Reader Comments: Impeachment; New immigrant children facility opened; Climate Crisis; Puerto Rico; Sanders and Palestine; Airline Mechanics; Teachers; $15 Minimum Wage; Gun Worship; Chile and the TPP - Report from Chile; `Cultural Marxism'; more.....
Because the number of extreme events and their destructive power keeps increasing at an accelerating rate. If we can expect to take a $1 trillion hit over just the next decade, the costs by the end of the century are hardly fathomable.
Claire O'Connor; Kim Scipes; Joe Berry; Fred Glass; Peter Rachleff; Gregory A. Butler; and Paul Ahrens
Last week Portside Labor posted an article, New Calls for a General Strike in the Face of Coming Climate Catastrophe. This has generated considerable response and debate within the labor movement and amongst labor historians.
With the Green New Deal sparking a national conversation about all the ways to combat climate change, John Oliver looks at a few potential solutions. Guest Bill Nye the Science Guy literally torches complacency about global warming.
Reader Comments: Barr Lied; Trade Wars; Reality of Economic Numbers; Don't Fall for 'Electability' Trap; Redistricting; Iran; Venezuela; Jakarta Sinking; Top 100 People Killing the Planet; Pete Seeger Remembered; May 8 was V-E Day; Announcements...
A call for diplomacy and deescalation, not economic and military confrontation. We should prioritize the fight for a 180-degree turnaround in the U.S. stance toward China - that diplomacy and negotiation replace trade wars and military encirclement.
Mobilizing to protect our planet could help us build an economy that works for all working people. The resolution calls for “a new national, social, industrial, and economic mobilization on a scale not seen since World War II and the New Deal era.”
Post-flood satellite images of Mozambique show that Cyclone Idai submerged about 835 square miles of homes and fields — an area larger than New York City, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Boston combined.