Saturday, September 3, 2016

Into the Anthropocene | Your Week In Review








  The Anthropocene Is Here: Humanity Has Pushed Earth Into a New Epoch
by Deirdre Fulton
It's here. And we caused it.
     
  Debtors' Prison for Kids: Poor Children Incarcerated When Families Can't Pay Juvenile Court Fees
by Nika Knight
First-of-its-kind report finds children are being imprisoned nationwide when families can't pay fines levied by juvenile justice system.
     
  'Angry, Snarling, Terrifying': Trump Confirms Nightmarish Immigration Vision
by Deirdre Fulton
Trump's speech in Arizona "couldn't have been clearer: If you live without papers in America, you should live in fear."
     
  'The Mother of All Risks': Insurance Giants Call on G20 to Stop Bankrolling Fossil Fuels
by Lauren McCauley
Multinational firms managing $1.2tn in assets declare subsidies for coal, oil, and gas 'simply unsustainable'.
     
  'World Watching' as Tribal Members Put Bodies in Path of Dakota Pipeline
by Deirdre Fulton
"I came here to let them know that what they're doing is wrong. This is nonviolent civil disobedience—and this is what it comes down to, and I'm here."
     
     
  What Landslide? New Polling Shows Clinton and Trump Still Neck and Neck
by Lauren McCauley
He's a terrible person and frightening candidate. So why is the margin shrinking, not growing?
     
  Drugs and Privilege: Big Business, Congress and the EpiPen
by Michael Winship
This new price gouge is the latest example of a corrupt system that hurts regular Americans — but we will hold accountable those who are responsible.
     
  Ireland's Outrage Over EU's Apple Ruling Reveals Fraudulent Global Tax System
by Nika Knight
It shows how subordinate to the corporations our establishment have become—they want a tax haven nation where workers pay countless charges and the wealthy pay nothing.'
     
  How the Decline in Union Membership Is Hurting All of Us: Report
by Deirdre Fulton
'Rebuilding our system of collective bargaining is an important tool available for fueling wage growth and ending the era of persistent wage stagnation.'
     
 

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