Roughly 70% of medically important antibiotics sold in the U.S. are for livestock and poultry. These antibiotics are often given to animals that aren't sick, breeding superbugs that can infect people with illnesses that today's medicine can't cure.
The Working People’s Day of Action is about demanding an end to the rigged economy and defending our freedoms. On February 24, we will stand up for the freedom of working people to come together and fight for decent and equitable pay for our work, affordable health care, quality schools, vibrant communities and a secure future for all of us.
There is a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would undermine and undo years of successful work to manage the health of America’s fisheries. It would undermine our nation's key fishery management law, the Magnuson-Stevens Act, which has has helped halt overfishing, protect essential fish habitats and rebuild depleted stocks.
We must defend our oceans, before it’s too late.
The Trump administration is dead-set on dismantling our environmental protections — and one of the most dangerous weapons at their disposal is spending cuts. After being starved of funding for years, the Environmental Protection Agency is now the target of a full-scale assault by the Trump administration, which is pursuing the steepest cuts in the agency’s history.
Over the past year, there has been a surge in online hate. And Twitter has been one of the main places where misogyny, racism, transphobia and personal abuse has risen.
Most of us still reject bigotry and division, but online hate campaigns are being amplified. So this Valentine’s Day, we’re joining forces with anti-hate groups across Europe to push back.
The #WeChoose campaign is a declaration from hundreds of thousands of parents, students and educators in cities across the United States with a clear, yet profound message - we refute and resist corporate education policies that are inflicted upon our children without our voice.
Paul Ryan pointed to a secretary’s $1.50 weekly increase in take-home pay as a signal that the #TrumpTax is working.
Meanwhile, he's taking home an additional $19,000 per year, and corporations are getting billions in tax cuts. We need to PUSH BACK!
Tell Paul Ryan #RepealTheTrumpTax now!
It’s easy to say we love the Ocean, but for many of us, our everyday actions tell a different story. Seas of plastic, declining fish stocks and ocean acidification are just some examples of the destruction caused to the ocean by our everyday activities, which also have a profound effect on our health and wellbeing. Our relationship with the ocean has become toxic and one-sided.
US Bank Promised to Stop Funding Pipelines.
Last spring, responding to pressure on the Dakota Access Pipeline, US Bank CEO Andrew Cecere won praise from Indigenous and climate advocates when he promised shareholders that US Bank would stop lending to oil and gas pipelines.