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Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Our privatized, employer-based health coverage model is an international embarrassment. It economically crushes working families for the private profits of a few elites."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
The World Health Organization's cancer research arm classified glyphosate—the...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"As far as actual change, to save lives, that is not happening," said the...

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Bad news on all sides on our human propensity for taking without thinking. A new study finds researchers have "grossly underestimated" the impact on the Amazon rainforest of logging and other human activity, even as California park rangers combat a surge in nightime bandits - aka "midnight burlers" - poaching the burl from old-growth redwoods to sell for furniture. The tallest trees on earth, old-growth redwoods once covered almost 2,000,000 acres of California; today, less than 5% of that...