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Islamic Declaration Blasts Short-Sighted Capitalism, Demands Action on Climate
Ahead of UN summit in Paris, new document presents the moral case for Muslims and people of all faiths worldwide to mobilize against fossil fuel addiction and global warming
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How Many San Francisco Cops Does It Take To Subdue One Black Guy With A Prosthetic Leg? 14: Four To Assault Him, 10 To Block the View
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Prison Education Reduces Recidivism By Over 40 Percent. Why Aren’t We Funding More of It?
Giving prisoners access to financial aid for college tuition is the first step towards “de-carceration.”
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Real Questions for Presidential Candidates
Here's what really needs to be debated in the coming election
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Four Ways Mexico’s Indigenous Farmers Are Practicing the Agriculture of the Future
How can we get the most out of our farmland without harming the planet? I traveled to rural Mexico to learn from indigenous farmers.
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80 Years Later, Republicans Are Still Fighting Social Security
Some things never change. “The lash of the dictator will be felt,” a Republican House member said in 1935 when Social Security was first proposed. “Social Security is the delinquent child of the left,” a Fox News commentator said this week, “that grew up to be an evil dictator.” “Dictator”? A...
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Social Security at 80: Defending a Program Which Has Defended All of Us
Social Security was signed into law eighty years ago, on August 14, 1935. In those eight decades, it has taught us a number of important lessons. Social Security has demonstrated that there are some undertakings that government does better than the private sector. Social Security is more efficient...
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When the Next Crisis Comes, Which Movements Will Seize the Opportunity?
You, too, could be caught in a situation where people are ready for an alternative, yet your group has none to offer. It’s understandable. We who work for change seem years away from convincing a critical mass of people that it is both stupid and wrong to have a school-to-prison pipeline, or a rate...
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Untouchable: The Climate Case Against Arctic Drilling
When you think of the Arctic, you may picture vast glaciers, frigid waters, miles of ice, and probably the quintessential polar bear. The Arctic has been the final frontier for centuries: the ends of the earth. But a new reality is setting in in the region – a reality of a changing climate, and the...
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Birds Welcomed Back To Harlem In The Audubon Mural Project
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