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image90,000 Comments Submitted Opposing Plan for New Drilling and Fracking on Public Lands
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by Los Padres ForestWatch
Monday, June 10 marked the end of the second and final public comment period on the Trump administration’s plan to open more than 1 million acres of public land and mineral estate across the central coast region to new oil drilling and fracking. The 45 day period, which opened with the release of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, a study of the impacts that fracking would have on in the lease plan area, was the shortest allowed by the Nat...
Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:55PM
textFinancial Transparency Legislation Clears House Financial Services Committee by Kate Zeller
The bill would create a database of the real "beneficial owners" of American companies, potentially unmasking the true owners of thousands of shell companies....
Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:41AM
image2019 Juneteenth Reparations Congressional Hearing
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
At the San Francisco Presidio a Juneteenth Board Meeting of the Presidio Trust may quantify and qualify "Slavery in California" as part of the broader National conversation. Congressional Hearings on H.R. 40 on Juneteenth National Freedom Day is very symbolic, substance to be seen....
Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:31PM
imageDemocratic candidates demand the US prepare to fight the “wars of the future”
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by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
Democratic Party presidential contenders former Vice President Joe Biden and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg vie to "out-hawk" President Donald Trump in their race to win support from Wall Street and the US Military-Intelligence communities....
Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:23AM
textWhy an “Apology Tour” Is Needed: An Open Letter to Joe Biden by Norman Solomon
The Pretenses Are Unsustainable...
Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:47AM
textFrom Enlightenment to Counter-Enlightenment by Stephan Schulmeister
Brilliant minds elevated "the market" into a "higher being" of the post-modern age to which we must submit. The primacy of the market replaced the primacy of politics. Dr. Schulmeister is an economic researcher in Vienna whose latest book is "The Road to Prosperity." His articles here include "Ten Theses on the Crisis and its Solution" and "Good intentions but Shipwreck."...
Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:45AM
imageMOMS Walk Across Golden Gate to End Gun Violence
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Non Violence Coalition Stages "Wear Orange" March at Bridge...
Posted: Sun Jun 9, 2019 8:26PM
imageBernie Sanders uses NY Times op-ed to reassure big business
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by Tom Hall (WSWS Repost)
What was the Democratic candidate for president Bernie Sanders hiding in an op-ed he just wrote for the New York Times? Tom Hall tells us in this article from the World Socialist Web Site....
Posted: Fri Jun 7, 2019 10:58AM
imageDon't Call Latest Abortion Bans 'Heartbeat Bills,' Doctors Say
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by Julia Conley
Doctors warn of medically inaccurate right-wing talking points. Via Common Dreams under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Photo of No Bans Demonstration in Palo Alto by Stephanie Stilwell, Stilwell Photography....
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2019 12:26AM
textWhy Joe Biden Was Afraid to Face California’s Democratic Party by Norman Solomon
Corporate Joe skips out...
Posted: Mon Jun 3, 2019 6:24AM
imageClimate Shenanigans at the California Democratic Convention in San Francisco
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by Diablo Rising Tide
Climate Shenanigans at the California Democratic Convention in San Francisco. California's biggest secret is that Big Oil continues to dominate the conversation on fossil fuels and climate change in the largest Democratic controlled state in the country. Our goal is to fuck with that....
Posted: Sun Jun 2, 2019 3:12PM
textAbortion Bans; S.F. Anti-Abortion Marches; Free Abortion on Demand by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
As the United States gets ready to join the backward countries of the world with a ban on abortion, we must ask, how did we get to this point? Why have the Democrats been promoting anti-abortion candidates? How did at least 5 anti-abortion Supreme Court justices get confirmed? Why didn’t Democrat Obama who had a Democratic majority Congress in both houses in his first two years sign a law legalizing abortion so we would not have to depend on a pro-abortion majority in the Supreme Court? W...
Posted: Sun Jun 2, 2019 6:43AM
textThree Mile Island Nuke Finally Shutting Down by Michael Steinberg
The notorious Three Mile Island nuclear plant is finally shutting down for good....
Posted: Sat Jun 1, 2019 4:46PM
image“Jacobin” editor Bhaskar Sunkara makes a fool of himself
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by Joseph Kishore (WSWS Repost)
In this article from the World Socialist Web Site, Sunkara's "socialism" is exposed as a fraud....
Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 4:15PM
imageWhy is the Democratic Socialists of America silent on the persecution of Julian Assange?
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by Andre Damon (WSWS Repost)
Having been silent about defending Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning, the Democratic Socialists of America is exposed as imperialist and undemocratic. It is not a true socialist party....
Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 10:18AM
textThe US under President Trump: Gravedigger of International Law by Stefan Talmon
The US collaboratively built international law and its institutions and had an authoritative influence for more than 100 years. Today, the US is (1) turning away from rule-based international law, (2) violating individual norms of international law, and (3) openly undermining the legal order. The US shows contempt for international law by recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Golan Hts...
Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 3:50PM
imageMemorial Day 2019: US Army tweet prompts outpouring of antiwar sentiment
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by George Marlowe (WSWS Repost)
“Many of us are a shell of who we were before”...
Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 8:58AM
imageDecision on Monarch Butterfly's Endangered Species Protection Extended to 2020
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by Center for Food Safety
Butterfly's Vulnerability to Climate Change Calls for Further Population Modeling...
Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 3:25PM
textFisheries Meeting Aims to Ensure Enough West Coast Salmon for Starving Orcas by Center for Biological Diversity
Lawsuit Prompts Consultation to Save Southern Resident Killer Whales...
Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 3:12PM
textHouse Delays Disaster Package for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories by Kate Zeller
The House of Representatives delayed a vote on a $19.1 billion disaster bill that would aid Americans in a number of US States and Territories....
Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 11:23AM