President Donald Trump delivered on years of promises to his supporters and spat in the face of the world by pulling out of the Paris Agreement on climate change
by Bill Moyers In Neil Gorsuch, the corporate class have their perfect manservant for the Supreme Court. He looks the part: tall, handsome, greying (at 50), charming and erudite, every inch a gentleman. His pedigree glistens: He went to the […]
by Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams staff writer Meals on Wheels. Amtrak. Teacher training, after-school, and summer educational programs. The National Endowment for the Arts. The Appalachian Regional Commission. The National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “At […]
President Donald Trump’s proposal would significantly boost defense spending and offset the increase with cuts in funding for, among other things, foreign aid and the agency responsible for enforcing environmental regulations.
A Trump campaign aide who argues that Democrats committed “ethnic cleansing” in a plot to “liquidate” the white working class. A former reality show contestant whose study of societal collapse inspired him to invent a bow-and-arrow-cum-survivalist multi-tool. A pair of healthcare industry lobbyists…
Some of the bill’s key provisions include cuts to one of America’s largest social safety nets, Medicaid; less generous tax credits for individuals who buy insurance on the open market; and the undoing of incentives for younger Americans to buy health insurance.
by Paul Buchheit America has always been great for the richest 1%, and it’s rapidly becoming greater. Confirmation comes from recent work by Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman; and from the 2015-2016 Credit Suisse Global Wealth Databooks (GWD). The data relevant to […]
By James Oliphant (Reuters) – When Paul Ryan, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, talks of social mobility, about helping struggling Americans move out of impoverished areas to give them greater opportunity, Shiva Daniels is the kind of person […]
Environmental pollution kills more than 1 in 4 children under the age of five every year – that’s 1.7 million children worldwide. The World Health Organization warns these child deaths will increase dramatically if action is not taken to reduce environmental risks.
If there is one thing that the warring parties in South Sudan’s acrimonious and destructive three-year long civil conflict can agree on, it ‘ s the need for humanitarian aid to save the lives of the long-suffering South Sudanese people. […]