Thursday, August 16, 2018

Tag: Ireland

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 3, 2018

7 hospitalized after pipeline explosion, Senate Democrats agree to major military spending, White House rolls back fuel economy standards, and more.

Ireland bans onshore fracking and joins France, Germany and Bulgaria as...

On Wednesday, the Irish Senate "passed legislature" to "outlaw the controversial drilling technique."

Ireland passes bill to fully divest from fossil fuel by end...

While Ireland is making history, many emphasized the need for the rest of the world to follow the Irish's lead.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 13, 2018

Justice Department reopens the Emmett Tiller investigation, Trump's global chaos tour, Ireland passes bill to fully divest from fossil fuel by end of 2018, and more.

Historic vote in Ireland overturns prohibition on abortion

A new Ireland is triumphant after Friday's vote.

Ireland puts a halt on future fossil fuel exploration

Climate Energy Bill is the newest legislature passed by the Irish government to protect the environment and effects of climate change.

VICTORY: Ireland bans fracking

Ireland joins France, Germany and Bulgaria in banning fracking onshore.

Ireland votes to become the world’s first country to divest from...

“To have a fighting chance to combat catastrophic climate change, we must phase out fossil fuels.”

Standing up to Apple

Instead of criticizing the European Commission for forcing Apple to pay up, American politicians ought to be thanking Europe for standing up to Apple.

Apple Ordered to Pay $14 Billion in Europe for Dodging Taxes

Both Apple and the Irish government have vowed to appeal the decision.

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How a small town in Iowa freed local workers from ICE detention

It was the largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in the state since 2008.

Sheriff resigns after arrested for conspiracy to sell drugs and extortion

After residing in jail over the weekend, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer resigned as sheriff ahead of his court appearance on Tuesday.

Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Union ironworker wins democratic primary in Wisconsin to possibly replace Paul Ryan

While democrats believe they can win Ryan's seat, Bryce will be up against Republican Bryan Steil, an attorney and business executive who was endorsed by Ryan.

Military cover-Up? 100s of migrants feared dead in mass grave at AZ’s Barry Goldwater...

It is believed that there are hundreds, if not more, individual human remains still there on the bombing range, but the federal government is not allowing anybody on to search for these individuals.

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