Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: Chuck Schumer

350.org on Senator Schumer’s support for the Climate and Community Protection...

"Now, the legislature must pass the strongest possible climate justice bill, and Governor Cuomo must sign it into law. The world is watching.”

Referendum 2020: A Green New Deal vs. racist, classist climate genocide

This piece will offer why this stunning referendum would be so politically powerful and – despite that – so difficult to persuade Democrats to adopt.

Schumer vs. the climate: Manchin’s criminally insane promotion

Schumer rashly punishes “those snot-nosed climate brats.” Schumer rashly punishes “those snot-nosed climate brats.” Hell hath no fury like Chuck Schumer scorned.

Calling promotion betrayal of planet, groups denounce Schumer for giving ‘fossil...

At a time when people throughout the U.S. and around the world are rallying behind bold solutions to the climate crisis and urgently warning...

Ratting out Chuck Schumer, Democrats’ low-profile Teflon don

Here is why Democrats’ Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, as a high-powered, but low-profile Democrat “Teflon don,” would make a superb (though hardly exclusive) target for our movement’s “ratting out” tactics.

‘This is pathetic’: Progressives furious as Schumer rubber stamps 15 more...

Critics angrily denounced Senate Democrats for helping the Republican majority "shape our country in Donald Trump's brutal image for decades to come."

Black leaders express ‘profound indignation’ over Schumer and Pelosi’s failure to...

"We write to share our profound indignation and deep disappointment over your recent failure to protect Congresswoman Waters from unwarranted attacks from the Trump administration and others in the GOP."

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The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

Texas judge convicted of bribery and obstruction

“No one – especially a judge – is above the law.”

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin

“My son and Jesy, they were murdered. They were killed by big Pharma. The cause of death should actually be on their death certificates, corporate greed.”

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...