Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: oil-by-rail

Analysis: Canceled Keystone XL Pipeline driving major safety changes in Canadian...

This latest development in safety in Canadian oil-by-rail transportation proves just how broken the regulatory system remains.

Oil-by-rail rises once again as safety rules disappear

Both the U.S. and Canada are taking steps that ignore or undermine the lessons and regulatory measures to improve safety since the oil train explosions and spills of years past.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Biden wants to prevent a strong primary challenge. He shouldn’t get away with it.

A president is not a party’s king, and he has no automatic right to renomination.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.