Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: Ireland

Coca-Cola workers fighting for their rights in Haiti, Indonesia, Ireland, and...

The Coca-Cola Company will only act to remedy these multiple human rights violations when it feels that the brand name is threatened by public exposure of its record.

Ireland to plant 440 million trees to combat climate change

“The climate action plan commits to delivering an expansion of forestry planting and soil management to ensure that carbon abatement from land-use is delivered over the period 2021 to 2030 and in the years beyond.”

Ireland to plant 440 million trees in 20 years to fight...

Ireland will plant 440 million trees by 2040 as part of its efforts to combat the climate crisis, The Irish Times reported Saturday.

Ireland becomes second country to declare climate emergency

"It is justified that a level of urgency be injected into this debate."

Ireland to become world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels

"While we are a small nation, we have a huge impact on the most vulnerable citizens in the world."

Ireland’s taking $380 million out of fossil fuels. Where should it...

The Atlantic country has a huge opportunity to model getting money out of fossil fuel companies and into the hands of the people.

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.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.