Monday, August 26, 2019

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."

Biological annihilation

To mitigate the crisis, to save life itself, would require not merely the replacement of carbon-dirty fossil fuels with renewable forms of energy, but a genuine reevaluation of modern life and its institutions.

Chemicals on our food: When “safe” may not really be safe

Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows; regulatory protections questioned.

Sanders goes to the people for climate solutions as corporate media ignores the climate...

"If we do not get our act together, I worry about the planet that we will be leaving... The grassroots of this country has got to stand up."
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Full Bernie Sanders speech on economic justice, healthcare, opposing Trump & ending the war...

Bernie Sanders in a keynote speech on healthcare, raising the minimum wage and his bipartisan resolution to end military support for the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led bombing of Yemen.

Trump says Republicans lost at midterms because people put on disguises to vote illegally

"If you buy a box of cereal - you have a voter ID."

BREAKING: 12 dead after mass shooting took place at a bar in California

The gunman, Ian David Long, who was a Marine Corps veteran, killed at least 12 people at the bar and country music hall in Thousand Oaks.

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."

Progressive Briefing for Friday, October 12

Law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice, Chinese intel officer arrested and charged with economic espionage, Enbridge Pipeline explosion forces First Nations community to flee, and more.

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.