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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
 
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Trump to launch unprecedented attack on national monuments

No president has ever attempted to withdraw a monument named by a predecessor.

Tracking the numerous tactics used to attack environmental protections around the...

A recent study published by the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution finds that laws designed to protect the environment and biodiversity from the harmful impacts of human activities are under assault around the globe.

15 lawmakers plotting to privatize America’s public lands

With the West already losing to development one football field's worth of natural areas every two and a half minutes, these shared lands are more important than ever.

After protests, Republicans pull bill that would privatize public lands

Unfortunately we can’t take a lot of time to celebrate the victory, as Rep. Chaffetz has other plans for legislation that affects public lands.

Republicans move to sell off 3.3 million acres of public land

A bill introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz last week proposes to sell 3.3 million acres of federal land in 10 different states.

House quietly shifts federal policy making it easier to sell off...

"Public lands are worth far more than any short-term profits that these corporations will get."

5 Endangered Species Dependent on Public Lands for Survival

These are only five of the thousands of threatened and endangered species reliant on our nation's public lands.

‘Nail in the Coffin’: Obama to Halt New Coal Mining Leases...

"The only safe place for coal in the 21st century is deep underground—these reforms will help keep more of it there."

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What other countries know: Fairer representation makes a stronger democracy

A democratic country – or community – ought to be self-governing in a way that allows every member a fair part in effective political discussion.

Media silence as Venezuela sits on verge of revolution

Venezuela, a country with only $10 billion left in reserves to run on, is in trouble.
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For the first time, a U.S. president backs a fascist France

How many Americans died to prevent a fascist take-over here and to end the Vichy in France itself.

The honeymoon of the generals

Or why Trump’s wars should seem so familiar.

Part I: 34 ways America’s legal system hurts the poor

A bias against the poor is hardwired into the adversarial, pay-for-services legal system itself, and classism manifests itself in countless individual laws and legal practices.

Newspaper owned by fracking billionaire leaks memo calling pipeline opponents potential “terrorists”

“We will not be deterred. We will continue to move forward to raise awareness to what is happening in Oklahoma."

Senators raise ethics concerns about Trump’s Deputy White House Counsel

Neither Passantino nor the White House has responded to the legislators’ letter.

First 100 days: Trump and the degradation of the presidency

The first 100 days is an artificial landmark for presidents. But it does offer an opportunity to pause and assess their accomplishments.