Glass, Germs, and Steel:

May 3, 2019 by

Measles is in the news again. The humble microbe has many faces: scourge of the New World, benign and ubiquitous rite of childhood passage, simultaneous conduit of modern scientific achievement and vexing icon of evasive, unrealized dreams; and most recently, contemporary Rorschach test in the latest American culture war.

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New York City Launches Committ...

Nov 20, 2017 by

[Translate] By Robin Fields, ProPublica | Report (Photo: F-P; Edited: LW / TO) Following in the steps of Baltimore and Philadelphia,...

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Nuclear ‘Ticking Time Bo...

Jun 13, 2016 by

[Translate]   An aging nuclear power plant suffers a spate of mishaps, but the NRC claims it’s all good. By Cliff Weathers / AlterNet...

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MILLIONS OF NEW YORKERS DISENF...

Apr 19, 2016 by

[Translate]   By Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! | Video Report Voters head to the polls today in New York for both the Democratic and...

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The ‘Careful, Thoughtful...

Apr 11, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment Federal agencies have found New York’s twin reactors to be high-risk for earthquakes and terrorist attacks....

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Exxon is Flooding the World wi...

Feb 22, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment Exxon’s never-ending big dig. By Bill McKibben / Tom Dispatch Photo Credit: Kamonrat/Shutterstock.com Here’s...

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NEW YORK FAST FOOD WORKERS ON ...

Jul 25, 2015 by

[Translate] by Bryce Covert THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: Bryce Covert/ThinkProgress Inside the New York wage board meeting just after the...

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NYC mayor’s green plan fights ...

May 3, 2015 by

[Translate] Kevin Case Not Your Father’s Environmental Plan By Matt Ryan GRIST When New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) unveiled...

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