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Open Thread - 4/19/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 22 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
How McConnell Stood Up for Women
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2014, GOP lies, scandal )

TomCat
- 22 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Nebraska Lawsuit Delays Decision on Keystone XL
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, XL pipeline )

Kit
- 18 hours ago - journalstar.com
The U.S. State Department on Friday announced yet another delay in the Keystone XL pipeline permitting saga.
US Is An Oligarchy Not a Democracy, Says Scientific Study
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, investments, labor, investors, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 20 hours ago - commondreams.org
A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics, finds that the U.S. is no democracy, but instead an oligarchy, meaning profoundly corrupt, so that the answer to the study's opening question, "Who governs?
Dear Fossil Fuel Industry - It's Over
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, endangered, environment, forests, energy, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 16 hours ago - commondreams.org
The climate panel, which brings together the world's top energy and climate experts, says that to prevent catastrophic climate change, energy systems around the world must be urgently and fundamentally transformed.
Star-Spangled Baggage: How America's Wars Came Home With the Troops
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, government, internet, law, media, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 14 hours ago - commondreams.org
We might need to take a look at the violence and give it a second thought. Why shootings on military bases? Why are the police so violent?
IPCC Findings: Create 'Age of Renewables'... Or Pay Higher Price Later
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, research, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 15 hours ago - commondreams.org
'The longer we wait, the costlier it will be': IPCC's latest climate assessment makes it perfectly clear that solutions to crisis exist, but political atrophy spells doom.
Universities Must End Financial Ties to Climate Denying Fossil-Fuel Giants - Now
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, energy, forests, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, pollution, science, Sustainabililty )

Kit
- 16 hours ago - alternet.org
Schools like Harvard exist to foster knowledge and understanding, yet they're investing in an industry that has systematically undermined that work.
Kazakhstan - The Unexpected Vacation
World  (tags: Kazakhstan, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 16 hours ago - youtube.com
The central Asian nation of Kazakhstan declared its independence from the former Soviet Union in December of 1991.
 
 
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