Did you know there was another government shutdown Friday? It only lasted a few hours, but the $400 billion budget bill Congress ultimately passed and President Donald Trump signed is expected to balloon federal deficits to the tune of $1 trillion a year. This is the fifth government funding measure for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1. […]
Environmental racism is the intentional – and sometimes unintentional – allocation of nuclear testing, extraction, and disposal of hazardous waste that occurs in and around poor neighborhoods, where the communities mostly consist of people of color. It can be called an extension of institutionalized racism, locking these disenfranchised communities to hazardous zones since they lack […]
Alabama’s governor is spending oil spill relief money on repairs to a beachfront governor’s mansion.