Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: department of defense

Trump threatens to veto first-ever congressional action on “forever chemicals”

A handful of multibillion-dollar chemical companies have waged war on our bodies and our environment for nearly 70 years without our knowledge...

The Defense Department is worried about climate change – and also...

Yet with few exceptions, the U.S. military’s significant contribution to climate change has received little attention.

How the Pentagon took ownership of Donald Trump

The Pentagon will never be forced to make significant reforms until Americans stop believing in (and consenting to) its comforting lies.

New Congressional report issued by Pentagon warns against climate change, calls...

"The effects of a changing climate are a national security issue with potential impacts to Department of Defense (DoD or the Department) missions, operational plans, and installations."

The Fog of Intelligence

It seems the national security state and the military have created an un-intelligence system. Tom Engelhardt discusses how the U.S. has been eternally “caught off guard” in the Greater Middle East.

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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.”