Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: Kentucky

American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

A vote to retire two coal-fired power plants passes despite Trump’s...

"It is not about coal. This decision is about economics."

Red for Ed: The teachers’ red state revolt rolls on

The teachers' strikes today are part of a national revolt that has been growing for months, arcing from one red state to another.

Widow of state rep. who committed suicide plans to run for...

Refusing to believe the allegation of child molestation against her husband, Rebecca Johnson announced that she will be running for his seat in Kentucky’s 49th House District.

Giving Kentucky’s young people a reason to stay

A voice and the power to solve problems will make progressive young people see their future in conservative and economically struggling Central Appalachia.

After coal, a small Kentucky town builds a healthier, more creative...

A complex network of local organizations helps neighbors support one another as they rebound from a dying industry.

3 creative solutions to protect water, wildlife, and a warming city

In the heat zone of Louisville, Kentucky, 170 residents have been trained as “citizen foresters.”

Kentucky Governor Lowers Minimum Wage, Strips Voting Rights

Newly elected Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has issued five executive orders, the majority of which reverse progressive changes made by former Governor Beshear

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.