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All Power Out as Hurricane Marias Winds Floods Crush Puerto Rico
World  (tags: Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, Cat. 4, flash flood warning, devastation, entire country without power and water )

- 22 hours ago -
Maria, the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico since 1928, had maximum sustained winds of 155 mph when it made landfall as a Category 4 storm. Puerto Rico is now completely under a Flash Flood Warning. If possible, move to higher ground NOW!
Mexico Earthquake Children Killed at Collapsed Primary School
World  (tags: Mexico, students killed in school collapse, earthquake, disaster )

- 1 day ago -
The tremor struck shortly after many people had taken part in an earthquake drill, exactly 32 years after another quake killed thousands in the capital.
World  (tags: click to donate, people power, help needed now, humanitarian disaster, destruction, suffering, society, Humanitarian Aid )

- 1 day ago -
A deadly earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck the state of Puebla in Central Mexico on September 19 just 76 miles from the densely populated Mexico City, and just ONE WEEK after a deadly earthquake hit the state of Chiapas, Mexico. The tremors have...
Petition - Ban Nuclear Weapons
World  (tags: Nuclear weapons, ban, humanitarian disaster, war )

- 11 hours ago -
Sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. One hundred and twenty-two countries have voted in favor of a treaty that would totally ban nuclear weapons.
Jeff Sachs Warns "Nuclear War Is a Real Threat" as Trump Threatens to "Totally Destroy" North Korea
World  (tags: usa, war, North Korea, propaganda, lies, politics, trump, UnitedNations, asia, middle-east, conflict, violence, world, iran )

- 16 hours ago -
On Tuesday, President Trump gave his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, boasting about the size of the U.S. military and threatening to "totally destroy" North Korea. "[N]uclear war is a real threat," says Jeffrey Sachs, leading economi
South Korea Plans to Give North Korea $8 Million of Aid, Even Though They're Technically At War
World  (tags: north korea, South Korea, aid, at war, World Food Programme, vaccines, UNICEF, ethics, government, humans, society, world )

- 14 hours ago -
The South said it aims to send $4.5 million worth of nutritional products for children and pregnant women through the World Food Programme and $3.5 million worth of vaccines and medicinal treatments through UNICEF.
Guess What's Showing Up In Our Shellfish? One Word: Plastics VIDEO
World  (tags: oysters, Canada, shellfish, plastics, world )

- 13 hours ago -
"So when you eat clams and oysters, you're eating plastics as well," Dudas says.
Economist Jeff Sachs: Americans Who Don't Want War With Iran Must Speak Out Now
World  (tags: usa, war, military, propaganda, lies, politics, dishonesty, government, iran, middle-east, violence, ethics )

- 15 hours ago -
"The last time we had this kind of rhetoric was George W. Bush with the axis of evil," Sachs said. "It was immediately followed by the Iraq War, which was the most disastrous single step of American military action and 'diplomacy'' or anti-diplomacy, in m
To Achieve Truly Equitable & Sustainable Development, We Must Dump the Notion That Self-Interest Drives Economic Behavior
World  (tags: economics, agriculture, development, ecology )

- 15 hours ago -
Much social and environmental damage is avoidable, if only we'd end our obsession with GDP growth.

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