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Tenants March To Stop Giveaways To Wall Street Landlords

Tenants March To Stop Giveaways To Wall Street Landlords
Above Photo: Margie Mathers, a housing activist with MH Action, speaking at the Tenant March on Washington, July 12, 2017. While Republicans are proposing severe cuts to low-income housing assistance, they are continuing to subsidize Blackstone and other private equity housing profiteers. It was a brutally hot and humid day in the nation’s capital and Margie Mathers needed a cane to get up to the podium, but the Florida senior had a story ... Read more

Protesters Interrupt Rick Perry’s Speech At Energy Conference

Protesters Interrupt Rick Perry’s Speech At Energy Conference
Above Photo: Rick Perry smiled to photographers Monday as he left Trump Tower after a meeting with the president-elect. (Photo: AP) Contradicting overwhelming scientific consensus, the energy secretary claims that carbon dioxide is not the “primary control knob” for climate change. Energy Secretary Rick Perry offered little explanation when protesters pressed him to explain his position on climate change at an energy conference on Tuesday. ... Read more

Coalition Of 13 States Challenge Trump On Vehicle Emission Standards

Coalition Of 13 States Challenge Trump On Vehicle Emission Standards
Above Photo: From autoblog.com New York State’s attorney general and 12 other top state law enforcement officials said on Friday they would mount a vigorous court challenge to any effort to roll back vehicle emission rules by the Trump administration. In March, President Donald Trump ordered a review of U.S. vehicle fuel-efficiency standards from 2022-2025 put in place by the Obama administration, saying they were too tough on the auto ... Read more

We’re Winning In The Fight Against Corporate Courts And Toxic Trade Deals

We’re Winning In The Fight Against Corporate Courts And Toxic Trade Deals
Above Photo: From waronwant.org In recent weeks two EU court rulings and a decision taken by Ecuador to scrap its investment treaties have dealt a heavy blow to secretly negotiated, corporate trade deals. The events have proved a major boost to social movements resisting these toxic deals in the UK and around the world, as part of a wider fight for trade justice and democracy. Growing opposition to ‘corporate courts’ The decisions have ... Read more

Exxon & Chevron Face Shareholder Challenges On Climate Change

<div>Exxon & Chevron Face Shareholder Challenges On Climate Change</div>
Above Photo: Screenshot from YouTube Arjuna Capital and As You Sow Keep Pressure on Oil Giants to Return More Capital to Investors and Produce Roadmap for Transitioning to Low Carbon Economy DALLAS, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – ExxonMobil and Chevron will host simultaneous annual meetings on Wednesday, May 31 in Dallas and Midland, TX respectively, and face shareholders who want the oil giants to start dealing with the realities of life in a ... Read more