Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: death

America’s suicide epidemic

On a problem that literally has life-and-death significance for a pivotal portion of his base, Trump has been AWOL.

How colonization of the Americas killed 90 percent of their Indigenous...

There is now scientific evidence that links climate change to the first encounter and the cumulative destruction of Indigenous societies.

GOP House members reprimand racist Steve King – while silent on systemic...

Regardless of immigration status or increased agency authority – child abuse remains a federal felony.

‘This must end. Now.:’ 8-year-old boy dies in US border patrol...

"A reminder that, yes, this is who the U.S. is. The U.S. is a country that murders children both directly and indirectly in a myriad of ways."

South Carolina: Two women from mental health facility drown in flood...

“There are a lot of questions remaining about why this had to occur then, why there couldn’t have been some sort of an emergency delay.”

Death on the Dakota Access: Oil & gas boom generates dangerous...

We speak with Antonia Juhasz, a longtime oil and energy journalist, about her new investigation for Pacific Standard magazine on the deaths of two men who worked on the Dakota Access pipeline.

Obit omit: What the media leaves out of John McCain’s record...

A round-table discussion on the life and legacy of John McCain.

Trump administration admits 1,400+ more people will die each year following...

Trump recently announced a massive rollback of Obama-era environmental regulations on coal-fired power plants and carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to climate change.

Military cover-Up? 100s of migrants feared dead in mass grave at...

It is believed that there are hundreds, if not more, individual human remains still there on the bombing range, but the federal government is not allowing anybody on to search for these individuals.

Hurricane Maria’s death toll higher than official recording a new study...

The overall death toll is 15 to 20 times greater than the Puerto Rican government's official death record.

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.