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[Translate] Shutterstock WTF is a GMO? By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST Debates rage over what to do about genetically modified...

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THE PLANET MIGHT BE TELLING US...

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[Translate] The planet might be telling us that there’s a big change coming By Kate Yoder  GRIST It’s been over two years since...

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IT’S BEEN A STRANGE YEAR...

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[Translate] Shutterstock By Heather Smith   GRIST This year, I made it my goal as a reporter to stake out that space in a...

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HERE’S WHAT A YEAR OF GR...

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[Translate] Grist / Shutterstock Auld Lang Sign-off By Ask Umbra Dearest Readers, The champagne is chilling. The ball is hoisted and...

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‘Groundbreaking’ E...

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[Translate]   A former official compared negotiating prisoner releases with the military brass to “punching a...

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The 5 Craziest Right-Wing Cons...

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[Translate] Culture The indefatigable right-wing loony factory pumped out some doozies this year. By Janet Allon, Jonah Allon /...

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THEY’RE ALREADY TRYING T...

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[Translate] Donald Trump, Antonin Scalia, Ted Cruz (Credit: AP/Reuters/Richard Drew/Haraz N. Ghanbari/Chris Keane) Republicans want...

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FOR THE WEALTHIEST, A TAX SYST...

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[Translate]   The very richest are able to quietly shape tax policy that will allow them to shield billions in income. By NOAM...

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Why Religious Literacy in Scho...

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[Translate] Education For both parents and educators, it’s a critical time to reach out to our teachers and school leaders. By...

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NOTHING TO BE PROUD OF: THE RE...

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[Translate] Nothing to be proud of: The real American exceptionalism is selling the most weapons in the world — by far By selling...

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THE USE OF BEHAVIORAL ECONOMIC...

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[Translate] Dealing with customer service reps isn’t always a fun time, especially when they’re unable to fix your problem right...

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THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IS ABOUT...

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[Translate] Tech & Science By Zoë Schlanger On 12/29/15 at 6:21 PM Volunteers stack sandbags on the banks of the River Des Peres...

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CLIMATE CHANGE 2015: THE LATES...

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[Translate]   By Bruce Melton, Truthout | News Analysis West coast of Greenland. The fastest glacier in the world, Jakobshaven...

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THIS NEWS FROM FRANCE WILL HEL...

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[Translate] By james321  DAILY KOS   French health care is almost as beautiful as this picture. Sometimes — ok, most of the time — we...

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SHOCKING STORM TO BLAST U.K. A...

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[Translate] North Atlantic storm to lash the UK, push temperatures at the North Pole 50 degrees above normal   By Pakalolo ...

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Paul Krugman: The Nasty Truth ...

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[Translate] And you thought W. was bad. By Janet Allon / AlterNet   Photo Credit: via YouTube/Moyers & Co. Donald sucked up...

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Headaches and Nosebleeds Repor...

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[Translate] Environment Over 1,000 families have chosen to relocate and the school district recently authorized the two local schools...

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Michael Moore on Why America &...

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[Translate] News & Politics Michael Moore talks Trump and terrorism, Sanders and socialism, Hillary and war. By Andrew...

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9 Spices That May Save Your Li...

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[Translate] Personal Health Can cinnamon prevent diabetes? Just maybe. By Larry Schwartz / AlterNet   Photo Credit:...

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Germany’s Basic Income Experim...

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[Translate] Awesome Stefan Bohrer  FUTURISM In Brief A new German experiment explores the possibilities of emancipatory basic income...

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HIDE OUT IN THE HILLS IN THIS ...

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[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture If DIY, salvaged material made, moss-covered Hobbit holes aren’t your thing,...

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THE 5 BIGGEST WINS FOR AMERICA...

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[Translate] by Jenny Rowland — Guest Contributor CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: shutterstock   Despite dozens of failed attempts by...

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GREENBUILD GOES MAINSTREAM

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[Translate] It may be more challenging than anyone has supposed for Greenbuild to penetrate popular consciousness. Susan S. Szenasy ...

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SOUTH AFRICAN INSURANCE COMPAN...

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[Translate] Insurance companies are typically a fairly passive partner in disaster, showing up only when things have gone horribly...

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THESE SOLAR PANELS CAN CAPTURE...

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[Translate] With a special glass coating, these solar panels can capture sunlight from almost any angle Environment With a special...

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SELF-SUSTAINING, RESILIENT COA...

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[Translate] Paul Lukez Architecture and team are designing a self-sustaining, resilient coastal community near Boston   by Cat...

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WORLD’S LONGEST ICE BRID...

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[Translate] by Lidija Grozdanic   INHABITAT Next Monday the first batch of around 150 students will leave for Finland to build the...

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DISASTER-PROOF SCHOOL DESIGN

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[Translate] by Lucy Wang   INHABITAT New York-based SHoP Architects has unveiled plans to build 50 solar-powered, disaster-proof...

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BOTTLED AIR FROM CANADA IS SEL...

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[Translate] Sadly, this isn’t a gag from “Silicon Valley.” Vitality Air is marketing itself to smog-filled Chinese...

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THE ‘UNFOLDING GLOBAL DI...

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[Translate] by Natasha Geiling CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock   With all that’s going on in the world — from record-breaking...

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