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« Reply #285 on: September 14, 2019, 07:49:09 am »

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Naomi Klein: 'We are seeing the beginnings of the era of climate barbarism'

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Thousands of Poor Patients Face Lawsuits From Nonprofit Hospitals That Trap Them in Debt — ProPublica

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popularresistance.org - The Affordable Care Act protected more patients from this desperate situation insofar as it increased the number of people with insurance, and mandated coverage for preexisting conditions. But people…

Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities hit by Houthi drone strikes

www.theguardian.com - Drones attacked the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated by Saudi Aramco early on Saturday, the kingdom’s interior ministry said, sparking a huge fire…

In all-staff email, NOAA chief praises scientists after agency’s defense of incorrect Trump tweet

www.washingtonpost.com - By Jason Samenow Jason Samenow Editor and writer covering weather and climate Email Bio Follow September 13 at 5:44 PM Neil Jacobs, the acting head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrat…

Marjorie Cohn on Afghanistan’s Unending War, Amit Narang on Deregulation & Corporate America

fair.org - This week on CounterSpin: Just after September 11, 2001, Time magazine published a special issue that ended with the words of Lance Morrow. “A day cannot live in infamy without the nourishment of rag…

Hong Kong enters 15th week of mass protests as unrest continues

www.theguardian.com - Rival groups of demonstrators clashed in Hong Kong and police made arrests in another weekend of mass protests after months of political unrest. Dozens of pro-Beijing protesters waved Chinese flags a…

Donald Trump will have to "face the music" after court revives emoluments case against him, Harvard Law professor says

www.newsweek.com - Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe said Donald Trump will have to "face the music" after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Friday revived a lawsuit alleging the president is viola…

As Students From China Flock to University of Illinois, Lawsuit Alleges Ex-Professor Targeted Female Chinese Students — ProPublica

www.propublica.org - ProPublica Illinois is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism with moral force. Sign up for our newsletter to get weekly updates written by our journalists. This we…

Human Trafficking is Booming in Yemen as the War Enters its Fifth Year

www.mintpressnews.com - AMRAN, YEMEN — The offensive war on Yemen, the most impoverished nation in the Middle East, was launched in 2015 by a U.S.-backed coalition of Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia, the richest nation i…

Report on Election Security Gains Attention, and a Sharp Rebuke

www.propublica.org - ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. In Ju…

Boy Dies from 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba Infection Picked Up in Hot Spring

www.livescience.com - A boy in California died from a rare "brain-eating" amoeba infection after swimming in a hot spring, according to a new report. In October 2018, the boy swam in a natural freshwater pool in an area k…

Climate crisis is greatest ever threat to human rights, UN warns

www.theguardian.com - Climate change is not only having a devastating impact on the environments we live in, but also on respect for human rights globally, the UN has warned. The UN rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, cited …

Book Review: The Growing Power of Gene Editing

undark.org - Across the U.S., more than 100,000 people are awaiting organ transplants. But there simply aren’t enough hearts, lungs, livers, and kidneys to meet demand, and 20 people die every day without the org…

The U.S. Health-Care System Found a Way to Make Peanuts Cost $4,200

www.theatlantic.com - For kids who’ve already developed a peanut allergy, though, a similar but more controversial treatment is up for approval by the Food and Drug Administration. The agency is holding a hearing today wi…

4 billion bits of microplastics in the waters of Tampa Bay

www.treehugger.com - And researchers estimate there's another 3 trillion pieces in surface sediments. For years, marine scientist David Hastings took Eckerd College students on annual research cruises in Tampa Bay to col…

Has Science Let Radiation Scare Us to Death?

undark.org - For Andrew Maidment, the chief of physics for the Department of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania, it was one of the oddest phone calls he’d ever received. “A woman called me up once,” he r…

Opinion | We are Trump’s Republican challengers. Canceling GOP primaries is a critical mistake.

www.washingtonpost.com - By Mark Sanford , Joe Walsh and Bill Weld September 13 at 8:30 PM Mark Sanford was governor of South Carolina from 2003 to 2011. Joe Walsh represented Illinois’s 8th Congressional District in the Hou…

War And Militarism Are Class Issues

popularresistance.org - Third International Trade Union Forum in Solidarity with Workers and People to Break the Economic Sanctions and in Rejection of Imperialist Intervention, held on September 7 through 9, in Damascus, S…

Facebook removed doctors' fact-check of false anti-abortion video because Ted Cruz complained

www.salon.com - Facebook removed a fact-check authored by three doctors rebutting an anti-abortion video’s false claims because Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and other Republicans complained in a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerb…

Abby Zimet: The Cruelty is the Point

voxpopulisphere.com - Sweet mother of God. Racist and cruel doesn’t begin to cover the ongoing atrocities now daily committed – coincidentally, virtually entirely against brown and black people – by the sick demons runnin…

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