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USDA Discourages Staff From Using the Term 'Climate Change'

  U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service Soil Conservationist Garrett Duyck, left, examines a soil sample on the Emerson Dell farm near The Dalles, Ore. U.S. Department of Agriculture employees are being discouraged from using the term climate change,' instead being ...

Whiting Out Black Lives Matter

By Dr. Melina Abdullah Mainstream media ignores BLM as Trump uses weapons of mass distraction. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Scientists Leak Study on Global Heating Before Trump Can Suppress it August 7, 2017 Ocean Trash

Google Scrambles to Avoid PR Crisis After Employee Memo Goes Viral

  Part of Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. The internet is an uproar after a controversial memo sent out by former Google engineer James Damore leaked late last Friday, putting Google executives in a bind and raising questions about freedom of speech and gender diversity in the tech ...

Women Are at the Heart of Development in Pakistan

By Zubeida Mustafa Those looking at Pakistan from the outside often miss stories about change-makers who do their country proud. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Scientists Leak Study on Global Heating Before Trump Can Suppress it August 7, 2017 Ocean Trash

The Art of Documenting the Undocumented

Dutch conceptual artist Domenique Himmelsbach de Vries takes the plight of refugees as his latest project. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Scientists Leak Study on Global Heating Before Trump Can Suppress it August 7, 2017 Ocean Trash

Trump Threatens North Korea With 'Fire and Fury'

By Julia Conley / Common Dreams A North Korean military spokesman responds by raising the possibility of a missile attack on Guam. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Scientists Leak Study on Global Heating Before Trump Can Suppress it August 7, 2017 Ocean Trash

Fire and Fury

Related Entries August 8, 2017 Scientists Leak Study on Global Heating Before Trump Can Suppress it August 7, 2017 Ocean Trash

Secrecy and Suspicion Surround Trump's Deregulation Teams

By Robert Faturechi / ProPublica and Danielle Ivory / The New York Times ProPublica and The New York Times identify more possible conflicts of interest among White House appointees. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Scientists Leak Study on Global Heating Before Trump Can Suppress it August 7, 2017 ...

Liberals Provide Fraudulent Cover for Saying 'No' to Single-Payer

By Margaret Flowers, MD / Health Over Profit for Everyone A recent article in The Nation by Joshua Holland on liberal opposition to Medicare for all begs a response. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Scientists Leak Study on Global Heating Before Trump Can Suppress it August 7, 2017 Ocean Trash

Oliver Stone Questions Why Congress Voted to Sanction Russia

Speaking after a House vote to punish Russia for allegedly meddling in the 2016 election, the film director calls the news “depressing.” Related Entries August 8, 2017 Scientists Leak Study on Global Heating Before Trump Can Suppress it August 7, 2017 Ocean Trash

Secrecy and Suspicion Surround Trump's Deregulation Teams

By Robert Faturechi / ProPublica and Danielle Ivory / The New York Times ProPublica and The New York Times identify more possible conflicts of interest among White House appointees. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Oliver Stone Questions Why Congress Voted to Sanction Russia August 8, 2017 Trump's ...

Liberals Provide Fraudulent Cover for Saying 'No' to Single-Payer

By Margaret Flowers, MD / Health Over Profit for Everyone A recent article in The Nation by Joshua Holland on liberal opposition to Medicare for all begs a response. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Oliver Stone Questions Why Congress Voted to Sanction Russia August 8, 2017 Trump's Vacation Offers Us ...

Oliver Stone Questions Why Congress Voted to Sanction Russia

Speaking after a House vote to punish Russia for allegedly meddling in the 2016 election, the film director calls the news “depressing.” Related Entries August 8, 2017 Oliver Stone Questions Why Congress Voted to Sanction Russia August 8, 2017 Trump's Vacation Offers Us a Short Break in ...

Trump's Vacation Offers Us a Short Break in a Continuing Nightmare

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org By Robert Reich With the president off at one of his golf resorts, the rest of us have time to turn on the light and ponder where we are. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Oliver Stone Questions Why Congress Voted to Sanction Russia August 8, 2017 Trump's Vacation ...

