Monday, June 17, 2024

Tag: Brazil

Brazil becomes the newest country to refuse GMO imports from the...

As of 2015 there were 38 countries that had banned GM crops.

An Open Letter to the People of Brazil

“In the struggle to make this world the place of peace, justice and environmental sustainability that it could be, the people of Brazil have been playing an inspirational role.”

In Post-Olympics Brazil, A Political Coup Is No Game

Brazil is a remarkable country, with more than 200 million people, a vibrant culture, a huge economy and, with the majority of the threatened Amazon rainforest within its borders, a vital role to play in the fight to limit human-induced climate change.

Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony Reminds World That Climate Change is Very...

The Opening Ceremony at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games centered on climate change and its effects.

10 Ways to Wage Wars

“George Orwell warned us that the war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous. Americans need to aggressively question their politicians and the media, ignore empty slogans, challenge warmongering propaganda, and swiftly reject disinformation from the corporate media.”

The “Car Wash” Coup

The claims of corruption surrounding Dilma Rousseff are pretty rich considering who’s doing the accusing, which includes her own Vice President Michel Temer.

Brazilian Politics, Players, Panama and Perpetual Motion

The idea of removing a left-wing government with a growing public debt to GDP ratio is embraced by the upper, business and new middle class.

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill

More than 6 million people have used mifepristone since 2000.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.