Tag Archives: crony capitalism

21 Gene Edited Plants Approved by USDA

“In the EU, all genetically engineered organisms must undergo a mandatory risk assessment. In the USA, on the other hand, there are no such legal requirements. There are nevertheless also stakeholders in the EU who want to market their products…

 

Are the Fossil Fuel Industry’s Days Numbered?

“The oil and gas industry has no greater friend than President Donald Trump,” Mike Pence said. “About seven in 10 voters of all ages now worry about climate disruption, and 56 percent of respondents to a recent poll said they…

 

Trump’s Floundering Economy

“The Commerce Department said this week that despite two years of America First-ism, the U.S. merchandise trade deficit is getting worse rather than better. After all the fuss about the tax cuts, it turns out that corporations benefited, not workers.And…

 

GOING BACKWARDS: Trump To Slash Renewables Funding in New Budget

Crony Capitalism: Trump, who rejects the overwhelming scientific consensus regarding the climate crisis, has repeatedly vowed to zero out federal spending on clean energy research and development (R&D). Trump proposed similarly dramatic cuts to EERE’s budget in both his fiscal year 2018 and fiscal year 2019 proposals….

 

Why are America’s farmers killing themselves?

WWW loves our family farmers. In the US, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. This article was corrected 11 December 2018, following the release of revised data from the Centers for Disease Control. An earlier version cited the CDC…

 

The Shutdown Is Over. Now Follow the Money.

When you have friends in high places…..“It is utterly immoral that the Trump administration treats one group, the fossil fuel industry, as more important as others,” added committee congressman Alan Lowenthal (D-CA). (…..approved 38 new permits for drilling and 15…