Monday, May 17, 2021

Commandos without borders

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

China’s Tiger Farms Make Poaching Worse

Tiger farming stimulates the demand for tiger products, which stimulates the poaching of wild tigers for superior products.

$90 Billion Whistleblower Suit Filed Against Four of the Nation’s Largest Chemical Companies

“BASF Corporation, Bayer Material Science LLC, Dow Chemical Company and Huntsman International LLC have been named in a False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit brought by New York law firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP on behalf of the U.S. government.”

Trees Cut as Maple Syrup Farmers Lose Eminent Domain Battle Over Constitution Pipeline

The Constitution Pipeline company arrived on the property with assault rifle-bearing federal marshals. They cut down the trees.

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.

Scientists Even More Certain Humans Are Responsible for Global Warming

2015 was the hottest year on record. According to scientists, humans are responsible for the continuously warming Earth.

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.

The Stock Market Is Getting Harder to Rig

The U.S. economy is in sad shape. Yet, corporate media tries to explain the recent stock market decline, which erased $2.1 trillion in the market value of stocks and in the pockets of Americans’ retirement savings, so logically.

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?

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.