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Tag: MIT

We’re miscalculating the cancer risk from a massive class of chemicals:...

"I think regulators, whether it's in air, soil or sediment, are getting the message … in Europe and the U.S. that you really have to take a much broader look at PAHs in terms of exposure and risk."

The Organization of American States is eroding faith in democracy

Under its pro-Trump secretary general, a politicized OAS has botched electoral missions across the hemisphere — and even precipitated a coup.

MIT professor placed on leave for secretly accepting money from Jeffrey...

“The actions of a senior faculty member have raised new concerns. In keeping with MIT practice on faculty discipline, I have asked his department head to consider any appropriate action."

Mixed messages from MIT Media Lab regarding Epstein money

The director of the M.I.T. Media Lab received at least $1.7 million from Epstein, including $1.2 million for his own outside investment funds.

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My ultimate history crash course

To understand the present, study the past. 

McConnell bows out: A legacy of controversy and strategic mastery

McConnell leaves behind a complex legacy shaped by his unwavering commitment to conservative judicial appointments and his adept maneuvering within the corridors of power.
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The life & death of Aaron Bushnell: US airman self-immolates protesting US support for...

“It was an act of courage, an act of bravery, to call attention to U.S. policies.”

How workers are defying Republican officials in the South

More and more workers across the South seek the same path forward that union membership provides.

Reviving oversight: Sanders targets war profiteers draining US coffers

This bipartisan congressional panel, formed during World War II, was instrumental in overseeing military contracts and reining in defense contractors who profited at the expense of American taxpayers.