Saturday, May 21, 2022

Tag: Washington

Poison papers: Monsanto knew PCBs were toxic for years but sold...

Monsanto's vice president of global strategy did not contest the authenticity of the documents.

Populism of the 1%: Why the same billionaires are behind Trump...

These complex ties reveal a clear and resounding message.

Emergency declared at nuclear waste site in Washington state

The Hanford site is known for being the most contaminated nuclear site in the country.

The President who loved generals

Could war with Iran be on Washington’s agenda?

Washington governor’s order to protect immigrants will also save state’s economy

Immigrants make up 17 percent of the state’s workforce. If Washington’s undocumented workers were deported, nearly $14.5 billion in economic activity could be lost.

Spokane climate activists sue U.S. government for constitutional violations

These activists are fighting for their “right to a healthy climate” and to ban fossil fuel trains as a violation of that right.

The real face of Washington (and America)

Thank You, Donald Trump

Washington becomes first state to sue Monsanto over PCBs, accused of...

Washington’s lawsuit comes just days before shareholders decide on Bayer AG’s $66 billion acquisition of Monsanto that would create the world’s largest seed and pesticide company.

We don’t need Washington to fix bloated CEO pay

There are clear channels that people can use to put downward pressure on the pay of those at the top in both the corporate and noncorporate sector that don’t require going through Washington.

Will Trump roll back efforts to normalize relations between Havana &...

Trump has vowed to withdraw from diplomatic relations if he believes his new demands go unmet in the future.

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The Buffalo massacre and the mainstreaming of the Great Replacement Theory

Like an untreated wound, the Great Replacement Theory is being allowed to fester and is poisoning minds.

Analysis: 26 US billionaires paid average tax rate of just 4.8% in recent years

"When you include their untaxed wealth growth in the calculation, many billionaires pay almost nothing," said Frank Clemente of Americans for Tax Fairness.

Movements are vying for political power — is ‘co-governance’ the answer?

As the left increasingly focuses on electoral politics, a new framework is emerging for how candidates who win should partner with social movements.

Exxon doubles down on ‘advanced recycling’ claims that yield few results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.