Trump Vows Record Military Spending & An End To Sequestration

  (REPORT) — While military policy wasn’t heavily focused on in President Trump’s first address to Congress, an early and quick emphasis was placed on the recently announced plan to increase military spending by 9%, in particular emphasizing that this … Continue reading

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China’s Transition From Coal To Renewable Is Making A Big Dent In Global CO2 Emmisions

The dramatic energy change in China has helped halt the rise of global CO2 emissions for the first time since the first climate change treaty was signed almost three decades ago.

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Election Of Tom Perez To DNC Chair Shows The DNC Establishment Has Learned Nothing

Failing to learn from the humiliating losses of the last election, establishment Democrats continue to cater to their oligarchical donors while rejecting the party’s progressive base and its future.
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Economist Mark Blyth Delves Into Rising Inequality — & Populism — Around The World

If termites ‘start eating away at the foundations on both the left side of the building and the right side of the building, then the building looks fine from the outside but it could go any day,’ Mark Blyth tells MintPress, describing the hollowing out of the right and left in the US and Europe.

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Watch Bernie Sanders Address Bigotry, Israel & Palestine At The J Street Conference

“Peace means security not only for every Israeli, but also for every Palestinian. It means supporting self-determination, civil rights, and economic well-being for both peoples.” Continue reading

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