Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: politics

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."

Where the Federal government’s charter school program went wrong

The program gives millions to schools that disrupt rather than improve a system of public education that needs to serve all students.

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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.