Monday, February 24, 2020

Government could hold migrant families indefinitely in unlicensed detention centers under new plan

New Trump administration regulations would dismantle the landmark Flores agreement and allow authorities to release children only to a parent or legal guardian – even if those adult guardians are detained.

Liberals are criticizing the Korea Summit from the Right. Here’s why they have it...

With an end to the 68-year Korean War finally in sight, some U.S. “progressives” are pushing Trump to be more hardline – despite the fact that Koreans overwhelmingly want peace.

Commandos without borders

America’s elite troops partner with African forces but pursue U.S. aims.

Air pollution can cross the placenta, reach the fetus, in human pregnancies

"This is the most vulnerable period of life. All the organ systems are in development. For the protection of future generations, we have to reduce exposure."

Solutions Movement: How Worker-Owned Co-Ops Can Change the Way We Work

Worker-owned co-ops along with other innovations like Holacracy, which attempts to eliminate the top down management model in favor of self-management by workers, are slowly working their way into mainstream discourse in North America where austerity policies remain business as usual.

Billionaires made more money in 2017 than any other year in recorded history

Meanwhile, 18.5 million Americans live in extreme poverty and "5.3 million live in Third World conditions of absolute poverty."

Half of Puerto Rico still in darkness, with no light in sight

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently estimated complete power restoration by May, leaving 45 percent of the island’s 1.5 million electricity customers in the dark.

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."

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.

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.