Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: London

Extinction Rebellion blockade Central London street to kick off Fortnight of...

Activists have blocked Garrick Street by attaching themselves to a van parked across the road.

‘Dark day for everyone who believes in justice’: UK Tories defeat...

The British Conservative Party has won a decisive majority in Thursday’s general election paving the way for Britain’s exit from the European Union by Jan. 31.

1,000+ arrested as Extinction Rebellion protests in London enter second week

"The world we are leaving for the children and grandchildren is going to be horrendous and we let it happen. It happened on our watch. So we have to stand up and fight or lie down and fight."

Brits don’t mince words: The most irreverent and radical signs from...

They took to the streets en masse to show their opposition to the U.S. president's hate-filled policies.

Exposure to air pollution from traffic increases risk of low birth...

Term low birth weight, defined in the study as a weight less than 5 pounds 8 ounces, can have lifelong implications for health, with increased risk for diabetes, heart disease and hypertension in later life.

London mayor urges Britain to disinvite Trump

It is hard to see how Trump’s drunk uncle night time Twitter rants are not hurting the United States and its soft power in diplomacy.

Populism of the 1%: Why the same billionaires are behind Trump...

These complex ties reveal a clear and resounding message.

Fracking Pumps Up Public’s Climate Fears

Governments worldwide are finding that public opposition to fracking for gas is growing because of concerns that it will worsen climate change.

Sadiq Khan Overcomes Nasty Attacks From Conservatives, Becomes London’s First Muslim...

The Labour Party’s Sadiq Khan has just become London’s first Muslim mayor.

British Government Accuses Putin of Ordering Assassination in London

While attempting to expand Russia’s influence into Syria and the Ukraine, Putin has also been accused of ordering the assassinations of numerous investigative journalists and political opponents.

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Biden wants to prevent a strong primary challenge. He shouldn’t get away with it.

A president is not a party’s king, and he has no automatic right to renomination.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy. 

We just can’t wait for world leaders to fix our broken food system

When global leaders won’t save our food system, cities take the lead.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.