HEJE Overview: 7-26-17

Quote of the Day

We’re the only species without full employment, and never has [been] so much work [been] needed to be done. Regenerative development is development, whether it’s on an urban, transportation, housing, marine agriculture, or health level. It’s development that actually heals the future as opposed to stealing from it, which is what we’re doing today, and we’re calling that GDP [Gross Domestic Product].”

–Paul Hawken, author of Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, in an interview with YaleEnvironment360 Continue reading “HEJE Overview: 7-26-17”

HEJE Overview: 7-22-17

 

QOTD

I want to thank personally Sean Spicer,” [Anthony] Scaramucci said at the beginning of his first press conference as White House communications director. “I love the guy and I wish him well, and I hope he goes on to make a tremendous amount of money.”

Note: We’ll be updating Healthcare redux2 once we’ve divined what might be in it–apparently, no version will be made publicly available in advance of a vote. Continue reading “HEJE Overview: 7-22-17”

HEJE Overview 7-2-17: The Enivronment

QUOTE OF THE DAY

In my work as a public health reporter here, I’ve yet to find a story that didn’t have its roots in poverty.”                                                            —Ed Williams, NM health reporter

 

Just about every issue in every area we cover—health, environment, justice, education—has its roots in poverty.                                                                                                   —Deedspeakout Continue reading “HEJE Overview 7-2-17: The Enivronment”

HEJE Overview 6-17-17: The Environment

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Sierra Club spokesman Adam Beitman summed up the hearing in a sardonic Tweet: ‘Congress to Pruitt: How will you protect X while cutting funding for it? @EPAScottPruitt: It’s so important to protect X, thank you.’”

commenting on Pruitt’s appearance before a House Appropriations Subcommittee Continue reading “HEJE Overview 6-17-17: The Environment”