Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Tag: riots

Members of several well-known hate groups identified at Capitol riot

Several participants ProPublica and FRONTLINE identified from video have direct links to the white nationalist movement.

National Guard Deployed as Baltimore Erupts After Years of Police Violence,...

Is the violence reigning in Baltimore diverting attention away from the real issue? Rev. Jesse Jackson, civil rights leader, discusses the "oasis of poverty and pain" and the resident's suffrage from police abuse and economic neglect.

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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.