Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Opinion

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.

A groundbreaking court case argues U.S. climate denial policy violates Americans’...

Our broken environmental policy treats nature as a human resource. Here’s how it can be fixed.

You don’t want to imagine an ocean without coral reefs—but you...

Scientists call the coral reefs the “rainforests of the sea,” because coral reefs—like rainforests—are highly diverse ecosystems; their destruction would lead to the extinction of a large number of species.

Why the USDA is being sued—again

The USDA is facing lawsuits for shirking its responsibility to protect birds from animal welfare violations.

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.

How Americans can help the frontline workers battling Covid-19

The pandemic highlighted the essential work that nursing home staff members perform—and the necessity of treating them as essential workers from now on.

How Mitch McConnell flouts the will of the American people

Right now, one person—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—stands in the way of America’s fight against COVID-19.

Teachers are on a tightrope with no safety net

The hybrid model teachers are being thrust into during the pandemic isn’t sustainable without more resources and support.

How Donald Trump is putting American workers at risk

The federal government long ago created various agencies to protect workers’ rights and safety, but Trump turned them into appendages of corporate America.

ExxonMobil claims shift on climate but continues to fund climate science...

The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government action.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.