Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: North America/United States of America

How Joe Manchin betrayed America’s working families

Ed Barnette long ago realized that affordable child care and paid sick leave, among other resources, would be essential to helping West...

How Portland’s activists are bringing mutual aid to the homeless

Mutual aid offers a route to directly help people living outside, and potentially save lives through the winter months.

Kamala vs. Mitt: Two different viewpoints of family planning prefigure different...

Forget their policies for a moment, and consider how two politicians’ lives foreshadow our ecological future.

How community schools are helping a hard-hit city dig out of...

Rocked by vanishing industries and charter school expansions, Erie public schools are fighting back with a “transformative” education approach.

How Oregon is turning the page on America’s disastrous drug war

“Our immediate focus is to ensure every Oregonian knows these critical harm reduction and recovery services are being invested in and expanded so that they will be available to anyone who wants and needs them, and that they can feel comfortable and safe accessing them.”

The big industry that COP26 failed to tackle

Our broken and inhumane food system is a huge source of emissions, so why isn’t it a major part of the climate solution?

How the Build Back Better bill will help millions of Americans...

“It’s not just about the elderly. Hearing loss doesn’t magically happen in old age. It gradually occurs over years and years. It’s something that could be prevented.”

COP26: Climate pledges don’t match up with policies—or consumer behavior

The Glasgow Climate Pact kicks the climate can down the road.

COP26: Will humanity’s ‘last and best chance’ to save earth’s climate...

here is a chance we can prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis, but world leaders must hold businesses accountable and listen to Indigenous communities.

Why American workers want Congress to deliver an infrastructure bill

It all starts with the infrastructure bill. Millions of Americans eager for better lives expect Congress to push it over the finish line.

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Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

What social, ethnic, class or work group doesn’t have far more cause to feel disrespected, mistreated or exploited than Trump whiners?

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.