Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: Washington

None dare call it “encirclement”

he word “encirclement” does not appear in the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), signed into law by President Joe Biden on...

Washington denies permits for massive fracked gas-to-methanol refinery

“Today’s science-based decision helps ensure Washington’s promise of a livable planet for generations to come.”


How to fight off a bad case of “CHS” Flu

Far from alienating the electorate, these proposals are generating majority support precisely because they are bold and clearly would benefit… well, the majority.

In Haiti, Washington meddling missed by press

Haitian and foreign readers and viewers would be so much better served if corporate media could follow the advice of its own codes of ethics.

Unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington

This isn't the first time the USDA has discovered unapproved genetically modified wheat plants.

Big Oil spends record millions to defeat the nation’s first carbon...

Washington state currently ranks fifth in the nation in crude oil refining capacity for making gasoline and other petroleum products.

Oregon and Washington join 20 countries to phase out coal by...

"Phasing out coal power is good news for the climate, for our health and for our kids."

Can centrism be a movement? The answer may surprise you

Real centrism, based on the needs and ideals of most voters, could very well become a movement.

It’s more than a church parking lot. It’s a safe zone...

Some say safe-parking programs aren’t a solution to homelessness. But these women and families are grateful this church has one.

Seattle mayor resigns amid allegations of sexual abuse

Murray's alleged crimes go back to the 1970s.

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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.”