Saturday, August 24, 2019

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

How to counter Trump’s disastrous attack on our public lands

Fossil fuel leasing on public lands is worsening the climate crisis. But there's hope.

Ideas from hell: The far right’s weaponized conspiracy theories

Since the end of April, there have been three mass shootings that can be directly tied to white nationalism. The victims of...

Where’s the beef in NAFTA 2.0?

“MAGA,” blusters Donald Trump — Make America Great Again!  America’s ranching families, however, would like Trump to come off...

EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

Last week, Trump’s EPA had made the decision to reauthorize the use of deadly cyanide traps to kill the wild animals that...
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“Give us your rich”: Immigration reporter says trump admin is changing “wholesale” who gets...

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these,...

‘Slowbalization’: Is the slowing global economy a boon or bane?

A group of Italians started the Slow Food movement back in the 1980s. Stay away from fast-food restaurants, they urged: eat local,...

Who is tired?

Trump says everyone is tired of the word racism.  Trump actually claims to be "the least racist person in the...
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“River of Fire”: In new memoir, Sister Helen Prejean reflects on decades of fighting...

The Trump administration is moving ahead with plans to resume the death penalty after a more than 15-year moratorium. This week Attorney...