Groups Demand Trump Impeachment

Day 1: Liberal Nonprofits Demand Trump Impeachment By Aly Nielsen Donald Trump had been president for mere hours and liberal groups were already advocating his impeachment. ImpeachDonaldTrumpNow.org, a website run by Free Speech for People (FSFP) and RootsAction, went live the moment Trump took the oath of office, according to The Washington Post on Jan. 20. The website claimed that Trump violated the Constitution by refusing “to divest from his business interests.” Both groups responsible for the website are staunchly...

Grist Celebrated by Foundations, Media

Grist: ‘Irreverent’ Outlet Celebrated by Foundations, Media By Aly Nielsen Grist Magazine is the brainchild of Chip Giller, who “had been an environmentalist since he was a child,” Poynter reported. Giller founded Grist in 1999, while he was a reporter for the environmental magazine, High Country News. He wanted to “lighten up” the environmental movement. Grist grew from an email list of 100 subscribers to a web-based organization with an annual operating budget of more than $3.8 million and 30...

Climate Group Protests Trump

Left-Wing Climate Group Endorses Trump Protests, Walk-outs By Aly Nielsen More than two months after the 2016 presidential election, liberal climate change activists are still nowhere near accepting that Donald Trump will be the 46th president of the U.S. 350.org, a “global grassroots climate movement,” has been busy promoting January as a “month of resistance” to “defeat Donald Trump’s dangerous fossil fuel agenda.” The month’s plans, which included “flooding” Congress with phone calls to “stop Trump’s climate denier picks,” and...

Liberals Cheer Obama Drilling Ban

Liberal Environmental Groups Cheer After Obama Bans Drilling By Aly Nielsen Liberal environmental activists got an early Christmas present when President Obama banned offshore drilling along large portions of the Arctic and East Coast in late December, and liberal nonprofit media are celebrating. Initially Obama issued a five year ban on Arctic offshore drilling in November. But then in December, he declared a permanent ban by invoking “an obscure provision of a 1953 law” which allowed him to act “unilaterally,”...

Donors Flock to Liberal Journalism

Donors Flock to Liberal Journalism Nonprofits After Trump Victory By Aly Nielsen Since comedian John Oliver recommended people donate to the liberal journalism site  ProPublica, donations have been pouring in, according to The New York Times. The Times also reported that nonprofit journalism in general has seen a spike in donations (especially small ones) since Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States. But The Times failed to note that every outlet they mentioned in their Dec....

Grist Fundraises on Trump Scorn

Grist Fundraises on Trump  Scorn, Hyperbole By Aly Nielsen To some, Trump’s election was just another day in the democratic process. But to others, it would be environmental catastrophe. In early December, the Grist website ran a pop-up fundraising ad fantasizing about the day its readers would celebrate overcoming the “destructive environmental policies of a Trump presidency.” The ad redirected readers to Grist’s donate page and encouraged them to “become a sustaining supporter of independent environmental journalism.” Grist’s so called...

Climate Blogs Panic After Election

Liberal Climate Blogs Panic After Trump Election By Aly Nielsen Donald Trump’s presidential victory terrified liberal climate activists who fear he will threaten their precious Paris climate agreement. DeSmog Blog responded to the election results with at least three blog posts, lamenting “Planet Earth Is The Real Loser Of The US Elections,” claiming that Trump’s win is a victory for “Climate Science Deniers,” and hoping that “Trump’s Inconsistency” will cause him to abandon his “climate denial.” InsideClimate News, the group...

Activists Push Clinton More Left

Activists Push Clinton Campaign Further Left on Climate Change By Aly Nielsen Liberal donors and Clinton campaign members have been working together to push a more left-wing climate agenda for years, according to emails released by WikiLeaks in October. WikiLeaks emails reveal Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta and liberal climate change activist/billionaire Tom Steyer tried to organize environmental “student protests” against a Harvard Law professor a month before Steyer hosted a fundraiser for Clinton. Clinton donors have also pressured her...

Looking into the Rockefellers

Rockefeller Money funds anti-oil groups and media covering them By: Media Research Center Staff Environmental groups’ hatred for fossil fuels is to be expected. But when the same money is flowing into the green groups and the media outlets covering those groups, there’s a big problem. The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), recently published a “climate accountability scorecard” to catalog transgressions by fossil fuel companies it claims “bear a particular responsibility for climate change.” The scorecard rated the companies on...

Pipeline Tampering Is ‘Civil Disobedience,’ Not Crime to Democracy Now!

By Julia A. Seymour A group calling itself Climate Direct Action simultaneously tampered with oil pipelines in four states Oct. 11, claiming it was necessary to stop all tar sands oil flowing into the U.S. because of the climate “emergency.” At least 10 people were arrested in connection with the dangerous pipeline interference. Climate Direct Action also claimed their actions were done in “solidarity” with the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. The White House took the tampering seriously. According to The...
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