Monday, April 6, 2020

Tag: United States

Washington activists launch ‘Climate Countdown’ to push lawmakers for urgent action

“We, as a society and as a whole, have to respond to the climate crisis.”

United Kingdom to ban ivory trade

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

When empires fall

The United States’ reign as an Empire is coming to an end.

Goodbye Pacific pivot, hello Pacific retreat

Who will take America’s place in Asia?

Found in Cuba: The American dream (and nightmare)

Putting Trump in perspective by going offshore.

Making America mediocre again

As conditions in the U.S. deteriorate, the world will continue to suffer the consequences of U.S. military force – but without the mitigating influences of U.S. foreign aid and diplomacy.

No more holiday gifts for repressive regimes

The U.S. is selling weapons to a country that's killing a child every 10 minutes. That has to stop.

Starving Yemeni children, bloated U.S. weaponsmakers

It’s clear why U.S. weaponsmakers want to keep selling weapons to the Saudi regime. For them, it is all about profits.

While democrats chase Russians, republicans keep rigging elections

We can’t resolve the Russian question without more answers, but we can fix what we already know is broken.

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Bernie Sanders calls for ‘boldest legislation in history’ to halt spiraling COVID-19 catastrophe

"Senator Sanders' economic rescue principles speak to the bold, fast action needed to protect and support people and prevent corporations from consolidating economic and political power amidst a crisis."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...
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I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this any more

I don't know what more there is to say: Bernie has lost because of cheating. Coronavirus is rampant. We've experience the biggest monthly job loss in our history. Trump is probably going to win, and even if he doesn't, is Biden going to solve out problems? Climate change is looming.

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.