Julian Assange’s Fiancée Stella Moris: WikiLeaks Helped Expose Climate Change Hypocrisy & War Crimes

Britain’s High Court is expected to decide in the coming weeks whether to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, where he faces up to 175 years in prison under espionage charges for publishing classified documents exposing U.S. war crimes. We get an update from Assange’s partner, Stella Moris, who is in Glasgow …
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“A Pivotal Change”: Economist Darrick Hamilton on What the Build Back Better Act Could Accomplish

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Democrats remain deeply divided over two key bills at the center of President Biden’s domestic agenda: the now $1.85 trillion Build Back Better plan and a smaller more than $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was forced …
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Paddy McGuinness calls to change ‘postcode lottery’ of autism family support

Support us and go ad-free Comedian Paddy McGuinness has said the “postcode lottery” of support for autistic families needs to change. Paddy McGuinness The TV presenter, who has three autistic children, also spoke of the importance of educating people on the condition, as he backed the launch of the UK’s largest study into autism. The …
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Ocean current affecting warmth in western Europe could collapse because of climate change

Support us and go ad-free The ocean current responsible for western Europe’s temperate climate could be at risk of collapse due to global warming, according to new research. Scientists at Germany’s Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research studied a system of currents in the Atlantic ocean. It’s called the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC). And …
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London’s flash flooding shows ‘danger of climate change’, says mayor

Support us and go ad-free London mayor Sadiq Khan said recent flooding in the capital shows “the dangers of climate change are now moving closer to home”. London’s flooding The capital saw nearly a month’s worth of rainfall on 25 July with homes, roads, and Tube stations flooded, while a flooded hospital cancelled all surgery …
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Cambo drilling plans incompatible with climate change targets, Greens warn

Support us and go ad-free Drilling the Cambo oil and gas field is incompatible with Scotland’s climate change targets, the Scottish Greens have said. MSPs are being urged to back a motion submitted by the party opposing plans for a new offshore drilling site near Shetland. It comes amid fears the UK Government is set …
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Who is responsible for climate change?

Support us and go ad-free Who should be taking the heat for climate change? Curtis Daly has the answer. Video transcript The met office has issued its first ever extreme heat warning in Britain, with people and infrastructure struggling to cope. This is another case of volatile weather due to climate change. The question is…. …
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Climate change should be treated as emergency like coronavirus pandemic – study

Support us and go ad-free Climate change should be treated as an emergency in the same way as the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to a new study. The report also recommends that governments should keep keep the public informed about climate emergencies in the same way they have with data during the pandemic, with real-time …
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Leadbeater says politics must change after ‘abuse and intimidation’ in campaign

Support us and go ad-free New Batley and Spen MP Kim Leadbeater has called for a change in the way politics is conducted after suffering intimidation and abuse during a “gruelling” by-election campaign. Ms Leadbeater – whose sister, Jo Cox, was murdered in the constituency in 2016 – said it had been a “gruelling few …
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MPs call for a ‘transformative change’ that will alarm Britain’s ruling capitalist class

Support us and go ad-free The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC), which is made up of a cross-party group of MPs, released a damning report on 30 June. The EAC assessment focused on the government’s policies relating to biodiversity in the UK. It asserted that the government is failing to put the biodiversity crisis firmly on …
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