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What?! GOP Focus on Heat From Porn Instead of Climate Change…

Lawmakers here in DC are breathing a little easier this week now that the first heat wave of the season is past us.

But we're not out of the woods yet, and based on what we're seeing with the climate, it's likely only going to get hotter.

What The NRA Doesn't Want You To Know

As Black Lives Matter protests continue across the nation, a new study is complicating the debate around police violence.

The study, which comes out of Harvard, took data from a number of police departments across the country and looked at how different groups of people are treated by law enforcement.

Daily Topics - Monday July 11th, 2016

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American Chicken... Produced in China?

Paola Casale is reporting at EconomyInCrisis.org that Chinese chicken is being labeled as “Product of America.”

Daily Topics - Friday July 8th, 2016

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Climate Denier Rubio Clueless on FL Toxic Algae



Former Republican presidential candidate and current U.S. Senator Marco Rubio recently weighed in on the toxic algal blooms that have caused a state of emergency in two counties in his home state of Florida.

Daily Topics - Thursday July 7th, 2016

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Union Membership Falls, Top 10 Percent Get More Wealthy

According to The Economic Policy Institute - As union membership has taken a tumble - the top 10 percent have been getting more wealthy.

Union membership fell to 11.1 percent in 2014, where it remained in 2015.

Daily Topics - Wednesday July 6th, 2016

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How The Food Industry Destroys Democracy

On July 1, Vermont implemented a law requiring disclosure labels on all food products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, also known as genetically modified organisms or GMOs.

Daily Topics - Tuesday July 5th 2016

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Daily Topics - Friday July 1st, 2016

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July 4th 1776 - The First Brexit

The markets have recovered from the Brexit panic, but people are still reeling in the aftermath of the UKs vote to leave the European Union, at least in part because it seems like such an unprecedented action.

But it really isn't so unprecedented.

Daily Topics - Thursday June 30th, 2016

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Will the Arctic Be Ice-Free Within the Next Two Decades?

David Appell, Yale Climate Connections, is asking the question - Will the Arctic Be Ice-Free Within the Next Two Decades?

When white sea ice melts, the ocean loses its reflective surface and the darker water absorbs more heat from the sun.

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Yet More Tribal Land Under Threat

The battle lines for the next fight to protect sacred tribal lands are being drawn in Bears Ears in Southeastern Utah.

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