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Martha Rosenberg | Watch – Elanco is Becoming the Monsanto of the Animal Drug Industry

Aug 27, 2014

August 27, 2014 - Big Biotech, the chilling combo of genetic engineering, Big Chem, seed giants and Big Ag, is forging ahead in it its hopes of dominating global agriculture and even patenting food production. Successfully fighting GMO labeling at home, the well-funded makers of Frankenfoods are also desperate to open overseas markets for...

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Robert Reich: Back to School, and to Widening Inequality

Aug 26, 2014

Aug. 25, 2014 - American kids are getting ready to head back to school. But the schools they're heading back to differ dramatically by family income. Which helps explain the growing achievement gap between lower and higher-income children. Thirty yea...

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Imbalanced Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 25, 2014
Imbalanced Ice Bucket Challenge

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Child Cost

Aug 25, 2014
Child Cost

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James Zogby: Ferguson Is All of Us

Aug 25, 2014

Aug. 25, 2014 - This is the year in which we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Bill. Instead of being able to reflect on the distance we have traveled since 1964, the horrific events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri only served to remind us of how far we still...

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Faiza Patel and Michael Price: Ferguson is not Fallujah

Aug 22, 2014

Aug. 21, 2014 - The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has sparked a long overdue discussion about the militarization of local police. The funds and equipment funneled to police departments to fight the "war on drugs" and the "war on terror" have given cops access to military hardware that seems inappropriate for...

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Henry Siegman: Gaza and the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood

Aug 20, 2014

August 20, 2014 - Henry Siegman wrote this for the Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Center (NOREF). Henry Siegman is the president of the U.S./Middle East Project. He served as a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a non-resident research professor at the Sir Joseph Hotung Middle East Program, School of Oriental...

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CA School Bond Measure

Aug 18, 2014
CA School Bond Measure

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Rebecca Bodner: Turning cops into soldiers in the wake of Mike Brown’s murder

Aug 18, 2014
Rebecca Bodner: Turning cops into soldiers in the wake of Mike Brown’s murder

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Ryan Alexander: Extreme Makeover: Canal Edition

Aug 18, 2014

Aug. 13, 2014 - Panama! Panama-ah-ah-ah!

The lyrics from the eponymous Van Halen song could just as easily be the nation's port policy — if the country had one.

Panama is nearing completion of retrofitting the Panama Canal to accommodate much larger ships. The prospect of these ships calling on the East and Gulf Coasts has...

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