Friday, October 15, 2021

Tag: Pittsburgh

World’s first battery-powered freight train unveiled in Pittsburgh

“If we decarbonize all of the locomotives and decrease the number of trucks, we will get to where we need to be.”

Ex-cop sentenced after lying to FBI about bank robbery

A veteran Pittsburgh police officer who lied to the FBI about a bank robbery committed by his girlfriend’s son has been spared a federal prison sentence.

Shun the chief ‘enemy of the people’

The majority can’t impeach or convict a president of malfeasance, but we can take moral stances that reclaim our commitment to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness – not for the few but for the many.

Why plans to turn America’s Rust Belt into a new plastics...

Climate implications make a petrochemical build-out risky, not only from an environmental perspective, but also from a fiscal perspective.

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The general strike of 2021

Corporate America wants to frame this as a “labor shortage.” Wrong.

Big oil to testify before Congress, new report confirms

“What we need from the fossil fuel industry is complete cooperation with our investigation, so the American people can understand the role the industry played in fueling the climate crisis.”

‘Striketober’ in full swing as nearly 100,000 workers authorize work stoppages

“You might say workers have declared a national general strike until they get better pay and improved working conditions,” said former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

Senate to vote on the Freedom to Vote Act next week

“To pass meaningful legislation, we must put aside our differences and find the common ground within our party.”

I was targeted under Louisiana’s felony trespassing law for reporting on police working for...

When reporters are no longer allowed to report the truth, we all lose.