Compulsory smart meters crucial to fight ‘real and growing risk’ of drought, experts warn

by Paul Homewood at wattsupwiththat.com Smart water meters must be made compulsory across all households to protect the UK against climate change, the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has warned. The government agency is urging ministers to ramp up the rollout of devices, as it claims water supplies were becoming one of the country’s biggest challenges. Without […]

About the Action Catalyst Toolbox (ACT) Scholarship

via ruckus.org The Action Catalyst Toolbox (ACT) Scholarship connects organizers to the financial resources, tactical training and action strategy to evolve their local community resistance through direct action. This further empowers their work in the fight for our collective liberation. The Ruckus Society is an action catalyst with over 30 years of experience in direct […]

Racial Equity in Co-ops: 6 Key Challenges and How to Meet Them

by Jessica Gordon Nembhard at nonprofitquarterly.org The following is based on an October 7th keynote address given at the 4th annual Co-op Impact conference of the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA), originally titled “The Challenge of Achieving Racial Equity in Co-ops.”  I want to start by acknowledging the original stewards of the land, and my ancestors– those who were […]

WATCH: Rep. Hageman Eviscerates Democrat Colleague Over ‘Conflict Of Interest’ In Trump Case

by Cullen McCue at trendingpoliticsnews.com U.S. Rep. Harriet Hageman (R-WY) went nuclear on her colleague, Rep. Dan Goldman (D-NY), for his “conflict of interest” involving Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s case against former President Donald Trump. On Tuesday, Goldman bragged that he had met with disgraced lawyer Michael Cohen — a convicted perjurer and fraudster […]

China property: Beijing launches US$41 billion of funds to buy unsold homes in major drive to rescue housing market

by Yulu Ao and Ji Siqi at scmp.com Beijing has announced 300 billion-yuan (US$41.5 billion) in funding to help clear excess housing inventory, as well as measures to ensure developers have access to financing and that homes are delivered on time, as China embarks on its most ambitious effort yet to rescue the property sector and shore up […]

Trump, allies are laying the groundwork to contest potential election loss

by Nathan Layne and Alexandra Ulmer at yahoo.com (Reuters) – Donald Trump and his allies are laying the groundwork to contest a potential loss in November, stoking doubts about the election’s legitimacy even as opinion polls show the Republican presidential candidate leading in battleground states. In recent interviews, Trump has refused to commit to accepting the election […]