Barack Obama bans oil and gas drilling in most of Arctic and Atlantic oceans

Obama utilizes statute that allows chairwomen to block sale of new offshore drilling and mining their entitlements and makes it difficult for their successors to reverse decision Barack Obama has permanently banned new oil and gas drilling in most US-owned water in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, a last-ditch effort to lock in environmental protections […]

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Trump blasts Russia investigation as Mueller convenes grand jury

Rally for thousands of diehard advocates held on same day news emerged that special attorney has set up panel to analyse evidence of alleged collusion Donald Trump has sought to rally thousands of diehard advocates against the investigation into his campaigns alleged collusion with Russia on the same day news emerged that the special counseling, […]

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You’ve Been Trumped Too: it’s the movie Donald Trump doesn’t want you to see | Anthony Baxter

When I found out about Trumps treatment of a Scottish family in his attempt to force them off their land I had to make a film about it. Now he wants to sue Donald Trump is threatening to sue movie theatres, reporters or anyone who recurs the allegations constructed in my new cinema Youve Been […]

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Climate change will likely wreck their subsistences- but they still don’t buy the science

The small Louisiana town of Cameron could be the first in the US are totally submerged by rising sea levels and yet locals, 90% of whom voted for Trump, still arent persuaded about climate change In 50 years, the region near where I grew up, Cameron Parish in south-west Louisiana, will likely be no more. […]

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Naomi Klein:’ Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’

The US has a president who personifies many of the things Naomi Klein has been advising about for years. She says her new volume had to be written before things got worse The fact that Naomi Klein predicted the forces that explain the rise to power of Donald Trump devotes her no pleasure at all. […]

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Russia may well be meddling in the US election. Why wouldn’t it? | Mary Dejevsky

Evidence of direct Kremlin involvement in the DNC email leak is scanty. But its entirely plausible Russian intelligence exploited the activity of amateur hackers Altogether now, lets blame Putin. That has become the favourite refrain of what we used to call the western world in the face of anything unwelcome. And so it was on […]

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Public lands offer the best place for recreation. Speak up and protect them | Land Tawney

Land Tawney, chairwoman of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, explains why the fight for national monuments is a fight sportsmen and women must win Signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt in 1906, the Antiquities Act has been used by 16 chairpeople eight Republicans and eight Democrats to safeguard millions of acres of exceptional public lands and […]

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Why I voted for Donald Trump

From Hillary Clintons email scandal to Barack Obamas failure to deliver on the economy, Republican in Charlotte, North Carolina, reveal what swayed them In the postscript to the 2016 US election, the incapacity of pollsters to gauge Donald Trumps support in key swing countries, from Florida through the rust belt to Michigan and Wisconsin, is […]

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Rachel Weisz: ‘My mothers were refugees. Brexit feels like a death’

In her most successful decade, the actor talks household, surrealist politics and the perils of marriage James Bond Rachel Weisz stands in the doorway of a cafe in downtown New York, adjusting to the gloom from the brightness outside. We are in the East Village, a formerly bohemian part of township long since gentrified, although, […]

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Crowdsourcing is cool again, and you can join the fun of verifying donors to Trump’s inaugural

Crowdsourcing? That’s a name we haven’t heard around these portions since 2011 or so, when the New York Times sent an open invitation to readers to expend the weekend helping sift through more than2 4,000 of Sarah Palin’s emails in search of juicy clay. If we remember rightly, that fishing expedition turned out to be […]

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