Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: Green New Deal

How to solve the big problems that small family farms are...

Direct sales and the organic label are not enough to keep family-scale farms viable.

Uprisings: From climate to austerity, autumn protests engulf the world

Solving the climate crisis with ambitious policy programs like Green New Deals might help to alleviate some of the suffering caused by the austerity that is breaking the backs of working people in rich and poor countries alike.

After DNC rejects climate debate, candidates discuss Green New Deal, environmental...

Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls took to the stage in New York City Wednesday night for a climate town hall hosted by CNN. The...

Competing visions? The Green New Deal and the green industrial revolution

Mainly thanks to youth activists from the Sunrise Movement in the United States to the student strike movement started by Greta Thunberg...

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal is a game-changer for food &...

The scope of the challenge ahead of us shares similarities with the crisis faced by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the 1940s....

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

For a greener new deal and cooler climate, focus on food...

The global food system is responsible for more emissions than previously thought, according to a new United Nations report. It may also...

The green new deal must be global

June 2019 was the hottest June in recorded history. July was even hotter — in fact, it was the hottest month ever recorded...

Lifeboat Earth

At its best, the earth was once likened to a spaceship that sails through the heavens with a crew working together for the common...

Only a mass movement can bring about a Green New Deal

Ours is an age of crisis. Britain faces a crisis of inequality, with the Tories’ brutal austerity program leaving schoolchildren eating from bins and...

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?