Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Jeff Merkley and Sen. Patrick Leahy introducing legislation to help accelerate the transition to clean energy by ending all new federal leases for oil, gas or coal extraction on public lands and waters.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Jeff Merkley and Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced “Keep It in the Ground” legislation to help accelerate the transition to clean energy by ending all new federal leases for oil, gas or coal extraction on public lands and waters.
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A scrapyard due to distruction and waste. pixabay.com, Copyright: Public Domain
An uninhabitable earth at some point in our future is not an unreasonable thought. Years of disregard for mother earth can cause components of the earth system to change. Consequently, humankind should not shrug off the warnings of cataclysmic environmental transformations.
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Without amending the Tenth Amendment there will not be laws universally governing municipal and state police use of lethal force that act in accordance with international laws and standards.
Read: United States Police Officers Use Lethal Force More Than In Other Countries
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When President Obama expresses heartfelt comments on Oregon’s Mass Murder and explains the need to understand legislating effective gun laws requires political action is not politicizing the tragedy.
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President Obama Welcomes Pope Francis
to the White House
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Will Pope Francis’ leadership sufficiently incentivize others to follow his lead? His historic visit to the United States and Congressional address, in a country that sorely needs to hear and embrace his message, shows his commitment.
Read more: Pope Francis’ Extraordinary Leadership, a Time of Discernment
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Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Speaks to the Media P5+1 Talks With Iran in Geneva, Switzerland. November 24, 2013. Wikimedia
There are months before the agreement between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the member-states of the Group 5 plus 1 can finalize their agreement. The Republican Congress has a number of things they plan to pursue to prevent the Iran deal’s implementation.
Read more: Iran Nuclear Deal: Headed For Implementation, Here’s What’s Going On
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