Indigenous and environmental activists watchful amid DC standoff

The People sitting in support @BIA Oct 14, 2021

Washington—-Indigenous and environmental activists gathered in groups for the People vs. Fossil Fuels for a week of marches, rallies, and demonstrations in Washington, D.C. The week of October 11th kicked off with a celebration in front of the White House on the renaming of Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day. There were scores of protesters at the White House and […]

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Progressives want Build Back Better to include HUD, but when and how?

Save public easement

WASHINGTON — On July 20th, the House Financial Services Committee held an extended hearing in Congress over proposed legislation by California Representative Maxine Waters. The hearing was attended mandatorily by new Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge. The Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen was not present however. Waters, who represents the Los Angeles 43rd District, has proposed […]

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Sharing Future Visions from the #UNGA75 Commemoration

#ShapingOurFuture Conference UN75

The thematic celebration of United Nations Global Anniversary 75 years brought many perspectives to light for “Shaping Our Future Together.” It was the first virtual conference of its kind, a summit of recorded statements by heads of states, ministers, and diplomats. All 193 members were allowed to deliver speeches of up to 10 minutes. The official celebration was held between […]

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Fighting Voter Suppression in Underrepresented Communities

OurHomes-OurVotes.org

Nonprofits are stepping up to ensure that all voters have access to the voting booth this election. Several organizations working hard to get the vote out including the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), and National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), but the COVID19 pandemic has transformed the landscape into a digital […]

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Vote Early, Registration Deadlines for 2020

Ensuring voters have the information they need

Election Day 2020 is on November 3rd, but already the race is on in determining who will be our next President. Due to COVID-19, record numbers of people are on the move. According to USA.gov: “Changes to polling places are possible due to the coronavirus. These may include different locations, layouts, procedures, and availability of translators.” USA.gov notes that many […]

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Let’s Fight #Covid19 with Music

We are Unity Song Project

Healing music is action that is positive, supports mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Mental health experts note that there is a rise in PTSD occurring because of all the additional stress. There are people who dislike positivism and enjoy creating fear—according to Hinduwebsite.com, these might be termed Asuras. These may devolve into beings that label, parse, and generalize away in […]

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Trail of COVID-19 Deaths and PPE Shortages

No face mask needed

After a month of daily COVID-19 press briefings, the nation is reeling from COVID-19 deaths with bodies spilling out of morgues, nursing homes, hospital hallways, and huge refrigerated trucks. As of the first week of May, there are over 1.3 million cases in the United States and over 80,000 deaths. New York state continues to rank the highest with almost […]

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WHO Report: China COVID-19 approaches rapid and effective

COVID-19 Identification Classification

A team of international scientists and medical doctors traveled to China in mid-February to investigate the Chinese methods for containing COVID-19. This was before the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations classified COVID-19 officially as a pandemic. Following their investigation there were media interviews streamed live by Xinhua News Agency, and a report published on the WHO-China Joint Mission […]

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Democratic Presidential Candidate Debate: Focus on Covid-19

March 15, 2020 DNC debate

The most recent Democratic Party debate occurred on March 15, 2020 in the insulated studios of CNN. The debate was moved to Washington, D.C. at the last minute due to the incipient Covid-19 crises affecting cities across the United States. Beginning on March 12th, many federal institutions, including museums, libraries, schools, universities, stadiums, theatres, and food venues announced a two-week […]

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Amazon-owner strikes at low-wage workers twice in a week

Boas strangle their victims

Recently the Amazon owner, Jeff Bezos, slashed twice within a week upon those working in recent acquisitions: Whole Foods, and the Washington Post. The Express is a daily publication by the Washington Post that was distributed free throughout the Metro area. On weekday mornings, one could pick up a paper for free at the Metro station. Leftover stacks would be […]

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Female thought leaders and martyrs defend the Earth

https://stopgetrees.org/eucalyptus-plantations-in-brazil-lead-to-assassination-of-local-activist/

Globally women have made strides over the past century. More women are now leaders around the world than ever before, and yet often women are still marginalized. For instance, in grassroots organizations and alternative news media, women still do the brunt of the work often with significantly less recognition and reward. In the United States, a record 128 women are […]

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Part 2: How much radiation from Fukushima Daiichi: Censorship of information leads to speculation

plastic bag containment

The big question foremost on people’s minds with regard to Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011 is how much radiation has leaked out of the plant into the environment? Unfortunately due to government secrecy and industry-protectionism, the quality of information is often filtered and the details obscured. According to the Greenpeace documentary video “Fukushima: Living with Disaster” much […]

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