Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tag: wild fires

California tribe hopes to conquer climate woes — With fire

More and more land in California is going up in flames. The area in the state burned by wildfires has increased by...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the...

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, July 26, 2018

Federal lawsuit against President Trump's business interests allowed to proceed, deadly wildfires rage around the world, Betsy Devos is hurting students again, and more.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...