 1919

many of the underlying attitudes and the tone of the immigration argument 100 years ago were strikingly similar to those that roil our society today.
Construction along the Keystone XL pipeline.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 11

Native American tribes sue Trump over Keystone XL. Japan aims to overthrow whaling ban, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, September 6

New study links air pollution to dementia, U.K. accuses Russian spies of implementing nerve agent attack, anonymous White House official publishes scathing NYT op-ed, and more.

Chinese Court Takes Historic Step Toward Advancing Same-Sex Marriage

A court decision regarding one man’s right to marry his partner could come down in the next six months.

In search of a Green New Foreign Policy

To save ourselves and reduce the United States’ harmful global footprint, we need new thinking, new institutions, and a fundamental reordering of priorities.