Thursday, June 17, 2021

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New study finds toxic PFAS in hundreds of commonly used cosmetics produced by major...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a highly persistent and potentially toxic class of more than 4,700 chemical compounds, were present in most cosmetic products purchased

To save planet, solve twin crises of climate change and species loss together, say...

Some climate solutions can actually harm biodiversity. But there are synergistic solutions that can tackle both issues.

Burrito economics

Instead of complaining about a so-called “labor shortage,” Republicans ought to be complaining about the shortage of jobs paying a living wage.

Record heat and flimsy power grid across US illustrates urgent need for green infrastructure

“Texas’ grid shutting down in both cold and heat,” said one Democratic lawmaker, “underscores the facts we need to invest in clean and renewable energy infrastructure. Immediately.”

America is stabbing itself in the back

Tough truths are desperately needed about America’s lost wars...

Electric flying taxis could transform air travel by 2024

“If we focus on finding the solutions, this will drive us towards the electrification of flight.”

5 ways to push anti-Semites out of the Palestinian solidarity movement

With support for Palestinian freedom hitting a new level, intentional strategies are needed to stop white nationalists looking to hijack the movement.

New Space Force laboratory opens: A breakdown on space warfare ‘autonomy’

“The U.S. imperial war project, now marching headlong into the heavens, is on autopilot."
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Videos reveal Maryland police assaulting teens for vaping

"The uses of force from these arrests will go through a multi-level examination by the Assistant Patrol Commander, the Division Commander and then by the Office of Professional Standards.”

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