One of the country’s biggest c...

Nov 13, 2019 by

This past summer, members of Congress and environmental groups began using the hashtag #ChamberofCarbon to call out the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for its anti-climate agenda.

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No other president would have ...

Nov 11, 2019 by

[Translate] < President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House Wednesday evening, Aug. 21, 2019,...

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‘As Corrupt as It Gets&#...

Nov 8, 2019 by

Critics called on Congress to open an investigation immediately.

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Trump Says Native Americans’ H...

Nov 6, 2019 by

SINCE 1990, the federal government has recognized November, albeit too quietly, as National Native American Heritage Month. Like most commemorative months dedicated to honoring the culture and history of an oppressed people in the U.S., Native American Heritage Month has always been a grossly insufficient gesture.

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Sonny and Donnie: Down on the ...

Nov 5, 2019 by

Government by the rich is called plutocracy.

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Scramble for propane marks Mot...

Nov 5, 2019 by

Months after historic floods ravaged the U.S. Midwest, farmers scrambling to harvest their crops face a new headache: finding fuel to dry their soaked grains.

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Trump officially turned his ba...

Nov 4, 2019 by

The Trump White House has made it official, giving notice that it will pull out of the Paris climate agreement and leave the United States as the only nation in the world failing to participate.

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Here’s why Twitter’s political...

Nov 4, 2019 by

If you’re fortunate enough not to have a Twitter account, then you might have missed the news that the website’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, took the unprecedented step of banning political ads last week.

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Trump Just Threatened to Pull ...

Nov 4, 2019 by

Another Sunday morning, another stupid tweet.

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Noam Chomsky weighs in on impe...

Nov 2, 2019 by

Noam Chomsky was railing against far-right Republicans and neoliberal corporate Democrats long before Donald Trump became president, but the Trump era has certainly given the veteran journalist/author plenty to talk about.

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E.P.A. Set to Roll Back Rules ...

Oct 31, 2019 by

The Trump administration is expected to roll back an Obama-era regulation to limit dangerous heavy metals like arsenic, lead and mercury from coal-fired power plants, according to two people familiar with the plans.

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RIVER OF TRASH

Oct 28, 2019 by

How Plastic Pollution Is Making Central American Communities Uninhabitable

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That 1970s scourge acid rain i...

Oct 28, 2019 by

Starting in the 1970s acid rain turned hundreds of lakes and streams in Adirondack Park in upstate New York so acidic that fish could not survive.

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Ralph Nader: How corporate pow...

Oct 27, 2019 by

The lawmakers are doing it. The candidates are doing it. The mass media are doing it. All are excluding from their arenas the leading citizen groups as never before, since the early nineteen sixties. The nonprofit national advocacy/research organizations that led the way for social reforms are being shut out of the political process.

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Cleaning Up Our Hidden Shoreli...

Oct 24, 2019 by

We hosted our first-ever “Urban Litter Challenge” and here’s how the day went

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Here are the 5 stages of Repub...

Oct 24, 2019 by

With the case for impeaching President Donald Trump already overwhelming and getting stronger every day, Republican politicians and defenders of the president are stuck in a vexing bind about how to fight back against the breakneck pace of the Democrats’ inquiry.

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There really is a witch hunt —...

Oct 23, 2019 by

Last May, Attorney General William Barr assigned U.S. Attorney John Durham the task of investigating the origins of the Trump-Russia probe.

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Can this company build a bette...

Oct 22, 2019 by

Carbon offset programs are typically billed as an undo button for climate-harmful activities.

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The World Can Make More Water ...

Oct 22, 2019 by

Desalinated seawater is the lifeblood of Saudi Arabia, no more so than at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, an international research center that rose from the dry, empty desert a decade ago.

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HUD officials knowingly failed...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Lawmakers questioned why HUD kicked off a funding process for 17 states affected by disasters — but left out Puerto Rico.

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Donald Trump has his finger on...

Oct 19, 2019 by

These are the most frightening words Trump has uttered since becoming president:

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Our mad dog president and his ...

Oct 17, 2019 by

“I have done nothing to harm these people but they are angered with me, so what do they do, doctor up some income tax, for which they have no case… to harass a peaceful man.”

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DOCUMENTS REVEAL HOSPITAL INDU...

Oct 17, 2019 by

INVESTOR-OWNED HOSPITALS are leading the fight against the creation of a comprehensive, universal health care system, according to corporate filings reviewed by MapLight and The Intercept.

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The Gloppy mess of merger mani...

Oct 17, 2019 by

Here’s a recipe for you: Chop up some Oscar Mayer wieners, stir in Heinz ketchup, blend with Cool Whip and Maxwell House Coffee, sprinkle Planters peanuts over the mixture, add A-1 Steak Sauce, then top it with Cheez Whiz and blast it in the microwave.

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‘I’m standing here...

Oct 15, 2019 by

The $144 billion Agriculture Department spends less than 1 percent of its budget helping farmers adapt to increasingly extreme weather.

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Elizabeth Warren wants green t...

Oct 15, 2019 by

At the third Democratic primary debate last month, Senator Elizabeth Warren said that if she were elected president, she’d negotiate international trade deals “with environmentalists at the table.”

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God Is Now Trump’s Co-Conspira...

Oct 15, 2019 by

Bigotry, both racial and religious, is the last refuge of a scoundrel.

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Ex-CIA agent Valerie Plame war...

Oct 14, 2019 by

The identity of the intelligence community whistleblower who made a formal complaint about President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky remains unknown.

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‘Abuse of the public trust’: R...

Oct 13, 2019 by

It is time for the House of Representatives to announce comprehensive articles of impeachment against the chronic outlaw and violator of the public trust—President Donald J. Trump who won the Electoral College, but lost the popular vote.

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Pollution, anxiety, and death:...

Oct 12, 2019 by

If you’ve ever said “Donald Trump makes me sick,” it was probably a metaphorical statement. Or was it?

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