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15/09/20
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Democracy Now
SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

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AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The Quarantine Report. I’m Amy Goodman.

14/09/20
Author: 
state Rep. David Michel
Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez / Houston Chronicle Attorney Eugene Kung, left to right, Dr. Tane Ward, Neskonlith te Secwepemc chief Judy Wilson, and Sum of Us capitol markets advisor Lisa Lindsley talk during a press conference in Houston following an appearance at Kinder Morgan International's Annual General Meeting on May 9, 2018. Wilson talked about the opposition to the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

September 14, 2020

We as Connecticut citizens should be wary of companies insuring fossil fuels, since fossil fuels are among the primary causes of climate change. As a state representative for Stamford, I’ve seen firsthand the enormous changes global warming is causing in our coastal city. The frequency and intensity of superstorms and hurricanes is due in part to changes in our climate.

06/09/20
Author: 
Nick Baker
Street painting - Free as the Animals - Photograph by Nathaniel St. Clair

In the midst of a global pandemic, unprecedented economic collapse, mass unemployment, hunger and desperation, the stock market is booming and the richest of the rich are richer than ever before.

31/08/20
Author: 
Tom Philpott
California Flag - A growing body of research shows there’s a flip side to the megadroughts California farmers face: megafloods. Photo:Flickr/Martin Jambon

August 31st 2020

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration

28/08/20
Author: 
Lois Beckett
Teachers hold a ‘#Return2SchoolSafely’ protest in Phoenix, Arizona, on 15 July. Photograph: Ross D Franklin/AP

15 Aug 2020

Arizona public school district forced to abandon plans after more than 100 teachers and staff members called in sick

[Editor: What about in Canada?  The situation isn't so different!!]

An Arizona public school district was forced to cancel its plans to reopen on Monday after more than 100 teachers and other staff members called in sick.

28/08/20
Author: 
Tom Philpott
Selection of packaged meats - Caption: The soil that makes one of the globe’s most important farming regions so productive is vanishing before our eyes.’ Photograph: Raysonho @ Open Grid Scheduler/ Grid Engine/ CC0

August 28th 2020

This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears in the National Observer as part of the Climate Desk collaboration

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