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Israel Anti-Boycott Act Looks Like It May Finally Pass In Congress

July 25, 2017

In what legal experts say is a direct defiance of U.S. citizens' first amendment rights to free speech, there appears to be growing bipartisan support for a Federal-level Israel Anti-Boycott Act making it a felony to support boycotts of Israel and Israeli settlements.

Nuclear Insanity Costs America Dearly

July 13, 2017

The ongoing disaster at the Hanford Site in Wash­ington state is something most Americans are not aware of.

They Want to Do WHAT?

July 13, 2017

Trump's EPA wants to let a mining company dump uranium-laced waste water into Tribal aquifers.

Record Heat Across U.S. in June

July 13, 2017

In case you hadn't noticed, the Earth really is heating up and many parts of the world, including the U.S., experienced record heat levels in June.

The Corporate Conspiracy That's Really Running the United States

July 13, 2017

While the U.S. Federal Government stumbles to get much of anything accomplished, there are other nationwide entities that are turning out to be remarkably successful in crafting and passing legislation. These entities are non-elected and are not working in support of the citizens of the United States.

EPA's Pro-Pollution Pruitt Is Getting His Way

July 13, 2017

The plan to gut the EPA is well under way. The forward-looking budget legislation just disclosed would push back meeting the 2015 Clean Air Act standards for Ozone for 10 years. It also slashes the EPA workforce.

2 Billion Climate Refugees By 2100?

July 12, 2017

A new Cornell University study indicates that climate change could force 1.4 billion people to become refugees by 2060 and 2 billion by 2100.

Trump's Infrastructure Con Job

July 12, 2017

Remember all those campaign promises Trump made about increasing investment infrastructure and creat¬ing jobs in the process? He lied, just as he was lying about so many other things.

Trump Starts Taking Land for Unfunded Border Wall

July 12, 2017

Even though Congress has not yet funded Trump's border wall, his administration has already started giving notice to landowners in southwest Texas that the federal government is buying their land whether they like it or not.

Puerto Rico Finally Votes 'Yes' to Statehood

July 12, 2017

It will not solve the Commonwealth’s current $123 bil­lion debt problem, and it has no official enforcement power on its own. But on June 12, after many failed past attempts, Puerto Ricans finally voted in favor of becoming a U.S. state.

The Ticking Time Bomb of Asian and Arab Youth Growth

July 12, 2017

Asia, the Pacific and the 22 Arab countries currently have 700 million youth aged 15 to 24 years old. That is 60% of the world’s youth. That group is already seriously underemployed and something must be done quickly to address that.

Climate Change Progress Proceeds in Spite of Trump

July 10, 2017

Trump did what so many were afraid of: he pulled out of the Paris climate change agreement. Surprisingly, this could be one of the best things that could have happened to the anti-greenhouse gas and climate change activist movements around the world.

'No to Silence': Mexican Journalists Fight Back

July 10, 2017

For years Mexican journalists have been literally caught in a cross-fire between drug gangs and the so-called government authorities who say they will stop the criminals. After many unsolved killings of their peers, those journalists are finally taking charge.

How Smartphones Can Make You Dumb

July 10, 2017

A person's cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when their smartphone is within reach — even if it’s off, according to McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

Lobbying on Behalf of Small Business

July 10, 2017

Carol Farabee, the CEO and founder of Farabee Publishing of Chandler, Arizona, talks with Trillions about writing, publishing, and her new role as part of the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council, a group that lobbies government on behalf of small business.

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