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Sick Inside Our Broken Health System with that Old Familiar Terror in My Gut
I stepped up to the appointment check-in desk last Thursday as I prepared to have the CT scans needed to find out what the heck is going on with my body. Many know I have been ill off and on since the day after Christmas, and I spent a week in the hospital after becoming so ill that dehydration was...
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Halliburton Supervisor Avoids Jail Time for Gulf Spill
'I still feel that you're a very honorable man. I have no doubt that you've learned from this mistake,' says judge
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The Global Elite: Rigging the Rules That Fuel Inequality
New report from Oxfam states that 85 of the world's richest people own the wealth of half of the world’s population.
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Former BP Geologist: Peak Oil Is Here and It Will 'Break Economies'
Industry expert warns of grim future of 'recession' driven 'resource wars' at University College London lecture
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Study Shows Gulf Oil Spill Linked to Dolphin Disease and Death
'I've never seen such a high prevalence of very sick animals'
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Firm with History of Spill Cover-Ups Hired to Clean Up North Dakota Oil Spill
Tesoro Logistics — the company whose pipeline spilled more than 800,000 gallons of fracked Bakken Shale oil in rural North Dakota in September — has hired infamous contractor Witt O'Brien's to oversee its clean-up of the biggest fracked oil spill in U.S. history. The oil was obtained via hydraulic...
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How Politico’s Mike Allen Blends Ads and ‘News’
Today's top—though belated—media criticism comes from Erik Wemple from the Washington Post . He dissects the long lamented but until now much-overlooked blending of ads and coverage within Mike Allen's fabled, overrated, "Playbook" morning tip sheet (and email newsletter) at Politico . Allen, a...
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Report: Carcinogens, Air Pollution in Canada's 'Industrial Heartland'
Downwind of Canada’s largest oil, gas and tar sands processing zone, known carcinogens and pollutants fill the air
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Koch Brothers' Petcoke Piling Up in Chicago
The by-product of tar sands production already caused outrage in Detroit; now, the dusty menace grows in Chicago
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California Set to Increase Minimum Wage to $10 an Hour
New rate still below a living wage
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