Tuesday, June 18, 2019

17 governors renew climate pledges on anniversary of Trump’s Paris Accord retreat

The governors of sixteen states and Puerto Rico that make up the U.S. Climate Alliance recommitted their pledges to the Paris agreement and announced a new wave of initiatives to accelerate and scale up climate action.

Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Assassinated

Former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov was assassinated in Moscow this weekend. Nemtsov, an economic reformer, opposed many of Putin’s decisions and ideas like so many other Russian journalists, authors, and activists recently killed.

20 Years in Prison for Miscarrying? The Case of Purvi Patel and the Criminalization...

Indiana has recently made some extremely controversial movements in history these past couple weeks. A recent decision, to imprison a woman for what she says was a miscarriage but what Indiana’s government believes was an attempt to end her pregnancy, has left many feeling disturbed.

‘The Donald Show’

Just who we would have wanted to enter the race for president recently made his announcement in a full showbiz extravaganza. Donald Trump, the self-promoting "hypester," is starting his run—let the lunacy begin!

Five Reasons the Left Should Embrace Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz is a potential gold mine for progressives. Like Sarah Palin, Cruz is like a gift that never stops giving. Here are five reasons the left should cheer on Cruz, not scoff at his mean-spirited regression and outdated absolutism.

“Vanguard of the Revolution”: New Film Chronicles Rise of Black Panthers & FBI’s War...

Today we are experiencing issues of police brutality and accountability, which has historically occurred 50 years ago as well. Lets take the peaceful and dedicated movements of the past and use them to make change today.

Sanders the Squishy Socialist Should Ax Bogus Label

Bernie Sanders, by any classic measure, is a lousy socialist who should jettison this inflammatory, injurious misnomer. Does embracing “socialism” -- an open-ended, domestic land mine -- not diminish his brilliant career, his growing national esteem and jaw-dropping campaign explosion? If winning the nomination is the goal, then why deliver a flaming torch to every scornful interviewer, partisan Republican, or Hillary defender so they can light up the night sky?

Which ‘Senior Official’ Smeared Hillary Clinton?

There is lingering suspicion on exactly who told reporters that Hillary Clinton's emails, which weren't classified, but should have been, were a matter for criminal investigation. Who could it be?

Desperate People, Hazardous Escapes

Conditions in some countries are so abysmal, its residents are deciding to flee their homelands for the possibility of opportunity and freedom. Unfortunately, upon arrival to the U.S., a ‘migrant detention center’ awaits them with horrible treatment.

The U.S. and Turkey are deeply divided over Syria policy

Can Trump get his magpie mind around the complexities of Syria?