Robert E. Murray, the U.S. coal baron who pressed the Trump administration to help save America’s struggling miners, placed his company into bankruptcy as demand for the fossil fuel continues to weaken.
A new quarterly survey from the respected National Association for Business Economics shows the American economy slowing after an unprecedented 123 months of expansion following The Great Recession. That means that we’re beginning to see less hiring in the private sector and disappointing wages for new employees among middle-class suburbanites, a long-time Republican constituency now deserting the party in droves.
As Exxon continues to fund climate change denial, and as Republicans continue to deny climate change is occurring:
According to a new U.S. Army report, Americans could face a horrifically grim future from climate change involving blackouts, disease, thirst, starvation and war. The study found that the US military itself might also collapse. This could all happen over the next two decades, the report notes.
Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks.
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