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Today President Donald Trump signed an executive order rolling back scores of Obama-era regulations aimed at mitigating anthropogenic climate disruption. The executive order constitutes an assault on the environment that will annihilate Obama's environment...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Scott Pruitt, before his confirmation as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, in Washington, January 18, 2017. As the Attorney General of Oklahoma, Pruitt sought to kill the Clean Power Plan. (Photo: Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times) An...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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We're only three quarters of the way through the US's violent century and there's more to come. (Photo: Senior Airman Tyler Woodward / US Air Force) This essay is adapted from "Measuring Violence," the first chapter of John Dower's new book, The Violent...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely. Under Article V of the US Constitution, if 34 state legislatures "issue a call" for a constitutional convention, Congress must convene one. By some...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The House is expected to vote today on a bill that would repeal recent FCC rules designed to prevent internet providers from harvesting personal data from customers without their permission. Privacy advocates say there will be consequences for Republicans...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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House Speaker Paul Ryan discusses the American Health Care Act at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, March 9, 2017. (Photo: Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times) Any amount you can spare to support our work will make a difference...
From: Truthout | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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From: Truthout | By: Matt Bors | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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On Tuesday, the House narrowly voted to allow internet providers to sell your web browsing history and other personal information. The vote will give companies like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T more power to collect people's sensitive data, including...
From: Truthout | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Jay Clayton was, literally, the "Goldman Sachs bailout lawyer." He represented Goldman and other Wall Street firms during the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Now, despite Donald Trump's promises to "drain the swamp," he would like add more...
From: Truthout | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Universal Basic Income (UBI) has received a great deal of attention in efforts to resolve workplace displacement, but UBI schemes raise an important question -- who controls the means of production? Self-managed job guarantee programs, on the other hand,...
From: Truthout | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A banner calling for the boycott, divestment and sanctioning of Israel hangs from the Manhattan Bridge in New York, August 20, 2014. (Photo: Michael Appleton / The New York Times) The influential pro-Israel group AIPAC is asking supporters to back recently-drafted...
From: Truthout | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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On March 20, a group of women dressed in red capes and white bonnets protested a collection of anti-abortion bills in the Texas Senate. The outfits were in tribute to characters from Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale, which portrays...
From: Truthout | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Hundreds of thousands of service workers across the South and the rest of the nation are planning to take part in a general strike for human rights and equality on May Day, which marks International Workers' Day. Organizers say the May 1 Strike, which...
From: Truthout | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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As paranoia spreads over the Trump administration's promised immigration crackdown, there's a video circulating around California's immigrant communities. In it, two people -- Lolita Lledo, an immigrants rights activist, and Steve Angeles, a reporter...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Last November, I arrived in Amsterdam shortly after reporting from Standing Rock, where I had been covering the indigenous-led resistance to the Dakota Access pipeline. I checked on social media to learn the latest there and soon found myself watching...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Donald Trump wants to take away federal dollars from public education, from feeding the hungry, from keeping the US healthy and clean, even from providing heating assistance that keeps people alive. But when it comes to personal vacations, the president...
From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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From: Truthout | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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(Photo: Qscyberproject; Edited: LW / TO) There have been a flood of opinion pieces and news stories in recent weeks wrongly telling people that it was not trade that led to the loss of manufacturing jobs in recent years, but rather automation. This means...
From: Truthout | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Young Gifted & Black Coalition and its supporters march in Madison, Wisconsin, January 1, 2014. (Photo: Joe Brusky) On a glorious afternoon in August 1963, after the massive March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom wrapped up on the national...
From: Truthout | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Details are emerging about US-led coalition airstrikes that are believed to have killed over 200 people in a single day in Iraq. The US-led coalition has admitted launching airstrikes on March 17 targeting a crowded neighborhood in Mosul. They are among...
From: Truthout | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Trump administration has approved a permit allowing TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport 830,000 barrels of crude every day from Alberta's tar sands to refineries on the US Gulf Coast for export. TransCanada's Keystone...
From: Truthout | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Data in the newly released 2016 Disability Statistics Compendium are highlighting a pernicious, and complex, disparity for the disability community: unemployment. In 2015, less than 35 percent of disabled Americans between 18-64 living in the community...
From: Truthout | Monday, March 27, 2017
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