Diane Bartz

June 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced four bills on Friday aimed at reining in the power of the tech giants, with one potentially leading to their break-up.

Kevin Duggan, Brooklyn Paper
Environmentalists launch a gas bill strike outside National Grid's MetroTech Center headquarters on June 1. Photo by Kevin Duggan


Environmentalist launched a gas bill strike Tuesday, pledging to withhold money from their monthly utilities in protest of National Grid’s controversial pipeline project beneath the streets of Brooklyn.

Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page

Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 September 2014

Danny Haiphong
Corporate Think Tank Reveals How Profit-Driven Motives Drive New Cold War against China

June 9, 2021

The same report paradoxically acknowledges the failure of the economic model the U.S. has tried to impose on the rest of the world.

“The Biden administration and its allies have been just as aggressive as Trump in their attempts to forestall China’s technological development.”

Sabrina Shankman, Julia Kane
A tank used to emulsify asphalt caught fire and exploded early Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in a Camden County, New Jersey neighborhood, officials said. Police began receiving 911 calls about 12:49 a.m. from people living near the Blueknight Energy Partners in the 200 block of Water Street in Gloucester City, according to the county’s Office of Emergency Management. Credit: Pennsauken Fire Department

Industry experts believe that changes in the makeup of asphalt and No. 6 fuel oil products stored in heated tanks across the country could pose a risk to workers and nearby communities.

Brent Patterson
Protesting Line 3 in Minnesota - Photo by Nicholas Pfosi/Reuters.

June 11, 2021

Nearly 250 people were arrested in Minnesota on Monday June 7 protesting against a Canadian-owned tar sands pipeline being built on Indigenous lands.


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