Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

NEW YORK On a cloudy May morning, Rose Marcario, the chief executive of outdoor retailer Patagonia, stared out a second-story window of a Manhattan restaurant, watching construction workers jackhammer the street below. The workers made her think of her grandfather, an Italian immigrant who, after making it through Ellis Island in the 1920s, got his first job digging the streets of this city. He earned 10 cents a day and had to bring his own shovel. People regularly spat at him and sneered at …

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Catastrophe Looms If NGOs Are Forced To Halt Rescue Missions In Mediterranean, Report Warns

June 18, 2017

… missions in the Mediterranean. Migrant deaths declined after the NGO ships deployed and Rose again when the search and rescue missions decreased. There is thus a striking negative correlation between the decreasing mortality rate and the rising number of SAR NGO vessels, which shows that the latter made the crossing safer, the researchers wrote. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWP SociXplode Pro 4 Plugins Bundle – Unlimited Sites License YT Traffic Mania Plugin Using this …

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US Open 2017: World’s top three miss cut as quartet battle for lead

June 17, 2017

… are out there.” READ: US Open day one — blimp crashes, Fowler leads READ: Dustin Johnson was ‘fed up with being good’ READ: Jon Rahm — the new Seve Ballesteros? READ: Sergio Garcia — Masters win was my destiny In all, eight of the top 12 players in the world missed the cut, including Masters runner-up Justin Rose, who shot 72, 74 for two over, Open champion Henrik Stenson and former Masters winner Adam Scott, who both finished three over, and two-time Masters …

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Trump: Qatar must stop funding terrorism

June 11, 2017

… “The Emir of Qatar has made progress in halting” support for and financing of terrorist groups, Tillerson said, “but he must do more and do it quickly.” Trump, in contrast, was much more explicit in condemnation. “The nation of Qatar has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level,” he said, speaking from the Rose Garden. Qatar: Terrorism financing stories fabricated Tillerson also noted that the Gulf countries …

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9 Times Donald Trump Twisted Facts In His Speech Quitting Paris Accord

June 2, 2017

President Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw from the Paris climate accord on Thursday with a White House speech that made the historic agreement sound like a trade deal, which it isnt. But that was just one of the thorns in his Rose Garden statement. The nonbinding pact to reduce planet-warming emissions, approved by every country but Syria and Nicaragua, commits its signatories to slashing greenhouse gas outputs and coming back to the negotiating table every five years to seek more …

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WATCH: Rock’s Biggest Acts Honor Chris Cornell With Moving Tributes

U2 played Black Hole Sun through the PA system before taking the stage at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, then dedicated the song Running To Stand Still to Cornell during the concert: Aerosmith showed a large portrait of Cornell on the screen as Black Hole Sun played over the PA system before the first encore during a performance in the nation of Georgia on Saturday. When the band emerged from backstage, lead singer Steven Tyler bowed to the portrait, held a moment of silence and dedicated Dream …

May 23, 2017
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Who gets hurt by GOP’s ‘pro-life’ hypocrisy

… — a number that Rose after Texas defunded Planned Parenthood and poor women found it more challenging to access contraception and legal abortion. This bizarre definition of “pro-life” extends overseas, too. In what is largely seen as a gift to his anti-abortion base, Trump expanded the Gag Rule, and this week his State Department broadened the order, which strips US funds from any organization abroad that so much as mentions abortion as an option for women — even groups …

May 20, 2017
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