Thursday, August 13, 2020

TransCanada Files NAFTA Suit Demanding More Than $15 Billion for Keystone XL Rejection

TransCanada recently filed a lawsuit against the United States because of the U.S. rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.

2008 All Over Again

“Britain’s withdrawal from the eurozone will damage not only the international banking system, but hamper Washington’s aggressive policies toward Russia and the Ukraine.”

Looming Brexit Mayhem Will Expose Disruptive TrumpThink

So, brace for reams of critical Brexit analysis, implying the UK cut off its nose to spite its face. And let’s never forget Trump’s high-risk, gambling world is “winning take all.” That means “losers gets nothing.” Hardly a great model for parenting, let alone large-scale, global business planning or trade or health for complex, modern nation-states. Gambling for adults works when betting disposable dollars on transient sporting events when the results are instantly known. Will voters in November here not add false flummery about Brexit shortfalls as another crack-brain spoke in Trump’s broken-down political wheelhouse?

More Chobani Capitalism, Please

Take it from the Tweezerman: Turning employees into owners is great for business.

Bees Now Have Some Allies In Congress

“The bill, introduced Thursday by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), would increase funding and improve cooperation among federal agencies that are working on getting pollinator numbers back up.”

DARK Act Compromise Could Preempt Vermont’s GMO Label Law

Any bill on GMO labeling that would result in anything less than mandatory on-package labeling is unacceptable.

John Lewis Stands Up for Human Dignity Once Again

A sit-in by the civil-rights icon on the floor of the House of Representatives is a powerful statement against gun violence.

Brexit and the New Global Rebellion

The current order is unstable. The uprising has begun. But who will lead it?

There’s No More Denying It: Trump Is Openly Racist

The GOP candidate's brouhaha with a Mexican-American judge exposes him as a manic threat to anyone he dislikes.

From The Ashes Of Bernie Sanders’ Campaign Rises An Army Of Candidates

Meet the young progressives who have vowed to take Sanders' political revolution local.