Saturday, January 29, 2022

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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How an undercover cop set back a climate movement

There had to have been some who were suspicious of Mark ‘Flash’ Stone when he first joined UK activists fighting climate change...

Wealthy progressives back primaries against Dems tanking party agenda

A group of wealthy progressives announced Thursday that it will support primary challenges against Rep. Henry Cuellar, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, and other...

New reports allege Texas oil and gas regulator’s lax enforcement

When a Canadian company started drilling for oil and gas near Jim and Sue Franklin’s ranch in a small Permian Basin town...

How the U.S. transportation system fuels inequality

For decades, the federal government has allocated about four times as much funding to roadways as it has to public transit such...

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.