Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag: 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.

The 21st Century presented America with exciting new opportunities; what in...

The stagnation, the regression that plagues America will continue. One day the people of America might rise up to put an end to it. But when is that ever going to happen?

“We’ll look at everything”: More thoughts on Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure...

A revolutionary movement needs a revolutionary financial system.

Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan: Lincoln had a bolder solution

Trump’s plan is unusual because, as written, it seems to be targeted at fully private projects, which are less common.

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Kyrsten Sinema flips Senate seat in Arizona in historic win

"As long as I've served Arizona, I've worked to help others see our common humanity and find common ground. That's the same approach I'll take to representing our great state in the Senate, where I'll be an independent voice for all Arizonans."

Crunch-time: Exposing the worst leadership stunt since the divine right of kings

History’s greatest modern leadership stunt – that is, Trump playing at being president – has earned a clear dump-by date. Exposure of lawless Trumpery increases geometrically by its range, duration and interwoven criminality – plus the extraordinary number of insider sources.

Hate crimes surged during Trump’s first year, a record high since 9/11

"Shouldn’t this urgent crisis be subject of first post-recess Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today, instead of ramming through more Trump judges? Our lives are at stake."

Why Jeff Sessions’ final act could have more impact than expected

Just before he left, the departing attorney-general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments.

Backed by Ocasio-Cortez, youth climate activists arrested at Pelosi’s office demanding Democrats embrace ‘Green...

"Ocasio-Cortez's decision to join the protesters and march on her own House leader sets a tone of urgency and combativeness that is rare on Capitol Hill."

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