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In the current context of environmental deregulation this bill is a rare piece of good news on the conservation front. Read more

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We lose close to $70 billion annually in corporate tax revenue due to tax havens, an amount equal to nearly 20 percent of the total corporate tax revenue collected each year. Read more

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By failing to address issues such as housing, maternal mortality, and mass incarceration, Trump will continue to marginalize black constituents. Read more

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“And then it happened. He very innocently hugged her.” Read more

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“And as long as we have this problem, there will be some form of de facto segregation in the public schools and in all other areas of life.” Read more

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Victor Korniyenko

The issue of climate change was barely even mentioned during the last presidential race. Hopefully, Inslee’s presence as a candidate will keep that from happening again. Read more

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I see similarities between Elizabeth Warren’s situation and that of many black people. Read more

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When we are at our best, we don’t spend billions of dollars building monuments to paranoia. And we sure don’t allow fixation on the erection of such a monument — call it a wall, call it a fence — to bring useful functions of government to a halt. Read more

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With Democrats poised to flip the House of Representatives in January, here are some ways progressives can gain traction. Read more

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Nelson Minar

In a proposed amendment to the Clean Water Act, Trump’s EPA threatens to leave over a third of Americans’ drinking water unprotected. Read more

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dori@merr.info

Republican state officials have passed legislation limiting the powers of the Attorney General and Governor-elect. Read more

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Daniel H. Birman Productins, Inc.

Is a system broken when it works as designed? Read more

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Earlier this year we scrutinized the sourcing policies of thirteen well-known jewelry brands. Here’s what we found. Read more

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abarndweller

Why is the Environmental Protection Agency refusing to study PFAS? The toxic chemicals are found in drinking water around the country. Read more

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Mike Mozart

CVS’s recent merger will reduce competition among pharmacies significantly Read more

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“Boy Erased” makes clear what we already know from the data on conversion therapy—it’s a deeply painful experience that doesn’t work and threatens people’s lives. Read more

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In mid-November, a photo showing Baraboo High School boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute drew national attention. On November 19, I gave a talk at the school. Read more

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Gage Skidmore

There’s absolutely no reason the network can’t both report on Trump’s daily blunders and also vigorously defend itself when he seeks to punish one of its reporters for doing his job. Read more

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From: "Art-studies from nature, as applied to design," 1872.

Adoptees deserve to know their origins. Read more

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Art Institute Chicago

Why should it be up to private charities to take care of those who battled and bled for their country? Read more

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