Sunday, April 11, 2021

Tag: North America/United States of America

Biden promised to end standardized testing in schools—it was never going...

In education policymaking in Washington, D.C., the “bean counters” are still in charge.

How Biden’s agenda is shaped by the corporate class

A national government that represents corporations and routinely lies to its voters needs Silicon Valley and the corporate press to maintain a stranglehold over the dissemination of information.

The American Rescue Plan is for real

“People are hurting enough already. They don’t need more worries about the future.”

Damming rivers is terrible for human rights, ecosystems and food security

Despite industry rhetoric, hydropower is high-cost and high-risk. There are better options for a post-pandemic recovery and a renewable energy future.

Pandemic may have left over 250 million people with acute food...

As Black and Latinx families experience disproportionate food insecurity, experts warn of famine in dozens of countries.

Why America needs new infrastructure to survive

Without a bold rebuilding campaign, Americans will continue to risk their well-being and livelihoods as the nation collapses around them.

How corporations try to divide and exploit America’s workers

“These companies are not going to give you everything out of the goodness of their hearts. They start sweating when they see you standing together.”

Why U.S. labor laws need a major update—the PRO Act is...

The PRO Act will help to level the playing field and arrest the decades-long erosion of labor rights that significantly accelerated under the previous, anti-worker presidential administration.

Restoring our water systems should be top priority for Biden administration

Healthy rivers can no longer be separated into the “nice-to-have” column of environmental progress.

Tyson exploits consumers just like its animals and the workers who...

Vulnerable workers, abused animals and a rigged system are the foundation of an unethical, destructive business model.

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Video shows police officer fatally shooting homeless man

“The video and witness accounts show this was a cold murder. Wilson never had a chance.”

‘The greatest purveyor of violence in the world’

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death."

Tell Chevron to stay out of the Arctic Refuge

It's time we hold Chevron accountable and tell the oil giant not to bid for leases on this "sacred, unspoiled land."

The Trump’s campaign’s audacious long con

There is a good chance that the scandals ensnaring some of his more odious political supporters will overshadow this story and allow him to continue bilking his marks of their money.

House Ethics Committee opens investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz

The House Ethics Committee announced that Gaetz is currently under investigation in response to allegations of sexual misconduct and other illicit activities.