Friday, August 23, 2019

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...

Lessons from Tennessee: Confront hate and win

Outnumbered by more than three to one and late for their own event, the White Lives Matter demonstrators left.

It’s looking like another failed coup attempt by the US and its puppet Guaidó...

Kudos to the people of Venezuela for standing up for their sovereignty.

Peru’s newest national park safeguards 2 million acres of Amazon Rainforest

The designation is intended to conserve the region's precious biodiversity and protect the sacred lands of the indigenous communities that live around Yaguas.

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.

Study: Children have better nutrition when they live near forests

The data show that forests aren't just correlated with improvements in people's diets. We show that forests cause these improvements."

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.

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.”

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."
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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.