Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: Baltimore

US cities are suffocating in the heat. Now they want retribution

In a recent lawsuit, the city argues that fossil fuel companies should be held responsible for such costs because they knowingly contributed to the climate crisis.

Baltimore, Rhode Island argue they’re suing fossil fuel companies over climate...

While the Baltimore and Rhode Island cases proceed in state courts, the fossil fuel companies continue to pursue federal court jurisdiction.

Baltimore residents: Trump’s attacks on the city are rooted in “racism...

President Trump is facing widespread outrage after describing Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.”

Baltimore joins global movement, becoming the first major US city to...

The global movement to stop privatization deals and expand public ownership just scored a huge victory in Baltimore, as residents voted overwhelmingly to ban putting their water in private hands.

Baltimore set to become first major American city to ban water...

"Access to clean and affordable water should be looked at as a basic human right."

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Baltimore set to become first major American city to outlaw water privatization, House Democrats fight back against Big Pharma, Republicans want to give Trump the power to shut down media, and more.

On ‘front lines of climate change,’ Baltimore lawsuit aims to hold...

"These oil and gas companies knew for decades that their products would harm communities like ours."

Baltimore police commissioner faces federal charges

“There is no excuse for my failure to fulfill my obligations as a citizen and public official.”

Baltimore cop charged with planting drugs in body cam video

Pinheiro’s attorney claims “this is just another overreach."

Second police body cam video appears to show cops planting drugs

Police officials have refused to disclose the identities of the officers allegedly depicted planting drugs in the second video.

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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”