Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: Democratic Republic of Congo

The forgotten trauma of a forgotten war

GOMA, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo -- The boy was sitting next to his father, as he so often did....

Park Ranger Murdered While Protecting Critically Endangered Gorillas

Jacques is the second ranger to be killed in the park in the last six months.

VIDEO: In Victory for Corporations, Court Rejects Rule on Labeling Goods...

One of the deadliest documented conflict in African history is the fight over precious minerals. While many activist groups want mandatory labeling of "conflict minerals," a federal appeals court ruled against it this week.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.