Friday, December 2, 2022

Tag: G7

G7 countries to end overseas funding for fossil fuel development

“We are united in the view that climate and environment security are absolutely synonymous with energy and national security."

Why democracies in G7 & NATO should reject US leadership

Ordinary people in other countries are right to be wary of the Pied Piper of American “leadership,” but their rulers should be too.

‘I think I know more about the environment than most people’:...

“In a nutshell, I want the cleanest water on Earth. I want the cleanest air on Earth. That’s what we’re doing. And I’m an environmentalist.”

France upstages Trump at G7 by inviting Iran to salvage nuclear...

Trump breached the Iran deal in 2017, slapped severe sanctions on Iran and then went around the world strong-arming countries not to buy Iran’s petroleum.

Bravo, another global Trump triumph! Now grievance is universal

Bravo, Trumpers: you turned a transparently belligerent know-nothing into a wrecking ball presidency.

Call it ‘unileaderism:’ Trump’s foreign policy of one

From the G-7 dustup to the flashy photo shoot with Kim Jong-Un, U.S. foreign policy is now determined solely by the president's pettiest personal preferences.

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”