Why Does the U.S. Tolerate So ...

Mar 16, 2019 by

The United States has a higher threshold than other developed nations for allowing corporations to risk the health and safety of consumers.

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The big cheat of 2018: Corpora...

Mar 11, 2019 by

These captains of American capitalism are brazenly ignoring their responsibility to their own nation, a nation in desperate need of funding for education and infrastructure and job training.

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What is Really Being Done to S...

Mar 4, 2019 by

Conservation efforts, especially in places as renowned as the Galapagos, have something of a reputation.

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How the Weather Gets Weaponize...

Mar 1, 2019 by

Welcome to the weather wars. As battle lines harden between climate advocates and deniers, both are increasingly using bouts of extreme weather as a weapon to try to win people to their side.

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New Medicare for All Act sets ...

Feb 28, 2019 by

“This Medicare for All bill really makes it clear what we mean when we say ‘Medicare for All.’”

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The Best Books About Climate C...

Feb 26, 2019 by

Climate change is an undeniable phenomenon. It’s accepted as truth by nearly 100% of the scientific community.

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Betsy DeVos vs. Student Vetera...

Feb 19, 2019 by

The Department of Education secretary has been uniquely brazen, and unpatriotic, in her deregulation campaign. It’s time that she answered for her actions.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Who Is No...

Feb 19, 2019 by

Baseless online conspiracies about the justice’s health marred her absence.

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Alabama Newspaper Publisher Ca...

Feb 19, 2019 by

In what continues to be a truly wild February for the books, the publisher of a small-town Alabama paper published an op-ed calling for the Klu Klux Klan to clean out Washington, D.C.—nooses preferred.

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The Gun Violence That’s a Bigg...

Feb 19, 2019 by

Mass killings on school grounds account for a very small percent of victims, but they capture far more public attention than other shootings.

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The Bitter Origins of the Figh...

Feb 18, 2019 by

What the battle between Herbert Hoover and FDR can teach us

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Real climate coverage names na...

Feb 15, 2019 by

But mostly, real climate journalism is about asking the right, and sometimes vexing, questions.

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A State of Unreality

Feb 15, 2019 by

Trump’s emergency declaration is going to run into four hurdles.

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Organic for All: New study sho...

Feb 13, 2019 by

“Everyone has the right to clean organic food. That is a human right.”

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America’s trains are a drag. T...

Feb 13, 2019 by

High-speed trains already compete with planes in many parts of the world. They also have far lower carbon emissions.

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At UN, there’s no US ambassado...

Feb 13, 2019 by

Does President Trump want anything from the United Nations? Judging from the slow pace at which he has moved to replace Nikki Haley, experts say, not much. But that could still change.

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When Wall Street Is Your Landl...

Feb 13, 2019 by

Incentivized by the federal government, institutional investors became major players in the rental market. They promised to return profits to their investors and convenience to their tenants. Investors are happy. Tenants are not.

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10 Years of Privacy Violations...

Feb 12, 2019 by

Explore the social-media giant’s troubling track record.

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US sues Lockheed Martin and af...

Feb 11, 2019 by

“This lawsuit demonstrates that the Department of Justice will work tirelessly to ensure that public funds are used for the important purposes for which they are intended.”

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Elizabeth Warren wants to ban ...

Feb 11, 2019 by

This 12-word bill could change how we use nuclear weapons.

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Elon Musk Plans To Give The En...

Feb 9, 2019 by

Elon Musk, despite all the controversies surrounding him, is a genius and a true businessman par excellence.

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City in Arizona approves resol...

Feb 7, 2019 by

The resolution called the razor wire “not only irresponsible, but inhumane” and argues that this type of wall “is only found in a war, prison or battle setting.”

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Is employer-sponsored insuranc...

Feb 7, 2019 by

Company insurance is deeply entrenched and poses a big challenge to Medicare-for-all — but costs for those plans are on the rise.

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Our plastics, our selves

Feb 6, 2019 by

What’s plastic doing to our bodies? This all-female team is investigating.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cancer Con...

Feb 6, 2019 by

The closed networks provide an unaccountable and practically invisible platform for misinformation.

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Could this warehouse of cockro...

Feb 5, 2019 by

Somewhere in China, a billion cockroaches scuttle through a moat-surrounded factory.

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The American Dream Is Alive an...

Feb 5, 2019 by

Most people in this country say that they are living it — but what they mean by the phrase might surprise you.

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I Used to Preach the Gospel of...

Feb 5, 2019 by

Policy makers need to question their assumptions about what makes a good school.

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Healthcare Disparities and Dia...

Feb 4, 2019 by

More people than ever before depend on the federal government for health insurance in the form of Medicare, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program.  Despite this, political debate constantly rages around whether or not to expand or reduce the government’s role in healthcare…

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Taxing the rich is extremely p...

Feb 4, 2019 by

A 70 percent top rate polls well; Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax polls even better.

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