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16.12.2020

Mitch McConnell Wants to Let Corporations Kill You Without Consequence

Mitch McConnell Wants to Let Corporations Kill You Without Consequence

This is beyond immoral. This is ghastly, and should have been at the top of every news story in America for the past six months. By Thom Hartmann Probably the most under-reported story of the year has been how Mitch McConnell is holding Americans hostage in exchange for letting big… »

13.12.2020

‘Can Anybody Still Deny That We Are Facing a Dramatic Emergency?’ Asks UN Chief at Climate Summit

‘Can Anybody Still Deny That We Are Facing a Dramatic Emergency?’ Asks UN Chief at Climate Summit

“If we don’t change course,” he warned, “we may be headed for a catastrophic temperature rise of more than 3 degrees this century.” By Jessica Corbett World leaders aren’t doing enough to address the human-caused climate crisis. That seemed to be the main message of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres’ … »

08.12.2020

In ‘Huge Victory for Polar Bears and Our Climate,’ Court Rejects Trump Approval of Offshore Drilling Project in Arctic

In ‘Huge Victory for Polar Bears and Our Climate,’ Court Rejects Trump Approval of Offshore Drilling Project in Arctic

In ‘Huge Victory for Polar Bears and Our Climate,’ Court Rejects Trump Approval of Offshore Drilling Project in Arctic By Jessica Corbett Climate action advocates and wildlife defenders celebrated Monday after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit rejected the Trump administration’s approval of Liberty, a… »

02.12.2020

Expert Panel Advises CDC That US Healthcare Workers and Nursing Home Residents Should Get Covid-19 Vaccine First

Expert Panel Advises CDC That US Healthcare Workers and Nursing Home Residents Should Get Covid-19 Vaccine First

The country has documented nearly 13.7 million confirmed cases and over 270,000 deaths from the disease, more than any other nation. By Jessica Corbett With the coronavirus pandemic still raging across the United States and two vaccine developers awaiting emergency use approval from the federal government, a panel of independent experts… »

28.11.2020

‘Hunger Like They’ve Never Seen It Before’: US Food Banks Struggle as 1 in 6 Families With Children Don’t Have Enough to Eat

‘Hunger Like They’ve Never Seen It Before’: US Food Banks Struggle as 1 in 6 Families With Children Don’t Have Enough to Eat

“We’re now seeing families who had an emergency fund but it’s gone and they’re at the end of their rope,” said one Texas food bank director. By Brett Wilkins One in six U.S. families with children don’t have enough to eat this holiday season, a national emergency exacerbated by the… »

26.11.2020

Victory for Tribes, Waterways, and Planet as Pebble Mine Denied Permit

Victory for Tribes, Waterways, and Planet as Pebble Mine Denied Permit

“Sometimes a project is so bad, so indefensible, that the politics fall to the wayside and we get the right decision.” By Andrea Germanos Environmental campaigners stressed the need for the incoming Biden White House to put in place permanent protections for Alaska’s Bristol Bay after the Trump administration on Wednesday… »

25.11.2020

Defenders of US Public Schools Call on Biden to Ditch Trump’s Disastrous Education Policies—and Obama’s Too

Defenders of US Public Schools Call on Biden to Ditch Trump’s Disastrous Education Policies—and Obama’s Too

“50.8 million children who attend real public schools need a secretary of education who will be their advocate, not an advocate for privatization.” By Kenny Stancil Demanding an end to the failed policies that have dominated the United States for more than two decades, a coalition of public education advocates… »

24.11.2020

From ‘Alarming Red Flag’ to ‘Something We Can Work With,’ Campaigners Respond to Kerry as Biden Climate Envoy

From ‘Alarming Red Flag’ to ‘Something We Can Work With,’ Campaigners Respond to Kerry as Biden Climate Envoy

“This is an encouraging commitment, but it is not enough.” By Andrea Germanos President-elect Joe Biden said Monday that former Secretary of State John Kerry would serve as his Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, an announcement that provoked a range of responses from climate campaigners—many who broadly saw the pick… »

23.11.2020

Vaccine Access Advocates Cautiously Optimistic As G20 Summit Ends With Pledge to ‘Spare No Effort’ to Ensure Widespread Distribution

Vaccine Access Advocates Cautiously Optimistic As G20 Summit Ends With Pledge to ‘Spare No Effort’ to Ensure Widespread Distribution

“This is not a ‘do-good’ exercise. It is the only way to stop the pandemic dead in its tracks. Solidarity is indeed survival.” By Julia Conley World leaders expressed cautious optimism about widespread coronavirus vaccine access as the virtual G20 summit wrapped up with a final statement from the world’s… »

12.11.2020

To ‘Rebuild and Repair’ After Trump Cruelty, Rights Group Gives Biden Blueprint for Racial Justice and Immigration Reform

To ‘Rebuild and Repair’ After Trump Cruelty, Rights Group Gives Biden Blueprint for Racial Justice and Immigration Reform

“Progress on each of these fronts is desperately needed to make all families and communities safe.” ByAndrea Germanos President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team is being urged to quickly set in motion actions to “rebuild and repair” from Trump administration attacks on people of color and immigrants, with police reform and… »

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