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The Trust for Public Land

The Trust for Public Land President Trump just announced an executive action to eliminate half of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and more than 80% of Bears Ears National Monument. This is the largest attack on protected areas in U.S. history. Call your member of Congress today: (202) 224-3121 and SHARE this post. cross-posted on Facebook

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Dan Rather

Dan Rather When the time comes, and I hope it comes soon, to bury this era of moral rot and the defiling of our communal, social, and democratic norms, the perfect epitaph for the gravestone of this age of unreason should be Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s already infamous quote: “I think not having the estate …

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Channel 4 News Democracy

Channel 4 News Democracy “[Trump] is either a racist, incompetent or unthinking or all three.” An urgent question is put to the Home Secretary by Labour’s Stephen Doughty MP regarding President Donald J. Trump’s retweeting of three anti-Muslim videos posted by a British far-right group. cross-posted on Facebook

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The New York Times

This is another piece about Weinstien but also discusses the broader treatment of women in the film industry. This sentiment especially jumped out to me, the idea of meritocracy where the tests of merit are selectively applied. “Women in technical jobs were almost nonexistent, and when they were there, they were constantly being tested to …

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