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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Near the end of what may "very likely" be the hottest year on record, a bright spot in the battle to address climate change has emerged more than 4,000 miles from the U.S. West Coast. The island of Ta'u, located in American Samoa, will now be able to ditch its diesel reliance and run almost entirely on renewable energy thanks to "a large solar...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Describing the fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) as "a national...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer, Jon Queally, staff writer
"This is a process that doesn't end on November 8," said Shannon Jackson, executive director of Our Revolution. "We're going to work to keep people engaged, so we'll see a new generation of Bernie-crats in cycles to come." (Photo: Alexander Jonesi/cc/flickr)
On the eve of the U.S. election, one legacy of a highly contentious season is a...

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Academics are increasingly, ingeniously fighting back against an Orwellian "Professor Watchlist" aimed at exposing "radical" teachers. The list has inspired online trolls to name their own suspects - Albus Dumbledore, Dr. Pepper, Mr. Spock - and a Watchlist Redux to honor not trash targets from Jesus to teachers daring to "think critically about power." Now 100 Notre Dame professors have asked to join the list in solidarity, proclaiming, "We wish to be counted among those you are watching."