An environmental watchdog says the administration’s plan to cut water allotments ignores the overexploitation of water by corporate agriculture and fossil fuel industries.
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Union Leader & US Senator Exchange Verbal Blows
“There’s a class war going on whether we want to recognize it or not,” Sen. Bernie Sanders said at the conclusion of Wednesday’s combative hearing on the right of workers to organize unions.
France Erupts Against Macron’s Pension Plan
Despite widespread opposition to raising the retirement age, many French lawmakers remain determined to fulfill the president’s election pledge to overhaul the nation’s pension system, Kenny Stancil reports.
Varoufakis: How to End ‘Global Empire of Capital’
In the face of climate catastrophe and a rising risk of nuclear war, Greece’s former finance minister says the global ruling class are “doing their best to push humanity over both cliffs at once.”
‘Military Madness:’ US Deploys Nuclear-Capable B-52s to Australia
This escalation of U.S. hostility comes just days after the Biden administration released a Nuclear Posture Review that nonproliferation advocates said makes catastrophe more, rather than less, likely.
Who Runs the Railroads? Looming Strike Pressures Biden
Many workers remain unsatisfied with the compromise proposed last month by the U.S. president’s appointed arbitrators.
A ‘Quiet Fleecing’
The Economic Policy Institute responds to talk of “quiet quitting” by U.S. workers.
Getting Stiffed on Health Care — Again
Provisions passed by the House last year that subjected insulin products to Medicare price negotiation and capped Medicare insulin copays at $35 per month have been left out of the latest draft of the bill.
Adding $37 Billion to Biden’s Military Budget
In a House committee vote, U.S. representatives voted 42-17 in favor of Rep. Jared Golden’s amendment to boost the president’s already gargantuan military spending request.
Biden’s Vow of US Military Response Over Taiwan
The president followed his remarks Monday by unveiling an Indo-Pacific trade pact designed to advance U.S. corporate interests and counter Chinese influence in the region.