All tagged social justice
Trump's EPA pulls the plug on the Clean Power Plan (but it won't bring coal back), Puerto Rico deals with tweetstorms as it tries to recover from Hurricane Maria, and North Korea discovers what it had long feared through cyber espionage.
Puerto Ricans are mostly without electricity and water after Hurricane Maria, North Korea claims the US has declared war, and Republicans turn to tax reform after a last-ditch effort at healthcare fails. PLUS: the Russia investigation turns to social media.
Hurricane Maria annihilates Puerto Rico’s power grid, Donald Trump delivers a bellicose, nationalistic address to the UN General Assembly, and Mueller turns the screws on former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort. PLUS: a new healthcare bill gains momentum in the Senate.
Hurricane Irma devastates parts of Florida, North Korea fires another missile over Japan, and the various investigations into Russian meddling turn to Michael Flynn and to cyber warfare.
Hurricane Irma devastates the Caribbean and threatens Florida, North Korea detonates its “most powerful ever” nuclear bomb, and Trump announces he’ll end DACA (although he hopes Congress finds a way to save it).
Hurricane Harvey devastates the Houston area, North Korea shoots a missile over Japan, and Mueller lasers in on Manafort as the US retaliates against Moscow.
China urges a ‘dual suspension’ policy between the US and North Korea, Trump disbands a climate advisory panel and announces a (not so) new strategy for Afghanistan, and the Navy dismisses its 7th Fleet commander after the USS John McCain collides with a merchant tanker.
The US and North Korea continue the world's most dangerous game of chicken, the climate crisis continues, and Trump signals his willingness to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency.