Friday, September 20, 2019

Tag: infrastructure

Double or nothing on infrastructure

Bad news about infrastructure is as ubiquitous as potholes. Failures in a 108-year-old railroad bridge and tunnel cost New York commuters thousands of hours...

Amazon infrastructure puts 68% of indigenous lands / protected areas at...

"The central point of this study is to show the need of acquiring an integral vision of the region to fight the destruction that has been taking place.”

Sens. Warren and Markey call on Columbia Gas to repair damaged...

"Columbia Gas and NiSource must provide reassurance that all of the municipalities’ requests will be met, in order to have a chance of rebuilding trust while rebuilding infrastructure."

Murder of activist in India highlights growing risk to environmental defenders

Ajit Maneshwar Naik, a 57-year-old environmental activist who fought against the construction of new dams on the Kali River in the state of Karnataka in India, was killed last month.

Trump’s ‘infrastructure’ plan

When it comes to government investment in the American economy and our disintegrating infrastructure, there really is nothing much left but the Pentagon.

Trump’s humongous infrastructure con

To really make America great again we need more and better infrastructure that’s for the public – not for big developers and investors.

Funding infrastructure: Why China is running circles around America

“If we don’t get our act together very soon, we should all be brushing up on our Mandarin.”

Pouring trillions into the black hole of war while our national...

Pouring more and more trillions into the black hole of war must come to an end before the condition of America’s infrastructure becomes virtually irreversible.

A government in a state of paralysis; no plan, no vision...

It’s time to begin the process of cleaning house and sweeping these grossly incompetent politicians out of Washington.

Trump’s infrastructure scam

Sorry, Donald. The only way we get this is if big corporations and the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes to support it.

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Environmentalists demand explanations for “secret” fracking chemicals in Ohio

“People need to know. People have a right to know, and first responders have a right to know if they might be exposed to those types of chemicals.”

Trump is a clear and present danger to America and the world

In retrospect, what’s most disturbing about “Sharpiegate” isn’t Donald Trump’s clumsy effort to doctor a National Weather Service map or even his...

Over 2000 scientists across the globe pledge to join today’s climate strike

The Global Climate Strike kicks off today and will continue until September 27th. Over 2000 scientists from 40 countries will be joining...

Will Americans let Trump start World War III for Saudi Arabia and Israel?

On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones...

Is Norway better off with socialism that the U.S. is with capitalism?

You might want to examine the poster below.  It mixes economic with social results. Naturally, it is somewhat picky.  For example,...