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If Democrats Don’t Start Talking Like Trump On Trade, They WILL Lose

It's been 212 years since he was killed in a duel with Vice President Aaron Burr, and people are waiting for months to see the play about the life of the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton.

What Happens If We Don't Take Trump Seriously?

Donald Trump is a liar and scam artist, but he’s speaking to working people in a language they understand, and if Democrats don’t start taking him seriously, he’s going to be your and my president.

Last night, liberals and progressives in the media did something that I found extremely disturbing.

Baseball With No Umpires? The GOP Thinks So…

It's the year 2016, and there's still one very basic economic principle that "fiscal conservatives" and so-called "free market" Republicans refuse to understand.

Regulations are good.

Seriously.

And they aren't just good for you and me.

They're actually really, really, good for the economy as a whole.

With the TPP it’s Obama & the GOP vs. the Democrats

Whether he wins the nomination or not, Bernie Sanders will play a big role in writing the Democratic Party platform.

Of the 15 members of the official DNC platform writing committee, 5 will be Sanders' picks, including environmental activist Bill McKibben, renowned scholar Cornel West, and pro-Palestinian activist James Zogby.

A New Study Predicts an Intolerably Hot World.

Researchers say that unless fossil fuels are kept in the ground, global temperatures could rise more than 11 degrees Fahrenheit by 2300.

The Mainstream Media's Climate Malpractice

A state of disaster has been declared in 31 flooded Texas counties as rivers in the region are cresting at historic highs.

Nano Plastics In Our Fish... Oh My…

Nano plastics are seriously harming the ocean! It now appears that plastics account for nearly eighty per cent of all waste found in our oceans.

This plastic gradually breaks down into smaller and smaller particles - until they are microscopic or nano.

Libertarians Want to Make a Fool Out of You Again…

On Sunday, the Libertarian Party selected former New Mexico Republican Governor Gary Johnson to run for president with former Republican Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld as his running mate.

How Can the GOP Run American Government If They Hate It?

The coal country state of West Virginia is in the middle of a special legislative session to deal with a $270 million budget shortfall, and it's setting the stage for Republicans to completely gut the state's government.

It's the same playbook we've seen the right-wing carry out in Wisconsin, in Kansas, in Michigan, and in Ohio.

Did the Fossil Fuel Industry Bring Us to the Point of No Return?

As runaway climate change continues to wreak havoc on the planet, it’s getting harder and harder to disagree with the idea that we’re in the middle of a potentially massive extinction event. It’s also getting harder and harder to ignore the potentially criminal liability of at least some fossil fuel companies for causing this mess.

Two Thirds of all Americans would struggle to cover a $1,000 crisis

A new poll shows that two-thirds of all Americans would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis.

According to this poll by the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, this type of crisis spans all incomes.

Big Oil Could Have Put A Dent In CO2 Emissions In 1970s — But Did Nothing

According to new documents from the Center for International Environmental Law, the industry chose to prioritize costs over the planet.

The new documents show oil companies chose to invest in climate denying instead of on technologies to reduce emissions.

Foods Can Help With Chronic Inflammation

Did you know there are foods that help with Chronic inflammation?

Well...A new study by the University of Liverpool's Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, is identifying food that can help prevent chronic inflammation that leads to many causes of death.

Why Is Congress Using Zika To Weaken Truck Safety?

In a week, families all over the country will pack up their cars and make a trip to the beach, to a family picnic, or just to get away from day to day life for the holiday weekend.

And if the trucking industry had its way, those families would be sharing the interstate with semi-truck drivers who are exhausted from working more than 80 hours a week.

How Does the Democratic Nominee Earn Our Vote?

Don’t listen to the talking heads on cable news: Bernie Sanders supporters have every right to be angry.

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When American Presidents Protect Foreign Governments...

If a blockbuster new report from Newsweek is any indication - a Donald Trump presidency would be one giant conflict of interest.

The problems stem from Trump's massive business empire - the Trump Organization.

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