All News Articles for 2018-12-06

Thursday, December 6, 2018
'Dirty, Dying, and Dangerous' Fossil Fuel Industry Only Winner as Trump's Coal Bailout Architect Confirmed to FERC
"The Senate's reckless decision to place Bernard 'Coal Bailout' McNamee on FERC is a major threat to the Commission's independence and integrity."
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'Lobbyists Are Here. Goldman Sachs Is Here. Where's Labor? Activists?' Tlaib and Ocasio-Cortez Pull Back Curtain on Corporate-Sponsored Freshman Orientation
"One of the best parts of Ocasio-Cortez's arrival in D.C. as a new leader is that she notices, and is revolted by, the corrupt, corporatist rituals that are so embedded in D.C. culture that most politicians and journalists barely notice them."
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deer As Study Ties 'Great Dying' of 252 Million Years Ago to Current Climate Crisis, Experts Say Still Time for 'Different Path'
"Reading about this may make you may feel powerless, but collectively, our choices are the most powerful geological force in our planet's history."
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New Lancet Study Shows Right-Wing Attacks on Refugees and Migrants Based on 'White Nationalist Propaganda'—Not Facts
"Migrants commonly contribute more to the economy than they cost, and how we shape their health and well-being today will impact our societies for generations to come."
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With Power to Kneecap Bold Demand, Incoming Democratic Tax Committee Chair Says Medicare for All 'Not Realistic'
"Two decades of generous donations apparently gets you a powerful congressman willing to throw up roadblocks in front of universal healthcare."
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Greenland's ice is melting... 'Off the Charts': New Study Shows Greenland Ice Sheet Likely Hasn't Melted This Fast for More Than 7,000 Years
"Climate change is not a thing of the future. It's here now. It's clear."
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'Worst Possible Choice': Pressure Mounts on Schumer to Keep Pro-Coal Joe Manchin From Powerful Energy Post
"I have concerns because I don't think we should be financed by the industries that we are supposed to be legislating and regulating."
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amazon 'Peak Amazon' as Robot Sets Off Bear Spray, Sending 24 Fulfillment Center Workers to Hospital
Critics say the company "cannot continue to be let off the hook for putting hard working people's lives at risk."
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After Years of Fearmongering Mythical Threat of Voter Fraud, GOP 'Silence Now Deafening' as Real Election Fraud Exposed in North Carolina
"There's finally a case that looks like real, election-changing election fraud. It just so happens that it's alleged to have benefited a Republican. Suddenly, the North Carolina GOP is less concerned about the effects of fraud."
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