Monday, August 26, 2019

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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Leaked documents show Brazil’s Bolsonaro has grave plans for Amazon rainforest

democraciaAbierta has seen a PowerPoint presentation that shows that Bolsonaro’s government intends to use hate speech to isolate minorities of the Amazon.

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.

‘Game-changer’: Sanders unveils Green New Deal plan detailing 10-Year mobilization to avert climate catastrophe,...

"This is a pivotal moment in the history of America—and really, in the history of humanity."

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

‘A Green New Deal, but for guns’: Parkland students propose groundbreaking gun policy

"If we require a license to drive a car, we should certainly require a license to own a gun."