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Beyond the Coronavirus, My Students See a Better World

 Beyond the Coronavirus, My Students See a Better World
Next week, classes will be online, but we’ve got an hour to brainstorm ideas for our environmental education class,” I told my students.
That was March 12, 2020. After a week of monitoring the news, the surreal had happened: The threat of the coronavirus consu
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Kushner Tries to Clean Up Mess After Suggesting Trump Could Delay Election

Kushner Tries to Clean Up Mess After Suggesting Trump Could Delay Election
Kushner tries to clean up mess after suggesting Trump could delay election
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When Will Renewables Pass Coal? Sooner Than Anyone Thought

When Will Renewables Pass Coal? Sooner Than Anyone Thought
Wind and solar are steadily growing, while coal-fired power use is plummeting because of the coronavirus, accelerating a long-term decline.
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Alabama Republicans Want to Use Virus Aid to Build a New Statehouse

Alabama Republicans Want to Use Virus Aid to Build a New Statehouse
Democrats said it was 'unconscionable that the legislature would spend the people's money, meant to address the incredible hardships this pandemic has wrought on our workers, families, and state, on pork and pet projects.'
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Betsy DeVos’ New Campus Sexual Assault Rules Protect Everyone but Survivors

Betsy DeVos’ New Campus Sexual Assault Rules Protect Everyone but Survivors
The U.S. Department of Education called Secretary Betsy DeVos’ new Title IX rules for college campus sexual misconduct a “historic action” that will “strengthen Title IX protections” for survivors of sexual abuse. That’s simply not true.
After a process that took over two years, last week the department finalized new Title IX rules relating to sexual misconduct a
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Critics Sound the Alarm as BlackRock Prepares to Lead the Covid-19 Corporate Bailout Program

Critics Sound the Alarm as BlackRock Prepares to Lead the Covid-19 Corporate Bailout Program
"We cannot afford to allow the interests of private corporations to supersede the needs of the American people and the long-term stability of our economy."
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The Bailout Is Working — for the Rich

The Bailout Is Working — for the Rich
The economy is in free fall but Wall Street is thriving, and stocks of big private equity firms are soaring dramatically higher. That tells you who investors think is the real beneficiary of the federal government’s massive rescue efforts.
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Robert Reich: Trump’s 4-Step Plan for Reopening the Economy Will Be Lethal

Robert Reich: Trump’s 4-Step Plan for Reopening the Economy Will Be Lethal
So what is Trump’s reelection strategy? Reopen the economy, despite America's growing coronavirus death toll
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'Just Straight Cronyism': Top Trump and GOP Donor Picked to Lead US Postal Service in Time of Crisis

'Just Straight Cronyism': Top Trump and GOP Donor Picked to Lead US Postal Service in Time of Crisis
"President Trump rewards a partisan donor by installing him at the United States Postal Service. This crony doesn't cut it."
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7 Republican Leaders Pushing Americans to Risk Their Lives for the Economy

7 Republican Leaders Pushing Americans to Risk Their Lives for the Economy
Republican lawmakers want to reopen the country's economy. They admit doing so will lead to more loss of life.
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