Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: Nike

Nike and Adidas are using kangaroo skin to make sneakers—is that...

Popular shoe manufacturers are contributing to the world’s largest commercial slaughter of land-based wild animals.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 4

Day one of Kavanaugh proceedings, 87 elephants found dead due to poaching, environmentalists don't vote in elections, and more.

Nike, Obama, and the Fiasco of the Trans Pacific Partnership

Obama will be delivering his defense of the proposed TPP at the Nike headquarters in Oregon thinking it is a good example of what he is hoping to accomplish. Unfortunately, Nike is not a solution but is, in fact, the very problem with this TPP proposal.

Why Nike Is the Problem, Not the Solution

Nike may be the perfect example of life under TPP, but that is not a future many Americans would choose. Nikes’ workers are not paid enough to buy the shoes they make much less buy U.S. exported goods.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”