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Unintended pregnancies cost federal and state governments $21 billion in 2010

Mar 2, 2015
Unintended pregnancies cost federal and state governments $21 billion in 2010

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Income inequality is taking a toll on the health of American workers

Mar 2, 2015

March 2, 2015 - "Income inequality" has already become a buzz phrase for the campaigns leading up to the 2016 elections. Likely candidates and pundits on both ends of the political spectrum have begun to talk about how fairness, social justice and -- e...

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Netanyahu’s Nuclear ‘Chutzpah’ – As U.S. Government Releases Documents on Israel’s Nukes

Mar 2, 2015

March 2, 2015 - This morning on the program “Democracy Now,” Noam Chomsky said in reply to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claims regarding Iran’s nuclear program: “The striking aspect of this is the chutzpah involved. Israel has had nuclear weapons for probably 50 years, 40 years — estimates are 100, 200 weapons. They...

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DHS Funding Debate Makes Clear: Immigration is GOP’s Kryptonite

Mar 2, 2015

Washington, DC March 2, 2015 - An array of voices from across the political spectrum agree that the DHS funding debacle has been a colossal embarrassment and failure for the GOP. According to Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice: "The Republican Party’s mishandling of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding makes it...

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Red Chris Mine in B.C. Gets Permit Despite Recommendation Against Tailings Technology Used

Mar 2, 2015

Feb. 24, 2015 - The British Columbia (B.C.) government’s decision to grant Imperial Metals an interim permit for the tailings facility at the Red Chris mine only three days after an independent review panel of the Mount Polley dam failure specifically recommended against this type of tailings technology is raising doubts about the provincial...

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Collins Anti-Immigrant Bill Fails on Procedural Vote in the Senate, Roundly Rejected by Leaders from Across the Spectrum

Feb 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 27, 2015 – Today, the Senate voted to block debate on an extreme anti-immigration measure by Senator Susan Collins (R-ME)—legislation designed to take away the President’s DAPA and expanded DACA programs and resume the deportations of millions of people settled in America. Despite the claims from Collins and some of...

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Will the U.S. surrender in the War on Drugs?

Feb 27, 2015
Will the U.S. surrender in the War on Drugs?

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Suicide rates rising for older US adults since the economic downturn of 2007-2009

Feb 27, 2015

ANN ARBOR, MI, Feb. 27, 2015 - Suicide rates for adults between 40 and 64 years of age in the U.S. have risen about 40% since 1999, with a sharp rise since 2007. One possible explanation could be the detrimental effects of the economic downturn of 2007-2009, leading to disproportionate effects on house values,...

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Access Hails U.S. FCC Adoption of Strong Net Neutrality Rules

Feb 26, 2015

Washington, D.C. February 26, 2015 - Today the U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to apply common carrier regulations to internet service providers, an historic move that creates strong Net Neutrality protections for users. The vote came after a year in which millions of internet users, companies, and organizations urged the Commission to use...

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One Year After Standoff Over Nevada Cattle Trespass, Questions Remain About Unpaid Fees, Prosecution

Feb 26, 2015

WASHINGTON February 26, 2015 - The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Attorney General Eric Holder today formally requesting a public update by April 5 on the status of the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, whose livestock trespass on public lands led to a standoff last...

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