Trump administration plan ‘would cut food stamps for millions of people’

 Millions of poor people could lose access to vital food stamps under proposed rule changes by the Trump administration  New rules proposed by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) would see stricter work requirements for food stamp eligibility, and change the way 40 states enrol families into the programme, officially called Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) […]

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George Monbiot on the Climate Election: “The Most Important Issue on Planet Earth”

Humanity faces the greatest crisis it has ever faced: the gathering collapse of our life-support systems, everything depends on them. Our food, our water, our economy, our civilisation. There would be nothing without the living world, the only planet known to sustain life which we are wrecking at extraordinary terrifying speed. It’s true that labour […]

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Evo Morales accused of terrorism as Bolivia’s interim government vows to jail him for life

 Bolivia’s interim government has vowed to jail former leader Evo Morales for life for “terrorism”, according to reports  Interior minister Arturo Murillo of Bolivia’s right-wing interim government claims Mr Morales incited anti-government protests which he claims amount to terrorism, according to The Guardian  During an interview with the paper, Mr Murillo said an audio recording supposedly […]

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