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Minnesota voter guide: Where the 7th District candidates stand on the issues 16.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
For the second time, incumbent Democrat Rep. Collin Peterson will face off with Republican candidate Dave Hughes for the 7th District seat.
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Minnesota voter guide: Where the 4th District candidates stand on the issues 16.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Democrat Rep. Betty McCollum, who's been in Congress for 18 years, faces the same challengers she did in 2016: Republican Greg Ryan and Susan Pendergast Sindt with the Legal Marijuana Now party. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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Who'll replace Franken? Minn. special Senate race voter guide 16.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Democrat Sen. Tina Smith, appointed to fill Al Franken's vacated seat, is facing a challenge from Republican Karin Housley and two minor party candidates.
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Watch: HBO’s Bill Maher destroys Trump’s ‘lynch mob’ rally crowds 13.10.2018 Raw Story

Bill Maher opened his HBO show Real Time with a monologue that ripped into unhinged Republicans who have become obsessed with demanding civility and demeaning their opponents as an “angry mob.” Maher discussed President Donald Trump’s rally crowds, which began chanting “lock ...

The post Watch: HBO’s Bill Maher destroys Trump’s ‘lynch mob’ rally crowds appeared first on Raw Story.

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Minnesota voter guide: Where the U.S. Senate candidates stand on the issues 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Incumbent Sen. Amy Klobuchar is running for re-election against state Rep. Jim Newberger, the Republican-endorsed candidate, Green Party candidate Paula Overby and Dennis Schuller of the Legal Marijuana Now Party. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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Feehan, Hagedorn debate Trump, tariffs and farming 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An MPR News debate between the two candidates for the 1st Congressional District got heated - and they didn't agree on much.
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Anti-Terrorism Laws Increasingly Used to Target Indigenous Activists 12.10.2018 Truthout.com
Terrorism laws are regularly invoked to criminalize Indigenous opposition to extractive projects on their land.

The post Anti-Terrorism Laws Increasingly Used to Target Indigenous Activists appeared first on Truthout.

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Lewis vs. Craig: Minnesota 2nd Congressional District voter guide 12.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Angie Craig is in a rematch with Republican incumbent Jason Lewis to represent the southwestern metro area in Congress. Here's where the two stand on major issues.
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Bill McKibben on the 'valve-turners' and the future of climate activism 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Stopping global warming is "not on the menu." But the prominent environmentalist says activism will be crucial in fighting climate change as its effects worsen.
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Feehan vs. Hagedorn: Minnesota 1st congressional district voter guide 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
With Tim Walz vacating his office to run for governor, Dan Feehan and Jim Hagedorn are vying to replace him to represent Minnesota's 1st District seat in Congress representing the much of the state's southern regions.
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Today Is A Good Time To Take To Florida Voters About Climate Change 10.10.2018 Crooks Liars
Hurricane Michael strengthened into a Category 4 storm early on Wednesday. The storm is expected to plow into Florida's Gulf shore with towering waves and roof-shredding winds as 500,000 people were under evacuation orders and advisories. The very dangerous storm strengthened as it moved north over the Gulf of Mexico and by 8 a.m. ET it was carrying top winds of 145 miles per hour (230 km per hour), the National Hurricane Center said. Dear Florida voters, Can we talk? I know you're busy right now, what with another monster storm about to hit. You're more concerned with boarding up your property and getting ready for power outages -- unless you've won the hurricane lottery and you've already had to evacuate. Are you tired yet? You've had eight years of Gov. Rick Scott, a man so beholden to corporate fossil fuel interests that he actually forbade members of his administration to write or say the words "climate change." And what did you get in ...
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Minnesota voter guide: Where the candidates for governor stand on major issues 10.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Republican Jeff Johnson, DFLer Tim Walz and two third-party candidates are running for governor. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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'Green News Report' - October 9, 2018 10.10.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The world's scientists issue alarming report warning we are almost out of time to prevent worst impacts of global warming, but there's still time to act; PLUS: Florida, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas brace for Hurricane Michael... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Listen ...
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Trial starts for climate protesters in Trump, pipeline country 9.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Jury selection began Monday in the trial of three people accused of illegally trying to shut down a pair of oil pipelines in Clearwater County. They argue their actions were justified to head off even greater harm from climate change. But they'll have to persuade jurors in a county where pipelines mean jobs.
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Climate change on trial: MN jury to weigh if it's OK to break laws 8.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Today, three activists who briefly shut down two oil pipelines in Leonard, Minn., two years ago will argue their civil disobedience was justified because climate change is an imminent danger. It could be a bellwether case.
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Paulsen, Phillips talk Trump, taxes -- and Bigfoot 6.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The 3rd District candidates debated in a rare joint appearance on MPR News.
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Phillips vs. Paulsen: 3rd District congressional candidates on the issues 5.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
DFLer Dean Phillips and Rep. Erik Paulsen, the Republican, are locked in a tight race to represent Minnesota's wealthiest district in the western Minneapolis suburbs. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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Major conservation program at risk in farm bill draft 4.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Congress' current versions of the new farm bill would slash funding for a conservation program comprising over 70 million acres.
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Why Gov. Jerry Brown Stands in the Way of Climate Justice 26.9.2018 Truthout.com
California Gov. Jerry Brown has been hailed as a "climate leader." Here's why that's not true.

The post Why Gov. Jerry Brown Stands in the Way of Climate Justice appeared first on Truthout.

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As the Biosphere Dies, So Do We: Using the Power of Nature to Heal the Planet 17.9.2018 Truthout.com
Some experts believe it is essential to sequester atmospheric carbon dioxide via natural processes.

The post As the Biosphere Dies, So Do We: Using the Power of Nature to Heal the Planet appeared first on Truthout.

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