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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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lying About Science for Politics is Evil

The Democratic Party is officially setting itself apart as the party of climate justice with the current draft of the party's platform.

Fukushima wake up call

Here is the Fukushima wake up call - will it go unheard?

Here's What's the Matter with Kansas…

The verdict is in, and it's time for conservatives to face the cold hard facts.

Right-wing trickle-down Reaganomics doesn't work.

It doesn't work internationally, it doesn't work nationally, and it doesn't work at the state level.

Why The Dying of the Coral Reefs Brings Planetary Instability

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the great natural wonders of the world.

Stretching for over 1,400 miles off the coast of Australia, it’s visible from space and is considered the largest single organic structure on the planet.

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Who rejected United States-North Korea peace talks?

There were conflicting reports on Sunday regarding a recent proposal for United States-North Korea peace talks which was allegedly made before North Korea"s recent nuclear test

U.K. Pound Falls As Markets Get Brexit Jitters

Bloomberg said on Monday the pound had sustained its biggest fall against the dollar in 11 months

Clinton: I'll defend Israel but push for 'two-state solution

Hillary Clinton believes both Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz "missed the mark" with their approach to the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict

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