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Inside Oakland’s clean energy economy strategy 21.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Climate change is an intersectional issue, and cities are beginning to treat it that way in adaptation strategies.
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Newsletter: Is there possibly, maybe, a Trump strategy on Syria? 19.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Is Trump just winging it on the Kurds, or is the crisis in northern Syria the result of a foreign policy we've known about all along?

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Supreme Court will hear challenge to autonomy of consumer agency spearheaded by Elizabeth Warren 19.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

Conservative justices may rein in the consumer agency touted by Elizabeth Warren and launched under President Obama.

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Identical twins. Identical asylum claims. Very different luck at the border 18.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The system gives enormous power to U.S. customs officers, Border Patrol agents and asylum officers, whose whims and judgment calls decide the fate of many migrants.

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'Get over it': Politics is part of foreign policy, Mulvaney says 18.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney spoke to reporters in a rare press briefing on Thursday, defending the administration's strategy with Ukraine.
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Editorial: It took Los Angeles years to adopt rules for Airbnb. Don't delay them now. 15.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

With short-term rental regulations set to take effect Nov. 1, some homeowners want the city to delay the rules or throw them out and start over. That would be huge mistake.

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Congress has the subpoena power to stand up to a bully president. Enforcing it is trickier 15.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The founders didn't anticipate a president or that leader's allies would be so unwilling to act in the best interests of the U.S. and the rule of law.

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Congress Prepares to Unload on Trump’s Disastrous Syria Policy 15.10.2019 Mother Jones
When President Donald Trump announced his decision to permit a Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria last week, outraged lawmakers were on recess and left with little recourse to register their concerns about the fate of the Kurds outside of Twitter and the Sunday news shows. Now they are assembling back in Washington for a week where […]
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In the rush to harvest body parts, death investigations have been upended 13.10.2019 LA Times: Business

The Times found a rising number of death investigations across the country were complicated or upended after transplantable body parts were taken before a coroner's autopsy.

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Full Coverage: The Times' investigation into how companies that harvest body parts upend death investigations 12.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Companies that harvest human organs, bones and other parts have moved into government morgues across the country to gain access to more bodies.

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Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine testifies Trump removed her based on 'false claims' 12.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, tells lawmakers her removal was the result of "unfounded and false claims."

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Opinion: We're one step closer to seeing Trump's financial records. That's a win for oversight 12.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A House committee's interest in Trump's financial records may be more about politics than policy. But that's no reason to hamstring Congress' ability to provide oversight.

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Trump Has No Clue About Homelessness. This California Lawmaker Actually Does. 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
In recent weeks, President Donald Trump has escalated his ongoing feud with California, repeatedly turning his attention and Twitter feed to the state’s homelessness crisis. The administration is reportedly planning a crackdown that may involve moving homeless people in the state to government-backed facilities. After visiting last month, Trump claimed—seemingly without basis—that needles and other trash from San Francisco and […]
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Trump’s Ag Secretary Uses His New Taxpayer-Funded “Farm” Podcast to Suck Up to Trump 10.10.2019 Mother Jones
What do you call a white guy babbling platitudes? If you thought “a podcast,” have I got a new audio product for you. Sonny Perdue, former bumbling governor of Georgia and current bumbling secretary of the US Department of Agriculture under President Donald Trump, has launched The Sonnyside of the Farm. The podcast’s literally corny […]
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Column: Trump clearly has no plans to stop his traitorous crime spree on the way to impeachment 10.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

To see the president endanger our national security while he showers Erdogan and Putin with craven gifts is to see a leader over the edge.

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Showdown over LGBTQ employment rights hits Supreme Court 8.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The high court heard cases testing whether employers are free to fire employees because they are gay or transgender.
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Editorial: The Supreme Court can and must protect gay and transgender workers 8.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

'Sex discrimination' includes bias against gay and transgender workers

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Denver opens the door for tiny homes. Will mobile homes be next? 8.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver City Council voted on Monday to make it easier to build tiny-home communities in most of Denver.
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Policy News: October 7, 2019 8.10.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Senate Spending Bills Include Modest Increase for NSF, Interior Agencies NSF receives 3% increase. States Challenge New Endangered Species Act Regulations in Courts House Natural Resources Committee pushes a bill to reverse regulations; Congressional Western Caucus releases draft legislation to codify the new rules. Newest IPCC Report Highlights ‘Unprecedented and Enduring Changes ...
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Landlords say state rent caps may force them to raise rents more frequently 7.10.2019 LA Times: Business

Gov. Gavin Newsom has pledged to sign a statewide rent control bill for buildings older than 15 years. Studies from Los Angeles and San Francisco give insight into how landlords could respond.

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