People of Color more likely to live near pollutants and breathe pollutants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finds that people of color often live by polluting industries, and hence, sustain the risks associated with breathing in fine particulate matter. The EPA made these observations even as the Trump Administration makes plans to dismantle many of the institutions and regulations meant to lower these risks. To read the…

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NRA House of Shame

It is sometimes difficult to track NRA money to representatives in Congress because of PACs and related entities. Check out this graphic WaPo which shows that Rep. Tim Walberg from Michigan’s 7th district received $12,000. An advertisement in the New York Times on February 21, by everytown.org, reports him receiving $96,000. Either number is the highest Michigan donation.  In 2012, he received an…

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Nobody’s above the law — rapid response plan if Mueller is fired

Nobody’s above the law — rapid response plan if Mueller is fired We know that last July, Donald Trump considered firing special counsel Robert Mueller, the person leading the Department of Justice investigation of possible illegal actions by Donald Trump and members of his presidential campaign, and the efforts to conceal those activities. Trump is…

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