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Books, Films, Arts & Education
05.05 Even Late in Her Career, Jane Jacobs Made Predictions That Are Coming True Today [20:04 video]
05.03 Edward Snowden: ‘Governments can reduce our dignity to that of tagged animals’
Ref. : Letters to the editor
Health Care & Environment
Nimble-Fingered Robot Outperforms the Best Human Surgeons
05.05 When in drought: the California farmers who don’t water their crops
05.05 We've been mayors of New York, Paris and Rio. We know climate action starts with cities
05.04 Scientists are figuring out the keys to convincing people about global warming
05.04 Ocean's Oxygen Starts Running Low
05.04 Prominent Democratic Consultants Sign Up to Defeat Single Payer in Colorado [Clinton's greed for corporate donations trumps the public's interests]
05.04 This disease has killed a million trees in California, and scientists say it’s basically unstoppable [video]
05.04 Air pollution has been lost in the murk of the London mayoral campaign
05.04 Renewable energy: rapid acceleration needed to meet 2020 target
05.04 Global water shortages to deliver 'severe hit' to economies, World Bank warns
05.04 Medical error is third biggest cause of death in the US, experts say
05.03 After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight
05.03 Phasing out coal, oil and gas extraction in US would drastically cut emissions
05.03 Off the hook: can a new study in the Pacific reel in unsustainable fishing?
News Media Matters
05.02 Crackdown in Turkey's Kurdish south-east turns journalists into 'terrorists'
Daily: FAIR Blog
The Daily Howler
US Politics, Policy & 'Culture'
05.05 Donald Trump—and Bernie Sanders—is what happens when you screw the middle class
05.05 Obama in Flint: water crisis is a 'tragedy that never should have happened'
05.04 Just When Was America Great?
05.04 Fort McMurray: Canada wildfires force evacuation of oil sands city [video]
05.04 Bernie Sanders pulls off shock victory over Hillary Clinton in Indiana
05.03 REPUBLICANS DON’T WANT TO KNOW COSTS OF U.S. NUCLEAR ARSENAL
05.03 Raise the Minimum Wage, Reduce Crime?
05.02 Solitary confinement is 'no touch' torture, and it must be abolished
05.02 The movement to end mass incarceration is still too weak to win big [private prisons must be kept at near-full occupancy by contract, so...]
04.30 How the car industry trumped banking for sociopathic corporate behaviour
Economics, Crony Capitalism
05.04 After years of negotiations, is TTIP dying a slow death? [videos]
05.04 Bank of North Dakota Soars Despite Oil Bust: A Blueprint for California?
05.05 Quarter of child refugees arriving in EU travelled without parents
05.05 Vote for me: London’s mayoral candidates have their say
05.04 UK's claims over Saudi bombing in Yemen 'deeply disappointing', say MPs
05.03 Saudi Arabia: Foreign Workers Burn Buses After Massive Layoffs
05.03 DNA secrets of Ice Age Europe unlocked
05.03 Ethiopia's farmers fight devastating drought with land restoration
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