(ANTIMEDIA) Deforestation was an issue long before the media covered it and activist groups fought against it. It is estimated that between the mid-1800s — when deforestation began to proliferate — and 1947, humans destroyed approximately half of the world’s forests. In just the last 50 years, an estimated 17% of the Amazon has been […]
At a time when many were distracted by the hectic holiday season, Obama signed into law U.S. support for a militarized Israel, the transfer of sacred Native American land to a mining company, and increased domestic spying.
President Barack Obama pauses during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP WASHINGTON --- The 113th Congress passed 296 bills from 2013 to 2015, making it one of the least productive in American history. As the