Last updated: Monday, April 19, 2021[Amerika’s political parties, Congress and Supreme Court are dominated by corporate & oligarch "donation-bribes". We must eliminate social media's paid-fake-news and "donation-bribes" of congressmen. This will allow a better informed public to dominate by electing the best principle-and-policy candidates.]
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Health Care & Environment
PROBLEMS: Corporate influence enables life-threatening pollution & highest-profit health care.
Thousands of abandoned oil wells dot the Permian Basin in west Texas and New Mexico, endangering humans and wildlife. With oil costs plummeting, they’re likely to proliferate. Who is going to cover the cleanup costs?
Clayton Aldern, Christopher Collins, and Naveena Sadasivam | The Guardian | 21.04.15
"Saying 'corporations must pay their fair share' should mean that pre-Trump rates are the starting point."
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) speaks with reporters outside the Senate side of the U.S. Capitol Building on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
Brandon Hole bought assault weapons he used in attack months after his shotgun was confiscated over mental health concerns
Friends, family and community members hold up their phones during a candlelight vigil held in Krannert Park in Indianapolis, Indiana, to remember the victims of a mass shooting at a local FedEx facility. Photograph: Jeff Dean/AFP/Getty Images
The DOE/Sandia Scaled Wind Farm Technology (SWiFT) facility at the Reese Technology Center in Lubbock, Texas allows for rapid, cost-efficient testing and development of transformative wind energy technology, with specific emphasis on improving wind plant performance. (Photo: Lloyd Wilson/Sandia Labs/Flickr/cc)
The era of intentionally dumping toxic waste in our one global ocean is, or should be, over.
Storage tanks for radioactive water stand at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (TEPCO) Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant on January 29, 2020 in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. TEPCO hosted a media tour to the nuclear plant wrecked by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011. (Photo: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images)
Wind turbines are everywhere nowadays, and they do a great job of harnessing all that free energy. But as a restless species constantly on the move, we humans also cause many other air flows through our activities. And most of it just goes to waste. What if we could scoop that air up and do something useful with it?
International & Futurism PROBLEMS: Capitalists, Islamists, Fascists and Mafias cause immorality, barbarity & war. SOLUTIONS: UN, InterPol and International Criminal Court must be fully enabled. FYI: All people are mixed-race
High Crimes vs. Human Rights Offenses worthy of impeachment or International Criminal Court prosecution
Economics & Corrupting-Capitalism PROBLEMS: Tariff & tax policies, banking/financial deregulation, monopoly/racketeering & antitrust dis-enforcement all help the Very Rich while harming The Public. [26:55 video ‘This Is Neoliberalism’]
Justice Matters PROBLEMS: Political Judges and States Attorneys, too little enforcement of anti-trust laws and white-collar crimes, over-prosecution of the poor. OPED: Commute death sentences and allow assisted suicide.
Thousands marched in Chicago where 13-year-old Adam Toledo was killed while about 100 arrested in Brooklyn Center
Oliver Laughland in Minneapolis and Jason Wilson in Portland | The Guardian | 21.04.18
Nation States PROBLEMS: Nation-states, especially the biggest ones, have high risk of inept leadership change, making them a danger to the world. Many are increasingly corrupt, so change (as profiled below) is needed. [Ref.: The world is waking up to this!]
Instead of NATION-STATE-POLITICIANS essentially owning and controlling people (and their descendants ad infinitum) in "their" Nation State, wouldn't it be better if adults world-wide could contract with UN-certified professional agencies to perform nation-level fiduciary functions (certifications being updated at least annually).
— State, City and county governments would continue unchanged —
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