Trump’s Dirty Climate Plan Out-of-Step as Most Americans Want Renewables

President Donald Trump’s so-called “America First Energy Plan” may be dedicated to tapping domestic fossil fuel reserves—like fracked gas, oil, and even coal—but it turns out that the majority of Americans would rather see a move towards renewable sources, such as wind and solar.

Source: Trump’s Dirty Climate Plan Out-of-Step as Most Americans Want Renewables

A Violent Cesspool of Our Own Making: The Dark [K]night of Donald Trump

I came of age during America’s Cold War with the Soviet Union, witnessing its denouement while serving in the U.S. military. In those days, the USSR led the world’s weapons trade, providing arms to the Warsaw Pact (the military alliance it dominated) as well as to client states like Cuba, Egypt, and Syria.

Source: A Violent Cesspool of Our Own Making: The Dark [K]night of Donald Trump

Compromise Does Not Work With Our Political Opponents. When Will We Learn?

Barack Obama left behind hints of a progressive legacy. Unfortunately, despite his faith in our system and his positive track record on many issues over the last eight years, there have been very few permanent accomplishments.This vulnerable legacy should remind us that what we really need is a strong and unapologetic progressive to lead us. What we need as well is a relentless grassroots movement to hold that leadership accountable.

Source: Compromise Does Not Work With Our Political Opponents. When Will We Learn?

The Netherlands to Counter Trump’s “Global Gag Rule” With International Abortion Fund

The world has responded with fear and outrage to many of President Donald Trump’s repressive actions since taking office, and the Dutch government immediately announced plans to counter one: the reinstatement of the “global gag rule” which cuts off U.S. funding to any NGO around the world that mentions abortions.Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen announced the government’s plan for a new international abortion fund on Tuesday.

Source: The Netherlands to Counter Trump’s “Global Gag Rule” With International Abortion Fund

Breaking Badlands: National Park Service Goes Yugely Rogue, Insists On Pesky Facts

Well this is cool: Trumpian efforts to block information on climate change – ’cause who needs science/a planet? – have sparked fierce resistance by the National Park Service, suggesting the Revolution may yet be tweeted. After being gagged for posting science FACTS – think about that – defiant rangers at Badlands National Park re-posted them, swiftly followed by Golden Gate, Death Valley, NASA, and new alt-park sites vowing, “You will never silence the truth, tiny-fisted dictator.”

Source: Breaking Badlands: National Park Service Goes Yugely Rogue, Insists On Pesky Facts

War on Facts Sparks Momentum for Scientists’ March on Washington

The Trump-Pence administration’s war on facts may have galvanized the next major demonstration in the nation’s capital—the Scientists’ March on Washington, which is as yet unscheduled but is garnering significant enthusiasm online.

Source: War on Facts Sparks Momentum for Scientists’ March on Washington

Colombia’s Cuban-Inspired Guerrilla Group Follows FARC’s Path | News | teleSUR English

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Source: Colombia’s Cuban-Inspired Guerrilla Group Follows FARC’s Path | News | teleSUR English