Monday, February 24, 2020

Humanity’s survival on earth starts with having smaller families

A human rights-based approach to family planning will help reduce the ecological impact of population growth.

Trump’s new spy chief used to work for a foreign politician the US accused...

Richard Grenell did not disclose payments for advocacy work on behalf of a Moldovan politician whom the U.S. later accused of corruption. His own office’s policy says that could leave him vulnerable to blackmail.

Native American voters get boost in North Dakota

After a lengthy legal fight, state and tribal officials reach settlement over ID law

Protests continue across Canada in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders fighting fracked gas pipeline

Demonstrations over the past week have halted traffic in downtown Vancouver and shut down railways throughout the country.

‘Christian left’ is reviving in America, appalled by treatment of migrants

Religiously based moral outrage at Trump’s immigration policies seems to be spurring some long-overdue rethinking of what it means to be Christian in America.

Mapping EPA nominee Scott Pruitt’s many fossil fuel ties

The Senate confirmation hearing will be the only chance for our elected officials to ask Pruitt under oath to speak to the glaring conflicts of interest that he has developed.

Wake up you older Biden backers! He’s going after your (and your grandkids’) Social...

Why in hell would you be supporting a guy who over the past 40 years has repeatedly conspired with Republicans in various efforts to whack away or chip away at Social Security benefits?

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?

Down the memory hole

Living in Trump’s United States of Amnesia.
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‘I don’t see any protests:’ Trump cries ‘fake news’ as 75,000 march in London

Thousands took to the streets of London to protest Trump’s visit – a fact that Trump denied on Tuesday, calling the demonstrations “fake news.”