Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tag: water

Huge Hydropower Plant to Harness Seawater and Solar Power in South...

A 300-megawatt solar and hydropower plant, found in the Atacama Desert in Chile, will use solar power to move seawater up a tunnel to the top of a mountain for water storage and will release the water back down to generate power.

‘Ludicrous’ as Flint Tells Residents: Pay for Poisoned Water or We’ll...

'All arreas should be cleared. No one should have to pay for this.'

Michigan’s Water Crisis Has Gotten So Bad The National Guard Has...

It's the governor's latest attempt to address a growing public health crisis.

This City Could Become the Next Detroit

Baltimore, Maryland is following in the footsteps of Detroit, as the city plans to shut off water to customers with overdue bills. But not before the city's residents fight back against the plan to privatize their water.

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Michigan judge accused of jeopardizing safety and democracy with reversal of open carry ban...

"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

Senators call for investigation into Border Patrol tracking phones without warrant

"...we urge you to investigate CBP’s warrantless use of commercial databases containing Americans’ information, including but not limited to Venntel’s location database.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

$280m ‘dark money’ spent by US Christian right groups globally

Organizations led by some of Donald Trump’s most vocal allies and supporters have spent increasing amounts of money globally to influence foreign laws, policies and public opinion in order “to stir a backlash” against sexual and reproductive rights.

Ending regime change—in Bolivia and the world

The triumph of democracy in Bolivia and the failure of the U.S.'s "regime change" efforts around the world.