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‘You Lie’: Katie Porter Wields ‘Whiteboard of Justice’ While Grilling Pharma CEO on Price Hikes

[Rep. Katie Porter (D. California) is my legislative hero (see blog entry Sir, Katie Porter is here to see you.), and her interrogation of corporate…

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Posted in Climate Change Politics

Competition heats up in the melting Arctic, and the US isn’t prepared to counter Russia

Rockford Weitz, Tufts University For decades, the frozen Arctic was little more than a footnote in global economic competition, but that’s changing as its ice…

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The Golden Trump Statue Is the Talk of CPAC. It Was Made in Mexico.

BY DANIEL POLITIFEB 27, 20216:47 PM A golden statue of former President Donald Trump has turned into the talk of the Conservative Political Action Conference taking…

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Trump sabotaged national security by leaving Treaty of Open Skies

President Trump unilaterally withdrew from treaty enabling US flights over Russia Authorized, specialized planes were scrapped and melted down to prevent restarting flights Order for…

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Posted in COVID-19 Living Politics

Wear a Message and Support a Cause – ThePro-vaccination Collection

Enameled pins and more that give a message and support a cause. From Dissent Pins (dissentpins.com). 50% of profits from pro-vaccination products are donated to Voices for…

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Strange costumes of Capitol rioters echo the early days of the Ku Klux Klan – before the white sheets

Kenneth Ladenburg, Arizona State University After the riots at the Capitol, images of Jacob Chansley, who’s been dubbed the “QAnon Shaman,” were splashed across news…

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Posted in Climate Change Environment Health Politics

The Game-Changing Biden Order You Haven’t Heard About

A directive about the regulatory process could lead to progressive movement on climate change, public health and worker safety. By Kevin Robillard On his first…

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Petition circulates in Scotland to rename airport Trump uses to get to his golf course for Joe Biden

On Tuesday, The Scotsman reported that a petition is circulating in Scotland to name an airport that outgoing President Donald Trump relies on to get to his Turnberry…

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What Parler Saw During the Attack on the Capitol – Videos in Time Order

by Lena V. Groeger, Jeff Kao, Al Shaw, Moiz Syed and Maya Eliahou, January 17, 2021 with 31 ProPublica contributors → As supporters of President Donald Trump took part in a…

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Posted in All COVID-19 Living Politics Technology

I spoke to 99 big thinkers about what our ‘world after coronavirus’ might look like – this is what I learned

Adil Najam, Boston University Back in March, my colleagues at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University…

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