Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: Harriet Tubman

Trump admin’s move to delay placing Harriet Tubman on $20 bill...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made the announcement last week, saying Tubman won’t appear on the bill until at least 2026.

Harriet Tubman And The Currency Of Resistance

The story of Harriet Tubman, of her courageous resistance to injustice, of her fight to free slaves, for equality for women - all this must be the common currency of our democracy.

Conservatives Aren’t Taking The Harriet Tubman News Well

"Andrew Jackson had a history of tremendous success for the country," Donald Trump said, calling to put Tubman on a different bill.

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.