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There's a new kind of inequality. And it's not about income 10.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A report issued by the U.N. Development Programme says that the 20th-century thinking about global inequality no longer works in the 21st century.
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In Minnesota’s fatal police shootings, less seasoned officers most likely to fire 9.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
An analysis of state licensing data by MPR News shows that police officers who opened fire in recent years were relatively new to law enforcement.
Soupy study: Minestrone could be a secret weapon against malaria 9.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It all started when a London primary school asked children to bring in a plastic tube containing approximately one tablespoon of homemade soup — the go-to soup recipes their families use when someone gets sick.
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Tech recruiters were once welcomed on campus. Now they face protests 7.12.2019 LA Times: Business

Tech firms such as Palantir, Amazon, Google and Microsoft hire huge numbers of college graduates every year. Student activists are trying to disrupt that recruiting pipeline.

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Study of “Abortion Reversal” Pill Halted Because It’s Too Dangerous 6.12.2019 Mother Jones
The so-called abortion reversal pill has been touted by abortion foes throughout the country, from Republican politicians to crisis pregnancy centers, as the “fix” for abortions. In the past year, several states have passed laws requiring doctors to inform patients that abortions can be reversed. However, a new study has revealed that not only is there […]
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Regenerating natural capital in the rainforests of Costa Rica 6.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The land impact investing company Blacksheep Regenerative Resource Management wants to use the power of business for conservation.
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ADVISORY: COP25 Press Briefing on the Expected Impacts of Climate Change on the Ocean Economy 4.12.2019 WRI Stories
ADVISORY: COP25 Press Briefing on the Expected Impacts of Climate Change on the Ocean Economy MADRID, SPAIN (December 6, 2019)–What impacts will climate change have on the ocean economy? That’s the question a new blue paper from the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy seeks to answer. How much will tourism be affected by declining coral reefs? What about jobs and revenue from fishing and aquaculture? Which countries will be impacted the most? The paper’s findings will be... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Opinion: Why China won't let Hong Kong become another Tiananmen 3.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Beijing's leaders are willing to use brutal means to suppress dissent, but have been careful to avoid any images that might recall 1989.

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As Beijing seethes, protesters celebrate Trump's signing of Hong Kong act 28.11.2019 L.A. Times - World News

China condemned the act supporting human rights in Hong Kong but targeted Congress rather than Trump, leaving space open to pursue a trade deal.

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Health Officials in “Cancer Alley” Will Study if Living Near a Controversial Chemical Plant Causes Cancer 28.11.2019 Mother Jones
This article was originally published by ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom, and it was produced in partnership with The Times-Picayune and The Advocate, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network.  Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Louisiana health officials plan to […]
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Tiki bars are built on cultural appropriation and colonial nostalgia. Where's the reckoning? 27.11.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

The orgy looks like it'll start any minute in that grove of coconut palms beyond the luau table, a heap of suckling piglets and pineapples, roast chickens and splayed banana clusters all piled against an enormous, open barrel of rum.

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Is 3D printing part of the future for meat alternatives? 27.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A new report shows how some companies and academic research labs are applying extrusion, 3D printing and cellular agriculture to produce meat alternatives.
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More clues point to chemical compound in U.S. vaping illnesses 27.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Health officials said Tuesday they have more evidence that a certain chemical compound is a culprit in a national outbreak of vaping illnesses.
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ESA Member Opportunity: Attend the ESA Southeastern Chapter Communicating Science Workshop 26.11.2019 EcoTone
ESA Member Opportunity Attend the ESA Southeastern Chapter in Partnership with NIMBioS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Communicating Science Workshop **Travel Awards of up to $200.00 will be given to each attendee as a supplement for travel costs.** RSVP now Reserve your spot now.  February 3, 10:00 am-5:00 pm  NIMBioS (The National Institute for Mathematical and ...
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What the U.S. can learn from free college in Chile 26.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In 2016, Chile passed gratuidad, or "free college." As the idea gains popularity ahead of the 2020 presidential election in the U.S., Chile offers some lessons from what has happened there.
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From pimples to politics: A Hong Kong boy band takes on China 25.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

A teenage boy band and its lead singer's arrest reflect the conflict that Hong Kong's young people have with the government.

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There’s a Wave of Democratic Insurgents Hoping to Join the Squad 25.11.2019 Mother Jones
“All of this is brand new,” says Alex Morse, the 30-year-old mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts. He’s waving a tattooed arm in the direction of several dozen brick factories and warehouses, towering vestiges of this former mill town’s once-thriving paper industry. They appear largely vacant and in various states of disrepair, yet as we enter what […]
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Coal Knew, Too 25.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. “Exxon knew.” Thanks to the work of activists and journalists, those two words have rocked the politics of climate change in recent years, as investigations revealed the extent to which giants like Exxon Mobil and Shell were aware of the […]
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Why climate and sustainability professionals need to take the next step in our evolution 25.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Sustainability professionals need to demonstrate the value they can bring to the highest levels of their organization. Simply put, we’re not there yet.
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Static test scores at many Colorado innovation schools have state, Denver officials questioning format’s effectiveness 24.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
An analysis by The Denver Post of state rankings data found 60% of innovation schools in Colorado were at the same level two years after their status change: Most of those that were performing well at the beginning still were, and many of those that started on the state’s accountability clock couldn’t get off it.
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