Friday, August 23, 2019

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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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...
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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced background checks

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...