President Trump’s former right-hand man and head of the white supremacist and alt-right Breitbart News, Steve Bannon, was in Tucson on November 18th, 2017. He was receiving an award from border patrol agents who use the name of a fallen agent to normalize xenophobia and anti-immigration policies in Southern Arizona. There were hundreds of protesters which were kept on the […] Read more
11/18/17 – An open letter to Tucson about your complicity in white supremacy: Steve Bannon is receiving a warm welcome today by 80-degree temperatures and an immobilized indifference by the liberal self-image of Tucsonans. While emotions are high about the ceremonalizing of fascism, bigotry and hatred in our town, very little has been done to prevent the event from occurring […] Read more
The Keystone pipeline running from Canada across the Great Plains leaked Thursday morning, spilling about 5,000 barrels of oil — or 210,000 gallons — southeast of the small town of Amherst in northeast South Dakota. The spill comes just days before a crucial decision next Monday by the Public Service Commission in Nebraska over whether to grant a permit for […] Read more
October 19 saw our Solar System visited by an asteroid originating from interstellar space. Named Oumuamua, it’s suspected to have been traveling for millions of years before wandering into our Solar System and being spotted by the ESO’s telescope.
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Gen. John Hyten vows to not follow an illegal launch order. But many experts say any decision to use nuclear weapons would violate international law.
The post U.S. Generals Might Stop Trump From an Illegal Nuclear Strike — But Who Will Save Us From a Legal One? appeared first on The Intercept. Read more
The relationship is meant to reduce dependence on the rest of the world for energy needs. Read more
Just a small amount of crude can make birds less active. Read more
Many travelers will drive, but an increasing number are flying to their destination. Read more