The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday has agreed to hear a case on President Trump’s controversial travel ban policy this fall. In the meantime, they have reinstated the ban except for people … Continue reading Supreme Court Reinstates Much of Trump’s Travel Ban, Will Hear Case in Fall
Technology has made gerrymandering so effective as a political tool that it’s created districts where only extreme politics can win at the ballot box. The Supreme Court says it will take up … Continue reading Gerrymandering Is Poisoning Our Democracy by Killing Politicians’ Ability to Compromise
Henry Blodget looks at the lack of income growth for the bottom half of Americans and explains the problems this causes for the economy. That would be ZERO income growth for the … Continue reading There has been no income growth for the bottom half of Americans since 1980
They complain America is running out of money only when it comes to helping the poor. Its interesting how there is not enough money to help people but when it comes to fighting wars, there is never a peep about affordability. Source: Why don’t deficit hawks care about the cost of military adventurism? – … Continue reading Why don’t deficit hawks care about the cost of military adventurism?
A video I just directed and edited. Continue reading Bryan Sandlin – States
Explore live radio by rotating the globe. Source: Radio Garden Continue reading Radio Garden – Listen to Radio Stations from all over the world just by pointing to a place.
Technology enables employers to erode our autonomy, and lax laws let exploitation thrive It’s not technology that’s been replacing jobs, it’s allowing jobs be outsourced to countries where lax laws allow workers … Continue reading Worry less about robots and more about sweatshops | The Guardian
Migrants being exploited by corporations. Source: (18) Modern-day slaves: Europe’s fruit pickers – YouTube Continue reading Modern-day slaves: Europe’s fruit pickers – France 24
Amazon announced Friday that it was acquiring Whole Foods Market for $13.7bn in cash. Bezos: “they make it fun to eat healthy.” … and expensive! Source: Amazon buys Whole Foods for $13.7bn … Continue reading Amazon buys Whole Foods for $13.7bn
The elimination of the Office of International Climate and Technology is another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on global warming policy. The small office also played a lead role preparing for … Continue reading Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad
Nevada is one of 23 states that want to take on the rising cost of drugs. But unlike others, its bill focuses on drugs that are used to treat diabetes. A first … Continue reading Nevada passes insulin drug pricing transparency bill
The investigation has now reached high-ranking state officials. Source: Top Michigan health official, four others charged with manslaughter in Flint water crisis – The Washington Post Continue reading Top Michigan health official, four others charged with manslaughter in Flint water crisis