Amazon Workers to Jeff Bezos: Fight climate change
Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change. They’ve signed a petition that challenges billionaire CEO Jeff Bezos to stop helping oil and gas companies develop more fossil fuels. With a new source of profit at stake, will Bezos get the message?
Is it time to make gun control great again?
Even the Wild West had gun control. Most Americans want it now--especially kids afraid of school shootings. But politicians offer “thoughts and prayers,” instead of enacting protections. What about a plan for a safer future with fewer guns?
The ‘Smoking Gun’ of climate change in the Arctic
What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. It’s not just glacial melting and rising seas, but rising temperatures mean trouble for plants and animals. New studies show the Arctic faces a new reality--and so does the rest of the world.
Is Trump a ‘Good Neighbor’ to Venezuela and Central America?
Oil sanctions for Venezuela and aid cuts to Central America: Trump claims they promote democracy and curb illegal immigration. Will they make life better or worse for poverty-stricken people in repressive regimes of both the Left and the Right?
Fighting climate change at the local level
President Trump has made federal policy out of denying climate change. But state, county and city laws and ordinances are still on the books. A new handbook provides easy access to legal pathways for cutting 80% of emissions by 2050. Lawyers are organizing.