Saturday, March 28, 2020

Wisconsin Climate Change Gag Order Part of Broader Industry-Tied Attacks on Science

Wisconsin’s Board of Commissioners of Public Lands has banned employees from working on anything concerning climate change or global warming. Money was the main influence, unfortunately, so trying to fight this is going to be a challenge. But activists should not give up the fight.

Ukraine: Putin Slams the Door in NATO’s Face

Ukraine has caused the United States, the superpower country, to be challenged by Russia. This shift in power seems to be a reality check for the U.S. whose military might not be in control of Europe and Eurasia regions any longer.

Top 10 Ways Islamic Law Forbids Terrorism

This week Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all counts in the Boston Marathon bombings. However, there was not much Muslim recognizable in his and his brother's style of life. Here are 10 ways that the Tsarnaev brothers broke Muslim law, according to Juan Cole.

The Defining Moment, and Hillary Rodham Clinton

At a time when average working people need a president who will fight for them, the question is whether Hillary Clinton is willing to be bold and to fight. This is a defining moment for Democrats, America and Clinton, herself.

Debt Collectors or Pick Pockets?

Predatory collection agencies are filing bogus lawsuits against hard-hit consumers. This is no minor scam — a third of all adults in the United States are under pursuit by debt collectors.

Hiding America’s War Crimes in Laos, While Reporting on the Grim Results

The NY Times recently reported on the “Secret War” by the U.S. against Laos, but it failed to mention that this bombing and strafing campaign was targeted. Did the NY Times coverup Washington's war crimes committed in Laos?

Netanyahu Slips and Reveals the Real Reason He Opposes the Iran Deal

The cat is out of the bag after Netanyahu let it slip on CNN's State of the Union of Sunday his reasons for opposing the Iran deal. Basically, he wants to keep Iran down—leaving it poor and undeveloped through “crippling” sanctions.

2016 Presidential Candidates Address Inequality (Sort Of)

Congress never before worried about the "ever-widening chasm" between the rich and the rest of the nation. For Republican presidential candidates, inequality is a top political topic, but their solution are the same old failed tactics.

Are Obama’s Record Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt and Iraq Fueling Unrest...

President Obama is responsible for a major increase in weapons sales with the majority of weapon exports going to the Middle East and Persian Gulf. The Obama administration has approved more arms sales than any other administration since World War II.

Louisiana Denies Compensation to Dying Exonerated Death Row Prisoner as Former Prosecutor Apologizes

Glenn Ford was recently freed from death row after three decades, but unfortunately now suffers from stage three lung cancer. He is suing the prison for not providing treatment when he was first diagnosed in 2011.