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Warning: TTIP Aims To Defang Local Rules Against Hazardous Chemicals

Warning: TTIP Aims To Defang Local Rules Against Hazardous Chemicals

Published on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 by Common Dreams by Sarah Lazare, staff writer The mammoth Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) under secret negotiation between the United States and European Union is poised to slash the power of local governments to regulate toxins—from pesticides to fracking chemicals—the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) warned in a report released […]

Federal Court Overturns Landmark Ruling on NSA Spying

Federal Court Overturns Landmark Ruling on NSA Spying

Published on Friday, August 28, 2015 by Common Dreams by Nadia Prupis, staff writer A federal court on Friday reversed a lower court’s landmark 2013 decision that said the National Security Agency (NSA)’s spying operation was likely unconstitutional. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled (pdf) that the plaintiff in the case of Klayman […]

Racialized Poverty in America has Nearly Doubled in 21st Century

Racialized Poverty in America has Nearly Doubled in 21st Century

Published on Monday, August 10, 2015 by Common Dreams by Sarah Lazare, staff writer Discriminatory housing, zoning, and other policy choices are driving the dramatic rise of racialized poverty and segregation across the United States, with the number of people residing in low-income “ghettos, barrios, and slums” nearly doubling in the 21st century alone, a new report finds. Architecture […]

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