Monday, July 22, 2019

Money talks, big time

Polls show that an overwhelming majority of Americans support stricter laws to prevent wealth from hijacking politics and want the Citizens United ruling overturned.

Controversial Keystone XL pipeline gets green light from Trump

"The #KeystoneXL tar sands pipeline was a bad idea from Day One and it remains a terrible idea today."

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?

In defense of being maladjusted

“I never intend to adjust myself to the evils of segregation and the crippling effects of discrimination. I never intend to adjust...

Former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler confirmed as EPA chief

Although Scott Pruitt worked along the same agenda, continuing "Pruitt's toxic legacy", Wheeler has proved to be a "much smarter" threat to the environment and public health.

National emergency? Here are the real emergencies an outraged nation tells President Trump

"Gun violence. Climate change. The fact that 40% of Americans don’t have $400 in savings. These are national emergencies. Do you know what's not? Trump’s manufactured border crisis."

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."

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.”

Grassroots progressives launch campaign to oust corporate Democrat who votes with Trump 70% of...

"Progressives have an opportunity to strategically primary the most vile Democrats in their ranks, and Henry Cuellar should top the list."

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."