Tag Archives: US Infrastructure

Rage Against the War Machine: An Interview with Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan

By Mnar Muhawesh Source: Mint Press News Some 2.7 billion dollars per day. That’s how much the U.S. government will spend next year to prop up the military and the more than 800 bases it maintains in over 70 countries. … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey: An Epic Disaster, An Environmental Nightmare

By Stephen Lendman Source: StephenLendman.org Natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are greatly exacerbated by America’s neglected infrastructure nationwide – a deplorable situation unaddressed by Republicans and undemocratic Democrats alike for decades. Poor maintenance, aging pipe networks installed up to a … Continue reading

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Tap runs brown in Louisiana’s impoverished northeast

With infrastructure funds going unspent, residents have lack of drinking supplies and iron sediment flowing from pipes By Lauren Zanolli Source: Al Jazeera ST. JOSEPH, Louisiana – “I’m scared to take a bath,” said Ethel Strum, who lives in St. … Continue reading

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