210,000 gallons of oil leaks from Keystone Pipeline after Trump gives OK #NoDAPL #WeToldYouSo

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 […]

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Massive protests in Tucson planned for Saturday visit by Steve Bannon at Starr Pass Marriott

Whenever I think of “deplorables” on the conservative side of the political spectrum, President Donald Trump’s former right-hand man Steve Bannon is the first image to pop into my head. Saturday Night Live used to portray him as the Grim Reaper. Bannon is to Trump what Karl Rove was to George Bush; not the older perverted man who is now […]

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Sessions’ DOJ suffers loss after judge rules sanctuary cities cannot have federal monies withheld

A federal judge has blocked the U.S. government from withholding a major grant because Philadelphia is a “sanctuary city.” U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson says in his decision issued Wednesday that he weighed the public interest and possible harm that could come from the withholding of such funds. A spokesman says the Justice Department is reviewing the ruling and determining […]

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Yemen feels no love in a time of cholera cases reaching 1 million, surpassing even Haiti

The cholera epidemic in Yemen has become the largest and fastest-spreading outbreak of the disease in modern history, with a million cases expected by the end of the year and at least 600,000 children likely to be affected. The World Health Organization has reported more than 815,000 suspected cases of the disease in Yemen and 2,156 deaths. About 4,000 suspected cases are being reported […]

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Trump’s climate policies will destroy all coastal property in US

The massive climate report released by the Trump administration on Friday makes clear that the President’s climate policies will destroy every last bit of U.S. (and global) coastal property in the decades to come. That means more than $1 trillion in U.S. coastal property will eventually be valueless. So the only question is “when” and not “if” that trillion-dollar housing […]

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