Jeff Biggers

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Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Illinois’ Flawed Fracking Law Is Everyone’s Problem, Ecologist Says
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Saturday, May 25, 2013
At the Floodgates of Fracking in Illinois in the Battle Over the Climate Change Crisis
What happens in Illinois, doesn't stay in Illinois -- especially when you're dealing with the national ramifications of a combined fracking and coal mining rush unparalleled in recent memory.
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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Challenging Georgia's Ban on Undocumented Students
With comprehensive immigration reform afoot in Congress, and measures to grant undocumented immigrant students in-state tuition status spreading across the country, a galvanized movement in Georgia is ramping up its effort to end the state's extraordinary ban for undocumented immigrant students at the top five state colleges.
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Friday, February 08, 2013
Will Congress Finally Deal With The Health Emergency of Mountaintop Removal?
With the daily silica -laced blizzard from five million pounds of toxic explosives in the background, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth and Rep.
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Immigration Reform Must Begin With Moratorium on Deportations and Recognition of Shattered Families
As President Obama unveiled his immigration reform plan in Las Vegas yesterday, admonishing the U.S.
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Monday, November 26, 2012
With Historic Desegregation Plan, Will Tucson Reinstate Mexican American Studies?
Overshadowed by the ballot fallout in the recent elections in Arizona, a long-awaited and historic federal desegregation proposal was released earlier this month that could reinstate the Tucson Unified School District's nationally acclaimed but dismantled Mexican American Studies Program.
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Thursday, October 18, 2012
Clean Coal is a Hoax, Mr. President, So Drop it
Out of all the meaningless slogans bantered around this election season, President Obama's clinging to the " clean coal " banner ranks as one of the most specious.
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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The Arizonification of America
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Monday, August 27, 2012
Judy's Plank: Democratic Party Platform Must Call for End to Mountaintop Removal
The Democrats have nothing to lose. And everything to gain--especially the health and lives of residents in the coal mining areas of central Appalachia.
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Friday, August 24, 2012
Arizonification of the Republican Platform
While notorious Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio entertains the Republican Party convention diehards at a Tampa zoo next week, the real Old West show will have already taken place at the platform committee meetings.
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