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Eviction during coronavirus: Conservative Judicial Activism Strikes Again

Conservative Judicial Activism Strikes Again Legal Planet by Dan Farber Feb 25, 2021 Trump appointee: A wild-eyed misinterpretation of the commerce clause A federal district judge ruled today that the federal government’s moratorium on evictions is unconstitutional. The judge’s theory is that evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent isn’t an “economic” activity. Therefore, it’s beyond Congress’s power under …

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Biden’s new conservation corps stirs hopes of nature-focused hiring spree

The CCC also planted 3 billion trees.….”According to Biden’s website, projects will include working to mitigate wildfire risks, protect watershed health, and improve outdoor recreation access. Sprenkel thinks the effort could also include more activities at the community level, like urban agriculture projects and work retrofitting buildings to be more energy-efficient.” Biden’s new conservation corps …

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No Paper towels: Biden releases funding to Puerto Rico storm victims

Justice delayed: “Administration officials, describing the move as a first step toward addressing racial inequality through policies designed to address climate change, said they planned to ease the limits that the Trump administration placed on another $4.9 billion in aid on the morning of Jan. 20, a few hours before the former president left office.” …

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Occupy Sonoma County: Effective Strategies for Climate Activism

YES WE CAN….Occupy Sonoma County: Effective Strategies for Climate Activism Thank you for attending our teach-in with Daniel Solnit on Effective Strategies for Climate Activism.  That event was video recorded for our Youtube page where you can watch many of our teach-ins.  The link to this latest video is included below. The sound quality improves …

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Gates Foundation doubles down on misinformation campaign at Cornell as African leaders call for agroecology

Gates continues to push GMO seeds and technology on Africa with disastrous results. “The letter cites the Gates-led Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) for its “highly problematic” support of commercial seed systems controlled by large companies, its support of restructuring seed laws to protect certified seeds and criminalize non-certified seed………” Gates Foundation doubles down …

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Trump deadenders rush to give Apache sacred land to a mining company

“We are seriously discussing a mining project in Arizona that would be illegal even in China,” Emerman said.” Trump deadenders rush to give Apache sacred land to a mining company Sarah Okeson, DCReport @ RawStory January 13, 2021 Team Trump is racing to transfer federal land in Arizona that is sacred to the Apache to a mining …

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