Friday, October 23, 2020

Tag: environmental justice

Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight the climate crisis

"We applaud Jeff Bezos' philanthropy, but one hand cannot give what the other is taking away."

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on environmental justice, shutting down pipelines, capitalism &...

The way I see this is you make the concrete commitment on finances, you make the concrete commitment on bringing people together, and then you ask the communities to identify what needs to be done.

Warren, Booker & Steyer to take part in first-ever presidential forum...

“It’s important that we have these conversations about climate change, but those are the symptoms of a disease.”

While the Amazon burns, Brazil’s indigenous peoples rise up

A record outbreak of fires is incinerating the Amazon, the largest remaining tropical rainforest in the world, which is home to at least one in...

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Judge vacates Trump SNAP rule that would remove thousands off food stamps

The proposed rule change by the USDA “radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice, leaving States scrambling and exponentially increasing food insecurity for tens of thousands of Americans.”
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Watch: Why Trump’s judges are the worst of the worst

How has Trump had so many vacancies to fill?
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How to stop Trump from stealing the election

Congress has decided contested elections only three times in U.S. history, in 1801, 1825, and 1877. Could it happen in 2020?

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

ExxonMobil claims shift on climate but continues to fund climate science deniers

The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government action.