2019-02-07: News Headlines

CP Editor (2019-02-07). Joshua Frank talks The Big Heat: Earth on the Brink on Rising Up With Sonali. counterpunch.org

Katha Pollitt (2019-02-07). She's With Stupid. thenation.com She's With Stupid…

teleSUR (2019-02-07). Brazil: Bolsonaro Ready to Terminate the 'More Doctors' Program. telesurenglish.net Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro prepares to terminate the More Doctors Program (MDP), Mayra Pinheiro, the Secretary of Work Management and Health Education at the Ministry of Health, confirmed Wednesday. | RELATED: | Brazil: Indigenous Peoples Call for Help and Solidarity | The closure of the program has been gradually implemented since 2016, when President…

Fred_F (2019-02-07). Student climate strike: 'It's our future'. greenleft.org.au After the successful School Strike 4 Climate Action last November 30, where more than 15,000 students walked out of school, organisers have called another strike for March 15 as part of a Global Day of Action — and they are asking others to join in. | Richard Lane and Maureen Murphy spoke to Year 9 student Lilly Murphy, who has been involved in the School Strike 4 Climate Action, about the climate strike movement. | *** | How did you get involved with the Student Strike 4 Climate Action? | A few of my school friends knew about it due to social media. There were also a few signs around school. | One of them…

Will Meyer (2019-02-06). The Climate Wall: Q&A With Todd Miller. thenation.com The Climate Wall: Q&A With Todd Miller…

Autumn Vogel (2019-02-06). I'm a Future Physician—My Patients' Health Depends on Addressing Climate Change. commondreams.org Whatever happens on the policy front, health professionals need to be ready for the disruptions we know are coming. (Photo: Shutterstock) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

commondreams (2019-02-06). First Climate Hearings of 116th Congress Show Climate Change Isn't a Hoax in the U.S. House Anymore. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2019-02-06). At First House Climate Hearing in Nearly a Decade, 16-Year-Old Activist Tells Congress Time of Inaction Is Over. commondreams.org "Policymakers have for far too long put the interests of fossil fuel corporations and other carbon-emitting industries over the health and prosperity of the people, the wildlife, and this planet." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Akela Lacy (2019-02-06). South Carolina Spent $9 Billion to Dig a Hole in the Ground and Then Fill it Back in. theintercept.com Cost is often raised as a critical objection to combatting climate change. But South Caroline shows what's possible.

RT (2019-02-06). MAGA teen gearing up to sue dozens of media outlets, celebrities in 'landmark' libel case. rt.com More than 50 media outlets, celebrities and public figures could be targeted in a libel suit aiming to vindicate a MAGA-hat-wearing teen who was savaged by social media after he faced off with a Native American activist.

RT (2019-02-06). 'I can't go back': Elizabeth Warren digs herself even deeper hole in 'Native American' ancestry row. rt.com As Elizabeth Warren offers a public apology to the Cherokee Nation for identifying as a Native American, new instances of her making the claim are coming to light, including her Texas Bar registration from 1986.

Shared by Cherise (2019-02-06). Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies, Lies. truthout.org If you happened to fall to Earth from space last night and found a working television, like as not you saw the president of the United States doing a passable imitation of a man giving a speech. A first-molecule surface impression, thoroughly devoid of context, would leave you thinking this person did relatively fine. Not a fireball on the stump, to be sure, but not a calamity, either. He did not fall down, throw things or curse anyone's mother. No fake emergencies were declared. | T…

Ed Rampell (2019-02-05). Birds of Passage Depicts the Devastation of Drug Trafficking for South America's Indigenous People. progressive.org Blame it on the Peace Corps.

unitedEditor (2019-02-02). Europe's interest in FETàñ. uwidata.com The European countries are almost competing with each other for the opportunity to take under their protection the Gàºlenists who fled from Turkey after the attempted coup d'etat on July 15. One gets the feeling that soon they will start organizing promotions to attract Gàºlen's followers and grant them citizenship. After the failure of the […]

Jeremy Brecher (2019-02-01). Climate Jobs for All. zcomm.org Building Block for the Green New Deal…

stuart_m (2019-02-01). Five new books for ecosocialists. greenleft.org.au Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus takes a look at five new books for an ecosocialists' bookshelf. Inclusion does not necessarily imply endorsement or agreement with a book's contents. | ***
Dust Bowls Of Empire: Imperialism, Environmental Politics, & the Injustice of 'Green' Capitalism | By Hannah Holleman
| Yale University Press, 2018 | A clear and insightful analysis of the role of capitalism and colonialism in causing the US Dust Bowl of the 1930s and destroying farmland ar…

ACLU (2019-01-31). What Breastfeeding Has to Do With Economic Security. aclu.org A recent study from the Center for WorkLife Law reveals the heavy toll of breastfeeding discrimination and the pressing need for more protections. | The discrimination began almost immediately after Barbara, an emergency room nurse, returned from maternity leave. Like most breastfeeding parents, Barbara needed to pump regularly to keep up her milk supply and prevent infection. But while her co-workers got smoke breaks, Barbara wasn't allowed to take time to pump, leaving her in pain: "I'd feel like my breasts [were] bursting," she said. | When she did get breaks, Barbara found herself expressing breast milk for h…

Ralph Nader (2018-12-24). A "Massive Outlaw" zcomm.org Interview on Single Payer, Climate Devastation, Impeachment…

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