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Democrats clash over health care and more in debate that started with calls for unity

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Senator Demands Answers From Amazon on Delivery Crashes and Contract Drivers — ProPublica

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John Bercow: I’ll stop Boris Johnson breaking the law on Brexit

www.theguardian.com - John Bercow has threatened Boris Johnson that he will be prepared to rip up the parliamentary rulebook to stop any illegal attempt by the prime minister to take the UK out of the EU without a deal on…


Justice Department authorized prosecutors to charge Andrew McCabe

www.washingtonpost.com - By Matt Zapotosky and Matt Zapotosky National security reporter covering the Justice Department Email Bio Follow Spencer S. Hsu Spencer S. Hsu Investigative reporter Email Bio Follow September 12 at …


145 CEOs implore Senate to act on gun violence, saying doing nothing is ‘simply unacceptable’

www.washingtonpost.com - Companies have come under pressure to act on gun violence after recent mass shootings, including two at Walmart stores. (Mario Tama/Getty Images/Bloomberg News) By Rachel Siegel Rachel Siegel Nationa…


Netanyahu denies report of Israeli spying near White House | News

www.aljazeera.com - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has denied a media report stating Israel spied on mobile phones in the vicinity of the White House - and United States President Donald Trump said he believed him. S…


Trump opens protected Alaskan Arctic refuge to oil drillers

www.theguardian.com - The Trump administration is finalizing plans to allow oil and gas drilling in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that has been protected for decades. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM)…


The New Target That Enables Ransomware Hackers to Paralyze Dozens of Towns and Businesses at Once — ProPublica

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Fracked Gas Well Blowout in Louisiana Likely to Burn for the Next Month

www.desmogblog.com - A fracked natural gas well in northwest Louisiana has been burning for two weeks after suffering a blowout. A state official said the fire will likely burn for the next month before the flames can be…


Poll: Most favor Medicare for All if they can keep their doctors

thehill.com - A majority of voters support "Medicare for all" if they can keep their doctors, even if that means a diminished role for private insurance, a new poll finds. The Morning Consult/Politico survey repor…


Judge Temporarily Blocks Tennessee Law Targeting Voter Registration Drives

talkingpointsmemo.com - A federal judge on Thursday put on hold Tennessee’s law targeting voter registration drives. U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger said that the groups challenging the law were likely to win the case on …


Trump's Taliban Talks Led by Neocon Operation Cyclone Agent & PNAC Member

www.mintpressnews.com - National Security Advisor John Bolton’s firing may be the 9/11 anniversary gift the war-weary American public wanted, but the support he received from the establishment demonstrates that the war mach…


Indonesia fires forces schools and airport to close in Sumatra | Indonesia News

www.aljazeera.com - Indonesian authorities closed an airport on Sumatra island on Friday due to poor visibility caused by smoke from raging fires burning through peatland, while schools in several provinces, as well as …


Can Physicists Rewrite the Origin Story of the Universe?

undark.org - During a 2015 conference on theoretical cosmology at Princeton University, Roger Penrose, a pioneer in the field of mathematical physics, was asked to speak on a panel about the origin of the univers…


Climate change 'could make planet uninhabitable for birds'

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Tropical Forests Are Being Replanted, But How Long Will the New Trees Last?

undark.org - The Bonn Challenge, a global initiative launched in 2011, calls for national commitments to restore 580,000 square miles of the world’s deforested and degraded land by 2020. Visual: Neil Palmer (The …


As the US rolls back its climate change policies, China is positioned to lead

theconversation.com - As the effects of climate change become more widespread and alarming, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres has called on nations to step up their plans for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Every …


The US Massively Underestimates the Trade War Blowback | naked capitalism

www.nakedcapitalism.com - Yves here. Even though most readers know the general point very well, that US trade and financial sanctions haven’t brought targets to their knees, and had instead pushed them to find allies, but it’…


Why Economic Collapse Will Precede Climate Collapse

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A Globalised Solar-Powered Future is Wholly Unrealistic – and our Economy is the Reason Why - Resilience

www.resilience.org - Over the past two centuries, millions of dedicated people – revolutionaries, activists, politicians, and theorists – have been unable to curb the disastrous and increasingly globalised trajectory of …


Do you know any anti-oil sands treehugger types? Let the Alberta snitch line know!

www.treehugger.com - Even Amnesty International is weighing in about the way the Alberta government is going after environmentalists. In a recent statement, the International Energy Agency noted that "a growing surplus i…


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