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Daily Topics - Thursday June 23rd, 2016

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Let Students Refinance Their Loans

Here’s “student loan debt” part 2. Russ Feingold has launched a campaign to ease the burden of student loans.

Daily Topics - Wednesday June 22nd, 2016

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How Do We Turn American Oligarchy Back Into American Democracy?

In just five short months, voters across the country will head to their local polling place to vote for local, state, and federal offices, and to pretend we have a functioning democracy.

But the truth is, our democracy is broken.

We make it difficult for whole groups of people to participate, like minorities, seniors, college students, and low-income Americans.

Daily Topics - Tuesday June 21st, 2016

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We Need to Throw Out the Second Amendment

America’s gun violence problem has reached a breaking point, and while we can talk all we want about assault weapons bans, universal background checks, and terror watch lists, there’s only one real solution to this problem: We need to repeal the Second Amendment.

That’s right -- we need to repeal the Second Amendment.

Daily Topics - Monday June 20th, 2016

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Dietary Fiber Intake Is Linked To Successful Aging

Research now reveals that dietary fiber intake is linked to successful aging.

Daily Topics - Friday June 17th, 2016

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The Homeless Need A Good Night’s Sleep Too

Tam Nguyen, a member of the city council of San Jose, California, spent his Memorial Day weekend in Portland, Oregon, sleeping in the Right To Dream Too homeless encampment.

The Weaponization of Hate

This is a particularly interesting week to be traveling across the French countryside, as news fills the papers and the airwaves of another assault weapon-of-war used in another mass shooting done by another frightened – and thus hate-filled – American.

Daily Topics - Wednesday June 15th, 2016

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Cell Phone Radiation Could Cause Brain Cancer

There is a YUGE federal study linking cell phone radiation to brain cancer.

According to a multi-year study from the federal National Toxicology Program (NTP), the radiation emitted from wireless devices could cause brain cancer.

Daily Topics - Tuesday June 14th, 2016

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Are Students To Blame For The Growing Debt Crisis?

John Olen is writing at EconomyInCrisis.org and asking - are college grads really at fault for massive student loan debt?

He writes that it’s clear to almost all Americans, including our elected leaders, that the student loan debt issue is getting worse and worse.

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40 Years of Reaganism Behind This Disastrous Train Crash

A train derailed and crashed into a station in Hoboken, New Jersey during rush hour this morning, reportedly leaving at least one person dead and more than 100 others injured.

After everyone was rescued from the train, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called into CNN and expressed concern and confusion about the accident, asking "How could this happen?"

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