Friday, August 12, 2022

Tag: South America

Colombia, once a pro-U.S. conservative bastion, turns left

Voters in Colombia have picked a powerful new duo, Gustavo Petro as president and Francia Márquez as vice president, to take the nation in a new direction, tackling economic and environmental injustice.

New UN climate report is ‘code red for humanity,’ but joining...

In its first major climate report since 2013, the IPCC offers its starkest warning yet: Serious impacts of global warming are now unavoidable.

Damming rivers is terrible for human rights, ecosystems and food security

Despite industry rhetoric, hydropower is high-cost and high-risk. There are better options for a post-pandemic recovery and a renewable energy future.

As Amazonian wildfire season approaches, we must protect the vulnerable forest

Jair Bolsonaro’s aggressive deregulation and exploitation of the Amazon’s resources threatens the entire planet.

When an elected government falls in South America, as in Bolivia...

History shows us that U.S. antipathy towards independent progressive leaders generally results in U.S.-sponsored subversion and military coups.

South America’s second-largest forest is also burning – and ‘environmentally friendly’...

Due to the some of the fastest deforestation in the world, this once enormous ecosystem may soon be gone outside of protected areas.

Video Reveals Federal Agents Arresting Venezuelan Mayor for Conspiracy

Mayor Ledezma of Caracas in Venezuela was recently arrested and is being accused of conspiring to overthrow the Venezuelan government. The Venezuelan President has faced severe economic turmoil and social unrest and he seems to be targeting military and political opponents without proof of evidence.

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Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

With God on our side?

“It's not the violence of the few that scares me, it's the silence of the many.”

Exploring the mindset of a typical hardcore Trump supporter

As I said these Americans are extremely angry and frustrated and want to see change so it seems like they are more than willing to support someone who is as angry as they are.

The rise of Indigenous candidates raises awareness of key issues

Indigenous values helped shape American democracy, and now they’re helping increase Native representation.

70% of Americans support deciding state abortion rights by ballot measure: poll

After an "enormous victory" in Kansas, some progressives argue that ballot measures "are the next frontier" for protecting access to reproductive healthcare.