Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: Washington D.C.

DC police officer arrested for DUI after crashing into Virginia State...

The incident currently remains under investigation.

Putin puppet urges Russia to ‘take’ back Alaska—fine, trade for DC...

Isn't it reassuring that Russia has its own unhinged, Trumpian-Marjorie Taylor Green-types?

DC is the latest to sue Exxon and big oil for...

“We have a mountain of evidence of what they knew and what they did to deceive the public about the threat of climate change. And yet we’ve only scratched the surface.”

5 ways Donald Trump has not drained the Swamp

Here are five ways he’s made the swamp even swampier.

Joaquin Phoenix, Martin Sheen arrested at Jane Fonda’s final weekly climate...

West Wing's Martin Sheen and Joker's Joaquin Phoenix were arrested and ticketed in an act of civil disobedience alongside hundreds of other activists.

The embassy siege in Georgetown

The American occupiers in the country’s Georgetown embassy have mobilized in solidarity with the Venezuelan people and in the hope that they can help to prevent a war, the international left must support them.

To clean up the planet, clean up Washington

Doing so will remove long standing barriers that have slowed and blunted climate action.

DC Council votes to repeal Initiative 77; will take away voter-approved...

"It is incredibly sad to see the Council representing one of the most progressive cities in the country siding with the wealthy restaurant industry over their own constituents."

D.C. and Maryland attorneys general file federal lawsuit against Trump

“It puts our democracy at risk when a president puts his financial interests before the American people.”

Washington Victory Over Shell Oil Trains Signals a Turning Tide

Is the federal government wavering on pushing through ill-advised oil transportation?

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”