Saturday, August 17, 2019

Tag: 2018

2018: The year of Day Zero and the mega-drought

That drier (and warmer) future appears to be arriving much faster than expected for places like Cape Town and Phoenix. And yet business-as-usual seems to still be the order of the day.

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018 around the world

"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization, but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights."

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EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

Last week, Trump’s EPA had made the decision to reauthorize the use of deadly cyanide traps to kill the wild animals that...

Ideas from hell: The far right’s weaponized conspiracy theories

Since the end of April, there have been three mass shootings that can be directly tied to white nationalism. The victims of...

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Looking backwards: 2020-1944

Perhaps you’ll recognize the reference in the title to this article to a novel published in 1888.  It was the third most...