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Refugee Children Play Music for Integration

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On the occasion of World Refugee Day 2017, UNHCR Northern Europe organized a pop-up philharmonic concert for passers-by in central Stockholm. The concert was performed by refugee and asylum seeking ...

A Veteran ICE Agent, Disillusioned with the Trump Era, Speaks Out

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In March, two months after President Trump took office, I received a text message from a veteran agent at Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( The agent, who has worked in ...

That sound you hear is Elizabeth Warren tightening her grip on the Democratic Party

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When Vox‘s Jeff Stein reported late last week that Democrats had, at long last, unified around a message for 2018—”A Better Deal: Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Wages”—the immediate reaction ...

Blue Apron faces lawsuit from former employee who alleges violation of Family and Medical Leave Act

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On the heels of Blue Apron’s lackluster debut on the public market, a former employee is suing the company for allegedly violating the Family and Medical Leave Act, which requires ...

Texas Made It More Difficult to Get an Abortion, and Teen Motherhood Increased

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Mainstream pro-choice politicians often say that their goal for abortion policy is for it to be “safe, legal, and rare.” As if that standard were not low enough, one state’s ...

Donald Trump Has His Finger on the Nuclear Button. Maybe We Should Do Something About That.

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We need to get Donald Trump’s finger off the nuclear button. This is not a partisan plea. It is not a call to lower America’s guard against potential nuclear attacks.

These Haitians found refuge from earthquakes, cholera, and poverty. Now Trump plans to send them back.

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In Haiti, 26-year-old Marie struggled to make ends meet. Unlike many in the northern city of Gonaïves, where she lives, she did have a paying job—she was a secretary for ...

Behind The Campaign To Achieve Gender Parity In Politics By 2030

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She Should Run works to recruit and train women for political office ― and the nonpartisan group’s new campaign aims to do just that.On Tuesday, the group announced 250Kby2030, a ...

Rio’s Olympic Legacy: A Body Count

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I am absolutely convinced that history will talk of the Rio de Janeiro before the Games and the much better Rio de Janeiro after the Olympic Games.– International Olympic Committee ...

In Minneapolis, Unusual Police Killing Raises an Old Outcry: Why?

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The events of the next few minutes will be anatomized and argued over and, maybe, at some point, contested in court. But this much is established: As the squad car ...

How America Is Failing Native American Students

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Inside a double-wide trailer on the Warm Springs reservation in central Oregon, nearly two dozen American Indian high-school students sit facing computers, teaching themselves math and history. Rain slaps the ...

What the Hell Is Splinter?

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Hi. Welcome to Splinter. Same site, same great people, new name. Splinter offers a sharp point of view, delivering news coverage for a new America: justice-minded, inclusive, and incisive. We ...

Guy with “Free Metal” sign delivers

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In an apt summation of what it’s like to be an artist these days, a man flawlessly shreds through Metallica’s “Search And Destroy” for an audience of two in front ...

CDP Helps Cities, States, and Companies Report and Manage Climate Change Data

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July 25th, 2017 by Andrea BertoliWe are starting a new series here on CleanTechnica to highlight more women working in the broad field of cleantech and sustainability to add to ...

Woman dies from tick disease caught from infected cat

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A Japanese woman has died of a tick-borne disease caught from a cat, in what is thought to be the first such mammal to human transmission. Japan's health ministry said ...


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THERE WAS a sigh of relief when Texas lawmakers adjourned in May without adopting harmful legislation that would have restricted bathroom use for transgender residents. The relief, though, was short-lived.

What Happens When Your Documentary Subject Lies

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[Editor’s Note: Producer Susan MacLaury and her non-profit production organization, Shine Global, believed they found a unique story about the sex trafficking of young girls by desperate parents and the ...

Democrats in Congress rethink anti-boycott bill in wake of ACLU warning

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WASHINGTON — Democrats on Capitol Hill are reexamining their support for a bipartisan bill intended to fight boycotts against Israel and the settlements after the American Civil Liberties Union warned ...

A DNA app store is here, but proceed with caution

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by Emily Mullin July 24, 2017 A Silicon Valley startup called Helix is betting on the notion that not only do people want to learn more about their DNA, but ...

Bloomberg @business

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Connecting… LIVE: President Trump delivers a statement on health care.Bloomberg@business

While You Were Blinking, Geely Bought A Rosy Future

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July 24th, 2017 by Nicolas ZartChinese carmaker Geely is in a quiet and subtle strategic buying race, zipping by under the scrutiny of the media. It seems the company learned ...

Ending AIDS: progress towards the 90–90–90 targets

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Is Bigger Best in Renewable Energy? (Webinar Video)

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July 24th, 2017 by John FarrellOriginally published at On December 5th, I delivered a webinar presentation detailing the findings of our recent report, Is Bigger Best in Renewable Energy?

WHO estimates cost of reaching global health targets by 2030

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The SDG Health Price Tag, published today in The Lancet Global Health, estimates the costs and benefits of progressively expanding health services in order to reach 16 Sustainable Development Goal ...

Protein From Solar Energy & Carbon Dioxide Could Slow The Pace Of Climate Change

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July 24th, 2017 by Steve HanleyHumans need protein to survive, but growing the food that supplies the much needed protein adds carbon dioxide and methane to the atmosphere, speeding up ...

In Albania, elections herald historic increase in number of women MPs

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In the recently concluded national elections, Albania has reached a new milestone with 28 per cent of women parliamentarians. Women candidates benefited from the gender quota and public forums organized ...

