Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tag: United Kingdom

A hostile environment: Understanding the Windrush scandal

The similarities of the recent experiences of the Windrush generation to the plight of the DREAMers in the United States, are striking.

Wet wipes ban: UK takes another major step to fight plastic...

“As part of our 25-year environment plan we have pledged to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste and that includes single-use products that include plastic such as wet wipes.”

Over 40 companies pledge to cut plastic pollution

Hopefully, other countries and companies will join the UK Plastics Pact and do their part in producing less plastic waste.

UK pledges £61.4 million to fight ocean plastics

"This week we will look closely at how we can tackle the many threats to the health of the world's oceans, including the scourge of marine plastic pollution."

New UK study proves plastic bag legislation is working

"Great to see less plastic bags in our oceans, but we need the government to put an end to the use of all avoidable single-use plastic by 2025."

United Kingdom to ban ivory trade

More than 20,000 African elephants die every year to feed the ivory trade.

Socialist Labour Party candidate Jeremy Corbyn closes 20% poll gap to...

It’s an astonishing reversal of fortune, and also a lesson in the importance of standing up for ordinary people.

The Labour Party has regained its principles and offers hope to...

In this upcoming UK election the differences between the Conservatives and Labour are defined and stark; its importance cannot be overstated.

UK Oil Companies Set to Drill in the Arctic

The rush comes after the Foreign Office last year talked up the opportunities for British business of a melting Arctic.

2008 All Over Again

“Britain’s withdrawal from the eurozone will damage not only the international banking system, but hamper Washington’s aggressive policies toward Russia and the Ukraine.”

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

New Supreme Court ruling could make it easier to hold corporations liable for things...

A new SCOTUS ruling could open the door to corporate liability, making it easier to fight for things like climate change awareness, gun control, and the opioid crisis.

With planet in ‘crisis mode,’ Bernie Sanders rips Trump White House for ‘dangerous’ dismissal...

"You have an administration that virtually does not even recognize the reality of climate change and their policies, working with the fossil fuel industry, are making a bad situation worse."

Unsolicited advice for an undeclared presidential candidate

A letter to Elizabeth Warren.

The Founder’ monumental constitutional mistake; 2 senators from each state

But let’s not blame the Founders because they had no way of knowing how large this country would become and the great degree to which the populations of its states would vary.

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