09 January 2018

All the news for 09 January 2018 [ 235 news items | Now showing page 8 of 12 ]

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This Weed Killer Is Wreaking Havoc on America’s Crops

When farmer Darvin Bentlage surveyed his southwestern Missouri soybean fields in August, he knew something was amiss in one of them. “I’ve been...   [ continue reading...]

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Confronting root causes: forced labour in global supply chains

Forced labour is all around us, but not how you think. 'Confronting root causes' pulls together research from acro...   [ continue reading...]

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What Happens When the Rich Invest in Racial Equity

Meet the young 1 percenters who decided to invest their wealth in places that long experienced exploitation.   [ continue reading...]

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Why Has Trump’s Man in Iran Gone Silent?

Most of us know the extremely rare but slightly creepy feeling of driving down a road or seeing a hill or listening to a conversation and being overcome by the...   [ continue reading...]

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Inside the Deadly World of Private Garbage Collection

This story was originally published by ProPublica. Shortly before 5 a.m. on a recent November night, a garbage truck with a New York Yankees decal on the side s...   [ continue reading...]

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Justice for Kurdish women activists assassinated by Turkish secret police

A rally of members of the Kurdish community in Sydney and their supporters was held in Sydney on January 8 to demand justice for Sakine Cansız, Leyla &#350...   [ continue reading...]

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A Labor Battle at… Disney World?

Michelle Chen Unionized workers across Disney’s Orlando properties are fighting for a living wage and a permanent place in the community. The post A Labo...   [ continue reading...]

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Why Israel doesn’t run on Solar: Netanyahu’s son boasts of father’s gas deal at strip club

Middle East Monitor | – – A recording emerged yesterday of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son Yair boasting that his father had s...   [ continue reading...]

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Keeping the Poor Poor: How Government Automates Inequality

Virginia Eubanks’ new book “Automating Inequality” looks at how automated eligibility systems “profile, police, and punish” the po...   [ continue reading...]

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U.S. Waterways Are Getting Saltier, With Possible Effects on Drinking Water

Streams and rivers across much of the U.S. are getting saltier and more alkaline due to an uptick in the use of road deicers and fertilizers in recent decades,...   [ continue reading...]

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Is Peak Car Headed for Seneca’s Cliff?

The bigger story now unfolding seems to be one of system transformation – a peak-car tipping point – that’s been slowly ‘brewing’...   [ continue reading...]

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Report: Cash Bail System Hurts Poor and Communities of Color in L.A.

“Many people don’t even have $100 in the bank, so paying 10 percent to a bond agent means that money won’t be going toward rent or food.&rdq...   [ continue reading...]

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Our Constitution is Under Grave Threat: Jignesh Mevani at Yuva Hunkar Rally

Our Constitution is Under Grave Threat: Jignesh Mevani at Yuva Hunkar Rally seema Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:42   [ continue reading...]

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"We Will Not Tolerate the Divide and Rule Policy of the Fascist Regime Anymore" Say the Youth at Yuva Hunkar Rally

"We Will Not Tolerate the Divide and Rule Policy of the Fascist Regime Anymore" Say the Youth at Yuva Hunkar Rally Pranjal Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:45   [ continue reading...]

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Silent Engines Behind Agriculture

Year 2017 ended up with a huge loss of yield in rice cultivation when compared with the last few years. On one hand the reason was the heavy floods which occurr...   [ continue reading...]

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Paying a High Price

Of all the reasons behind the rising cost of living in Dhaka, corruption has always been a root causeThe post Paying a High Price appeared first on Inter Press...   [ continue reading...]

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Collective Action Behind Bars: A history of jail solidarity and its importance for today’s social change movements

By refusing bail, arrestees can stay in jail together and place greater strain on the state. But this can sometimes involve a serious time commitment. And, whil...   [ continue reading...]

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Will Trump's Possible Testimony End the Mueller Probe—or Is It Just Starting?

Trump’s lawyers hope his testimony will wrap up Mueller’s investigation. Not so fast: Ask Bill Clinton about that. With all the day-to-day cra...   [ continue reading...]

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Israel to Approve Hundreds of New Settler Homes in West Bank

Settlements have been one of the most heated issues in efforts pertaining to restarting the Israel-Palestine talks that have been frozen since 2014. The post Is...   [ continue reading...]

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Simone de Beauvoir and the Left

Simone de Beauvoir and the Left seema Wed, 01/10/2018 - 13:48   [ continue reading...]

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