Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: public land

Biden administration reverses Trump-era policy that opened new oil development in...

The Biden administration will revert to "a 2013 Obama administration plan issued that protected about half of the reserve."

Department of Interior announces protection of more than 351,000 acres of...

This action is an effort to "protect the Chaco Canyon and the greater connected landscape, and to ensure that public land management better reflects the sacred sites, stories, and cultural resources in the region."

Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

BLM lists sacred land outside Chaco Culture National Historical Park in...

"Oil and gas has already devastated our state's air quality, water quality and flow, and public health. It's clear the Trump administration will stop at nothing to sacrifice public interest for private profits."

Endorsing ‘violence and extremism among his base,’ Trump pardons Oregon ranchers...

"This pardon is a win only for those with no respect for life and basic decency."

Emails reveal Trump admin mulling Big Oil plan to transfer public...

This revelation comes from emails and documents obtained by the Western Values Project through the Freedom of Information Act.

Trump to shrink Utah national monuments to allow drilling, mining

"Trump, with the conniving help of the Utah congressional delegation, just strangled the golden goose of Utah's future jobs..."

Privatizing America’s Public Land

How the Raid on Malheur Screened a Future Raid on Real Estate.

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Ominous history in real time: Where we are now in the USA

This article is adapted from the new edition of Norman Solomon’s book “Made Love, Got War,” just published as a free e-book.

How Joe Manchin betrayed America’s working families

Ed Barnette long ago realized that affordable child care and paid sick leave, among other resources, would be essential to helping West...

Billionaires ‘had a terrific pandemic’ while inequality killed millions: Oxfam

Oxfam International's latest report on global inequality finds that while the 10 richest individuals in the world more than doubled their collective...

How much crass irrationality can self-government stand? Can community wisdom offset howls for mob...

Trump-proof elections – with energized agendas, expanded voting, critical thinking and compassion Like delivery companies, food production, and all...

Personal Interview: Cynthia McKinney What are the prospects for peace?

Cynthia McKinney, an American politician and assistant professor at North South University, Bangladesh, gives an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer her most current thoughts and insights.