Category Archives: Just News

DACA Vs. The Wall

Donald Trump is bargaining the lives of 800,000 Dreamers to sink billions of dollars transforming an empty campaign slogan into concrete and steel DACA Vs. The Wall: What’s the Deal? For a brief moment last week, Donald Trump sparked hope. … Read More »

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The Actually Great Bill Trump Signed His First Year

Though it didn’t get much attention, the Elder Abuse Prevention and Protection Act could help a lot of people. The past year has been a legislative trash fire. Congress has been deadlocked, with delays and dissension marking even basic governing duties. … Read More »

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CA Legal Weed & Mexico

One expert estimated the Mexican drug trade could lose up to two-thirds of its market in the US now that pot is an over-the-counter drug in the Golden State. Could Legal Weed in California Help End Mexico’s Drug War? On … Read More »

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What Are the Most Important Things Trump Did in His First Year?

We’ll spend all week considering the consequences of his presidency so far. This Saturday marks the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration and the beginning of the strangest presidency in living memory. Trump campaigned as a rule-breaker, a right-wing populist who would … Read More »

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Suing Big Oil

New York is the latest—and biggest—city to sue giants like BP and ExxonMobil over damage from extreme weather. It probably won’t be the last. The Next Millennial Trend Is Suing Big Oil for Destructive Climate Change Over five years later, … Read More »

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THE OCEAN FLOOR IS SINKING UNDER THE WATER WEIGHT FROM MELTING GLACIERS, AND IT’S AS BAD AS IT SOUNDS

So much extra water is being added into the world’s oceans from melting glaciers that the ocean floor is sinking underneath its increasing weight. This ocean floor deformation also means we have miscalculated just how much ocean levels are rising … Read More »

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Vermont Moves to Legalize Recreational Marijuana Even as Feds Signal Possible Crackdown

On the same day the Justice Department signaled a possible federal crackdown on marijuana use, lawmakers in Vermont passed a bill that would legalize the drug for recreational purposes. The state House voted 81-63 on Thursday to pass a bill legalizing possession … Read More »

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Sessions’ New Weed Policy

The attorney general seems poised to go after legal weed, but nobody in Washington seems to support him. Even Republicans Hate Jeff Sessions’ New Weed Policy “I think Jeff Sessions has forgotten about the constitution and the tenth amendment,” California … Read More »

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‘Here, No Man Decides’: Meet India’s First Female Sharia Court Judges

In the country’s Islamic courts, intimate family issues like divorce were usually decided by male clerics and judges—until a group of 15 women decided to take matters into their own hands. “I had a lot of questions, growing up,” Suriya … Read More »

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2018: the year of women

  2018 will be the year of women (CNN) 2017 has been a turbulent and trying year for women. Beginning with the inauguration of Donald Trump, the year saw an escalation of the Republican Party’s attacks on women, including efforts to … Read More »

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