Rural communities rely more on their vehicles than their urban counterparts, yet they’re overlooked in discussions about transportation. With the right incentives & investments in charging infrastructure, rural drivers could benefit the most from #EVs. act.ucsusa.org/3GVM4Rq
Offshore wind is becoming a large-scale reality in the US. Innovation and secure jobs are just some of the reasons for the excitement around this #CleanEnergy source. Here are all the categories that UCS energy analyst John Rogers is paying attention to: act.ucsusa.org/3CPpI1n
At COP26, many activists proposed a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, modeled on Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty…It calls on nations to step away from fossil fuels in same way they agreed to stop proliferation of nuclear weapons.We need to treat fossil fuels as WMD.
We Can’t Defuse the Climate Crisis Without Tougher, Louder News Coverage/ Never have US news organizations devoted as many newsroom resources, produced sheer volume of coverage, or given the story such big play as they did in opening days of COP26.
A Crucial Supreme Court Case on Accountability for Discriminatory Surveillance-/ The FBI is trying to hide behind national security to deflect claims of anti-Muslim profiling. brennancenter.org/our-work/analy…
Kennedy School Intelligence & Espionage Panel should read @LievenAnatol on “A lesson in cyber spying vs. cyber attack
So far the the ‘Solar Winds’ hack has added up to espionage, not sabotage. Let’s be careful how we respond.” And don’t forget STUXNET.
Intriguing discussion on Intelligence and Espionage: What’s Next? with Dana Priest, Tim Weiner, Mara Hvistendahl --Weiner argues, "we are at end an of an era for intelligence..." youtu.be/Vp9Oi28YPcs via @YouTube
This 11-year-old is helping hard-to-place dogs in shelters get attention — and find homes - /Evan Bisnauth makes animated videos with the dogs to help them get adopted The Washington Post washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2021…
Perhaps most surprising facet of documentary ATTICA is its sympathy for correctional officers & their families. Attica, N.Y., is a company town, where company happens to be the prison. By time of rebellion, many families had worked at facility for decades. washingtonpost.com/arts-entertain…
Never treat Gov. Rockefeller as a civilized political figure-He sent this callous message, “No, I will not grant you amnesty because I do not have power to do so. But, furthermore, even if I had power to do so, I would not grant it.”
“It was very important to me that the film convey that what [the incarcerated people at ATTICA] wanted were basic things that you and I take for granted every day, and that most people would assume inmates receive in prison.” – Co-director and producer @TrayAmari on #Attica
50 years ago, prisoners in the Attica Correctional Facility enacted the largest prison uprising in US history. Now, Stanley Nelson’s documentary #Attica gives life to this moment for a new generation. Watch now on @Showtime#ads.sho.com/StreamAttica
The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by a federal judge to allow a prayer rally headlined by Milo Yiannopoulos and Steve Bannon to proceed at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor this month over the objections of Baltimore officials.
‘A roadmap for a coup’: inside Trump’s plot to steal the election /Eastman’s memo & its set of alternative scenarios was nothing less than a “fairly detailed roadmap for a constitutional coup d’état.”
Please read & retweet this important summary. The only guardrails in 2020 were ethical state election officials (of both parties) & inability of state legislators to replace electors. GOP is now in the process of eliminating both for 2024. theguardian.com/us-news/2021/o…
The far right accused FDR of socialism because of Social Security
They accused Eisenhower of socialism because of the interstate highway
They accuse Pres Biden of socialism because he’s investing in roads, bridges, airports
Lesson? Ignore the morons & keep investing in America