Monday, June 1, 2020

Tag: rural America

Rural America needs Medicare for All now

Only a system that puts the well-being of all people above enriching a few will deliver the care we need, where and when we need it, and keep our rural communities alive and vibrant.

Drinking water for millions in rural America contaminated with suspected carcinogen

Farmers are largely exempt from federal or state regulations that could stem water pollution.

How to rebuild progressive politics in rural America

Progressives and Democrats aren’t giving nearly the amount of attention they should to rural America if they hope to truly impact the elections.

How to keep businesses (and small towns) alive when owners retire

In Kansas, a new matchmaking service is helping transition small businesses to new hands. Could it be a model for the rest of rural America?

3 ways progressives can reconnect with rural America

First, understand the environment is not only about climate change – it’s about livelihood for miners, drillers, loggers, and farmers like me.

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Who are the secret puppet-masters behind Trump’s war on Iran?

A shadowy group stoking U.S. hostility with Iran and the evidence that it is funded by Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Trump’s National Park Service greenlights hunting of bear cubs and wolf pups in their...

Lifting this restriction grants hunters permission to use cruel and inhumane hunting tactics.

‘Grotesque’: While 41 million people lost jobs due to COVID-19, US billionaires grew nearly...

"This is a grotesque indicator of the deep inequalities in U.S. society."

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.

Nationwide rebellion against police violence demands justice for George Floyd

People are protesting the killing in Minneapolis and St Paul as well as across the country.