Monday, January 27, 2020
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House Democrats pass bill to keep U.S. in Paris climate accord, Senate rejection almost...

Quite a number of Republican politicians have softened their erstwhile rhetoric on the climate crisis lately. They’ve stepped away from language like “hoax” and say they agree that the climate is changing and that government policy...
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Judge rules that banning girls from wearing shorts or pants to school violates the...

Earlier this week, a federal judge ruled that requiring female students to wear skirts in an attempt to promote “traditional values” violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution. U.S. District Judge Malcolm Howard...
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In Canada, insulin is a tenth of the price it is here—because our healthcare...

The healthcare system in the United States continues to be deeply broken. That is the only conclusion that can be drawn from reports such as one in The Washington Post describing Americans road-tripping to Canada to purchase...

‘Your Rhetoric and Your Actions Led Us to This Terrible Moment’: El Paso to...

With President Donald Trump set to visit El Paso, Texas on Wednesday—just days after a gunman who echoed the president's anti-immigrant rhetoric massacred 22 people—city residents and lawmakers are planning to protest the trip...
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‘Pure Propaganda’: New York Times Condemned for Comparing Sanders Green New Deal to Trump...

The New York Times sparked fierce backlash from environmentalists Friday for publishing a news story that leads with a matter-of-fact comparison between Sen. Bernie Sanders' plan to finance the Green New Deal by taxing...
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‘Ideology Trumping Science’: Independent Advisory Board Says Trump EPA Is Ignoring Scientific Evidence as...

A federal panel of independent scientific experts says the EPA has flouted the panel's guidance in its efforts to roll back a number of Obama-era regulations, resulting in an agency push that will affect...
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Uber CEO Under Fire for Downplaying Saudi Kingdom’s Murder of Khashoggi as a ‘Mistake’

Uber's ultra-millionaire CEO Dara Khosrowshahi came under fire Sunday for downplaying the Saudi kingdom's gruesome murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as a "mistake" comparable to technological malfunctions in self-driving cars. "It's a serious mistake," Khosrowshahi...
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Trump could never truly disavow racist ‘Send her back’ chant because it is Trumpism...

Bullshit. Absolute bullshit. That’s what I call on this cowardly racist hatemonger. Apparently, he now claims to feel bad that his supporters at a Greenville, NC rally Wednesday night chanted “send her back” in...
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That’s a wrap! The remaining members of the presidential arts commission resign in protest

Another embarrassing day for Donald Trump in the White House. The presidential arts commission is effectively disbanding itself: The remaining members of a presidential arts and humanities panel are resigning on Friday in yet another sign of...
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To Critics Who Say Climate Action Is ‘Too Expensive,’ Greta Thunberg Responds: ‘If We...

During an event in New York City Monday night with author and environmentalist Naomi Klein, 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg had a simple message for those who claim it is "too expensive" to boldly...

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