Trump's first attempt at a budget targets programs that provide essential services to rural America, where one-third of families live paycheck to paycheck. Republican legislators from affected states were quick to voice their concerns, calling the cuts "careless and counterproductive."
The investor-state dispute settlement clause gives corporations the power to challenge the laws and regulations of sovereign governments. With Trump's impending NAFTA renegotiation, it's important that the left demands the complete abolition of this undemocratic and unjust clause.
An impending release of methane hydrate across the Arctic could potentially doom life on Earth, according to a new study in a prestigious journal. The Permian Mass Extinction event that occurred 250 million years ago, annihilating 90 percent of species, was largely due to methane hydrate.