Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: activism

How the USDA is failing America’s captive elephants

Performing elephants are denied all that is natural to them and are forced to endure beatings, electric shock, food and water deprivation and intimidation.

The myth that meat is essential for human health could harm...

Americans eat more meat per capita than any other country, even though meat consumption is linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Water protectors protesting at Willow River warn Line 3 ‘is a...

"Polluted water, land, and rapid climate change are threats to us all, and Line 3 will cause unpredictable levels of damage if it becomes active."

Do beach cleanups really make a difference?

Cleanups can help people understand the problem and engage in solutions.

10 world-changing protests you should know about

People are taking to the streets to resist repression, from the U.S. to Japan.

Restoring the manufacturing base in the U.S. is the key to...

“Build new supply chains. Buy American.”

Media must stop asking youth activists to ‘save the world’

Why should it be the responsibility of teenagers to “save the world” in the first place?

To save planet, solve twin crises of climate change and species...

Some climate solutions can actually harm biodiversity. But there are synergistic solutions that can tackle both issues.

So much for ‘the squad’—much-hyped new U.S. progressive bloc has caved...

People who want structural change in the U.S. will have to develop new channels and networks to overcome the established power system.

Humanity’s #1 environmental problem is consumption—climate change is just one of...

By focusing the climate fight on what we emit, not what we consume, we are destined to fail—net-zero emissions policies aren’t enough to prevent catastrophe.

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Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

China bans single-use plastic straws and shopping bags

China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.