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Reuters file photoBy Afp, United NationsJan 20 2019 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh)UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticized as “too slow” Myanmar's efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress as a source of “enormous frustration.”More than 720,000 Rohingya are living in camps in >>>
Sun, Jan 20, 2019
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Posted by dogitydog on January 11, 2019 at 11:38pm MY COMMENT: THIS IS BY FAR THE BIGGEST THREAT TO HUMANITY AND ALL LIFE ON EARTH AND THE PLANET EARTH ITSELF. THIS A NATIONAL PLANETARY EMERGENCY! DON'T LET THEM DISTRACT YOU WITH THEIR FUCKING BORDER WALL BULLSHIT AND GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN. THAT'S >>>
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
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THIS IS BY FAR THE BIGGEST THREAT TO HUMANITY AND ALL LIFE ON EARTH AND THE PLANET EARTH ITSELF. THIS A NATIONAL PLANETARY EMERGENCY! >>>
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
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LET THIS INSPIRE OTHER COMMUNITIES TO FIGHT BACK ON THIS TRULY SICKENING ISSUE Packed house at San Rafael City Council Monday night. Many stood and applauded in a show of support for city regulations banning 5G cellphone towerss (Keri Brenner/Marin Independent Journal) By Keri Brenner | kbrenner@marinij.com | >>>
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
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LET THIS INSPIRE OTHER COMMUNITIES TO FIGHT BACK ON THIS TRULY SICKENING ISSUE >>>
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
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N.Y. Law Professor Mary Holland Addresses U.N. on Government Vaccine Policies Violating the Nuremberg Code. Story. Vaccine Mandates Results Don't Safeguard Children's Rights or Health: How Did We Get Here? By the Children's Health Defense Team For decades, the U.S. government has made compulsory childhood vaccination one of the >>>
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
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Vaccine Mandates Results Don't Safeguard Children's Rights or Health: How Did We Get Here? >>>
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By Mark Alan Hewitt At the inaugural Rio Conference on the Global Environment in 1992, three facts became abundantly clear: the earth was indeed warming; fossil fuels were no longer a viable source of energy; and the built environment would have to adapt to this new reality. That year I >>>
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
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By Mark Alan Hewitt At the inaugural Rio Conference on the Global Environment in 1992, three facts became abundantly clear: the earth was indeed warming; fossil fuels were no longer a viable source of energy; and the built environment would have to adapt to this new reality. That year I >>>
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
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A partial view of camp settlements where Rohingya refugees have sought shelter. PHOTO: FOOD SECURITY CLUSTERBy Mohammad ZamanJan 19 2019 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh)To date, much has been written and said about the Rohingya crisis. The regime in Naypyidaw has literally flouted all international laws and evaded pressures from the >>>
Sat, Jan 19, 2019
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$160 billion worth of produce in the US gets tossed every year. Misfits Markets wants you to eat ugly produce instead. >>>
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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Big brands give rebates to insurers, who jack up the price for patients—who can't get cheaper drugs unless they shoulder a bigger copay or buy them with no help from insurance. >>>
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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A key activist group has quietly dropped its support for carbon-capture technology, which scientists say will be crucial to fighting global warming. >>>
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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Climate change could take a greater toll on global health than previously estimated. >>>
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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InsideClimate News A new Pentagon report identifies significant risks from climate change at scores of military bases >>>
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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The United States and allied nations in Latin America are ratcheting up pressure on Venezuela in what appears to be a coordinated effort to remove Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro from office. Maduro was sworn in last week to a second 6-year term following his victory in last May's election, which >>>
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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In Syria, a suicide bomber struck a restaurant in the northern city of Manbij Wednesday, killing 19 people including four Americans. Two of them were U.S. soldiers. The bombing was claimed by ISIS and came just weeks after President Trump declared victory over the group and ordered U.S. troops to >>>
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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Watchdog: Trump Admin Vastly Underreported Migrant Family SeparationsTrump Grounds Flight of Congressmembers to Visit NATO, AfghanistanGovernment Shutdown Threatens Safety Net Programs for MillionsAs Shutdown Grinds On, Senate Debates Anti-Abortion BillTrump Admin Recalls Workers to Assist in Offshore Oil ProjectsBuzzFeed: Trump Ordered Michael Cohen to Lie to CongressWSJ: Trump Paid Cohen >>>
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
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“That's just the tip of the iceberg, so to speak. As the Antarctic ice sheet continues to melt away, we expect multi-meter sea level rise from Antarctica in the coming centuries,” >>>
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
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Senate confirmation hearings began Wednesday for former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler, whom President Trump has nominated to become administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Wheeler has been the acting head of the EPA since Scott Pruitt resigned in July amid an onslaught of financial and ethics scandals. We speak with >>>
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
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We look at the widespread impact of the government shutdown on Native American communities, as the Indian Health Service goes understaffed and a federally funded food delivery program to Indian reservations has halted. Democratic members of Congress held a hearing Tuesday on the effects of the shutdown on health, education >>>
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
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The longest government shutdown in U.S. history is now on Day 27. As 800,000 workers continue to go without pay, federal employees around the country are rising up to demand an end to the shutdown, which has run public institutions ragged and left hundreds of thousands financially strapped. We speak >>>
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
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Speaker Pelosi to Trump: Cancel or Postpone State of the UnionFederal Employees and Contractors Demand End to Government ShutdownTrump to Propose Biggest Space-Based Missile Program Since "Star Wars"Andrew Wheeler, at EPA Confirmation Hearing, Downplays Climate RisksClimate Study Finds Ocean Temperatures Hit Record High in 2018Syria: Four Americans Among 19 Killed >>>
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
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Recent NewsInvestigate Europe. The 5G mass experiment. January 13, 2019 In a series of news stories, a team of investigative journalists examines the risks of 5G deployment. "it could also harm your health. Europe's governments ignore the danger." Ronald Melnick, Ph.D. There's a clear cell phone-cancer link, but >>>
Thu, Jan 17, 2019
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Antigua, Guatemala (Shutterstock) Central America has lately been prominent in the news, with controversy over how to respond to migrant caravans arriving through Mexico at the U.S. border — up to 10,000 refugees may seek asylum in the United States, much to the chagrin of President Trump. Even U.S. border agents cruelly >>>
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
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Shutterstock Mae Ngai is the Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History at Columbia University. On questions of immigration, citizenship, and nationalism, she is among the most influential legal and political historians in the United States. Ngai's book, Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America, >>>
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
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Shutterstock Donald Trump wants to pull U.S. troops out of Syria as quickly as possible. Well, it's Wednesday, so that's what the president wants now. Tomorrow, who knows, maybe he'll insist that Syria pay for the pullout. Maybe Trump will decide to hold a summit with Bashar al-Assad after deciding that the >>>
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
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A federal judge in New York City has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to put a citizenship question on the census. In a lengthy opinion, U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman wrote that in deciding to add a citizenship question to the census, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated a >>>
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
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Senate confirmation hearings began Tuesday for William Barr, President Trump's nominee for attorney general to replace Jeff Sessions. Barr served as attorney general for George H.W. Bush from 1991 to 1993. During that time, he was involved in the pardon of six Reagan officials for the Iran-Contra scandal and oversaw >>>
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
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Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was crushed Tuesday in the biggest defeat for a sitting British government in modern history. After months of build-up, May's plan for withdrawing Britain from the European Union was voted down 432 to 202, fomenting political uncertainty about the future of Britain, as well >>>
Wed, Jan 16, 2019
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