Monday, June 27, 2022

Tag: U.S.

China is financing a petrochemical hub in Appalachia. Meet its powerful...

“This hub of horrors is a nightmare waiting to happen … The people deserve better than false economic hope and toxic neighbors.”

South Korea slips off the US leash

What we’re really seeing here is South Korean President Moon Jae-in making a bold move to assert South Korea’s independence from the United States.

North Korea is walking back war—and pundits are strangely disappointed

Pundits seem more concerned about the North driving a "wedge" between the U.S. and the South than about preventing nuclear war.

Mapping a world from hell

76 countries are now involved in Washington’s War on Terror.

Inequality is feeding America

It's time to treat all farm workers with the respect due to the people who really are essential to our food security.

25 percent of the earth could see a permanent drought by...

If Earth’s temperature goes up by 2 degrees Celsius by 2050, more than 25 percent of the world would live in a state of drought.

World holds on to Paris Climate Agreement despite U.S. threats

While the world remains hopeful that Trump won’t cancel America’s participation in the climate deal, last week’s gathering proved that the Paris accord won’t fall apart without the U.S.

Sheldon Wolin and Inverted Totalitarianism

“Economics dominates politics—and with that domination comes different forms of ruthlessness.” Sheldon Wolin discusses the terrifying configuration of corporate power he calls “inverted totalitarianism” with Chris Hedges.

VIDEO: We Won't Torture Anymore: APA Tells US to Withdraw Psychologists...

The American Psychological Association has barred psychologists from participating in national security interrogations through a new policy passed in August. Are these changes key to protecting health professionals from military prosecution?

VIDEO: Obama and Putin Spar at UN: Will Regime Change in...

During a formal meeting in New York, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed their views on Syria and Ukraine with Obama expressing his willingness to work with Russia to resolve the Syrian crisis.

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US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Ugly side of Trump’s 2020 lies and bullying come before committee 

Trump-directed mobs threaten officials who wouldn’t cheat for him.

The current US Supreme Court is not constitutionally legitimate

Dobbs is a watershed attack that will come to be known as an infamous consolidation of an unrelenting extremist assault on this country's gains for equality and justice.

Ten ways billionaires avoid taxes on an epic scale

After a year of reporting on the tax machinations of the ultrawealthy, ProPublica spotlights the top tax-avoidance techniques that provide massive benefits to billionaires.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.