Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Foxconn deal enriches billionaires with taxpayer cash

“Growth, thy name is suffering.”

Scott Walker set to sign Koch anti-regulations bill in Wisconsin

“The so-called REINS Act will undoubtedly move Wisconsin towards a rule-making process that will become marred by industry lobbyists with political agendas."

BREAKING: Wisconsin may bring the Koch brothers one state closer to...

Legislators are debating whether to call for a constitutional convention, a prize of corporate interest groups.

Wisconsin Senate passes Koch-backed REINS bill that would benefit Koch, other...

There are concerns about the bill's ability to potentially “grind the regulatory process to a halt.”

ALEC’s push for a constitutional convention reaches Wisconsin

The risks of a constitutional convention in this day and age far outweigh the benefits.

Wisconsin leads on climate research, even as agencies cut science from...

“If you’re not recognizing that burning fossil fuels is causing climate change, then you’re not looking for solutions that reduce climate change.”

Green party’s Jill Stein on obsotacles to vote recount: “This is...

Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein requested recounts in three states where Donald Trump narrowly beat Hillary Clinton: Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Republicans responsible for voter suppression in 2016

With a Republican majority currently held in all three branches, there will most likely be a lot more barriers and restrictions in the times ahead.

One Tribe’s ‘Long Walk’ Upstream for Environmental and Cultural Justice

Wisconsin's Menominee tap their forebears—and Native American cultural rebirth underway in North Dakota—on a walk to protect their river.

Leaked Documents Expose Worst Corruption Scandal in a Decade

Scott Walker may have done political favors for the lead industry in exchange for millions.

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.