Friday, May 24, 2024

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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Smotrich proposes financial sanctions and settlement expansion in response to Palestinian state recognition

The far-right minister outlined six immediate steps to target the Palestinian Authority (PA) following the recognition by Spain, Norway, and Ireland.

House Democrats demand Justice Alito’s recusal from Trump cases over ‘ethical nightmare’

The Court’s ethical guidelines emphasize the importance of impartiality and the need for justices to avoid any appearance of political bias.

Trump backtracks on birth control stance amid growing reproductive rights battle

His comments suggested a possible shift towards state-level decision-making on birth control policies.

Activists arrested in Capitol Hill protest urging Biden to cancel student debt and divest...

The Debt Collective’s protest underscores the urgent need for student debt relief and a reevaluation of U.S. military spending.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.