Friday, February 3, 2023

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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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.