Superstorm Sandy Anniversary: ‘It’s (Still) Global Warming, Stupid’

On October 30, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

On Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy devastated the Northeast, killing more than 100 people, destroying entire communities, and inflicting more than $70 billion in damages. At the time, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pointed out that Sandy slammed his state just two years after it was deluged by Hurricane Irene, ”We have a one-hundred year […]

Vermont Governor Who Banned Fracking Supports Fracked Gas Pipeline

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Carl Gibson is a contributing editor for Reader Supported News and Occupy.com, and author of the book “How to Oust a Congressman.” Follow him on Twitter at @uncutCG. Organizers gather in Montpelier, Vermont to protest a natural gas pipeline. CREDIT: Carl Gibson MONTPELIER, VERMONT — Despite Vermont becoming the first state in the U.S. to […]

Inmate Sues Prison Claiming His Religious Liberty Entitles Him To Dress Like A Pirate

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Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! CREDIT: Shutterstock Stephen Cavanaugh is incarcerated by the state of Nebraska. He also identifies himself a “member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster” in a legal complaint filed against the state’s Department of Corrections. According to that complaint, Cavanaugh requested “accommodated status” for this church, a status that would allow him to […]

How Big Oil Could Be The Big Winner In Colorado’s Elections

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez (left) and Senate candidate Cory Gardner (right). CREDIT: AP Images Over the past decade, Colorado has seen an unprecedented oil and gas development boom, with nearly 30,000 wells drilled between 2004 and 2013 and a total of almost 53,000 wells in production as of this month. That growth has helped […]

97 Percent of Doctors Are Concerned About Antibiotic Overuse

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Amelia Rosch is an intern for ThinkProgress. CRE bacteria is responsible for 600 deaths a year and cannot be treated by antibiotics. CREDIT: AP Images/Center for Disease Control and Prevention Nearly 100 percent of doctors are concerned about the growth of multi-drug resistant infections from the overuse of antibiotics, a study released last week by […]

This App Could Help Friends And Family Prevent Suicides

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CREDIT: Shutterstock More than 800,000 people around the world commit suicide each year, according a United Nations report released last month. A United Kingdom-based organization, however, wants to curb its prevalence with an app they say will put friends and family of the depressed on notice. Once downloaded, the app touted as Samaritans Radar will […]

Ask Our Northern Neighbors Whether Higher Minimum Wages Kill Jobs

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CREDIT: Shutterstock Opponents of a minimum wage hike in the United States usually warn that it will hurt employment growth. But that doesn’t seem to be the case for our neighbors in Canada. A new study from Jordan Brennan and Jim Stanford for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives examines the relationship between jobs and […]

George P. Bush And How The Next Generation Of Republicans Talk About Climate Change

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, left, sits with his son George P. Bush before speaking to supporters at Hardin-Simmons University, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Abilene, Texas. CREDIT: AP Photo/LM Otero George Prescott Bush is about to do something no other Bush has done before: win election in his first campaign for office. The 38-year-old […]

Pennsylvania May Drop Birth Control Coverage For Thousands Of Low-Income Women

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) CREDIT: AP Photo/Matt Rourke As the year draws to a close, women’s health advocates in Pennsylvania are concerned that the governor will allow a family planning program to lapse without ensuring that low-income residents can maintain uninterrupted access to their birth control. An estimated 90,000 women are currently at risk […]

Senator Botches Key Obamacare Stat By 900 Percent

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CREDIT: AP Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) appeared on NewsMax TV on Wednesday morning to complain about the “coercive” and “very destructive” consequences of the Affordable Care Act on Wisconsin residents. Responding to a question about premium increases under the law, Johnson related his own experiences with voters. “I’m driving around Wisconsin, I’m talking to business […]

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