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NPR poll: Majority of Americans believe Trump encourages election interference 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
More than 40 percent believe the U.S. is not very prepared to keep this year's election safe. The results paint a picture of a polarized electorate wary about what it reads and the fairness of elections.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Movement Is About a Lot More Than Just Congress 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
For years, tenants in New York’s public housing residences had complained about the black mold breeding on the walls, the brown liquid dripping from the ceilings, and the cold water flowing from the faucets. But the city hadn’t made repairs. One white-skied Saturday this past November, neither New York City Housing Authority head Gregory Russ nor mayor-turned-presidential-candidate […]
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Policy News: January 13, 2020 14.1.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress Increases Funding for Ecological Science in FY2020 Appropriations NSF receives a 2.5% increase, USGS funding boosted by nearly 10%. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Criticizes the “Transparency Rule,” Waters of the U.S repeal and more ESA, aquatic science societies resubmit comments ahead of January SAB meetings. NSF Issues Solicitation for NEON Operations ...
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Two states. Eight textbooks. Two American stories. 13.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Two States. Eight Textbooks. Two American Stories.
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“For Him to Endorse Her Is Huge for Me”: These Voters Liked Warren Last Night. They Loved Castro. 9.1.2020 Mother Jones
“I’m undocumented and unafraid,” exclaimed Jonathan Jayes-Green from the stage of Kings Theater in Brooklyn Tuesday night. Jayes-Green, the National Latinx Outreach Director for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, was onstage to help introduce someone that many had come to see that night: Obama’s former HUD Secretary Julián Castro. It was Castro’s first campaign […]
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Why Is This Federal Pollution Tracker Shutting Down? 24.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Fifteen years ago, the US National Library of Medicine launched Toxmap, a free, interactive online application that combines pollution data from at least a dozen US government sources. A Toxmap user could pan and zoom across a map […]
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ESA joins other scientific societies in opposing potential Trump executive order 24.12.2019 EcoTone
  Blogpost by Osvaldo Sala, ESA President On December 18, ESA joined 125 other societies in sending a letter to address a potential Trump administration executive order that would require all papers produced by federally funded research be made freely available immediately upon publication. While ESA supports open data and facilitates the accessibility of its ...
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Letters to the Editor: Thousands were at a Bernie Sanders rally in Venice. Where was the L.A. Times? 24.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Readers protest what they says is an unfair lack of coverage of Bernie Sanders, a front runner in the Democratic presidential race.

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Monsters of the 2010s: The Pivoters to Video 23.12.2019 Mother Jones
The staff of Mother Jones is rounding up the decade’s heroes and monsters. Find them all here. If there was one phrase that would summon dread in a newsroom in the 2010s it was “the pivot.” I lived through a sort of pivot: I was hired as a staff writer at The New Republic in 2014. Not very […]
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Freelance journalists file suit alleging AB5 is unconstitutional 18.12.2019 LA Times: Business

Organizations representing freelance journalists are mounting a legal challenge to a new California law that aims to rein in companies' use of independent contractors by placing certain restrictions on contract work.

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Vox Media cuts hundreds of freelance journalists, blaming AB 5 17.12.2019 LA Times: Business

With a new California labor law taking effect, Vox Media has cut ties with hundreds of freelance writers and editors for SB Nation's California-based sports blogs.

Policy News: December 16, 2019 16.12.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol ...
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Taiwan is battling a wave of online disinformation from China 16.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

With a presidential campaign underway, the island democracy is struggling to deal with a Russian-style disinformation campaign coming from the mainland.

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University of Colorado to stop funding student-run CU Independent and launch a more faculty-led news outlet 9.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The University of Colorado Boulder's media college announced Monday that it will stop funding its student-run news outlet, the CU Independent, at the end of the school year, and will instead develop a more faculty-led "student multimedia enterprise" to launch next fall.
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Policy News: December 3, 2019 4.12.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol ...
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Failure to address climate crisis puts children at risk 27.11.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Failure to address climate crisis puts children at risk
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Not Rex: Bullets for Bolivia 27.11.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Not Rex: Bullets for Bolivia
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Make booing Alberta's premier at public events a 'Battle of Alberta' thing 27.11.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Make booing Alberta's premier at public events a 'Battle of Alberta' thing
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Trudeau drives a stake through the heart of any hope for electoral reform 26.11.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Trudeau drives a stake through the heart of any hope for electoral reform
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A slow return to respectability for anti-Semitism 23.11.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
A slow return to respectability for anti-Semitism
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