Sierra Club Reckons With Racist History

Amid a national uprising for racial justice and equality, the Sierra Club, one of the nation’s oldest environmental groups, is confronting its own racist history.  The 128-year-old conservation organization, in a Wednesday post on its website…

Congress Holds The Economy In Its Hands As…

More than 25 million Americans are about to lose most of their income thanks to the looming expiration of the $600-per-week expanded federal unemployment benefits. Congress created the extra benefits in March so that people…

Migrant Kids Held In U.S. Hotels, Then Expelled

HOUSTON (AP) — The Trump administration is detaining immigrant children as young as 1 in hotels, sometimes for weeks, before deporting them to their home countries under policies that have effectively shut down the nation’s…

Trump Reportedly Asked U.S. Ambassador To Help Move…

President Donald Trump attempted to wield his political influence to get the prestigious British Open golf tournament hosted at his Trump Turnberry resort in Scotland, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Trump in 2018 reportedly…

The Model For Joe Biden’s Climate Justice Pledge…

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden last week announced a new climate justice plan that would direct nearly half the benefits of its proposed $2 trillion clean electricity investment to poor and minority communities that have…

China Says U.S. Told It To Shut Its…

BEIJING (Reuters) — China said Wednesday the United States had abruptly told it to close its consulate in the city of Houston, a move that Beijing said it strongly condemns, threatening retaliation. The United States gave the Chinese…

New York Citys Election Mess Gives White House…

The White House pointed on Tuesday to the chaos of June’s congressional primary elections in the New York City metropolitan area to raise doubts about the viability of mail-in ballots for the general election. Due…