Monday, October 21, 2019

Bush Sr. Blames Neocons for Ruining W.’s Presidency: Is He Warning Jeb? (Video)

George H. W. Bush outwardly blames Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld for many of the failures of the presidency of his son, George W. Bush. Are his remarks meant to warn Jeb Bush of what's to come?

Orca Theatrical Shows and Breeding Banned in California

California has just become the first state to ban orca breeding and orca entertainment shows.

Portuguese Medical Association President Calls for Global Ban on Glyphosate

The President of the Portuguese Medical Association, José Manuel Silva, has called for a Global ban on the World’s most used herbicide, Glyphosate, over the many health concerns surrounding the chemical.

Trump’s fascist efforts to demolish democracy

Driven by a hatred of “the other” and infused with narratives of decline and victimization, fascist politics trade in an incendiary rhetoric of fear, demonization and violence.

Single payer is on the national agenda – and it’s thanks to people’s movements

It’s up to grassroots movements to demand – and win – the health care system we need.

Keystone Lawsuit Illustrates Enviros’ Big Problem With TPP

The Canadian company behind the Keystone Pipeline is suing the U.S. government. It’s a perfect example of why many environmentalists are wary of Obama’s secretive trade deals.

America wasn’t a ‘gun-loving country’ until a $13.5 billion industry made it so

Historian Pamela Haag’s The Gunning of America refocuses the gun debate on the moguls who made America into the land of guns – and mass shootings.

Trump names climate denier Kathleen Hartnett-White to head White House environmental council

Hartnett-White will go through a U.S. Senate confirmation hearing process, during which she will likely face questions about her past record of denying climate change and promoting fossil fuels.

Populist Proposals Win in 2014

While the Democrats had a poor showing at the polls in 2014, populist and progressive ideas surged. An array of unabashedly populist ballot initiatives were passed by pollsters.

Guantánamo’s last 100 days

The story that never was.