From Impeachment Backlash to Youth Climate Lawsuit

From Impeachment Backlash to Youth Climate Lawsuit

House Democrats made their formal case on Saturday to the Senate that President Trump should be removed from office for withholding military aid to pressure Ukrainian officials into investigating a political opponent, Mother Jones reports. The 111-page document argues...
From Impeachment Appeasement to Climate Crisis Erasure

From Impeachment Appeasement to Climate Crisis Erasure

The White House justified its killing of Iranian General Qassem Suleimani by claiming he’d been preparing “imminent” attacks against American diplomats in the region. But officials in the Trump administration couldn’t define what comprised these threats—Mike Pompeo’s...
From Assassination to Deadly Pollution Rates

From Assassination to Deadly Pollution Rates

Nominations Open for 12th Annual ‘Izzy Award’ for Independent Media With the Izzy Award set to celebrate its 12th year, award nominations are now open for work produced in the calendar year 2019. The annual honor for outstanding achievement in independent media —...
From Corporate Oil to Climate Quarrel

From Corporate Oil to Climate Quarrel

The wake of Hurricane Katrina in August 2005 left crude oil leaking from drilling rigs, tanks, and pipelines in Louisiana. Three weeks later, Hurricane Rita exacerbated oil damages. The U.S. Coast Guard received reports of 540 separate oil spills totaling an estimated...
From Impeachment to Voter Suppression

From Impeachment to Voter Suppression

Fair Observer comments on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party win in the general election and President Donald Trump’s impeachment. While the latter seems a resolute response to corruption, Trump’s support hasn’t wavered. Meanwhile, Johnson...
From Jail Violence to Climate Crisis

From Jail Violence to Climate Crisis

Corporate consulting firm McKinsey & Company spent three years attempting to reduce violence at the jail complex on Rikers Island in New York. In April 2017 the firm claimed violence had dropped 50%—but this false result is cherry-picked from the prison’s most...