Sunday, February 28, 2021

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As climate crisis rages, the world’s public banks gathered at first-ever...

"There is no excuse for the continued funding of billions of dollars in coal, gas, or oil projects. This must stop now."

World Bank ramps up investments to fight climate crisis

"Climate change is an existential threat to the world's poorest and most vulnerable. These new targets demonstrate how seriously we are taking this issue, investing and mobilizing $200 billion over five years to combat climate change."

World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas exploration

“It is hard to overstate the significance of this historic announcement by the World Bank.”

Shocking Schumer

Even Chuck Schumer, New York senator who never finds a global trade deal too ugly to hug, fears that the Trans-Pacific Partnership would let corporations roll back laws at every level of government. Yes, the TPP is shameful, Chuck!

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2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

Trump campaign paid millions to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

“It was his duty as commander-in-chief to stop the violence. And he alone had that power because they believed that they were following his orders. They said so.”

Biden’s reckless Syria bombing is not the diplomacy he promised

This is not what he promised in his campaign and it is not what the American people voted for.

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill with $15 minimum wage increase

The bill includes a $15 minimum wage increase, an extension of unemployment insurance, survival checks, and $20 billion for a national vaccination program.