Thursday, February 20, 2020

Tag: Africa

‘Effective immediately’ – a reversal of Obama-era elephant trophy import ban

The Fish and Wildlife Service recently reversed the ban on elephant trophy imports following a decision made by Washington, D.C. Circuit Court, which "found fault" with the initial ban.

Racism, propaganda and wars

Let’s recognize that wars are rooted in white supremacist and racist ideology that believes only certain people deserve to control their destinies.

Drones now protecting African elephants thanks to American businessman’s funding prowess

“We are very grateful that many African governments are leading the way by allowing our drones to fly.”

Africa: The next global economic frontier?

This vividly shows that the wealth of Africa is in the hands of the exploiting non-producing class which takes advantage of the exploited producing class.

America’s war-fighting footprint in Africa

Secret U.S. military documents reveal a constellation of American military bases across that continent.

Commandos without borders

America’s elite troops partner with African forces but pursue U.S. aims.

Climate change forced over 1 million Africans from their homes in...

Disasters triggered by rapid-onset natural hazards affected 33 African countries last year.

Africa and the Paris Agreement: Which Way Forward?

While some African countries are among the 86 Parties that had ratified the Agreement by Oct. 27, an analysis revealed that most African NDCs are vague in their adaptation and mitigation aspirations.

Mission Impossible

Keeping Track of U.S. Special Ops in Africa.

‘Great Elephant Census’ Shows Catastrophic Decline in Africa

"Forest elephant populations are already known to be decreasing at alarming rates and now the Great Elephant Census has revealed that savannah elephants are in the same boat."

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight the climate crisis

"We applaud Jeff Bezos' philanthropy, but one hand cannot give what the other is taking away."