Monday, August 26, 2019

Tag: Trump administration

2084: Orwell revisited in the Age of Trump

It’s obviously time to act on a global scale. Tell that to Big Brother.

Trump’s contempt for working-class expressed in new expanded public charge rule

It is unimaginable that Congress would classify so many working-class and middle-class Americans as undesirable public charges.

‘Disgusting and disturbing’: Trump guts Endangered Species Act in gift to...

"This administration seems set on damaging fragile ecosystems by prioritizing industry interests over science."

Environmental groups sue BLM for not conducting environmental reviews in New...

The fracking push is "symptomatic of a broader assault on our public lands by the Trump administration."

Trump administration is making ‘explicit attempts’ to suppress climate change science

The Trump administration “has sidelined scientists and experts, flattened the morale of the career staff, and by all accounts is bent on hollowing out the agency."

Critics charge new Trump plan ‘recklessly weakens protections’ for what remains...

"The Trump administration continues to prove its utter disregard of our public lands and outdoor heritage."

Babies born in high-intensity oil and gas areas are 70% more...

"This study provides further evidence of a positive association between maternal proximity to oil and gas well site activities and several types of CHDs."

Trump campaign is selling plastic straws to ‘make straws great again’

"Now you can finally be free from liberal paper straws that fall apart within minutes and ruin your drink."

Elizabeth Warren issues statement opposing Trump’s nominee for Defense Secretary

“My fundamental concern is that the relationship between the Defense Department and giant defense contractors has become far too cozy."

Alex Acosta, who helped Jeffrey Epstein escape justice a decade ago,...

Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will now serve as acting secretary.

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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."