Australia: Youth Sue To Stop Coal Mine Expansion

By Michael Slezak and Penny Timms, -

A class action launched on behalf of young people everywhere seeks an injunction to stop the Australian Government approving an extension to Whitehaven's Vickery coal mine, arguing it will harm [...]

Feds Can Be Sued For Failures In Flint Water Crisis

By Ed White, AP News. -

The federal government can be sued for negligence in the Flint water crisis, a judge said Wednesday, citing the failure of regulators to timely act as good Samaritans and blow the whistle on lead [...]

The Execution Of Elephants And Americans

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

This first execution in 17 years was performed by lethal injection because hanging has a bad rep these days. It feels too Wild West, though it is carbon neutral. And electrocution has been on the [...]

The Fed’s Baffling Response To The Coronavirus Explained

When the World Health Organization announced on Feb. 24 that it was time to prepare for a global pandemic, the stock market plummeted. Over the following week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average [...]