Wednesday, September 18, 2019

685,000+ send comments in support of Bears Ears National Monument

“The people have spoken – more than half a million strong – and 99 percent expect these magnificent lands to be held in the public trust for future generations.”
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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."

2018 was a year of deadly climate disasters and an ‘ear splitting wake-up call’

“The evidence, if we needed any more, continues to stack up."

An acid test for the self-righteous right

The fate of a suspected pedophile Senate nominee is now an acid test of Republican morality.

The Greek People Have Voted ‘No!’ to Austerity and Economic Blackmail

Greece has suffered seven years of austerity, but something big happened recently—the Greek people voted by a landslide against European austerity. But why did the corporate media barely report on this historic vote?

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.

Anti-Empire Report #156: Shakespeare said it best

The Russian-interference indictment is predicated, apparently, on the idea that the United States is a backward, Third-World, Banana Republic, easily manipulated.
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The real reason for impeachment

This may not be the political thing to do. But in order to safeguard our democracy, it is the right thing to do.

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.

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

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