Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Chicago elects mayor with new progressive vision for city

"Chicago elected a new mayor out of a desire for bold and progressive ideas, and a commitment to building a more fair, just, and equitable city."

Mayor 1% Rahm Emanuel will not be missed in Chicago

Emanuel will be remembered for his arrogance, impatience and disregard for regular Chicagoans.

Nashville mayor resigns after pleading guilty to theft

On Tuesday, Megan Barry and Robert Forrest pleaded guilty to felony theft and were both sentenced to three years of probation.

Bernie Sanders’ son and step-daughter branch into politics

It's a family affair – Levi Sanders announced his bid for Congress in New Hampshire's 1st District, while Carina Driscoll is running for Mayor of Burlington, Vermont.

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.

Video Reveals Federal Agents Arresting Venezuelan Mayor for Conspiracy

Mayor Ledezma of Caracas in Venezuela was recently arrested and is being accused of conspiring to overthrow the Venezuelan government. The Venezuelan President has faced severe economic turmoil and social unrest and he seems to be targeting military and political opponents without proof of evidence.

Chicago for Sale

Chicago has yet to learn that their people and their public services are not products to be bought and sold. Can voters change the direction the state is going come February 24 when they will elect a new mayor?

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals, rules court

In the case of asbestos, the EPA's new direction would mean ignoring almost 8.9 million tones of asbestos-containing products.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."