Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at a National Nurses United (NNU) rally on the 50th Anniversary of Medicare. (Photo: NNU)
Championing "a president for all people," the National Nurses Union on Monday announced that it is throwing the full weight of its 185,000-member organization behind Senator Bernie Sanders in his bid for president. "Bernie’s issues align with nurses from top to bottom," said NNU executive director RoseAnn DeMoro in a statement following the...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"A lot of people recognize that a lot of the oilsands oil may have to stay in the ground if we're going to meet our climate change targets," Linda McQuaig, a candidate with the New Democratic Party (NDP) in Toronto, said during a Friday panel discussion. (Photo: Mark Hill/cc/flickr)
Going where few Canadian leaders dare to tread, author and political candidate...
Mick Sweetman, rabble.ca
Green Party leader Elizabeth May schooled her opponents in the first leaders...


Arguing we shouldn't tolerate pols taking money from fossil fuel companies "whose business plan is to cook the planet," a new Super PAC is working to elect only those politicians who show leadership on climate change. Climate Change Hawks has compiled a score card for House Democrats, made its first endorsement, and begun raising money for "climate hawk leaders - those who prioritize and speak on the climate crisis."