Sunday, September 22, 2019

Tag: Detroit

‘We won’: Environmental activists claim victory after Detroit incinerator closes

Citing poor air quality and environmental racism, residents of the majority Black neighborhood surrounding the plant had long fought for its closure.

Detroit Police Commander charged with DUI after crashing into civilian

“He could be terminated certainly, he could be demoted, he could opt for retirement, the investigation is very early right now.”

Shutoffs continue as people of Detroit fight for water as a...

Michigan has meanwhile presented itself as the ground zero of water problems, as the people of Detroit worked to make themselves a model for solutions.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 30

Vietnam demands compensation from Monsanto for victims of Agent Orange, California on brink of mandating 100 percent clean energy by 2045, Sanders vs. Amazon intensifies, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 9, 2018

The first ever Muslim Congresswoman, Zinke blames wildfires on environmentalists, Trump wants to open California's public lands to fracking, and more.

Detroit could soon vote in America’s first-ever Muslim congresswoman

Her progressive thinking and "fiery rhetoric" got her a win over many established Democrats, the Detroit Free Press said, who also endorsed Tlaib.

What is it like to live without running water? Detroit families...

A recent study predicts that in the next five years, more than one-third of Americans will not be able to afford their water.

Detroit Teachers Use Twitter To Raise Awareness of the Conditions of...

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This City Could Become the Next Detroit

Baltimore, Maryland is following in the footsteps of Detroit, as the city plans to shut off water to customers with overdue bills. But not before the city's residents fight back against the plan to privatize their water.

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NYPD officer who guarded El Chapo’s wife arrested for selling cocaine

Under investigation after providing security for the wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán while off-duty, NYPD Officer Ishmael Bailey was charged Wednesday...

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."

Is Norway better off with socialism that the U.S. is with capitalism?

You might want to examine the poster below.  It mixes economic with social results. Naturally, it is somewhat picky.  For example,...

Will Americans let Trump start World War III for Saudi Arabia and Israel?

On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones...

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...