Saturday, March 23, 2019

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The only solution, both to alleviating the underlying problem of inequality and countering the energized far right it has produced in so many places appears to be for the left to counter it with a more positive populism of its own.

One mass shooting and New Zealand’s prime minister bans assault rifles

"We are announcing action today on behalf of all New Zealanders to strengthen our gun laws and make our country a safer place."

Jury finds Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer contributed to man’s cancer

“Although the evidence that Roundup causes cancer is quite equivocal, there is strong evidence from which a jury could conclude that Monsanto does not particularly care whether its product is in fact giving people cancer..."

Miami cop found not guilty for negligence after shooting unarmed man

“The difficulties posed by this case are clearly represented by the jury’s inability to come to a verdict on three of the four charged offenses.”

Rep. Maxine Waters calls for firing of Wells Fargo CEO

“Tim Sloan should be getting a pink slip, not a $18.4 million payday.”

Trump administration lifts ban on GE salmon

The GE salmon could be in grocery stores as soon as 2020.

Protesters tell advertisers to drop Fox

Activists from Lady Parts Justice and Code Pink joined Media Matters in confronting the stream of hate that seems to be only escalating from President Trump's favorite news network.

A necessary voice: Ilhan Omar must not be silenced

Representative Omar has only held office for two months and not only faces attacks from within her own party, but also what amounts to a campaign of incitement launched by the right.

Seaweed straws could soon replace single-use plastic straws

"Single use plastics should never be built to last, they should be designed to disappear."

In a historic vote, Senate passes War Powers Resolution to end support of Saudi-led...

“This is historic. For the first time in 45 years, Congress is one step closer to withdrawing U.S. forces from an unauthorized war.”
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Hundreds of thousands prepare for global #ClimateStrike

"The global climate strike this Friday is gearing up to be one of the biggest environmental protests the world has ever seen."

Trump’s push for offshore oil drilling

Offshore oil drilling: regularly disastrous – and unnecessary.