Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: Montana

Iconic Yellowstone wolf shot dead in legal but ‘senseless killing’

"We have all seen the outpouring of grief, rage and anger after the senseless killing of Wolf 926, which unfortunately was a legal kill. It is now time to put that grief, rage and anger to work."

Tobacco industry donates millions to try and defeat Medicaid expansion in...

"Voters in Montana have a simple choice: side with companies that kill or with Montanans who need access to healthcare.”

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, September 26

Bill Cosby sentenced to prison, UN condemns U.S. for lack of universal health care, Montana judge restores grizzly bears' protection, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, August 13, 2018

Green Party candidate in Montana was on GOP payroll, the murder of Gazan children, Canada as Syria's new enemy, and more.

The Montana moms who decided refugees will be welcome in their...

Even in a conservative and rural state, Mary Poole and her book club felt Missoula was a good place for refugees. So they made it happen.

Greg Gianforte agrees to plead guilty for body-slamming reporter

Despite the fact that Gianforte assaulted a reporter, the congressional candidate defeated his Democratic opponent by more than 20,000 votes.

The folk singer vs. the millionaire: A Berniecrat aims for Montana’s...

Rob Quist’s House campaign draws on Montana’s populist spirit.

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.”

White nationalists target Jews in small Montana town

A call to action in the Daily Stormer describes Jews as a “vicious, evil race of hate-filled psychopaths.”

How Montanans Stopped the Largest New Coal Mine in North America

The abandonment of the Otter Creek mine project shows that land defenders and climate activists are learning how to take on big energy companies and win.

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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

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.

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...

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.