Tuesday, August 4, 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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Comparing poverty in India and America

But how does this compare to the worst forms of poverty in other countries?

Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.

‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

We'll judge Trump Medieval Madness as we do other historic low points, like McCarthyism, interning the Japanese or 250 years of slavery plus a century of Jim Crow brutality.

Supreme Court leaves order in place permitting Trump administration to construct border wall

The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.