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Research on Children’s Health Risks in Doubt Over EPA Funds

May 22, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON — Long-running research projects credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm that pesticides, air pollution and other hazards pose to children are in jeopardy or shutting down because the Environmental Protection Agency will not commit to their continued funding, researchers say. The projects being targeted make up a more than $300 million, federally funded […]

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A springtime wedding in Northern Yemen’s Al-Raqah village took place in April 2018, a moment of reprieve from the turmoil and devastation of that war-torn country, a moment to celebrate life, love, and the birth of a new family. From the tents constructed for the event, music flooded into the village and, as at any […]

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65 years ago, the Supreme Court ruled 9-0 to end school segregation. Now Trump’s appointees to the federal bench and Department of Justice refuse to say they support it. What does the future hold? The post Trump Appointees Refuse to Say They Support Brown v. Board of Education appeared first on The Real News Network.

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VIENNA — The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after his vice chancellor resigned over a covertly shot video that showed him apparently promising government contracts to a prospective Russian investor. Kurz said he would ask President Alexander Van der Bellen to […]

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Interaction studio Hyphen-Labs on bringing the future into the present through radical collaboration

May 16, 2019           |                                       

Carmen Aguilar, Ece Tankal, and Ashley Baccus-Clark of Hyphen-Labs discuss the forces that led them to each other, getting their interaction studio off the ground, and coming up with their own definitions of success. What led you to one another, and how did you decide to form Hyphen-Labs? Carmen Aguilar: I found these two girls […]

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Why Is Everyone Running for President? It’s a Billion-Dollar Industry.

May 15, 2019           |                                       

Why Is Everyone Running for President? It’s a Billion-Dollar Industry. US Metal Sanctions Target Iran’s Working Class, Contrary to Trump Claims Hospital Workers in Toledo, Ohio, Strike for Safe Patient Care Daenerys Targaryen Was Never a Liberator Omar Says Criticisms of Her and Rashida Tlaib Are Designed to Silence Muslims British General Says No Evidence […]

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A Growing Number of States Call Porn a Public Health Crisis

May 10, 2019           |                                       

PHOENIX — More than a dozen states have moved to declare pornography a public health crisis, raising concerns among some experts who say the label goes too far and carries its own risks. The Arizona Senate approved a resolution this week calling for a systemic effort to prevent exposure to porn that’s increasingly accessible to […]

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Ever since Tulsi Gabbard was first elected to Congress in 2012, she has been assertively independent, heterodox, unpredictable, and polarizing. Viewed at first as a loyal Democrat and guaranteed future star by party leaders — due to her status as an Iraq War veteran, a telegenic and dynamic young woman, and the first Hindu and Samoan-American ever elected […]

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JAMES CARDEN, jamescarden09 at gmail.comCarden is a contributing writer at The Nation and the executive editor of the American Committee for East-West Accord. He just wrote the piece “Time to Pursue an International Cyber Treaty?” Carden writes that “perhaps now is the time to pursue an international cyber treaty that would prohibit similar intrusions in the future. As Dr. […]

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Thank These Climate Activists for Resisting Our Extinction

April 25, 2019           |                                       

At just 16 years old, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has made waves all over the world for her plain-spoken, no-holds-barred chastising of world leaders over their inaction on climate change. Thunberg’s signature calm and the profound magnitude of her quietly delivered warnings were on full display this week as she addressed members of the […]

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Today, The Intercept launches “A Message From the Future With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,” a seven-minute film narrated by the congresswoman and illustrated by Molly Crabapple. Set a couple of decades from now, it’s a flat-out rejection of the idea that a dystopian future is a forgone conclusion. Instead, it offers a thought experiment: What if we decided […]

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