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Ignoring Public Opinion and Pentagon, Trump Denies Climate Crisis a National Security Threat

"If we want to keep our country safe, Trump should take military advice from the military, not fossil fuel executives who are pushing to deny climate science and boost their profits at any cost."

Julia Conley ·



To End Crushing Debt, Warren Introduces Relief Package to Help Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico 'Recover With Dignity'

"Over the past several years, Puerto Rico has been living with an economic noose around its neck due to its crippling debt crisis and the devastation created by Hurricane Maria."

Eoin Higgins ·


Speaking in Puerto Rico, Warren Says, 'With Trump, Cruelty Not an Accident' But 'Part of the Plan'

Puerto Rico, says Massachusetts senator, is "a clear example of how well the federal government works for Wall Street" but not for everyone else

Andrea Germanos ·



In Midst of 'Immense Suffering' Caused by Climate Crisis, Caribbean Religious Leaders Call for Debt Relief

"We in the Caribbean, like some other nations elsewhere in the global south, are least responsible for but most affected by climate change."

Jake Johnson ·


As Climate Crisis Intensifies, $300+ Billion in Damages Makes 2017 Costliest Year Ever

Experts say this "historic and unprecedented year of disastrous extremes" reinforces "the fact that climate change is a threat to our health, and also a threat to our economy."

Jessica Corbett ·


In Puerto Rico, the 'Natural Disaster' Is the US Government

Conscious of its own role in creating “disasters,” the U.S. must also tailor aid to local conditions, and to respond to an injured community with an appreciation of its history and foreseeable future.

Yxta Maya Murray ·


Where's the Urgency? UN Experts Slam US Emergency Response to Puerto Rico

"With winter approaching, we call for a speedy and well-resourced emergency response that prioritizes the most vulnerable and at risk—children, older people, people with disabilities, women, and homeless people."

Jessica Corbett ·


The Sad State of Disaster Relief

Former presidents are cajoling individual Americans to donate for relief. Maybe they should lobby Congress instead.

Jill Richardson ·

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