Thursday, May 23, 2019

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?

#NotInvisible: Groundbreaking legislation tackles epidemic of violence against Indigenous women

"Women are disappearing and dying in Indian country. We must act."

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."

How taxpayers covered a $1,000 liquor bill for Trump staffers (and more) at Trump’s...

A top-shelf, closed-door drinking session. $546-a-night hotel rooms. A special government credit card for Mar-a-Lago. Taxpayers foot the costs – and the president profits.

It’s looking like another failed coup attempt by the US and its puppet Guaidó...

Kudos to the people of Venezuela for standing up for their sovereignty.

A civilization in collapse, the dawn of a new order

The millions of people, young and old, who have been taking to the streets expressing their collective will have made their choice...

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.

Police in Minnesota are using private security firms to target anti-pipeline organizers

“It’s clear that Enbridge is doing everything they can to have a very highly skilled force of security and law enforcement at their fingertips to do what they can to stop any resistance to Line 3.”

15,000 Abandoned Uranium Mines Protested At DC EPA Headquarters

The groups addressed extreme water contamination, surface strip coal mining and power plants burning coal-laced with radioactive particles, radioactive waste from oil well drilling in the Bakken Oil Range, mill tailings, waste storage, and renewed mining threats to sacred places such as Mt. Taylor in New Mexico.
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Video: Bernie Sanders responds to Trump’s State of the Union

"I also want to talk to you about the major crises facing our country that, regrettably, Trump chose not to discuss."