Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: 2020 elections

‘Bad policy and bad politics’: Kamala Harris accused of hijacking Medicare...

"Harris calls her plan 'Medicare for All,' but it's not even close."

We must tame Big Ag to tame climate change

Our response to climate change should not be separated from those who work the land, and the soil.

Sanders vs Warren and other media manipulations

Last week, during which the current U.S. president almost bombed Iran and the presumed front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, Joe...

Big bucks ready to flow into Maine as Susan Collins aims...

The Democratic nominee to challenge Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) in 2020 will start with millions of dollars in the bank. And the picture of...

The most unpopular presidential election winner ever could win again in...

Americans may again see something that, statistically speaking, has never been seen before.

Climate crisis and the 2020 elections

The Democrats must not repeat the mistakes that they made in 2016!

The Supreme Court nixes corporate contributions for the 2020 campaign

The justices refused to consider a challenge to a longstanding ban on corporate donations to political campaigns.

Why an ‘apology tour’ is needed: An open letter to Joe...

"They won’t bring back the dead, undo suffering, retroactively nourish those who’ve gone hungry or repay the debts that millions of Americans continue to face."

Rural politics, climate change and the 2020 elections, Part I

The solution is to reverse the balance of power between rural communities – particularly small farms – and the corporate giants that govern them, while promoting economic dynamism to build local wealth and restore the ecological balance to agriculture.

Climate enemy Biden: The Extinction Rebellion’s top recruiter

“We’ve run out of elections to waste,” and a presidential contest between such climate policy empty suits as Trump and Biden would be a suicidal waste of the timeliest election for climate policy ever.

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.