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The Deep Problem: Behind the Chaos 27.3.2020 The Moderate Voice

by Rebecca Ralston As we deal with our lives in that face of the corona virus crisis, it is hard to focus on the deeper problems that face us. We may be used to the chaos, corruption, and criminality in the Trump administration. They are but a reflection of an underlying problem. Since the 1970’s, […]

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Editorial: Congress has to immunize election day against fear of the coronavirus 26.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A pandemic threatens participation in the ultimate act of citizenship.

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Letters to the Editor: Coronavirus' lesson on climate change? Act now or face dire consequences 26.3.2020 LA Times: Health

South Korea acted early and aggressively against the coronavirus and now faces comparatively minimal disruption. We should take similar action on global warming.

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Wow: CNN Actually Calls Out Pelosi's Botched Corona ‘Wish List’ 25.3.2020 NewsBusters
Unlike the friendly, compliant Andrea Mitchell, CNN (of all networks) actually questioned Nancy Pelosi’s botched efforts to get election reform and climate change legislation into the Coronavirus stimulus package. Perhaps Pelosi’s attempted spin was too much even for Dana Bash. On Tuesday, she told the CNN host: “Everything we are suggesting just relates to COVID-19.” Bash reminded, “I'm sure you heard the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor today… saying that what you and the House have been asking for, and maybe even ...
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We Can’t Let COVID-19 Drive Us Into Authoritarianism 21.3.2020 Truthout.com
We Can’t Let COVID-19 Drive Us Into Authoritarianism
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Nobel economist: Trump’s ‘trickle-down’ economic plans are not enough to meet coronavirus challenge 20.3.2020 Raw Story
The coronavirus relief package signed by President Trump Wednesday provides unemployment benefits and free coronavirus testing to millions of Americans suddenly out of a job, but guarantees paid sick leave to less than 20% of American workers. Earlier this month, Trump signed into law an $8 billion coronavirus response package and has laid out the […]
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How to talk to someone you believe is misinformed about the coronavirus 19.3.2020 Raw Story
The medical evidence is clear: The coronavirus global health threat is not an elaborate hoax. Bill Gates did not create the coronavirus to sell more vaccines. Essential oils are not effective at protecting you from coronavirus. But those facts have not stopped contrary claims from spreading both on and offline. No matter the topic, people […]
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Column: 3 billion birds have vanished from our skies. Can we ever bring them back? 18.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Steve Holmer heads the American Bird Conservancy, whose motto is "Bringing back the birds." Can it be done, and how?

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Joe Biden Pays Lip Service to Climate But Has Fallen Short on Action 12.3.2020 Truthout.com
If Biden is nominated, climate activists will face the challenge of persuading a moderate to do a revolutionary’s ...
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Letters to the Editor: Enough with Trump's 'hunches' on coronavirus 10.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

People are getting sick and dying because of the coronavirus, but Trump is just trying to will this problem away. That won't work.

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CNN Touts Young Conservatives at CPAC Pushing Climate Alarmism 6.3.2020 NewsBusters
On Friday morning, CNN demonstrated that, in the aftermath of one of the most high-profile annual gatherings of conservatives, CPAC, its journalists are more interested in highlighting a left-leaning segment of that otherwise conservative group as CNN climate correspondent (and alarmist) Bill Weir celebrated the efforts of young conservatives who are lobbying fellow Republicans to move left on the issue of global warming. The CNN reporter also condescendingly referred to global warming skeptics as "those who have a hard time coming to grips" versus "those who ...
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The Climate Movement Has Gained Unprecedented Momentum Since 2018 6.3.2020 Truthout.com
More voters are prioritizing the climate crisis and holding politicians responsible for their ties to oil and ...
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The Oregon GOP’s Favorite Anti-Environment Group Is Awash in Racism and Violent Threats 6.3.2020 Mother Jones
On Thursday afternoon, the Democratic leadership that controls both houses of Oregon’s legislature conceded that their Republican colleagues who had staged a walkout were not going to return and decided to formally adjourn the current session. It was only the latest such confrontation taking place over the last year that has repeatedly brought the state’s politics to […]
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GMA Lectures: Listen to Climate ‘Better Angels,’ Ignore ‘Devilish Instincts’ 4.3.2020 NewsBusters
Continuing its Extraordinary Earth series pushing the climate change agenda, on Tuesday, ABC’s Good Morning America aired a juvenile report portraying efforts to reduce one’s carbon footprint as a daily struggle between good and evil. The segment urged viewers to listen to their “better angels” on the environment and ignore their “devilish ...
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Native Activists Are Forging a Just Transition to Renewable Energy 1.3.2020 Truthout.com
Activists are looking to the "original green new deal" – an economy based on Indigenous values and ...
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When Climate Change Drove All the Men Away 1.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Miles short of the Mexico-US border, rough hands yanked Javier Hernandez from the trunk. They beat him, fractured his skull and then buried him with straws poking from his nostrils for air. Known as coyotes, Javier’s smugglers […]
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Q&A: Amy Klobuchar on the difference between talking a good game and getting things done 29.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Los Angeles Times editorial board talks with Amy Klobuchar about her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Democratic candidates tell Trump, 'do your damn job' on coronavirus outbreak 29.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Democratic presidential candidates harshly criticized Trump for his response to the coronavirus outbreak. On Friday, Trump accused Democrats of using the outbreak to bring him down.

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NBC Asks Biden About Bernie: ‘Some Seem Keen on a Revolution’ 28.2.2020 NewsBusters
During an otherwise softball interview with former Vice President Joe Biden aired on Thursday, NBC’s Today show co-host Craig Melvin started off by pressing the 2020 Democratic candidate on the support for socialist Senator Bernie Sanders, who “has been able to convince so many people, especially so many young people, that he’s their ...
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Oregon Republicans Shut Down State Senate and Flee to Block Climate Bill 27.2.2020 Truthout.com
Republicans again fled the Senate to block a vote on a climate bill despite getting extensive ...
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