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Fracking Not a 'Sustainable Pathway to Prosperity': New Report Shows Clean Energy Would Create More Jobs Than Fossil Fuels
"For the sake of giving workers a stable future, protecting public health, and making real strides in the fight against climate chaos, the choice is clear: Clean energy jobs can deliver far more good jobs for Pennsylvania."
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Congress Urged to Enact 'Emergency Charity Stimulus' to Unlock Profits of the Rich to Serve Common Good
"The world of philanthropy must step up and do more, faster. Congress must insist on it."
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We have a system that works for the rich, instead of a public health system for all Americans that readily anticipates and controls new pathogens through testing, contact tracing, and quarantine.  (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Lack of Leadership Worsened the Pandemic, Not Young People
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, politicians from both parties are scapegoating youth—just as they’ve done before with crime and drugs.
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A procession of demonstrators marched in front of the statue of the Republic with trade union flags and banners calling for struggle on December 19, 2019, the fifteenth day of a national strike. (Photo: Samuel Boivin/NurPhoto/Getty Images) Views
How Did Americans Become Such Wimps?
Silence as Trump kills tens of thousands, destroys Social Security and post office, and plots election fraud.
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Call for 'Emergency Charity Stimulus' as Billionaire Wealth Soars and US Nonprofits Sink
Mandating an increase of giving from charitable funds, says one advocate, "would move an estimated $200 billion off the sidelines and into front-line working charities without increasing taxes or adding to the deficit."
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President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing of the White House Coronavirus Task Force in the briefing room at the White House on April 16, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Missing in Action: Accountability in Trump's America
All told, the U.S. president been a perfect model in deflecting all responsibility, even as the death toll soared over 150,000 with more than four million cases reported nationwide and no end in sight.
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Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) arrives at the Senate chamber as the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump continues at the U.S. Capitol on January 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
Republican Senators Commit Political Suicide by Holding Up Stimulus in Election Year
Republicans are always destructive and regressive, both aggressively anti-people and anti-planet, if not individually, then certainly as a party.
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Americans increasingly mistrust their institutions because growing numbers of us believe that we derive ever fewer benefits from them. (Photo: AP Photo / Matt Rourke) Views
How Covid–19 Could Upend Geopolitics
This changes everything (or nothing).
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With GOP Refusing Urgent Relief for Main Street, Tens of Thousands of Shuttered US Businesses Now Closing... Permanently
Permanent closures now account for 55% of all closed businesses since March 1.
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The economic shock of COVID-19 was enormous, but the large expansions to the UI system included in the CARES Act of March were incredibly effective in blunting the effect of this shock. (Photo: John Sommers II/Getty Images) Views
Cutting UI Benefits by $400 Per Week Will Significantly Harm U.S. Families, Jobs, and Growth
3.4 million fewer jobs will be created over the next year as a result.
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