Thursday, October 6, 2022

Tag: domestic violence

How unions are combating domestic violence

Dozens of unions in the United States and Canada with contract language providing domestic violence survivors with the resources crucial to breaking free of their abusers.

Effects of domestic violence during Covid on children mind-set

I hope and wish that all do our very best to protect our kids and children from going through such experiences in the first place.

The Violence Against Women Act is unlikely to reduce intimate partner...

But the fact is that the criminal system supported by the act isn’t stopping intimate partner violence.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 29

Hurricane Maria caused 2,975 deaths in Puerto Rico, California joins nine other states and enacts trio of gun control bills that affect domestic violence offenders and more.

California joins nine other states and passes trio of gun control...

“People at risk of harming themselves or others should not have easy access to firearms."

Mass shootings and domestic violence

“There’s absolutely no doubt that the practice of violence within a home . . . opens the floodgates to public violence.”

How domestic violence and militarism “open the floodgates” to mass shootings...

For those leading our country, gun control simply doesn’t seem as dangerous or as risky as it does for the people who are being killed and hurt on a daily basis.

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New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."
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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate with Russia &...

When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”