Bipartisan Slander of China: Lab Leak Theory Dead, U.S. War Drive Alive and Well, by Scott Scheffer

Expectation. Raccoon dog

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Dandelion Salad

by Scott Scheffer
Struggle ★ La Lucha, Mar. 26, 2023
March 27, 2023

Last week, before the capitalist crisis of bank failures crowded it out of the headlines, news of a congressional hearing to further investigate the origins of the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic was splashed across the front pages and websites of major U.S. media.

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Behind California’s Extreme Weather Emergency, by Scott Scheffer

CAL FIRE assisting with snow removal

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Dandelion Salad

by Scott Scheffer
Struggle ★ La Lucha, Mar. 6, 2023
March 7, 2023

March 3 — While the giant U.S. energy corporations and banks seek out every way to profit from the climate change emergency that they inflicted on the world, extreme weather events are becoming the new normal.

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Inflation, Layoffs, and the $1 Trillion War Budget, by Scott Scheffer

Occupy Portland: How is the War Economy Working For You? Banner

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Dandelion Salad

by Scott Scheffer
Struggle ★ La Lucha
February 11, 2023

In January, tech companies laid off 97,020 workers, more than double the layoffs in the first month of last year.

Amazon, Microsoft, and Google were responsible for most of the January cuts – 18,000, 10,000, and 12,000, respectively.

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Nuclear Fusion Hype: A Boost For U.S. Armaments, Not Clean Energy, by Scott Scheffer

Fusion Ignition

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Dandelion Salad

by Scott Scheffer
Struggle ★ La Lucha, Jan. 7, 2023
January 8, 2023

Jennifer Granholm, the U.S. Secretary of Energy, led a press event on Dec. 13 to announce a major scientific breakthrough at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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Heat Waves Tied To Big Energy Capitalism, by Scott Scheffer

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Dandelion Salad

by Scott Scheffer
Struggle ★ La Lucha, July 14, 2022
July 28, 2022

The population of the world is enduring crises from climate change that, until recently, climatologists thought may only happen decades from now.

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Oil Barons, Pentagon Knowingly Wreck The Planet, by Scott Scheffer

Global Climate March DC 2015

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Dandelion Salad

by Scott Scheffer
Struggle ★ La Lucha, May 27, 2022
June 9, 2022

The U.S. government and all the corporations that profit from fossil fuels are cherry picking the actions that they are taking in response to the global climate emergency. Everything that they are pursuing is potentially profitable, and they are paying less attention to reforestation, wind power, solar power or other alternative energy sources.

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