All Articles on Infrastructure

So far, that wager has netted Americans nothing. No money. No deal. No bridges, roads or leadless water pipes. And there’s nothing on the horizon since Trump stormed out of the most recent meeting. (Photo: Cyrus McCrimmon/Getty Images) Views
Trump Promised Massive Infrastructure Projects—Instead We’ve Gotten Nothing
That contract Trump signed with American voters to produce an infrastructure plan in the first 100 days: worthless. It never happened.
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Grape-Bollin-Schwartz Levee overtops in numerous areas June 27, 2011. Views
As Flood Risks Increase Across the US, It’s Time to Recognize the Limits of Levees
What does a healthy river of the future look like?
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Without Tax Hikes on Corporations and the Rich, Critics Warn, $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan 'Another Empty Promise' From Trump
"If major tax increases are off the table, there is no way to pay for a $2 trillion infrastructure plan, it's that simple."
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Congressional Democrats, including (L-R) House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA), Senate Finance Committee ranking member Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), talk to reporters following a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House April 30, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Democratic leaders met with Trump to discuss infrastructure. Views
When It Comes to Trump, Nancy Pelosi May Be Too Clever for Our Own Good
Why only unambiguous opposition to Trump can save us
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Pelosi and Schumer are not serious political leaders. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
The New "Infrastructure Deal" Is a Political Disaster
Why legislative tacticians make bad political leaders
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Another Bad Idea Brought to You by the Koch Brothers
It is a bad idea. It is such a bad idea that it does not deserve a response. But here I am, giving it one.
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'Tax the Rich!' Conference Brings Together Policy Experts and Progressive Millionaires Benefiting From #TrumpTaxScam
"Taxing the rich isn't complicated. It's our moral imperative!"
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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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