Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: Trump administration

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.

Trump admin to officially revoke California’s waiver to set stricter emissions...

In its latest move to undermine action on the climate crisis, the Trump administration will formally rescind California's waiver to set stricter auto emissions standards under...

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”