Saturday, February 29, 2020

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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‘You’ll see rebellion’: Sanders supporters denounce open threats by superdelegates to steal nomination

“The Democrats might be able to stop Sanders, but in doing so they would destroy their party’s own electoral prospects.”

Cruel and unusual: Julian Assange’s extradition hearing begins

It’s a slippery slope and in a world of so-called ‘fake news’ could have negative consequences for journalists and whistle-blowers trying to speak truth to power far into the future.

Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay for his major...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

How CEOs behave like closet socialists

To deal with the many challenges we face today, the democratic principle must be extended from the political realm to the economic.

New poll shows two-thirds of voters support a wealth tax to fight inequality

“There is growing concern about the influence large corporations and wealthy individuals have on American elections.”