Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: California

California bans controversial pesticide

Beginning at the start of 2020, California will ban the sale of a popular agricultural pesticide, chlorpyrifos, that has been linked to...

New initiative aims to mobilize the restaurant industry to fight climate...

Restore California will fund farmers to switch to regenerative agriculture practices.

California just legalized public banks. Will the rest of the nation...

The new law promises to take taxpayer money back from Wall Street and reinvest it in communities.

As man dies in ICE custody, California moves to ban for-profit...

A Cameroonian immigrant died this week in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in California. The man, identified as 37-year-old...

California sues for right to stronger pollution standards

The Trump administration made a "demonstrable move, to assert power and dominance."

Trump admin to officially revoke California’s waiver to set stricter emissions...

In its latest move to undermine action on the climate crisis, the Trump administration will formally rescind California's waiver to set stricter auto emissions standards under...

California fights back against Trump administration’s plans to frack and drill...

“We do not want fracking. We do not want new oil wells in San Luis Obispo County.”

California tribe hopes to conquer climate woes — With fire

More and more land in California is going up in flames. The area in the state burned by wildfires has increased by...

California releases misleading greenhouse emissions report

California has released its annual greenhouse gas inventory, with the numbers praised by Governor Gavin Newsom. But emissions are up in nearly every category, with critics calling presentation of the data misleading.

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for...

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."