Month: December 2017

Trump Plasters MAGA All Over Presidential Coin

It’s a presidential coin befitting of the president. President Donald Trump has replaced the Latin phrase, “E pluribus unum” with his campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again” on his new presidential coin that bears his name three times and has been unsurprisingly described as “very gold.” …

Fox News Is ‘On a Jihad,’ Says Tom Brokaw

Longtime newscaster Tom Brokaw did not hold back Thursday morning when discussing the state of Fox News and the network’s coverage of special counsel Robert Mueller’s FBI investigation into collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s election campaign. Related: A “coup” against Trump? Fox News suggests …

5 Animals On The Verge Of Going Extinct

The large majority of animals that have gone extinct in the history of the planet died out long before modern humans first walked out of their caves, but that doesn’t mean extinction is a thing of the past. Lots of animals have disappeared in recent history, …

The EPA Is Costing Americans’ Their Health

Record-setting wildfires burn uncontrolled in California, and with them comes a need to reckon with the Trump administration’s disastrous climate policies. At this moment, a few days before Christmas, firefighters have finally started bringing the Thomas Fire in Ventura County, California—burning for almost three weeks—under control. …

Creating a sustainable future

By The Conversation. Even pocket parks in cities (Duane Park in Lower Manhattan, pictured here) can shelter wildlife. Read below for ideas about urban biodiversity and other green innovations. Aude, CC BY-SA Much news about the environment in 2017 focused on controversies over Trump administration actions, …

UN General Assembly rejects Trump’s Jerusalem move

The United Nations General Assembly has defied unprecedented threats by the US to resoundingly adopt a draft resolution rejecting President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The non-binding measure passed at an emergency meeting on Thursday with 128 votes in favour, and nine against. …