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10.06 Teachers vs. Prisons

10.05 The Shame of Yale's Calhoun College

10.05 America Needs to Let Go of Its Reverence for the Bachelor's Degree

10.04 The Joyful, Illiterate Kindergartners of Finland

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Health Care & Environment

10.06 The 4 Kinds of People Who Don’t Vaccinate Their Kids

10.06 Seven practical steps to protect our cities from the effects of climate change

10.06 Chile to Create One of World’s Largest Marine Parks

10.06 Citigroup Becomes Third Major Bank to Cut Financing to Coal Industry

10.05 A story of hope: the Guardian launches phase II of its climate change campaign

10.05 Climate change is a global problem. Climate action is a local solution

10.05 Think dairy farming is benign? Our rivers tell a different story

10.04 Watch out for the MEGATSUNAMI: Scientists find evidence of 800ft wave caused by a collapsing volcano and say it could happen again

10.04 Most Efficient Commercial Solar Panels In USA To Come From SolarCity?

10.04 Air quality: governments woo the motor industry with dire results [The Big Issue: Letters to The Observer]

10.04 Car emissions test body receives 70% of cash from motor industry [It's the "conservative" model of regulation]

10.04 Right-wing hate can't kill widespread love for Planned Parenthood

News Media Matters

10.04 Robert Reich: The Washington Post’s new attack on Bernie Sanders is bunk

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US Politics, Policy & 'Culture'

10.06 Stephen Colbert to Donald Trump: ‘There Is Zero Chance’ You’ll Be President [7:58 video]

10.06 Watch John Oliver Explain Broken U.S. Mental Health System [11:54 video]

10.05 Paul Krugman: “The GOP has become fossilized”

10.05 Hillary Clinton unveils plan for tougher checks in bid to reduce gun violence

10.05 Bernie Sanders thrills Boston with call to fight racism and reform gun law

10.03 Oregon shooting occurred in state that 'actually forces colleges to allow guns'

10.03 Oregon shooting: Jeb Bush says 'stuff happens' as left calls for gun control

10.03 Oregon shooting aftermath: eight ways to stop gun massacres in the US

10.03 'Thoughts and prayers are not enough': Why the US has so many mass shootings [Graphic: 994 mass shootings in 1,004 days]

10.03 Obama, Guns, and the Politics of Hopelessness

Justice Matters
High Crimes?

10.06 U.S. General Says Afghans Requested Airstrike That Hit Kunduz Hospital

Economics, Crony Capitalism

10.06 Obama faces TPP deal balancing act as Congress considers approval

10.01 Gauis Publius: What Sanders Can Accomplish by Not Acting

10.01 Toys ‘R’ Us Brings Temporary Foreign Workers to U.S. to Move Jobs Overseas

10.01 How the banks ignored the lessons of the crash [the Long Read]

10.01 Senator Elizabeth Warren to Join Call to Alter Sales of Distressed Loans


10.06 Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian attackers as clashes escalate

10.05 Aided by Climate Change, ISIL wages Water war on Shiites of south Iraq

10.05 Civil War: Israeli troops shoot 96 Palestinians after 4 Israelis Killed

10.05 Binyamin Netanyahu vows 'harsh offensive' on Palestinian violence

10.05 Driverless robot taxis to be tested in Japanese town

10.05 Germany expects up to 1.5 million asylum seekers in 2015, says report

10.04 Nineteen feared dead amid heavy flooding in French Riviera

10.04 Paris’s first attempt at car-free day brings big drop in air and noise pollution

10.04 Inside the Indian village where a mob killed a man for eating beef

10.04 Gulf states plan military response as Putin raises the stakes in Syria

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