Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: death

As US mourns 500,000 lives lost, report shows billionaires added $1.3...

"Taxing those who have experienced windfall wealth gains to pay for COVID relief and recovery is a matter of equity and justice."

9-year-old girl’s asthma death officially linked to air pollution in unprecedented...

"Toxic air pollution is a public health crisis, especially for our children, and the inquest underlined yet again the importance of pushing ahead with bold policies such as expanding the Ultra Low Emission Zone to inner London."

Rest in power, Kevin Zeese

Kevin fought to bring truth every day. We must not lose this struggle.

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.

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Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media is looking the...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push for racial equality

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.

The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?