Saturday, January 18, 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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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Amid raft of state-level endorsements, Sanders leads democrats in new national poll

“It’s just one poll, but it looks like Bernie is unhurt and Warren unhelped by the brouhaha.”

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."