Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: hurricanes

Hurricane season not only brings destruction and death, but rising inequality...

Not everyone is struggling. In fact, some actually benefit economically from these extreme weather events.

FEMA had a plan for responding to a hurricane in Puerto...

The disaster-relief agency, under fire after Hurricane Maria, won’t release the plan, even as a comparable document for Hawaii remains public.

Minority communities suffer from storms as GOP and Trump admin promote...

“People are going to die from cancer and have mold for the chaser.”

Who owns Puerto Rico’s debt, exactly? We’ve tracked down 10 of...

Financial firms are still fighting to get billions out of the bankrupt island as it tries to rebuild.

Perfect storms? From Katrina to Maria, some would profit from catastrophe

“I hate to tell you Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack.” –Donald Trump in Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Oct. 3rd

Hurricane Donald hits the Republican Party

If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state – and no one but China to keep us afloat.

The great flood

The damage suffered by Houston, Tampa and Miami is not an anomaly. It is the beginning of the end.

All 5 living former U.S. Presidents come together for Harvey relief...

“As former presidents, we wanted to help our fellow Americans begin to recover.”

Hurricane wars

Wake up folks and understand why many of us suffer unnecessarily.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

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.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.