Eight Greenpeace activists who participated in peaceful protest to protect Indonesian rainforest last March will be going on trial soon. They're each facing two separate felony charges for crimes they did not commit &, if convicted, could serve 10 yrs.
"TOPEKA, Kan. -- Kansas must remove the name of the Democratic candidate against Republican Sen. Pat Roberts from the ballot, the state Supreme Court declared Thursday, in a unanimous ruling that could influence the fight for control of the U.S. Senate."
Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff, said Friday that it might be necessary to deploy more U.S. forces to Iraq beyond the 1,600 troops that are already there, warning that the fight against the Islamic State will intensify and could go on for years.
We have to think bigger, and we have that chance. The same things that can fix climate can fix many other problems...agriculture, health care, inequality, campaign finance... because to be successful the climate movement must be a pro-democracy movemet.
"Louisiana Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal (R) unveiled a new energy plan Tuesday that called for increasing on- and off-shore oil drilling and gas fracking, rolling back environmental protections, and..."
"Though not yet able to crack double digits in any statewide polling, the 61-year-old Hawkins -- one of the party's most prolific vote-getters -- believes he has "a fighting chance" this fall against Wall Street-funded incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo and..."
"Put People and planet before profits. New York leads the country in income disparity and segregation of schools and housing by race and class. Howie's campaign is focused on climate action, jobs, education reform, criminal justice reform, civil rights,,"