Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: Trump administration

‘Shameful’: Trump aiming to gut rules that prevent corporate offshore tax...

"The same administration that tried to cut food stamps to save money wants to make it easier for companies to avoid paying taxes by hiding their profits offshore."

Merging ‘loyalty to the oil industry’ and ‘grudge against California,’ Trump...

"Turning over these spectacular wild places to dirty drilling and fracking will sicken Californians, harm endangered species, and fuel climate chaos."

Trump’s decision to hamstring California’s climate authority is illogical and uninformed

Revoking California’s ability to set stricter air-pollution standards also misses three important benefits to California and the nation.

‘We are at a crisis point’ warns new report exposing ‘science...

The Trump administration's attacks on science have reached a "crisis point," according to policy experts and ex-government officials who published a report...

Trump administration disbanded marine life and health advisory boards

The White House is currently making moves to eliminate three federal advisory boards that deal with the protection of marine life. 

Trump admin: There’s no ‘climate crisis,’ so drill baby drill

The Trump administration has asserted that "there is not a climate crisis" as justification for expanding drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

‘Just absurd’: Flood of ridicule as Trump readies executive order to...

"Not only did Trump's own budget make deep cuts to Medicare, but can someone explain to me how a socialist program can be saved from socialism?"

Busted deal with the devil by stooge Republicans puts Senate in...

What was an improbable prospect only weeks ago — Democrats retaking the Senate — increases in direct proportion to the severity and duration of the Trump train wreck.

California sues for right to stronger pollution standards

The Trump administration made a "demonstrable move, to assert power and dominance."

Inside the Trump administration’s chaotic dismantling of the federal land agency

Internal records from the Bureau of Land Management contradict what its chief told Congress about a plan to ship 200 D.C.-based career staff out West. The plan would weaken the agency, which stands between federal lands and oil, gas and mineral companies.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...