The Mothers Being Deported by Trump

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On June 28th, President Trump convened a roundtable at the White House that included victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants. The event was part of the Administration’s push to ...

What It’s Like to Get Laid Off at the Carrier Plant Trump Said He’d Save

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On February 10, 2016, the Carrier Corporation, an H.V.A.C. company founded in 1915, announced that it would be closing plants in Indianapolis and Huntington, Indiana, and moving to Monterrey, Mexico.

Yale Sustainability Leadership Forum Announces 2017 Preliminary Agenda and Speakers

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July 24th, 2017 by Sponsored ContentThe Yale Sustainability Leadership Forum* has an outstanding lineup of speakers for their intensive program on Yale’s campus this September 12–15. These distinguished speakers are ...

Tesla Gigafactory Pumps Out 1,500 Model 3 Batteries, Tesla Model S 75 Discontinued

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July 24th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about Tesla and the Gigafactory was first published on Gas2. If it seems like there is more news about Tesla than any other ...

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This summer, join your local aquarium in choosing alternatives over single-use plastic. Monterey Bay Aquarium Shedd Aquarium National Aquarium Aquarium of the Pacific Audubon Nature Institute California Academy of Sciences ...

Tesla Supercharger Superiority … Wicked Electric Bikes … GM’s Saturn History & Chevy Bolt Present (Top CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

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July 24th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanOn vacation this past week? Check out the top 20 articles of the past week (in terms of their views by humans around the world) ...

Wind Power = 124% of Scotland’s Home Electricity Needs January–June 2017

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July 24th, 2017 by Joshua S HillRecord wind energy generation in Scotland in June helped boost the figures for the first half of the year, resulting in wind generating enough ...

Permafrost Thawing In Siberia Bringing With It Anthrax Outbreaks & Huge Methane Explosions

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July 24th, 2017 by James AyreThe ongoing melting of permafrost in Siberia has brought with it some very strange events — including the creation of massive methane blowout craters. In ...

Alibaba and Tencent are carving up Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem

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Two global tech forces are putting their mark — and money — into Southeast Asia’s nascent startup ecosystem, but they may not be the Western names that you expect. Rather ...

Great British Bake Off’s Mel and Sue Have Found Their Next Hosting Gig

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Just like the arrival of Botanical Week, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are ready to immerse themselves into some new and exciting territory. A new show with them as co-hosts,

EU Commissioner Warns Against Diesel Car Bans, Says Auto Manufacturers Would Lose Means Of Investing In Electric Vehicles

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July 24th, 2017 by James AyreThe European Union’s commissioner for industry, Elzbieta Bienkowska, has warned against proposed city-level diesel car bans, stating that if such bans were to go into ...

Santa Monica's 'grand bargain' on growth and housing: A model for other cities?

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Like many cities in Southern California, Santa Monica is split between two entrenched camps when it comes to the politics of growth, housing and development. Here’s how Rick Cole, Santa ...

Afghan Girls Overcome Stupid Politicians, Religious Lunatics To Compete In Robotics Competition

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July 24th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOne of the stated reasons for the US decision to engage the Taliban in Afghanistan 16 years ago was to make it possible for women ...

Kabul hit by deadly suicide car bomb

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A suicide car bomb has exploded in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 24 people, officials told the BBC. According to the Afghan interior ministry spokesman, at least 42 ...

World’s Mining Companies Generating $16 Billion In Emissions Costs

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July 24th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe world’s major publicly-listed mining companies are generating up to $16 billion in emissions costs by passing the climate risk down their value chain,

Der Spiegel: German Auto Manufacturers May Have Been Collaborating On Diesel Emissions Fraud For Decades

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July 24th, 2017 by James AyreThe top auto manufacturers in Germany — VW, Daimler, and BMW — have been holding “secret” meetings since the 1990s where coordination relating to product ...

George R. R. Martin Says We Will Definitely, Probably Get a New Book in 2018

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It’s been a few years since George R. R. Martin graced us with a new book — maybe you’ve heard something about that — but the author is now promising ...

Return to the Chaos of Westworld With This New Season 2 Teaser

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Westworld left behind many dangling threads at the conclusion of its first season last year, and HBO knows that fans are itching for some kind of update. Indeed, only a ...

“Without women the Global Goals won’t see the light of day”

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It was October 1989 and Alaa’s mother had just gone into labour. Alaa’s father was in town, working, and couldn’t be reached. Her three-year-old sister had called the ambulance, but ...

Pokémon Go Fest attendees to get refunds as technical issues break the event

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Heading into Niantic’s Pokémon Go Fest — a gathering of roughly 20,000 Pokémon Go players in Chicago’s Grant Park — everyone seemed to have the same concern: the weather reports ...

Meadows: CBO should downsize, aggregate think tank reports

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Defend Europe boat tries to block migrant rescues

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Far-right activists have set sail in a boat with plans to prevent the arrival of Europe-bound boats carrying refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, sparking criticism from an anti-racism ...

Cuts to Planned Parenthood a scary prospect for some LGBTQ patients

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When Grecia Magdaleno first came out as a lesbian, it wasn’t to a family member, close friend or confidant. Magdaleno was at an appointment at a Planned Parenthood clinic in ...

Letter from Former CBO Directors on the Importance of CBO’s Role in the Legislative Process

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July 21, 2017 Honorable Paul RyanSpeakerUnited States House of RepresentativesWashington, DC 20515 Honorable Nancy PelosiMinority LeaderUnited States House of RepresentativesWashington, DC 20515 Honorable Mitch McConnellMajority LeaderUnited States SenateWashington, DC 20510 ...

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