Saturday, January 18, 2020

Bernie Sanders Challenges Hillary Clinton’s Stance on Climate Change and Fracking

Bernie Sanders is currently the only presidential candidate that opposes fracking. Now his new ad campaign is challenging his opponents' conflicting viewpoints.

Trayvon Martin Was Killed 4 Years Ago. Here’s What Our Next President Said About...

"It's terrible, what happened. Seventeen years old, and now there are all sorts of stories that don't sound right."

Whistleblowers Challenge Candidates: Stand Against Wall Street Fraud

A new organization, Bank Whistleblowers United, calls on candidates to not take contributions from financial companies that have engaged in fraud and to commit to a set of actions that will "restore the rule of law" on Wall Street.

Can You Sell Marijuana Pipes to Help Fund Bernie Sanders?

Campaign finance experts clear the smoke on the legality of the new grassroots movement.

Does Mitch McConnell Really Give a Damn About the Supreme Court?

Ideology has never been as important to the Senate majority leader as power.

Infographic: The Surprising Ways You Consume Oil Every Day

Less than half the oil we consume is used for gasoline. Petroleum also goes into a bunch of everyday products. Some useful, and many we could live without.

Trade Rules Trump Climate Action: U.S. Blocks India’s Ambitious Solar Plans

India has been told that it cannot go ahead as planned with its ambitious plan for a huge expansion of its renewable energy sector,...

New FDA Commissioner Has Ties to Big Pharma

Robert Califf has close ties to the pharmaceutical industry, so how can he be impartial in role as the new commissioner of the FDA?

Trade Policy Clouds Obama’s Climate Legacy

Despite President Obama’s urgent warnings in Alaska that climate change could “condemn our children to a planet beyond their capacity to repair,” he seems to have curbed his climate ambition.