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Recent NYT Hire Describes Arabs And Africans As “Diseased” And “Depraved” By
NEW YORK– While having no problem describing President Donald Trump as racist numerous times over the past two years, the New York Times has decided to hire a writer who makes Trump look like a stalwart of political correctness,...
Chomsky Says Republicans Most Dangerous Group In History – Assange Points To CIA By
CHILE (Analysis) — On Monday, Noam Chomsky – renowned linguist, academic and activist – repeated his assertion in an interview with the BBC that the modern U.S. Republican Party is the most dangerous organization in human history, adding that, as an organization,...
Trump Taps Conservative Talk Show Host As USDA Chief Scientist By
President Donald Trump is expected to pick Sam Clovis, a conservative talk show host who campaigned for Trump in Iowa, for the position of “chief scientist” at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), reported ProPublica and the Washington Post this weekend. The...
US Bank To Stop Funding Oil & Gas Pipelines Amid Calls For Divestment By
With the global divestment movement expanding exponentially comes a new victory: U.S. Bank, one of the largest in the United States, announced last month that it will be excluding gas and oil pipelines from their project financing, making it the first major U.S. bank to...
Stephen Hawking: Humans Have 100 Years to Get Off Earth to Survive By
If the human species is to avert extinction, it’s got just 100 years to leave Earth and colonize a new planet. That’s according to noted theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who makes the prediction in the upcoming BBC series “Expedition New Earth,”...
On Climate, Justin Trudeau’s Is ‘No Better Than Trump’ By
Environmentalist Bill McKibben is sick of people glossing over Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate record just because he’s nice to look at. To be sure, McKibben writes in a Guardian op-ed published Monday, Trudeau has “mastered so beautifully...
The Resurgence Of Climate Change Denial And Anti-Science By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. http://www.mintpressnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/S4E12-1.mp3 Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Michael Mann, who is a distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State University. He also directs...
What’s Behind China’s Renewable Energy Surge? By
China’s wind and solar industry is projected to expand fivefold by 2030, displacing fossil energy sources by the equivalent of 300 million tonnes of standard coal and saving enough water for the needs of 200 million people, according to a new report. But China’s energy...
Meet The Rogue Twitter Account That Trump Is Trying To Silence By
Even before the era of President Donald Trump, Twitter was a giant in Silicon Valley. But under Trump, the platform has continued to grow. Any search of “Deplorable” or “MAGA” will yield hundreds of profiles bearing images of Trump, bald eagles, and American flags. Unfortunately...
Report: Carbon Levels Could Hit Pre-Human, ‘Palms In The Arctic’ State By Mid-Century By
Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented in human history and could reach a level unseen in millennia if their rates continue at this pace, a new report out Tuesday warns. Research published in Nature Communications finds that if fossil fuel use continues unabated,...