13 February 2017

All the news for 13 February 2017 [ 268 news items | Now showing page 1 of 14 ]

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Watch: ISRO’s PSLV C37 Mission – 1 Launch, 104 Satellites

The PSLV C37 mission, scheduled for February 15, will deploy 104 satellites into a polar Sun-synchronous orbit around Earth. The post Watch: ISRO’s PSLV C...   [ continue reading...]

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Mar-A-Lago Diners Get Front Row Seat to Trump's Nuclear Crisis

Lauren McCauley, staff writerNews that U.S. President Donald Trump turned his private oceanfront club Mar-a-Lago into an "open air situation room" complete with...   [ continue reading...]

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Headlines for February 13, 2017

ICE Arrests More Than 600 People Nationwide in Last Week, Amid ICE Raids in NYC, Protest Demands End to "Broken Windows" Policing, Trump Adviser Stephen Miller...   [ continue reading...]

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Salma Siddiqui, the Last of the Bombay Progressive Writers, Passes Away

With her erudite and cosmopolitan Aligarh background, Salma became the perfect foil to her urbane but quiet husband Krishan Chandar The post Salma Siddiqui, the...   [ continue reading...]

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North Korea lobs a missile challenge

On the face of it, the launch of a medium-range ballistic missile by North Korea on Sunday is yet another reckless provocation by its leader Kim Jong-un. Last y...   [ continue reading...]

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The Dakota Access Pipeline Doesn't Make Economic Sense

As environmental economists, my colleague Anders Fremstad and I were concerned. We crunched the numbers on the Dakota Access pipeline. The verdict? Annual emiss...   [ continue reading...]

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#DayWithoutLatinos: 10,000+ March in Milwaukee Against Trump's Immigration Crackdown

Andrea Germanos, staff writerAmidst growing pushback against the Trump administration's immigration crackdown, more than ten thousand people marched in Milwauke...   [ continue reading...]

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Rethinking Orwell’s ‘1984’ and Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’ in Trump’s America

By Henry A. Giroux / Ragazine For Aldous Huxley, there was hope in a pessimism that had exhausted itself; for George Orwell, optimism had to be tempered by a se...   [ continue reading...]

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Brexit and Trump: two sides of the same coin?

The vote for Brexit and for Trump have their similarities but do not represent a lurch to the populist right argue Sean Ledwith and Adam Tomes   [ continue reading...]

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California Residents and Lawmakers Fight Reopening of Aliso Canyon, Site of Huge Natural Gas Blowout

It’s now a waiting game as California regulators decide whether to reopen the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in Los Angeles County, the site of...   [ continue reading...]

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Saru Jayaraman: Trump Labor Nominee Andrew Puzder Does Not Respect Women At All

A recent survey by Restaurant Opportunities Centers United has found a shocking two-thirds of women working at labor secretary nominee Andrew Puzder's restauran...   [ continue reading...]

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Oklahoma Republican Pushing Anti-Choice Bill Calls Women 'Hosts'

Nadia Prupis, staff writerAn Oklahoma lawmaker who has authored an extreme anti-abortion bill to be considered in the legislature Tuesday told The Intercept tha...   [ continue reading...]

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The Trump Administration’s Lies About Voter Fraud Will Lead to Massive Voter Suppression

Ari BermanTwenty-one states are now considering new laws to make it harder to vote.   [ continue reading...]

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Netanyahu, May’s force is with you

Theresa May is up to her neck in the old business of ignoring Israeli crimes, argues Kara Bryan   [ continue reading...]

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Donald Trump Is Turning His Mar-a-Lago Estate Into a National Security Nightmare

President Donald Trump was reportedly alerted to the news of North Korea's missile firing on Saturday, while dining with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at...   [ continue reading...]

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Republicans Are Fundraising Off the US's Health Care Misery

To the outside observer, it may look as if the Republican Party can't decide what to do about repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). After voting to repeal th...   [ continue reading...]

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#NotOurLaborSec: Fast Food Workers Protest Puzder at Corporate Offices and Chains Nationwide

Nika Knight, staff writerFor the third time since anti-worker fast food CEO Andy Puzder's nomination for Labor Secretary was announced, fast food workers are fl...   [ continue reading...]

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John Oliver on How to Handle Trump Administration Lies (Video)

In a segment titled “Trump vs. Truth,” the “Last Week Tonight” host questions the president’s approach to facts and offers ideas o...   [ continue reading...]

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Anthropocene Math in the Age of Trump: Humans Are Running Out of Time to Save the Climate

Nika Knight, staff writerAs the Trump administration and Republicans in power in Congress set to work destroying environmental regulations, scientists   [ continue reading...]

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How Neighbors Turned Unused Buildings Into a Thriving Community Hub

After years of brewing at home, Evan Sallee and his partners at Fair State Brewing, Minnesota's first consumer-owned beer cooperative, were finally ready to ope...   [ continue reading...]

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