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Topic: public lands

Trump’s plan to dismantle national monuments comes with steep cultural and...

The Trump administration will review the status of The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, one of the country’s most significant cultural sites.

Trump to launch unprecedented attack on national monuments

No president has ever attempted to withdraw a monument named by a predecessor.

Tracking the numerous tactics used to attack environmental protections around the...

A recent study published by the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution finds that laws designed to protect the environment and biodiversity from the harmful impacts of human activities are under assault around the globe.

15 lawmakers plotting to privatize America’s public lands

With the West already losing to development one football field's worth of natural areas every two and a half minutes, these shared lands are more important than ever.

After protests, Republicans pull bill that would privatize public lands

Unfortunately we can’t take a lot of time to celebrate the victory, as Rep. Chaffetz has other plans for legislation that affects public lands.

Republicans move to sell off 3.3 million acres of public land

A bill introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz last week proposes to sell 3.3 million acres of federal land in 10 different states.

House quietly shifts federal policy making it easier to sell off...

"Public lands are worth far more than any short-term profits that these corporations will get."

5 Endangered Species Dependent on Public Lands for Survival

These are only five of the thousands of threatened and endangered species reliant on our nation's public lands.

‘Nail in the Coffin’: Obama to Halt New Coal Mining Leases...

"The only safe place for coal in the 21st century is deep underground—these reforms will help keep more of it there."

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Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Anti-corporate protesters drown out Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez with chants of “liar!”

Fault lines in the party were on full display as the California Democratic Convention got off to a dramatic start.

GMO crops, bee-killing insecticides to be banned on Boulder County-owned land

“Let’s acknowledge: This is not an easy issue; it‘s not a simple one.”

Senators demand investigation into Attorney General Jeff Sessions

“AG Sessions didn’t just decide to recuse himself because he’s a nice guy."

Europe’s view of Trump

Anti-Trump sentiment is even stronger in Europe than it is in the U.S.

The impeachment trap: Be careful what you wish for

Trump is odious, but impeachment is dangerous – both for the Democrats and the progressive movement.

Donald Trump’s high crimes and misdemeanors

But what if Donald Trump were actually held responsible for real crimes?

Billionaires lay siege to state governments

While we're mesmerized by Trump, shady groups are pushing corporate-friendly legislation in statehouses all over the country.

Dems doom 2018 chances by labeling Trump a Russian puppet, not just another sleazy...

By the time the Trump nightmare is over in 2024, the country, like its by then water-logged coastlines, will be hard to recognize.

Trump campaign secretly communicated with Russians at least 18 times

Trump claims, “This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!”