Top Dem Says Internal Govt. Watchdog Report Shows Trump Still Has No ‘Coherent’ Response to Covid-19

As the U.S. Covid-19 death toll passed 200,000 on Monday, the Government Accountability Office published a report arguing that “timely and concerted federal leadership will be required” to respond to the challenges posed by the combination of an already-strained public health system, the current hurricane season, and the upcoming flu season—an urgent wake-up call coming …

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‘Sledgehammer to Permanently Silence Opposing Voices’: Outrage Over Florida Gov. DeSantis’ Proposed Anti-Protest Bill

The American Civil Liberties Union joined Florida Democrats on Monday in condemning a proposed bill by Gov. Ron DeSantis that would newly classify certain forms of protest as felonies and impose harsh penalties on some protesters.  Flanked by Republican lawmakers and law enforcement officials at an afternoon press conference in Winter Haven, DeSantis referred to …

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Low, Even For Them

Mourning Ginsburg. Reuters photo As the America with a brain, heart and moral compass mourn the devastating loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her ideals, the thugs running this dumpster fire of a government are feverishly betraying everything she long stood and fought for. Having spent the last four years “strenuously making the case that, …

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350.org on Morgan Stanley’s Latest Climate Announcement

WASHINGTON – Today, Morgan Stanley announced a new climate commitment to reach net-zero financed emissions by 2050. It is the first major American bank to set such a target, though the announcement did not include details on the bank’s plan to get there. As a member of the Stop the Money Pipeline Coalition, 350.org North …

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ACLU Statement on Record-Breaking Number of Deaths in ICE Custody

WASHINGTON – ICE confirmed the 20th person to die in its detention in Fiscal Year 2020 today. The death of Cipriano Chavez-Alvarez at Stewart Detention Facility in Georgia makes this year the deadliest for people in ICE detention since FY 2005, when 21 people died. FY 2020 is the third deadliest year in ICE’s 17-year …

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With the NRC Comment Window Closing Tomorrow, Thousands Weigh in To Oppose Holtec’s Proposed Massive New Nuclear Waste Dump in New Mexico

WASHINGTON – September 21, 2020]  With the window for public comment closing tomorrow, September 22, individuals and groups opposing Holtec’s “Consolidated ‘Interim’ Storage Facility [CISF] for Spent Nuclear Fuel and High Level Waste” have filed thousands of comments and an organizational sign-on letter urging the NRC to reject Holtec’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Docket ID …

ادامه مطلبWith the NRC Comment Window Closing Tomorrow, Thousands Weigh in To Oppose Holtec’s Proposed Massive New Nuclear Waste Dump in New Mexico

After Covid-19 Flip-Flops, CDC Director Must Resign

Today I wrote to Dr. Robert Redfield calling on him to resign as the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It was not a letter I wrote lightly. But with the events of the past few months, the decision – and the need – to write it could not have been clearer. Millions …

ادامه مطلبAfter Covid-19 Flip-Flops, CDC Director Must Resign

Fracking and Petrochemicals Create Fewer Pennsylvania Jobs Than Clean Energy

WASHINGTON – While Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette tours a Shell petrochemical plant under construction in Pennsylvania today, a new analysis shows that the high-profile project will employ far less workers than promised, and that a similar investment in wind and solar manufacturing would be far more beneficial. The new Food & Water Watch research, “Cracked: The …

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Why Is Bank of America Still Open to Funding the Destruction of Our Homelands in the Arctic?

Bank of America’s customers may have noticed that recently the bank has been standing out from the rest of its peers. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been in a good way. Right now, Bank of America is the only major American bank that has not yet ruled out funding for destructive drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife …

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FinCEN Files Highlight Need to Overhaul and Prioritize Dirty Money Fight

WASHINGTON – A new investigation published Sunday by a global network of news outlets reveals major flaws in U.S. anti-money laundering safeguards.  Dubbed the “FinCEN Files,” the latest exposé from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and Buzzfeed News spotlights trillions of dollars in dirty money flowing freely through major U.S. and international banks, …

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