DELAYING CLIMATE ACTION COULD ...

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[Translate]   This March 13, 2014 file photo shows cracks in the dry bed of the Stevens Creek Reservoir in Cupertino, Calif....

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Darrell Issa’s ridiculous IRS ...

Jul 30, 2014 by

[Translate] The witch-hunting congressman has a plan to fix the IRS! It involves stripping the IRS of important powers Jim Newell ...

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Federal Government Still Spend...

Jul 30, 2014 by

[Translate] Kate Sheppard  HUFFINGTON POST WASHINGTON – Over the past five years, the Obama administration has repeatedly called for...

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Obama’s coal-leasing program i...

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[Translate]   Ouch By Ben Adler  GRIST Shutterstock It is common for the coal industry and its conservative allies in politics...

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Oil refinery threatened by sea...

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[Translate]   Irony much? By Ben Adler  GRIST Shutterstock I pointed out last week that the major oil companies are actually...

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You Can’t Taper a Ponzi ...

Jul 28, 2014 by

[Translate]   By Ellen Brown, The Web of Debt Blog | News Analysis  TRUTHOUT Federal Reserve Borad Chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks at...

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Is Marriage Becoming Obsolete ...

Jul 27, 2014 by

[Translate]   Sex & Relationships   AlterNet / By Lynn Stuart Parramore New research reveals deep ambivalence about marriage...

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5 Reasons It’s Time for the 4-...

Jul 26, 2014 by

[Translate]   Economy   AlterNet / By Lynn Stuart Parramore Wouldn’t you be happier and more productive? Psst: Working less is...

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Krugman Divulges Real Reason C...

Jul 26, 2014 by

[Translate]   Economy   AlterNet / By Janet Allon Right-wingers just hate when promised catastrophes don’t materialize. Photo...

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Robert Rubin Echoes Robert F. ...

Jul 26, 2014 by

[Translate] by Joe Romm CLIMATE PROGRESS Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin has a must read piece in the Washington Post, “How...

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Under Water: The EPA’s Struggl...

Jul 26, 2014 by

[Translate] By Naveena Sadasivam, ProPublica  TRUTHDIG Shutterstock For years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been...

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Rich Urban Mom Addicts Get Sob...

Jul 24, 2014 by

[Translate]   Economy   AlterNet / By Lynn Stuart Parramore In America, addiction is judged through the lens of class. Photo Credit:...

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The Rise of the Bankster Landl...

Jul 23, 2014 by

[Translate]   By The Daily Take Team, The Thom Hartmann Program | Op-Ed Bankster landlord (Photo: thinkpanama / Flickr)It’s...

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CHEAP TALK AT THE FED

Jul 21, 2014 by

[Translate]  By Dean Baker, Truthout | Op-E Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, speaks during a news conference in...

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The Fiscal Fizzle

Jul 21, 2014 by

[Translate] An Imaginary Budget and Debt Crisis JULY 20, 2014 Paul Krugman For much of the past five years readers of the political...

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On Capitol Hill, a brief simul...

Jul 19, 2014 by

[Translate] THE WASHINGTON POST Rep. Daniel Kildee (D-Mich.) hands over cash to volunteer Jeff Shapiro, who played the part of a...

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A New Gameplan for Taking Down...

Jul 19, 2014 by

[Translate]  By Sam Pizzigati, Too Much | News Analysis Offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea off Copenhagen. In Denmark,...

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The One Metric That’s Hiding T...

Jul 17, 2014 by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Jeff Spross CLIMATE PROGRESS When it comes to obstacles to climate action, the climate change deniers in...

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7 Dumb Things You Should Stop ...

Jul 15, 2014 by

[Translate]   Economy   AlterNet / By Lynn Stuart Parramore Your wallet will thank you. July 13, 2014  | Looking for ways to keep...

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Shark Attack!

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[Translate]   By Philip A Farruggio, SpeakOut | Op-Ed Remember the film Jaws? Remember how the whole town was affected by the...

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Citigroup: The Original Gangst...

Jul 15, 2014 by

[Translate] Robert Scheer By Robert Scheer  TRUTHDIG Radu Bercan / Shutterstock.com Barack Obama’s Justice Department on Monday...

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Amazon’s loathsome tax scheme:...

Jul 12, 2014 by

[Translate] T If Amazon had to pay its fair share of taxes, its bottom line would be squeezed. Finally, a level playing field...

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PREDATORY CAPITALISM: OLD TREN...

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[Translate]   By CJ Polychroniou, Truthout | News Analysis (Image: Bar code, shark teeth, empty suit via Shutterstock; Edited: JR/TO)...

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Americans Have Spent Enough Mo...

Jul 10, 2014 by

[Translate] By Hayes Brown THINK PROGRESS An F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in its natural habitat: the ground CREDIT: AP Photo/Lockheed...

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REWARDING COMPANIES FOR ACCELE...

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[Translate] Federal Government Still Spending Billions To Subsidize Fossil Fuels HUFFINGTON POST WASHINGTON – Over the past five...

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5 Scams and Rackets That Can T...

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[Translate]     Economy   AlterNet / By David Rosen Failure to pay a parking ticket can ensnare you in a life of peonage—and...

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Corporate Tax Behavior So Bad ...

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[Translate]  July 7, 2014 Isaiah J. Poole Fortune Magazine is out with its list of “Top American corporate tax avoiders,” members of...

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The President Sounds a Wall St...

Jul 8, 2014 by

[Translate]  July 8, 2014 Richard Eskow It was good to hear President Obama say that reining in Wall Street’s high-risk behavior is...

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I Worked at Hobby Lobby and Sa...

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[Translate]   Economy   Huffington Post / By Charity R. Carney  VIA ALTERNET Can Americans tell the difference between religion and...

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THIS BUS IS TRANSFORMING THE L...

Jul 6, 2014 by

[Translate] By Scott KeyesTHINK PROGRESS LavaMae’s first mobile shower bus launched last weekend CREDIT: Kena Frank Most of us have...

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