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Tag: 2016

Is it possible to undo 2016?

Bureaucracy may constrain the worst of Trump and Brexit, but real fixes have to come from the bottom-up.

Top 10 weather events of 2016 (#2 will surprise you)

The previous warmest year on record for Earth's surface was set in 2015, which in turn broke the record set in 2014.

A New Year’s development resolution

As 2016 comes to an end, so should the old modes of economic thinking that have produced so much economic hardship and fueled so much tumult.

A poignant poem that encapsulates 2016

Bill Moyers shares "Starting with Black," which addresses the "urgent political and moral crisis" that we currently face.

It wasn’t all bad: 5 signs of positive change in 2016

The election divided the year into “before” and “after.” But there remain signs of hope for 2017.

2016: The year solar panels became cheaper than fossil fuels

The U.S. added about 125 solar panels every minute in 2016. This is double the pace of 2015.

2016: A year in photos, from climate change devastation to the...

The year ended with the election of a president and vice president who don't embrace the scientific consensus that climate change is real and caused by humans.

The year of ‘post-truth’

Thanks to fake news and hyper partisanship, many of us can no longer distinguish facts from opinions – or lies.

Beyond resistance: The story of 2016

Maybe someday we’ll look back and say this was the year a revolution began.

Growing Dissent: The Coming Year Of Protest

From human rights to existential threats like global warming and the loss of bio-diversity, as well kitchen table issues like income inequality and food security, progressive forces are aligning on the right side of history as they oppose both the global elite and the populist provincialism of far-right groups.

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Corporate giants pay minimal taxes, reveals ITEP study on Trump-GOP tax law’s impact

ITEP's latest study exposes how the 2017 tax law has allowed major U.S. corporations to drastically reduce their tax bills, highlighting the need for urgent reform in corporate taxation.

Republicans hatched a secret assault on the Voting Rights Act in Washington state

After he helped create the state’s voting maps, a redistricting commissioner quietly worked with national Republican figures to bring a lawsuit against his own work.
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My ultimate history crash course

To understand the present, study the past. 

Fossil fuel footprint: Corals reveal industrial pollution’s deep sea impact

New study uncovers historical pollutants from burning fossil fuels in Mediterranean corals, highlighting human influence on marine ecosystems.

The foreign policy issue that could decide the U.S. presidential election

Leading Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to look "tough" on immigration.