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Suppy of food under threat due to biodiversity loss across the globe: UN report

Suppy of food under threat due to biodiversity loss across the globe: UN report

A drop in global biodiversity is putting our ability to produce food at risk, a new United Nations report warns. According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, biodiversity in food and agriculture “is indispensable to food security and sustainable development.” However, in recent years biodiversity at the genetic, species and ecosystem levels have all…MORE

All the President’s broken men

All the President’s broken men

They once were Donald Trump’s strutting, sharp-suited alpha male political and legal fixers, living high and playing the game hard, seemingly immune from the consequences of their willingness to walk on the dark side. But now, hubris has humbled Roger Stone, Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort. One is already in jail, another is headed there…MORE

Federal judge presses administration on family separations dating before June 2018

Federal judge presses administration on family separations dating before June 2018

A federal judge pressed government lawyers Thursday over whether the administration should be required to identify the thousands of children and parents who were separated at the southern border and released from government custody before June 26, 2018. The exchange came during a hearing for Ms. L et al. vs. Immigration and Customs Enforcement et…MORE

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will travel to Iowa on Sunday

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will travel to Iowa on Sunday

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s considering a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, will make a trip to Iowa on Sunday, an aide confirms. The stop at the Asian and Latino Coalition in Des Moines, first reported by the Des Moines Register, adds to growing signs that the New Yorker could join the…MORE

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