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Trump Lied, 190,000 - A 9/11 Attack Every Day For 2 Months - Died
Mass COVID graves outside New York City. Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters. Front photo of bodies in New York. AP photo So there are tapes . The new book by Bob Woodward confirms what we all surmised but couldn't prove - the thug whose campaign strategy was mass reckless homicide knew COVID was deadly...
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In this long exposure photo, the LNU Lightning Complex fire continues to burn in the ridges near Chemise Road in Healdsburg, California on August 21, 2020. (Photo: Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images) News
While Trump Commission Warns of Climate Risk to Financial System, Recommendations 'Fall Short of Direct, Immediate Action' Required
"Western states are literally burning up as this report is released," said one climate campaigner. "Its recommendations are minimal."
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A pamphlet with 2020 census information is included in a box of food to be distributed by the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to people facing economic or food insecurity amid the COVID-19 pandemic on August 6, 2020 in Paramount, California. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) Views
Save Lives. Fill Out Your Census.
Taking the census ensures your community gets its fair share of funding—and representation—during the pandemic and beyond.
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A man assesses the damage caused by floods after heavy rains hit the Al Lamab neighborhood of Khartoum, Sudan on September 8, 2020. (Photo: Mahmoud Hjaj/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) News
With World Closing in on Paris Warming Limit, UN Report Makes Case for 'Transformational Action' to Remake Global Economy
"Today, the world is at a crucial juncture and we must choose the right path to a green recovery for a better future," says U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres.
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Warning of More Pandemics to Come, Public Health Experts Urge Collective Examination of What it Means to Live in 'Harmony with Nature'
To mitigate risk, governments and communities must work together to rebuild "the infrastructures of human existence."
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A woman walks past destroyed houses on May 13, 2019, on her way to an aid distribution center in the coastal village of Guludo on Ibo Island, in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province, in the aftermath of a devastating cyclone. (Photo: Zinyange Auntony/AFP via Getty Images) News
As Global Population Grows, Ecological Threats and Armed Conflict Could Displace Over 1 Billion People by 2050
"Over the next 30 years lack of access to food and water will only increase without urgent global cooperation," says head of the Institute for Economics & Peace.
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) inside the U.S. Capitol building. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
No, The Federal Reserve Cannot Make Up for the Senate GOP's Inaction
There has been plenty of debate about what the Fed should do differently to ease the economic crisis. But again, it is Congress—hamstrung by Senate Republicans’ refusal to act—which has all the power to end this crisis
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"If envi­ron­men­tal­ists are tru­ly con­cerned about off­set­ting car­bon foot­prints and grow­ing the renew­able sec­tor, they’ll have to fight for gov­ern­ment inter­ven­tion," writes Isser, "and to do so suc­cess­ful­ly, they’ll need unions on their side." (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Why Every Job in the Renewable Energy Industry Must Be a Union Job
We need millions of union jobs that are good for both workers and the climate.
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"Large corporations, Wall Street banks, and a relative handful of exceedingly rich individuals have gained enough political power to game the system," writes Reich. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/flickr/cc) Views
Labor Day 2020: The Power Shift
The solution is not found in mere redistribution of income. It is found in redistributing power.
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Oil pumps in operation near Arnegard, North Dakota. (Photo: Tim Evanson/Flickr/cc) News
'Gross Mismanagement' of Public Lands: Trump Administration Urged to Cancel Planned Sales for Oil and Gas Drilling
Environmentalists have decried the administration's attempts to expand drilling and fracking as "breathtakingly vicious."
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