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The Coronavirus Pipeline U.S. deportations of migrants have exported COVID-19 to Guatemala and prompted fear, chaos, and a collapse of already fragile health services. By Anna-Catherine Brigida and Morena Pérez... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-12
Source: Texas Observer
Five thousand invasive Burmese pythons have been removed from the Everglades. July 2020 establishes a new record low extent of Arctic sea ice.  The amount of freshwater in the Arctic Ocean has increased by... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-07
Source: Sierra Magazine
This post originally published on KQED, San Francisco’s NPR and PBS affiliate. See more of KQED Arts’ award-winning video series If Cities Could Dance here.   KQED filmed this episode in February,... Read more
Published on: 2020-08-05
Source: Texas Observer
A lower court had said the use of military funds was unlawful, and environmentalists had asked for construction to stop.... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-31
Source: Washington Post
The legislation includes hundreds of millions for military projects whose funding the administration had canceled.... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-28
Source: Washington Post
From Boom to Bloodbath The Permian Basin’s shale revolution is over and renewable energy is surging. What does that mean for Texas’ future? By Justin Miller July 27, 2020 For... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-27
Source: Texas Observer
In the past week, unidentified federal officers in camouflage fatigues, labeled only “police,” abducted people off the streets of Portland in unmarked vehicles and threatened the “Wall of Moms” standing... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-24
Source: ACLU
Muslim Activists Say It’s Time to Join Black Lives Matter Calls to Reform Law Enforcement A Dallas mosque’s decision to partner with law enforcement during a nationwide reckoning on the... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-24
Source: Texas Observer
In 1865, it was announced that more than 4 million Black people were freed, ushering in the Reconstruction Era. And although formerly enslaved people were told they were free, laws... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-23
Source: Texas Observer
Sierra Club wants justices to step in after a lower court finds fund transfers unlawful.... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-22
Source: Washington Post
This article was published in partnership with The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system. Sign up for The Marshall Project’s newsletter, or follow them... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-22
Source: Texas Observer
What makes a place home? For the women in Kelli Jo Ford’s debut novel, Crooked Hallelujah, home is a complex, contentious thing. Their homes are comforting or harmful, safe or... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-21
Source: Texas Observer
Back to the Wall A border wall is headed for Laredo—and the only thing likely to stop it is time. By Gus Bova July 20, 2020  It starts at... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-20
Source: Texas Observer
The Trump administration is infamous for its attacks on immigrants and their loved ones. The administration’s cruelty has no bounds, as we’ve seen from its separation of families, obliteration of... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-14
Source: ACLU
In China, air pollution is now worse than it was pre-pandemic. There is also an outbreak of bubonic plague.  The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the US passes 3 million, with more... Read more
Published on: 2020-07-10
Source: Sierra Magazine