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New National Climate Assessment Shows Climate Change Is a Threat to Our Economy, Infrastructure, and Health
Urgent action is needed to lower heat-trapping emissions and invest in making our economy and our communities more prepared to withstand climate impacts.
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"The Trump administration’s decision to blatantly put jobs and economic benefits for U.S. corporations above human rights considerations and strategic concerns is likely to have disastrous consequences." (Photo: David B. Gleason/Flickr/cc)"The Trump administration’s decision to blatantly put jobs and economic benefits for U.S. corporations above human rights considerations and strategic concerns is likely to have disastrous consequences." (Photo: David B. Gleason/Flickr/cc) Views
Trump's "Infrastructure" Plan? Weaponized Keynesianism and a Pumped Up War Budget
Pentagon spending is the Trump administration’s substitute for a true infrastructure program
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"The official death toll still stands at 64, but the new study estimates a death toll of at least 4,645, with some projections topping 5,700." (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) News
Naomi Klein: 4,645 Deaths in Puerto Rico From Hurricane Maria Were "State-Sponsored Mass Killing"
"Maybe there was not the intent to kill, but there is the knowledge that the infrastructure was being destroyed."
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"Being there in the aftermath of Sandy I got a preview of our shared future — the devastating impact of climate disasters on our health, on our finances, and on our families." (Photo: Mark Lennihan) Views
Organizing After Disasters – Both Natural and Man-Made
New Jersey Organizing Project members fought for the dignity of their community when hurricane recovery efforts prioritized the rich and powerful.
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Democrats Infrastructure Plan Would Roll Back GOP Tax Cuts for Rich, Corporations
"Making the rich and corporations pay their fair share means we will be able to rebuild our communities from the ground up."
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The High Cost of Trump's Infrastructure Plan
The plan is a mess—cutting some critical rural infrastructure programs, while expecting states and investors to pick up most of the tab.
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Roads, bridges, and pipelines will be constructed without the necessary protections for clean air, clean water, and the environment. (Photo: jasonwoodhead23/Flickr/cc) Views
Trump’s Plan Won’t Solve the Problems of America’s Crumbling Infrastructure
Just listing everything the President’s plan claims to address for a federal expenditure of just $100 billion makes the inadequacy of the plan obvious.
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Warnings Mount That Trump's Infrastructure Plan Will Make It Harder to Fight Pipelines
The president's proposal "could be a significant blow to the slew of protesters who spent years agitating against the Keystone XL pipeline and more recently the Dakota Access one."
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Trump Infrastructure Plan Decried as 'Scam' Designed to Keep US Stuck in 'Dirty and Destructive Past'
"This is a plan to shore up the infrastructure of the past, rather than invest in what we need for the future."
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Taxation by Another Name: Our Devotion to Privatization Will Cost Us
In the end, Trump’s infrastructure plan is simply another in the long line of policies designed to benefit the private sector, and keep the public sector sufficiently small and ineffective that it can be controlled and contained by plutocrats.
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