Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: world

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018 around the world

"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization, but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights."

Dr. Strangelove returns: The Trump administration’s nuclear posture review

In true Trumpian fashion, nuclear arms are sold throughout the review as a cost efficient, even cheap, means to maintain American strategic dominance in every corner of the world.

Ending pollution requires a major change in attitudes

Its up to us, each and every one of us to consciously live in an environmentally responsible manner.

US Needs ‘sh*thole’ countries, not the other way around

America’s prosperity and security are greatly dependent on the goodwill and cooperation of other nations, developed and emerging markets alike.

Iran’s ‘Tea Party’ moment?

Responsibility for the unrest ultimately lies with the country’s government.

No foreign bases: Challenging the footprint of US empire

The United States cannot be a moral or ethical country until it faces up to the realities of U.S. empire and the destruction it causes around the world.

The US has treated poor countries like ‘shitholes’ for decades

Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.

The world according to Trump

“Trump administration’s foolish and self-defeating decision to abdicate the United States’ global influence — something that has taken more than 70 years to build.”

Unsung Resistance, from Brooklyn to Nabi Saleh

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”

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What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Bernie Sanders joins Des Moines climate strike, young people in 20 states begin sit-ins...

"If we have the courage to take on the fossil fuel industry and other special interests, if we have the courage to pass a Green New Deal, we can create up to 20 million good-paying jobs transforming our energy system.”