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Why Nebraska's "Top Climate Denier" Congressman Could Lose His Seat In November
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nebraska, Politics, Lee Terry, Brad Ashford, Congressional Elections, Climate Change, Climate Denial )

Brian
- 10 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
"Seeking his ninth term in office, the Republican congressman deemed Nebraska's "top climate denier" by the state's most prominent progressive grassroots organization seems to be getting a run for his money from a veteran state senator. "
The Battle to Eradicate Polio in Pakistan
Health & Wellness  (tags: Polio, Disease, Human Health, Pakistan, Immunization, Vaccine, Rotary )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - time.com
"Political unrest in Pakistan has been a gift to the poliovirus, with 99 cases reported there so far this year. But Rotary International, which has already vaccinated 2 billion children in 122 countries, is hitting back hard."
How the Left Is Revitalizing Itself
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Left, Progressives, Open Society, Service Employees Int'l Union, SEIU, Democracy Alliance, Center for American Progress )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - thenation.com
"There's more collaboration between progressive groups--and more coordination among donors--than ever before.."
Another Anti-Vaxxer Conspiracy Theory: Did a High Ranking Whistleblower Really Reveal That the CDC Covered Up Proof That Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: Anti-Vaxxers, Anti-Vaccine Propaganda, Andrew Wakefield, Brian Hooker, Conspiracy Theory, CDC, Center For Disease Control, Vaccine, Autism, African-American, Boys )

Brian
- 23 hours ago - sciencebasedmedicine.org
"There is no evidence, at least none submitted by the antivaccine propagandists flogging this conspiracy theory, that there really was a CDC conspiracy to hide anything."
World Must Suspend Arms Sales to Protect Civilians as Gaza Violence Escalates Again
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Conflict, Palestinians, Hamas, Violence, Arms Sales, OXFAM )

Brian
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
"After ceasefire talks collapsed and violence erupted yet again, Oxfam today called on all states to immediately suspend transfers of arms or ammunition to Israel and any Palestinian armed group while there is serious risk that they could be used to..."
Health Risk From Fukushima Radiation
Health & Wellness  (tags: Radiation, Health Risk, Fukushima, Japan, 2011 Earthquake, Tsunami, Reactor Incident )

Brian
- 1 day ago - csicop.org
"On March 11, 2011, a tsunami hit northeast Japan. The flooding overwhelmed the safety measures at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, causing several reactors to experience meltdown and resulting in the leaking of radioactive contaminated..."
"Unbalanced Recovery": Wages Falling, Low-Paid Jobs Rising Across US
Business  (tags: Economic Injustice, Recovery, Great Recession, Unemployment, Jobs, Wages, Workers Rights )

Brian
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
"These losses are part of an alarming trend toward greater inequality and a shrinking share of the economic pie going to workers"
Can GMOs Help Feed a Hot and Hungry World?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food, Hunger, Starvation, Human Health, Sustainability, Climate Change, #ClimateChanged, GMOs, Activists, Research, Politics )

Brian
- 3 days ago - thenation.com
"Not if activists succeed in making the genetic modification of food politically unsustainable."
The Most Explosive Crude Oil Is in North Dakota, Transported on Trains That Are Bombs on Wheels
Health & Wellness  (tags: Crude Oil, Trains, North Dakota, Bombs on Wheels, Explosive, Danger, Risks, Accidents, Devastation, Human Casualties, Environmental Destruction, Toxic Contamination, Communities, Safety )

Brian
- 3 days ago - truth-out.org
"North Dakota leaders need to take immediate responsibility for the Bakken crude oil train explosions, and require producers to remove all explosive natural gas liquids (NGL's) from Bakken crude before shipping."
Here's How Austerity Torpedoed The Economic Recovery
Business  (tags: Austerity, Economic Policy, Recovery, Great Recession, Bush Administration, President Obama, Toxic Capitalism, Exploitation )

Brian
- 3 days ago - businessinsider.com
"Most of the political argument has centered on the recovery phase of this cycle, simply because the actual recession began before the Obama administration took office."
 
 
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