One year ago, 17 people locked themselves on to a deportation charter flight at London Stansted Airport, grounding a plan that would have sent 59 people back to face reprisal – and possibly death – in Ghana and Nigeria. Now, those activists could face life imprisonment.
Seventy percent of Japan's population wants a nuclear-free future but the government is ignoring their demands, even as experts give cleanup operations at Fukushima a centuries-long timetable.
President Obama's appointment of Dr. Ernest Moniz to head the U.S. Energy Department is a literal payoff to the hydrofracking industry, which has funneled millions into Moniz's Energy Initiative research at MIT.
The sequester is simply more proof that our government is putting bank bailouts, military contracts and corporate tax loopholes above the needs of their constituents.
The new CISPA bill opens the floodgates for an unprecedented and endless funneling of private communication information to federal military intelligence agencies such as the NSA and the FBI.