Thursday, May 13, 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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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”