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The Cancer in Washington: A Poem

The Cancer in Washington Washington has been infected,Since the day Trump was elected.It’s filled with corruption and greedFrom this narcissistic bad seed.Beware if Trump’s holding a gun,They say he can kill just for fun,While police…

The Wealth Monopoly

Until relatively recently, the ethical standard was for workers to gain a proportionate share of the income growth we generate, but now we have a “wealth monopoly.” I should start this homily on inequality and…

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The latest in the impeachment inquiry of Donald…

  Friday November 15, 2019 · 6:00 AM PST 2019/11/15 · 06:00 Marie Yovanovitch arrives for impeachment inquiry testimony Marie Yovanovitch arrives for impeachment inquiry testimony Friday is the second day of public impeachment hearings…

Is gaining over 1000 new bird species a…

1. How did the world gain over 1,000 new bird species? In 2014 and 2016, BirdLife conducted two major taxonomic reviews of birds, which used new information and techniques to determine what qualifies as a…

Is gaining over 1000 new bird species a…

1. How did the world gain over 1,000 new bird species? In 2014 and 2016, BirdLife conducted two major taxonomic reviews of birds, which used new information and techniques to determine what qualifies as a…

Matt Bevin Finally Conceded the Kentucky Governor Race

Ron Sachs/CNP/ZUMA The Trumpiest governor in the country has finally admitted that he lost his reelection campaign earlier this month. On Thursday, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin conceded defeat to Democrat Andy Beshear. On election night,…

Steve King Mixed Up His Soros and His…

Joshua Lott/Getty Images Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Thursday probably though he was posting pictures of the alleged whistleblower in Trump’s Ukraine scandal, when he instead posted photos of Alex Soros, the son of a…

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Floridas Shorebirds Saw a Huge Breeding Bump in…

Snowy Plovers in the Florida Panhandle. Photo: Britt Brown In October 2018, Hurricane Michael and its Category 5 winds inflicted tremendous destruction across Florida's Panhandle, causing an estimated $18.4 billion in damage and an eventual…

Amazon Launching Own Grocery Store

Web giant Amazon plans to open its own grocery store next year in Los Angeles, an addition to its retail portfolio that already includes Whole Foods, Amazon Books, and the experimental Amazon Go automated supermarkets.…

Hearing to determine nations future was too serious,…

The first public impeachment hearing into Donald Trump’s Ukraine extortion was a serious affair, filled with details of phone calls and meetings and Ukraine’s struggle against Russia. Even House Republicans didn’t try too hard to…

Is Trump actually winning over more black voters?…

A recent set of Siena/New York Times polls that showed an extremely tight presidential race in key battleground states has sparked discussions—and angst—across the internet. Matthew Ygelsias at Vox used these polls as a starting…