Friday, December 13, 2019

Should Henry Kissinger Mentor a Presidential Candidate?

Now that many Americans, particularly young ones, are hearing the name of Henry Kissinger, they should learn some other reasons why Kissinger would not make a good mentor.

Supreme Court Backs EPA, Refuses to Block Mercury Emissions Rule

The Mercury and Air Toxic Standards rule, which tightens restrictions on harmful pollutants that are byproducts of burning coal, was challenged by 20 states

The Venezuela myth keeping us from transforming our economy

Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution gives Congress the power to create the nation’s money supply. Congress needs to exercise that power.

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

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

TransCanada’s $15 Billion Suit Against U.S. Is Corporate Nationhood At Its Worst

TransCanada’s lawsuit has revealed now, perhaps more than ever, the degree to which NAFTA nations make and enforce laws explicitly suited for corporate gain – not communities, the environment or the global climate.

Little Big Man

Into the whirlwind

FactChecking Trump’s climate speech

It will take nearly four years to complete the process for withdrawal, meaning that the final decision will not happen until after the 2020 presidential election.

Over $628 Billion in Public Costs Cleaning Up Fukushima and Not Near Done

According to the Japan Times, the public cost of cleaning up the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster topped ¥4.2 trillion (roughly $628 billion) as of March and is expected to keep climbing.

From carpet to clean air: It’s time for California to stand up for environmental...

Our representatives should uplift our health and quality of life not in words, but with action.

Trump protests could be the start of a new civil rights era

Social change begins in the streets with citizen activism, but it’s important to realize this chapter of history is unlike any that has come before.