Human rights advocates are cheering a landmark decision by the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) mandating that governments must take into account the human rights violations caused by the climate crisis when considering the deportation of asylum seekers. In the decision, the UNHRC outlined that countries could violate people’s international rights if they force them […]Continue Reading 403 words
A new documentary that premiered last week doubles as both a gorgeous nature film giving the public a rare, up-close view of the rugged landscape along the 1200-mile US-Mexico border spanning the state of Texas, as well as a political film about the tragic harms to humans and wildlife caused by building “that wall.” The […]Continue Reading 155 words
- climate change
- Democratic National Committee
- Jay Inslee
- Presidential debates
The Democratic field continues to grow, making it hard for any of the candidates to distinguish him/herself. One — Governor Jay Inslee — has based his entire campaign on dealing with the climate crisis. Last week, he began to argue that the issue is so important that the Democratic candidates should dedicate an entire primary […]Continue Reading 558 words
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