Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tag: disaster relief

Bernie and AOC urge Trump to stop delaying disaster relief aid...

“Let us be clear: Postponing the disbursement of this vital assistance any longer—in the face of the humanitarian needs of Puerto Rico—is simply shameful.”

Get ready for unnatural disasters this hurricane season

Donald Trump discusses immigration as if the benefits of residence in the U.S. are a pie. When immigrants get more, the people...

Get ready for unnatural disasters this hurricane season

Donald Trump discusses immigration as if the benefits of residence in the U.S. are a pie. When immigrants get more, the people...

‘Climate change’ removed from FEMA’s strategic plan

"Scientific evidence indicates that the climate is changing and significant economic, social, and environmental consequences can be expected as a result."

Disaster recovery should heal, not divide, our communities

It’s time to redefine disaster recovery.

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Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Exposed: how Pfizer exploits secretive vaccine contracts to strong-arm governments

“Pfizer has used its monopoly on a lifesaving vaccine to extract concessions from desperate governments,” said the report’s author, urging action from the Biden administration.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."