Thursday, September 16, 2021

Tag: politics

Humanity’s #1 environmental problem is consumption—climate change is just one of...

By focusing the climate fight on what we emit, not what we consume, we are destined to fail—net-zero emissions policies aren’t enough to prevent catastrophe.

Most Americans don’t approve of animal testing—will the U.S. Congress finally...

The Humane Research and Testing Act seeks to move the U.S. toward more ethical methods of researching human disease that don’t involve animals.

How enforcement of the USMCA will end a corporate race to...

Strict enforcement of the USMCA will not only help the oppressed workers at the Tridonex and GM plants but also send the message to other employers that they have to comply with the law as well.

US-supplied planes and bombs are slaughtering Palestinian children in Gaza

America shares the blame for Israel’s war crimes.

Sanders urges labor secretary to protect jobless benefits as GOP governors...

Sanders is hardly alone in calling on Walsh to do everything in his power to ensure that jobless workers continue receiving benefits regardless of Republican governors' actions.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first...

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

FDR must be smiling

Biden’s plan to create jobs and tax the rich is a good deal bolder than it looks at first glance.

Republicans tried to overturn the election. We must not forget

We are finally turning the corner on the pandemic and the economy.

GDP versus lasting growth

What matters to individuals everywhere is not GDP growth, what matters, is the creation of happy, harmonious societies.

Growing calls to ‘audit the ultra-rich’ as Yellen says tax dodging...

"We can start closing this gap next week. Pass my Stop CHEATERS Act and audit the ultra-rich."

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6 gentle and respectful ways to help decrease vaccine hesitancy in a friend

It may take a few talks to encourage them, but every conversation is a step in the right direction toward vaccination and the world returning to normal.

Whatever happened to the Republican Party that stood for limited government?

Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to stand for limited government, is practicing just the opposite: government intrusion everywhere.

Personal interview: Paul Craig Roberts What are the Prospects for Peace?

The interview focus is on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time.
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Philadelphia agrees to pay $2M to innocent woman beaten by cops

“The behavior that occurred during the interaction between Rickia Young, her nephew, her son, and some of the officers on the scene violated the mission of the Philadelphia Police Department.”

To avert failure, Biden should listen to the “radicals” – not corporate media

The Biden administration will fail unless he listens to voices of change, even Schumer’s, rather than corporate voices urging timidity.