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White, wealthy Houstonians criticize flood-control prioritization of vulnerable communities

  • July 27, 2020
White Republicans are criticizing a plan by the Harris County Commissioners Court to prioritize investment of flood control funds in…
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McConnell laughs when asked if COVID-19 bill will pass by end of next week—when jobless benefits expire for 30M

  • July 22, 2020
By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell laughed Tuesday when asked whether he expects Congress to pass…
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5 times Supreme Court Justice Roberts was true to the Constitution—thereby angering Trump fans

  • July 4, 2020
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has blocked the Trump administration’s legal efforts, either by remaining true to the constitution…
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8 reasons Trump’s push to kill the Affordable Care Act is such a cruel move

  • June 27, 2020
Ignoring the advice of his top aides, President Trump plowed ahead in his quest to eliminate Obamacare. In a filing…
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Twitter users shed Tweets of joy over landmark SCOTUS decision on gay and transgender civil rights

  • June 16, 2020
In a huge step forward for gay and transgender people’s civil rights, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a landmark 6-3…
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9 reasons why Washington D.C. deserves statehood

  • June 15, 2020
The District of Columbia is home to 700,000 people who are not represented in the House of Representatives or the…
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Trump just boosted hunters’ efforts to lure and slaughter bear cubs in Alaska

  • June 10, 2020
Bear-baiting — the practice of luring bears from their dens, often with human foods, and then shooting them — is…
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Court slams Trump EPA for ‘multiple errors’ as it blocks approval of dangerous dicamba herbicide

  • June 5, 2020
In a stunning rebuke of the Environmental Protection Agency, a federal court on Wednesday overturned the agency’s approval of popular…
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‘Trying to satisfy God and the devil’: Puerto Rico’s new Civil Code is anti-women, anti-LGBTQ

  • June 2, 2020
Just as the United States erupts in protests over the racist murder of George Floyd, Puerto Rico has refilled the…
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Montana nonprofit plugging orphaned oil wells ‘just doing the right thing:’

  • May 27, 2020
A small Montana nonprofit founded by an oil industry veteran is working to plug abandoned oil wells to prevent methane…
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