Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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Maryland banning foam takeout containers

The state is the first state to implement a ban on foam food containers witch includes cups, plates, takeout containers and trays.

Tax revelations and corporate media won’t defeat Trump

Those who want to prevent another Trump victory should go all-out to show they won’t be fooled again.

Plastic-eating super enzyme could help solve the plastic waste crisis

“The faster we can make the enzymes, the quicker we can break down the plastic, and the more commercially viable it will be.”

Four environmental fights on the 2020 ballot

Across the country, voters will weigh in on ballot measures to decide issues like wolf reintroduction, taxes on oil companies, and renewable energy standards.

“Ball is now in the court of Senate Republicans”: GOP urged to immediately pass...

“House Democrats have again stepped up. Will McConnell and the White House ever do the same?”

The federal government promised Native American students computers and internet. Many are still waiting.

Native American students in BIE operated schools were forced to start the school year without adequate technology, sometimes sharing a single computer among siblings, because the agency disbursed funding late and failed to purchase equipment in time.

‘2020 really belongs to us’: The youth climate movement rallies around the election

The Sunrise Movement and progressive allies are applying new strategies to turn out young voters—and to convince parents to pull the lever for Democrats.

From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

Former corrections officer sentenced to federal prison for assaulting inmate

“The abuse of authority by this law enforcement officer and the violation of the inmate’s civil rights will not be tolerated.”

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