Saturday, July 4, 2020

Tag: Washington D.C.

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?

D.C. Police Officer Arrested For Attempting to Support ISIS

If convicted, Young could face up to 20 years in prison for attempting to support the Islamic State.

Milestones (Or What Passes for Them in Washington)

A Multi-Trillion-Dollar Bridge to Nowhere in the Greater Middle East.

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Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Why America is the greatest country

I just know that everything is okay because I live in the greatest country. And America is the greatest country because everything is okay.

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.