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Health Care & Environment
05.26 How to green the world's deserts and reverse climate change | Allan Savory [22:19 video from 6 years ago, a more recent 47:28 "Running out of Time" documentary is here.]
05.24 Pretty hurts: are chemicals in beauty products making us ill?
05.23 China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds [Instead of depleting the stratospheric ozone layer, which protects us from the sun’s ultra-violet radiation, we should enhance the ozone layer to also reduce infrared radiation CO2 absorbs and heats from—in a reversible way to be safe]
05.22 Over 1,351 Climate Strikes in 110 Countries Planned for Friday as Global Revolt Escalates
05.22 Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study [Less supervised internet-based work from home would be more likely]
05.22 Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation [Political lobbying including unlimited bribes is terribly effective, especially when politicians are immoral]
05.22 Is modern life poisoning me? I took the tests to find out
05.19 The heat is on over the climate crisis. Only radical measures will work
05.18 The selfish case for saving bees: it’s how to save ourselves
05.17 Revealed: air pollution may be damaging 'every organ in the body’
News Media Matters
05.25 Sanders, Warren, Wyden Join Free Press Advocates in Denouncing Assange Prosecution as Grave Threat—But Others Are Silent
05.25 Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters [0:37 video; several versions of the clip are circulating]
05.24 Rising sea levels could swamp major cities and displace almost 200 million people, scientists say [Its unusal for US mainstream media to mention global warming...]
05.23 Finland is winning the war on fake news. What it’s learned may be crucial to Western democracy [3:52 video]
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US Politics, Policy & 'Culture'
05.26 In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen N.S.A. Tool Wreaks Havoc
05.26 Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war
05.25 'This Is Big': 76 Retired US Generals and Diplomats Warn Trump Against War With Iran
05.25 Trump Lashes Out After Pelosi Accuses Him of a "Cover-Up": A Closer Look [10:36 video]
05.24 DID STEVEN MNUCHIN HELP HIS COLLEGE ROOMMATE STEAL $2 BILLION?
05.24 If Warren and Sanders want to beat Biden, one of them will need to drop out
05.24 Boy Scout sex abuse scandal’s stunning toll: Over 12,200 reported victims [5:07 video; abuse worse than the Catholic Church]
05.24 Slowly and Persistently, Elizabeth Warren Is on the Rise
05.24 Trump’s Cover-Up Accelerates
05.24 Kushner Cos. Gets $800 Million Federally-Backed Apartment Loan
05.24 Retirement should not mean hardship – but many older Americans live in poverty
05.22 Outrage as Texas Senate Passes 'Unconstitutional' Bill That Would Hit Pipeline Protestors With Up to 10 Years in Prison
05.21 Rich white men rule America. How much longer will we tolerate that?
05.21 Palestinians need a state, not a 'business plan' [They have slow-motion genocide now...]
Economics & Corrupt Capitalism
05.25 New Analysis Reveals Inequality Chasm Between CEOs and Workers 'Totally Out of Control'
05.22 Capitalism used to promise a better future. Can it still do that?
International & Futurism
05.26 Voters across Europe seek action over climate change
05.26 Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic
05.26 Jews in Germany warned of risks of wearing kippah cap in public
05.26 Tory leadership race: the favourites to replace May
05.25 John Bolton’s dangerous 'obsession' with Iran
05.25 Jared Kushner Is Surprised He Can’t Get Palestinian Businessmen on Board with Promises of Prosperity
05.25 Iran tensions: 1,500 US troops head to Middle East as Trump seals $7bn Saudi arms sale [0:54 Video; Arming our most barbaric “ally”]
05.25 Boris Johnson: UK will leave EU in October, deal or no deal
05.25 Spanish socialists aim to consolidate general election win
05.24 Boris Johnson for Prime Minister, and Other Ways that the Brexit Mess Could Get Even Worse
05.24 School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – live coverage
05.24 Theresa May announces she will resign on 7 June [0:41 video]
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