On Labor and Beyond, Trump Is Following Scott Walker’s Playbook

Published on Truthout, 10 March 2017.

The evisceration of Wisconsin under Gov. Scott Walker is essentially a blueprint for how to transfer the country’s social, physical and environmental infrastructure to corporate power. This blueprint is being followed nearly to the letter by the Trump administration. If you think things are bad now, take a closer look at Wisconsin and brace yourself.

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Trump Cuts Regulations as Oceanic Dead Zones Release Massive Amounts of Methane

Published on Truthout, 9 March 2017.

As the Trump administration launches the most extreme rollback of environmental regulations since the Reagan era, a new study reveals a deeply disturbing climate feedback loop: Oceanic dead zones are releasing giant plumes of methane gas into the atmosphere.

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Viewing Trump’s Extreme Climate Denial From a Small Island Nation in Peril

Published on Truthout, 20 February 2017.

Global temperatures rose 0.4°C in the last three years and the impacts are evident on the small island nation of Palau in the Western Pacific. As vehement climate deniers took over the US government, the “Doomsday Clock” moved the closest it’s been to midnight since the height of the Cold War.

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