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Pentagon moves ahead with Obama-era climate preparation plan despite Trump’s orders

Unlike his White House boss, Defense Sec. Jim Mattis does not believe that climate change is a "hoax" invented by the Chinese.

How to get a health care system for people, not just for corporate profit

Sanders' proposal will cut the health care costs paid by typical working families from some $6,200 a year to $466.

How a free grocery store is cutting food waste – and hunger

Each weeknight, The Free Store redistributes up to 1,500 surplus food items to anyone who wants them – no questions asked.

The world according to Trump

The world according to Trump is becoming increasingly dangerous, in part because we are not doing our job.

‘Medicare for all’ would fully fund Indian health for first time

Either Medicare or Medicaid: This is what full funding looks like. And a Treaty Right fulfilled. Finally.

90 companies helped cause the climate crisis – they should pay for it

The companies responsible for the climate crisis should cover the costs of fighting wildfires and recovering from hurricanes.

Writing as Resistance

Doomed writers buried their accounts of the Warsaw ghetto in the hope that they could teach whoever unearthed the documents about good, evil, indifference and the importance of the truth as an act of resistance. They have left us a trove of papers on how to construct a life of meaning.

Zero-Waste Markets Hit the U.S.

Several entrepreneurs are dabbling in ways to clean plastics out of the oceans. Introducing zero-waste markets.

Dallas Goldtooth: The fight against DAPL is not over

“The fight against Energy Transfer Partners and its Dakota Access Pipeline is not over, nor is it an easy fight ahead.”

Philando Castile Shooting: What You Should Know

Gov. Dayton has requested that The Department of Justice open an independent investigation into Castile’s death.