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Saudi Arabia, Belarus Among Countries Joining US-Led Coalition Claiming Women Have ‘No International Right to Abortion’ | Common Dreams News

War against women continues, Knuckledraggers win this one….”Abortions have been recognized as a constitutional right in the U.S. since 1973, while the five countries that joined the U.S. as co-sponsors of the declaration—Egypt, Uganda, Indonesia, Brazil, and Hungary—impose severe restrictions on abortion access.” Saudi Arabia, Belarus Among Countries Joining US-Led Coalition Claiming Women Have ‘No […]

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Ag secretary orders environmental rollbacks for Forest Service

Destroying the commons for campaign donations….“This is a roadmap to national forest destruction, and it’s painful to read,” said Randi Spivak, director of the Center for Biological Diversity’s public lands program.  “In the midst of the climate and extinction crises, Perdue offers a dystopian vision of expanding mining, fracking, logging and grazing in national forests.

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EPA Thumbs Nose at Court Order, Says Farmers Can Still Use Illegal Dicamba Herbicides

Glyphosate alternative due to weed resistance…. Above the law: EPA Thumbs Nose at Court Order, Says Farmers Can Still Use Illegal Dicamba Herbicide June 9, 2020 U.S. Right to Know by Carey Gillam The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday declared it would not immediately honor a court ruling handed down last week that banned certain herbicides made by

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Energy Journal: How COVID-19 relief reached a uranium firm in Wyoming

ACCOUNTABLE.US: “We secured a feature in the Wyoming-based Star-Tribune’s Energy Journal, exposing a foreign-owned uranium mining corporation’s nearly $1 million taxpayer-funded bailout. (It just so happened that Trump’s Interior Secretary David Bernhardt used to represent them.) Read more here. Energy Journal: How COVID-19 relief reached a uranium firm in Wyoming Camille Erickson May 4, 2020 Workers

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Turns out Carnival Cruise Line got a backdoor multibillion-dollar bailout from the federal reserve

Registered in Panama, paying no US taxes: Turns out Carnival Cruise Line got a backdoor multibillion-dollar bailout from the federal reserve Attribution: AFP via Getty Images “Based in Miami.” Incorporated in Panama. Apr 27, 2020 12:08pm PDT by Walter Einenkel, Daily Kos Staff Carnival Cruise Line, after “missing out” on the original set of big

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BUSTED: Oil execs recorded boasting about ‘unprecedented access’ to Trump during Ritz-Carlton luncheon

“We know him very well, and we have direct access to him, have conversations with him about issues ranging from federal land access to endangered species, to a lot of issues,” Dan Naantz, political director of the IPAA, told the room of 100 executives at the Laguna Niguel Ritz-Carlton event. “Williams noted that the conference attendees

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