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Mattis: Climate Change Is Real, and a National Security Threat

Mattis: Climate Change Is Real, and a National Security Threat

In previously unpublished written testimony to senators following his January confirmation hearing, Defense Secretary James Mattis argued..

March 14, 2017 with 0 Comments
Republican Anti-Science Bills Target Children in 4 More States

Republican Anti-Science Bills Target Children in 4 More States

Republican state lawmakers in four more states, many of them adherents of a theological worldview with no basis in science, are advancing..

March 1, 2017 with 0 Comments
Shell Warned of Catastrophic Man-Made Climate Change in 1991 Film

Shell Warned of Catastrophic Man-Made Climate Change in 1991 Film

Multinational fossil fuel giant Shell warned about the dangers of man-made climate change in a 1991 company film that concluded “the..

March 1, 2017 with 0 Comments
US Financing Supplier of Africa Mines Accused of Slave Labor

US Financing Supplier of Africa Mines Accused of Slave Labor

The US government’s export credit agency has provided hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer-backed financing over the past..

February 27, 2017 with 1 Comment
Senate Confirms ‘Climate Change Denier’ Scott Pruitt to Head EPA

Senate Confirms ‘Climate Change Denier’ Scott Pruitt to Head EPA

The United States Senate has confirmed Scott Pruitt, whose skepticism about human-caused global warming and close ties to the fossil fuel..

February 17, 2017 with 0 Comments
FBI Diverts Anti-Terror Resources to Investigate #NoDAPL Water Protectors

FBI Diverts Anti-Terror Resources to Investigate #NoDAPL Water Protectors

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is diverting agents tasked with preventing terrorist attacks to investigate Native Americans,..

February 12, 2017 with 0 Comments
#NoDAPL: Seattle City Council Votes 9-0 to Divest $3 Billion from Wells Fargo over Dakota Access Pipeline

#NoDAPL: Seattle City Council Votes 9-0 to Divest $3 Billion from Wells Fargo over Dakota Access Pipeline

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to divest $3 billion from Wells Fargo bank over its role as a lender to the highly..

February 10, 2017 with 0 Comments
San Francisco: Hundreds Protest Trump’s Executive Orders on Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines

San Francisco: Hundreds Protest Trump’s Executive Orders on Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive orders reviving the highly controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines,..

January 27, 2017 with 0 Comments
North Dakota Bill Would Protect Motorists Who Accidentally Kill, Injure Protesters

North Dakota Bill Would Protect Motorists Who Accidentally Kill, Injure Protesters

A North Dakota state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would exempt drivers from liability if they accidentally kill or injure a..

January 15, 2017 with 0 Comments
Tampa Food Not Bombs Activists Arrested for Feeding Hungry People

Tampa Food Not Bombs Activists Arrested for Feeding Hungry People

Seven volunteers for Tampa Food Not Bombs, part of a loose-knit network sharing vegan and vegetarian meals with hungry people around the..

January 10, 2017 with 0 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • White House Welcomes Brigitte Gabriel, Leader of Anti-Muslim ‘Hate Group’ ACT for America
  • Republican Florida Court Official Calls for Lynching of Black Anti-Death Penalty State Attorney Aramis Ayala
  • South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs Anti-LGBTQ Adoption, Foster Care Bill Into Law
  • Mississippi Republican Andy Gipson Kills Domestic Violence Divorce Bill
  • ICE Agents Forcibly Remove Asylum-Seeker Awaiting Brain Tumor Surgery from Texas Hospital
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