Politics

75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer

The Guardian: 75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer In the past four years, Trump has shredded environmental protections for American lands, animals and people by Alvin Chang, Emily Holden, Oliver Milman and Noa Yachot “I want crystal clean water and air.”…

 

Prop P Letters to the Editor: Press Democrat

PROP P Misleading campaign EDITOR: I suppose it’s common for political campaigns to spin arguments to benefit one side. There is even a whole industry of political fact checkers who are kept busy giving out “Pinnochios” to help voters separate…

 

Is It Time to Call in the UN Elections Monitors?

“On its website, the Fresno County Republican Party also shared a list of “secure” ballot collection locations. None are official county drop box sites, with the local GOP instead listing its own headquarters, multiple gun shops and other local businesses.” Is…

 

Women’s Rights is a Medical Right

Tweet of the day, from former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich: “So let me get this straight: wearing a mask to save lives during a pandemic should be a personal choice, but what a woman does with her own body…