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Dear America…

President Obama releases the final version of America's Clean Power Plan—the biggest, most important step we've ever taken to combat climate change. Thank you, Mr. President! BREAKING: On Monday, President Obama will release the final version of America's Clean Power Plan—the biggest, most important step we've ever taken to combat…
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the biosphere

Climate change denier Jim Inhofe for Senate’s top environmental job?

With the mid-term elections swing to the Republican Party, the US senate is threatened by the ultra-conservative views of the Tea Party and the influence of the Koch Brothers. One of the major threats to US leadership in addressing climate change will likely be the ascendancy of Jim Inhofe -…
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It is too easy…really

CNN investigators demonstrate in this video just how easy it is to buy guns without showing ID or any paperwork. This is what will continue to happen unless stricter gun control laws are put in place with better background checks at the very least. Legitimate gun owners have nothing to…
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social issues

He surprised me…

To be honest, I did not think much of Jim Yong Kim when he was first appointed as President of the World Bank. He didn't appear to have the right background and experience with development issues to effectively steer the World Bank through the aftermath of the global crisis of…
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social issues

Gordon Brown warns against global youth unemployment epidemic

Gordon Brown warned on Thursday that the world faces youth unemployment of "epidemic proportions", as he urges joint action by the G20 group of developed and developing nations to tackle rising joblessness. During a speech in London, the former prime minister called for Barack Obama to take the lead in boosting education, training…
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