USA

08/02/17
Author: 
Sid Shniad

Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City by Steve Early. Beacon Press, Boston 2016.

It seems that we are condemned to live in interesting times. Decades of neoliberalism and austerity, capped by the election of carney barker Donald Trump as president of the United States.

08/02/17
Author: 
Mike Hudema
 
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An urgent situation is unfolding across the border in the US.

Following a directive from Donald Trump, the US Army Corps of Engineers is about to grant the final permit needed to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline. The time to act is NOW.

05/02/17
Author: 
Arie Ross

As Trump takes the wheel, U.S. thermal coal is looking for a way off the continent

The denial of a key permit by the State of Washington has left the largest proposed coal facility on the West Coast of North America high and dry. The proponents of the export terminal in Longview, Washington failed to obtain an aquatic lands sublease permit, dealing a major blow to an industry already struggling to transport U.S. thermal coal to markets in Asia.

03/02/17
Author: 
John Bellamy Foster
Posted on February 1, 2017

This administration is not just a cabal of ignoramuses. Behind the right’s climate denial is the economic reality that seriously combating capitalism’s war on the planet requires the defeat of the system.

31/01/17
Author: 
Labor Network for Sustainability

Donald Trump and his congressional Republican allies have taken control of the U.S. government. The result threatens to be devastating for both labor and the climate – not to mention immigrants, African Americans, Muslims, women, children, the elderly, the disabled, LGBTQ people, and many others.

26/01/17
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

 

 

From the press release below: " If Trump does not pull back from implementing these orders, it will only result in more massive mobilization and civil disobedience on a scale never seen of a newly seated President of the United States.”

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25/01/17
Author: 
Ricochet media
photo: Joe Brusky
BIG OIL’S BILLIONAIRE PRESIDENT

Standing Rock Sioux and allies respond to new executive orders on pipelines

09/01/17
Author: 
Andrew Revkin

ProPublica, Dec. 29, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump greets supporters before speaking at a campaign rally on Oct. 18, 2016, in Grand Junction, Colorado. (Brennan Linsley/AP Photo)

09/01/17
Author: 
Stan Cox

On December 5, former vice president Al Gore met with Donald and Ivanka Trump in an effort to convince the president-elect that he should not gut federal policies and agreements dealing with climate change. Three days later, actor Leonardo DiCaprio also paid the Trump duo a visit, urging them to help build a green, climate-friendly economy with lots of jobs. The two men could not have done less to prevent climate catastrophe if they had flown up to Alaska together and asked the glaciers to please stop melting.

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