Saturday, April 13, 2024

Tag: U.S.

How much longer before Trump becomes the 2nd president in US...

America is weighed down by this president who has quickly worn out his welcome.

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?

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FAA Reauthorization Act’s stealth attack on student loan forgiveness

Inside the bill lies a clause that could effectively pilot a broader campaign against the cancellation of student debts, starting with those incurred for flight training and education.

The break-up?

Are the United States and Israel no longer friends?

Billionaire fortunes double in wake of Trump’s tax cuts

The report sheds light on the private equity sector, often criticized as "vulture capitalism," revealing that 45 private-equity billionaires alone have amassed a collective wealth of $210.8 billion.
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Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

There is only one spaceship Earth

This is how to free the world of genocide and ecocide.