Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: North America/United States of America

How a national infrastructure program would protect Americans from hurricanes

“I don’t subscribe to the idea that infrastructure is just bridges and roads.”

New UN climate report is ‘code red for humanity,’ but joining...

In its first major climate report since 2013, the IPCC offers its starkest warning yet: Serious impacts of global warming are now unavoidable.

Why America needs union workers to drive the success of a...

Only America’s union workers have the skills and passion necessary to deliver historic, top-quality returns on the nation’s infrastructure investments.

How the USDA is failing America’s captive elephants

Performing elephants are denied all that is natural to them and are forced to endure beatings, electric shock, food and water deprivation and intimidation.

Why the U.S. must bolster retraining for workers harmed by unfair...

Relative to the size of its economy, the United States spends far less on worker training programs than many other industrial countries.

The myth that meat is essential for human health could harm...

Americans eat more meat per capita than any other country, even though meat consumption is linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Yes, home care is infrastructure—don’t let them play word games with...

Infrastructure, like charity, begins at home.

As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions...

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

Restoring the manufacturing base in the U.S. is the key to...

“Build new supply chains. Buy American.”

To save planet, solve twin crises of climate change and species...

Some climate solutions can actually harm biodiversity. But there are synergistic solutions that can tackle both issues.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.