Friday, August 14, 2020

Tag: Alaska

Trump’s gift to hunters: You can kill hibernating black bear mothers...

In Trump’s latest blow to America’s wildlife, the government wants to allow the worst trophy hunting practices on public lands in Alaska.

15,000 gallon oil spill threatens river and drinking water in Native...

Because of travel restrictions, officials from ADEC and the Environmental Protection Agency cannot travel to the spill site. Instead, both agencies are in contact with local responders.

Trump administration’s attempt to log largest national forest in US denied...

“This is a huge win for wildlife, climate, and all people’s voices on the most biologically diverse and vulnerable island on the Tongass National Forest.”

Alaska legislation would finally recognize the existence of tribes

Enacting this legislation “declares the end of, the termination era of thinking as the official state policy.”

Alaska’s law enforcement crisis is a public emergency. Here’s how experts...

More than a third of Alaska communities have no local police of any kind. Criminals have been hired as cops in some remote villages. A federal emergency has been declared and millions of dollars are promised, but here’s what else experts recommend.

Dealing with climate PTSD

Alaska, in other words, is suffering climate death by a thousand cuts, while I struggle daily to accept the new reality: that the state is already irreparably changed.

Backlash against Koch agenda leads to recall drive against Alaska governor

The Koch-orchestrated roadshow resulted in the spectacle of Dunleavy sitting on stage flanked by officials from AFP and the Koch-funded Alaska Policy Forum.

“Biological annihilation”: The danger of opening Alaska’s ANWR to oil &...

The plan calls for the creation of landing strips, drill pads, pipeline supports, a seawater treatment plant, 175 miles of roads, and other infrastructure in Alaska’s north coast.

Alaska’s sea ice has all melted

The ice near Alaska's shores has melted away entirely, leaving the nearest ice shelf nearly 150 miles away, according to new satellite data from the...

High temperatures break records in Alaska for 4th of July

Anchorage, Alaska experienced the hottest fourth of July in its recorded history yesterday. What is known as America's “coolest city” hit 90...

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Donald the Dunce: He flunked Poli Sci 101

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‘Silence is complicity’: GOP condemned for doing nothing as Trump openly touts sabotage of...

“Donald Trump knows that if the people are heard in November, he and Republicans up and down the ballot will lose,” said Sen. Elizabeth Warren. “This is what we’re up against—and this is why we have to fight back with all we’ve got.”

Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”

“Listen to the people”: How progressives win

These voices and ideas will not be able to change the poor strategy of the national Democratic Party on their own.

Reactionaries in ragged retreat: A wingnut brew of bottom-dwellers

Trump politics are in shambles, whatever he and lackeys try boomerang, and why should anything change in the next five months?