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Local Hospital Nurses Defy Union-Busting Campaign in California
Dolly Wilson, a leader in the campaign to organize the registered nurses at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California, was shocked to read a text message she received from another registered nurse. While Wilson, who works in the emergency room, was off duty, someone had put a letter in...
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Human-Driven Extraction Has Doomed Caribou. So Why Are Wolves Paying Deadly Price?
Province engages in controversial wolf-killing to help caribou numbers, but humans 'stay the course with the unsustainable industrial scale fossil fuel extraction'
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The Lone-Wolf Terror Trap
Why the cure will be worse than the disease
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As a Veteran, I See ‘American Sniper’ as Dangerous, But Not for the Reasons You’d Think
After watching the movie “American Sniper,” I called a friend named Garett Reppenhagen who was an American sniper in Iraq. He deployed with a cavalry scout unit from 2004 to 2005 and was stationed near FOB Warhorse. I asked him if he thought this movie really mattered. “Every portrayal of a...
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Obama Move to Protect Arctic Refuge Called 'Step in Right Direction'
Pending Congressional authorization, Wilderness protections will thwart oil drilling in areas of Alaska's pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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Killing Ragheads for Jesus: On Watching 'American Sniper'
“American Sniper” lionizes the most despicable aspects of U.S. society—the gun culture, the blind adoration of the military, the belief that we have an innate right as a “Christian” nation to exterminate the “lesser breeds” of the earth, a grotesque hypermasculinity that banishes compassion and...
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The New Face of Green Energy: Profiting From Pollution in the Alberta Oil Sands
On September 29, Genalta Power of Alberta, Canada announced that it generated 8,208 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO 2 e) carbon offsets from its Cadotte Peace River Power Generating Facility in 2013. The credits were created by converting waste gas — a byproduct of bitumen extraction in the...
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On Being An Indispensable Nation... In Flames
It was May 23, 2012, and President Obama was giving a graduation speech at the Air Force Academy when he told the assembled cadets that they should "never bet against the United States of America... [because] the United States has been, and will always be, the one indispensable nation in world...
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Christopher Columbus Driven by Ill Winds
Columbus’s Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria were driven across the Atlantic by the same ill winds that from 1095 to 1272 launched nine Eruopean Crusades to capture Moslem Jerusalem. Defeated and humiliated the invaders suffered staggering human losses, left royal treasuries depleted, and convinced...
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The Original Geo-Engineers: How Beavers Can Help Save the Humans
(or How to Save the Iconic West from the Cow)
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