Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: Trump

Trump administration’s attacks on science already surpass two Bush terms

Trump may have lauded the Apollo 11 mission, but his administration has launched more than 100 attacks on science.

Could Trump end a cruel dog meat festival during U.S.-China trade...

Even most of the Chinese public wants the inhumane event to be shut down.

Columnist Thiessen, in calling AOC ‘economically illiterate,’ displays own economic ignorance

After all, while the brief bio at the end of his column doesn’t mention it, the newspaper he writes for is owned by Bezos, Amazon’s founder, CEO and the world’s richest man.

O.N.E.

“This is what it means to be an American dealing with a fake president spouting cringeworthy claims even as we try to create decent relationships with bewildered people from other lands.”

Trump Foundation agrees to dissolve under judicial supervision

“This is an important victory for the rule of law, making clear that there is one set of rules for everyone. We’ll continue to move our suit forward to ensure that the Trump Foundation and its directors are held to account for their clear and repeated violations of state and federal law.”

Trump’s Supreme Court strikes blow to government workers, good paying jobs

“This is a concerted, corporate-funded effort to get rid of public employee unions."

Dr. Strangelove in the Pentagon

What a path of folly we remain headed down – especially with a president proud beyond belief of the size of his “nuclear button.”

The ideology that unites Trump and the authoritarians he admires

It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.

Trump’s National Defense Strategy

The battle between “guns and butter” is still raging in the United States and, if the new NDS is any indicator, the guns are winning.

The 3 choices when it comes to Trump

Democracy is fragile, it requires all of us to protect it.

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.