Alex Lubben

climate strike

'Get Your Shit Together’: Millions of Genius Kids Are Saving the Damn Planet for You

They know their climate science and their economics — because they know their future depends on their knowing.
Alex Lubben
3 days ago
nuclear power

Japan Just Let the Executives Who Oversaw the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster off the Hook

Years after the disaster, there are ghost towns in the areas surrounding the plant.
Alex Lubben
4 days ago
immigration

Honduran Mother's Final Text Before Drowning in the Rio Grande: ‘What if Something Happens to Me?’

She died along with her 21-month-old son.
Alex Lubben
4 days ago
Auto workers

General Motors Is Now Screwing with Auto Workers' Healthcare

The move could even impact the strength and duration of the strike.
Alex Lubben
5 days ago
Thai Kids

Elon Musk Has Unveiled His ‘Pedo Guy’ Defense and It’s Batshit

The Tesla CEO by no means meant to call a diver who helped rescue Thai boys trapped in a cave a pedophile.
Alex Lubben
9.17.19
labor unions

Tens of Thousands of GM Auto Workers Are on Strike Today. This Is Why.

Unionized General Motors workers walked off the factory floors in about 30 facilities across 9 states in the industry’s biggest major labor action in over a decade.
Alex Lubben
9.16.19
YouTube

PewDiePie's Fans Shamed Him Into Not Donating $50,000 to a Jewish Anti-Hate Group

The YouTube star had previously come under fire for getting praise from white nationalists and the alt-right.
Alex Lubben
9.13.19
money-ineq

Uber and Lyft’s Worst Nightmare Is Coming True in California

A newly passed law would require rideshare companies to treat their drivers as employees and provide them with benefits like health insurance.
Brendan O'Connor
Alex Lubben
9.11.19
Trump re-election

It’s the 9/11 Anniversary and Trump Is Tweeting About a Third Term

He just can't stop “joking” about violating the 22nd Amendment and claiming his supporters might demand that he stay in office
Alex Lubben
9.11.19
Storm Area 51

4,000 Gallons of Fuel and More Jail Space: How Tiny Nevada Towns Are Doomsday Prepping for "Storm Area 51"

The guys who started it as a joke event on Facebook worries about "a possible humanitarian disaster in the works.”
Alex Lubben
9.10.19
Hurricane Dorian

Wilbur Ross Reportedly Threatened to Fire NOAA Officials Over Trump's Fake Weather Report

Here's a possible explanation why NOAA put out that unsigned press release backing Trump’s Hurricane Dorian claims
Alex Lubben
9.9.19
Hurricane Dorian

Top NOAA Scientist Calls Out Agency for Backing Trump in Dumbest White House Controversy Ever

"This intervention to contradict the forecaster was not based on science but on external factors including reputation and appearance”
Alex Lubben
9.9.19
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