Articles of Interest
September 26, 2014, 6:00am

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/inside-the-koch-brothers-toxic-empire-20140924… Read more »

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September 24, 2014, 5:00am

Eduardo Porter

ECONOMIC SCENE

On Tuesday, more than 100 world leaders gathered at the United Nations to open a climate summit meeting that Secretary General Ban Ki-moon hopes will provide momentum to a new round of negotiations toward a global … Read more »

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September 22, 2014, 3:00am

By Andrew Restuccia, Politico

Al Gore, Leonardo DiCaprio and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon joined a larger-than-expected throng of activists, scientists, students and elected officials who took to New York City’s streets Sunday for a massive march meant to sound … Read more »

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September 21, 2014, 1:00am

By Naomi Klein, Guardian UK

The truth about our planet is horrifying, but the true leaders aren’t the ones at the UN – they’re in the streets. This is why the People’s Climate March matters

At exactly 1pm on Sunday, … Read more »

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September 20, 2014, 12:00pm

By Bill Moyers and Michael Winship, Moyers & Company

Just as Sunday’s big People’s Climate March and next week’s UN global summit on climate converge here in New York City, the nation and world are experiencing weather of an intensity … Read more »

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September 20, 2014, 3:00am

Could Fighting Global Warming Be Cheap and Free?

This just in: Saving the planet would be cheap; it might even be free. But will anyone believe the good news?

I’ve just been reading two new reports on the economics of … Read more »

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September 18, 2014, 12:00pm

By Bryce Covert, ThinkProgress

After allowing the Paycheck Fairness Act to move forward last week, Senate Republicans turned around on Monday evening and unanimously voted to block the bill, which would ban salary secrecy and tighten rules to try to … Read more »

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September 17, 2014, 2:00am

By Emily Atkin, ThinkProgress

A team of scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey have found evidence “directly linking” the uptick in Colorado and New Mexico earthquakes since 2001 to wastewater injection, a process widely used in the controversial technique of … Read more »

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September 15, 2014, 6:00am

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/09/moms-demand-action-guns-madd-shannon-watts-nra… Read more »

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September 11, 2014, 5:00am

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers enacted one of the nation’s most stringent abortion waiting periods Wednesday, overriding a veto of legislation that will require women to wait 72 hours after consulting with a doctor before ending a pregnancy.… Read more »

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