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Why Are More Cities Divesting From Big Oil? It's Moral -- and Practical

February 19, 2018 - 4:00pm
Why Are More Cities Divesting From Big Oil? It's Moral -- and Practical

Direct divestments and lawsuits that began on the West Coast are spreading, with New York being the latest city to pull its funding out of oil and coal. The global financial and insurance industries are starting to recognize that fossil fuel investments don't make moral or economic sense.Thousands of New Yorkers came together for the #Sandy5 march on October 28, 2017, to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.

Study: "Amplified Warming" Has Ended the Era of Stable Climate

February 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Study: "Amplified Warming" Has Ended the Era of Stable Climate

A recently published study shows that human activity has warmed the planet beyond the warmest periods over the last 11,000 years. Researchers say that the age of climate stability has officially ended. This is grim news: The world we live in today is only possible within a stable climate paradigm.(Image: Johner Images / Getty Images)

Kansas—A Puppet State of Israel

February 6, 2018 - 8:00am

Kansas—A Puppet State of Israel
We must ask ourselves how Israel took over the government of Kansas and had a law passed that criminalized protests against Israel for its crimes against the Palestinians. A federal court had to step in and rescue the First Amendment from the Israeli-controlled government of Kansas. See: http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48704.htm

How UPS Drivers Beat Forced Overtime During Holiday Rush

January 26, 2018 - 1:13am

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It's Friday morning, and you're starting another 12-hour shift in the bitter cold. At least you know the end is in sight, because tomorrow is Saturday and you're almost to the 60-hour weekly limit.
That is, until your manager hits you with the news: UPS has decided to exploit a loophole in Department of Transportation regulations to allow 70-hour weeks. You'll be working tomorrow after all.

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