Scientists Leak Study on Global Heating Before Trump Can Suppress it

By Juan Cole / Informed Comment By Juan Cole The report, produced by 13 federal agencies, shows why the idea that global heating isn't increasing—especially in the American West—is daft. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Oliver Stone Questions Why Congress Voted to Sanction Russia August 8, 2017 ...

The United States and the Crucifixion of Yemen

By Paul Street We are providing the weapons that are fueling an epic humanitarian crisis in the impoverished Arab country. Related Entries August 8, 2017 Oliver Stone Questions Why Congress Voted to Sanction Russia August 8, 2017 Trump's Vacation Offers Us a Short Break in a Continuing Nightmare

Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under Trump

  Protesters in Chicago rally against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act in March. It appears that the Trump administration would prefer to cripple the Affordable Care Act rather than administer a law it hates. After President Trump's best efforts to repeal the ACA failed last month, his ...

Ocean Trash

By Steve Sack / The Minneapolis Star Tribune / Cagle Cartoons Related Entries August 8, 2017 Oliver Stone Questions Why Congress Voted to Sanction Russia August 8, 2017 Trump's Vacation Offers Us a Short Break in a Continuing Nightmare

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By Pat Bagley / Salt Lake Tribune / Cagle Cartoons Related Entries August 8, 2017 Oliver Stone Questions Why Congress Voted to Sanction Russia August 8, 2017 Trump's Vacation Offers Us a Short Break in a Continuing Nightmare

Trump's Vacation Offers Us a Short Break in a Continuing Nightmare

By Robert Reich / RobertReich.org By Robert Reich With Donald Trump away vacationing at one of his golf resorts, the rest of us have just enough time to turn on the light, look at the clock and ponder where we are. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under ...

Scientists Leak Study on Global Heating Impact Before Trump Can Suppress it

By Juan Cole / Informed Comment By Juan Cole A draft report on the current impact of global heating on the United States, produced by 13 Federal agencies, has been leaked to the New York Times. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under Trump August 7, 2017 ...

The United States and the Crucifixion of Yemen

By Paul Street We are providing the weapons that are fueling an epic humanitarian crisis in the impoverished Arab country. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under Trump August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids

Ocean Trash

By Steve Sack / The Minneapolis Star Tribune / Cagle Cartoons Related Entries August 7, 2017 Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under Trump August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids

So Hot

By Pat Bagley / Salt Lake Tribune / Cagle Cartoons Related Entries August 7, 2017 Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under Trump August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids

Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids

The film director says children are more interested in the “horror film” version of the truth than what is currently taught as U.S. history. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under Trump August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to ...

John Oliver on What It's Like to Work for Border Patrol

After noting President Trump's decision to increase hiring at the border agency, the Last Week Tonight' host airs an honest recruitment ad. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under Trump August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' ...

Take the Generic Drug—Unless Insurers Say No, Patients Are Told

By Charles Ornstein / ProPublica, and Katie Thomas / The New York Times Some pharmaceutical companies are cutting deals with insurance companies to favor their brand-name products over cheaper versions. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under Trump August ...

The United States and the Crucifixion of Yemen

By Paul Street We are providing the weapons that are fueling an epic humanitarian crisis in the impoverished Arab country. Related Entries August 3, 2017 Trump Tells Generals U.S. Should Plunder Afghan Minerals August 2, 2017 Donald Trump's Fossil-Fueled Foreign Policy

Ocean Trash

By Steve Sack / The Minneapolis Star Tribune / Cagle Cartoons Related Entries August 3, 2017 Trump Tells Generals U.S. Should Plunder Afghan Minerals August 2, 2017 Donald Trump's Fossil-Fueled Foreign Policy

So Hot

By Pat Bagley / Salt Lake Tribune / Cagle Cartoons Related Entries August 3, 2017 Trump Tells Generals U.S. Should Plunder Afghan Minerals August 2, 2017 Donald Trump's Fossil-Fueled Foreign Policy

Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids

The film director says children are more interested in the “horror film” version of the truth than what is currently taught as U.S. history. Related Entries August 3, 2017 Trump Tells Generals U.S. Should Plunder Afghan Minerals August 2, 2017 Donald Trump's Fossil-Fueled Foreign Policy

John Oliver on What It's Like to Work for Border Patrol

After noting President Trump's decision to increase hiring at the border agency, the Last Week Tonight' host airs an honest recruitment ad. Related Entries August 3, 2017 Trump Tells Generals U.S. Should Plunder Afghan Minerals August 2, 2017 Donald Trump's Fossil-Fueled Foreign Policy

Take the Generic Drug—Unless Insurers Say No, Patients Are Told

By Charles Ornstein / ProPublica, and Katie Thomas / The New York Times Some pharmaceutical companies are cutting deals with insurance companies to favor their brand-name products over cheaper versions. Related Entries August 3, 2017 Trump Tells Generals U.S. Should Plunder Afghan Minerals August 2, ...

Nutrition Will Suffer as Global Warming Affects Diet

By Tim Radford / Climate News Network By 2050, heat waves, floods and other climate change effects won't be the only worry. Related Entries August 3, 2017 Trump Tells Generals U.S. Should Plunder Afghan Minerals August 2, 2017 Donald Trump's Fossil-Fueled Foreign Policy

'On Contact With Chris Hedges': Justice in, and for, a Broken System

“The rule of law has been inverted,” argues Hedges, who brings in a legal expert to break down what has wrecked the U.S. justice system. Related Entries August 3, 2017 Trump Tells Generals U.S. Should Plunder Afghan Minerals August 2, 2017 Donald Trump's Fossil-Fueled Foreign Policy

Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under Trump

  Protesters in Chicago rally against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act in March. It appears that the Trump administration would prefer to break the benefits the ACA offers rather than administer a law it hates. After President Trump's best efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed last ...

Ocean Trash

By Steve Sack / The Minneapolis Star Tribune / Cagle Cartoons Related Entries August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids August 7, 2017 John Oliver on What It's Like to Work for Border Patrol

So Hot

By Pat Bagley / Salt Lake Tribune / Cagle Cartoons Related Entries August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids August 7, 2017 John Oliver on What It's Like to Work for Border Patrol

Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids

The film director says children are more interested in the “horror film” version of the truth than what is currently taught as U.S. history. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids August 7, 2017 John Oliver on What It's Like to Work for ...

John Oliver on What It's Like to Work for Border Patrol

After noting President Trump's decision to increase hiring at the border agency, the Last Week Tonight' host airs an honest recruitment ad. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids August 7, 2017 John Oliver on What It's Like to Work for Border Patrol

Take the Generic Drug—Unless Insurers Say No, Patients Are Told

By Charles Ornstein / ProPublica, and Katie Thomas / The New York Times Some pharmaceutical companies are cutting deals with insurance companies to favor their brand-name products over cheaper versions. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids August 7, ...

Nutrition Will Suffer as Global Warming Affects Diet

By Tim Radford / Climate News Network By 2050, heat waves, floods and other climate change effects won't be the only worry. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids August 7, 2017 John Oliver on What It's Like to Work for Border Patrol

'On Contact With Chris Hedges': Justice in, and for, a Broken System

“The rule of law has been inverted,” argues Hedges, who brings in a legal expert to break down what has wrecked the U.S. justice system. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids August 7, 2017 John Oliver on What It's Like to Work for Border ...

U.N. Imposes Sanctions in Bid to Deter N. Korea's Nuclear Ambitions

By Julia Conley / Common Dreams As U.S. demands an end to North Korean nuclear testing, Hiroshima's mayor urges nations to sign an anti-nuclear treaty. Related Entries August 7, 2017 Oliver Stone: School Boards 'Decide to Miseducate' Kids August 7, 2017 John Oliver on What It's Like to Work for ...