Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tag: 2017

2017 was the hottest year on record for oceans

"Plastic is one of the biggest threats in the ocean at the moment, I would say, apart from climate change,"

Farewell 2017, year of anxiety

There was anxiety in the air throughout much of the world in 2017—here's what you should know going into 2018.

10 good things about a TERRIBLE year

As we head into the new year, let’s keep ourselves inspired by the hard work of folks at home and abroad who gave us something to cheer about for 2017.

America’s major challenges in Middle East policy in 2017

Trump’s announced Iran policy is a mess, and it remains to be seen if he can shape it into something meaningful.

A New Year’s development resolution

As 2016 comes to an end, so should the old modes of economic thinking that have produced so much economic hardship and fueled so much tumult.

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Bernie Sanders calls for ‘boldest legislation in history’ to halt spiraling COVID-19 catastrophe

"Senator Sanders' economic rescue principles speak to the bold, fast action needed to protect and support people and prevent corporations from consolidating economic and political power amidst a crisis."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...
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I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this any more

I don't know what more there is to say: Bernie has lost because of cheating. Coronavirus is rampant. We've experience the biggest monthly job loss in our history. Trump is probably going to win, and even if he doesn't, is Biden going to solve out problems? Climate change is looming.

Wall Street wins—again

A relief package for whom?