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Trump Giving Away National Monuments to Mining Companies in Despicable New ‘Gold Rush’

February 1, 2018

It looks like there is no stopping it now. The modern-day gold rush is on. While everyday folks with a pickaxe and a dream are eligible, just as they were in the 1800’s, this is hardly populism. Massive mining companies stand…

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“Tiny” company tied to Trump donor given Massive $300m Puerto Rico recovery contract

October 24, 2017

Why on earth would a small utility company be charged with restoring power to the entire island of Puerto Rico? Puerto Rico’s power grid was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Maria. Right now, 80 percent of the island is still…

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Sorry John Boehner: Denali Is NOT, Never Was, And Never Will Be ‘Mt. McKinley’

August 31, 2015

Denali will finally get its long-overdue name change, and most folks from Alaska are thrilled: Especially those of Native American descent, whose people have called the tall peak “Denali” for thousands of years. But guess who’s “deeply disappointed?” “I’m deeply disappointed…

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