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16/11/20
Author: 
Carl Meyer
The Port of Tacoma, in Washington state, where the Tacoma LNG project is being built. Photo Port of Tacoma/Facebook

November 16th 2020

Public-sector pension plan managers in Canada are being asked to explain their investments in an energy company building a new fossil fuel facility on the West Coast.

The US$310-million liquefied natural gas facility, called Tacoma LNG, is being built at the Port of Tacoma by Puget Sound Energy (PSE), a utility in the state of Washington, and is expected to be completed next year.

13/11/20
Author: 
Bill Van Auken
This adds some significant uncertainty to the hope that Trump will soon stop blustering and accept reality. It reminds us that, as will the pandemic, our reality and Trump's may not be the same.
             -- Gene McGuckin
13/11/20
Author: 
Franklin Frederick

The coming weeks could be the period of greatest threat to Venezuela

Trump has not yet accepted electoral defeat, and his remaining days as U.S. presidency until Biden’s inauguration may represent the period of greatest threat of armed intervention in Venezuela, especially before December 6, the date of the country’s next legislative elections.

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13/11/20
Author: 
Joel Bakan and Jennifer Abbott

Recirculated on behalf of "The New Corporation"

13/11/20
Author: 
Julia Conley
A man carries an AR-15 assault rifle and a flag as protesters gather near the Indiana State house for a #StoptheSteal rally and to protest Joe Biden's election victory over President Donald J. Trump. The election was called in favor of Biden shortly before the rally began. (Photo: Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

November 12, 2020

"Underestimating Donald Trump is a mistake that people should not go on making. Laughing at him will not make him go away. If it did, he would have vanished decades ago."

Historians and other experts on Thursday warned that President Donald Trump's attempt to remain in power despite his loss in the 2020 election is growing increasingly dangerous as Republican leaders willingly participate in the disenfranchisement of millions of voters and back the president's refusal to accept the election results. 

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