Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Tag: Presidential Elections

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.

Why the election represented an unprecedented exercise in democracy

Besides trusted leaders, what Americans need is greater solidarity...

Big data, big oil and white supremacy: Unveiling the dark forces...

In his new solo performance piece “The Truth Has Changed,” the “Gasland” director raises an alarm: The Democrats are ill-prepared for Trump’s oncoming misinformation campaign.

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To hell with the filibuster

Representative democracy based on majority rule is logical; anything else is utterly illogical and self-defeating.

Despite pressure from US and Bayer, Mexico will ban glyphosate

“Our rationale is based on the precautionary principle in the face of environmental risks as well as the right of the Mexican government to take action in favor of the public good.”

Colombian company uses coffee husks to build low-income housing

Woodpecker, a startup in Bogota, Colombia, uses coffee husks to manufacture lightweight, prefabricated buildings for home and classroom use.

Investigation into chemical exposure from fracking in Pennsylvania provokes call for rapid phaseout

“Pennsylvania’s children should not be used as laboratory rats,” said biologist Sandra Steingraber, who called fracking “an uncontrolled human experiment” that involves “toxic exposures.”

Reclaimed water could be the solution to farming in a drier future

A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste.