Category Archives: science

Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science


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But You Knew That

Princeton Concludes What Kind of Government America Really Has, and It’s Not a Democracy By Tom McKay/ PolicyMic/ April 16, 2014 The news: A new scientific study from Princeton researcher Martin Gilens and Northwestern researcher Benjamin I. Page has finally put some science … Continue reading

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Are 7 Billion People a Problem?

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report   The Earth, in case you haven’t noticed, is a big mess right now. All living things, humans included, are suffering the effects of a planet stressed to the breaking point.   (At the … Continue reading

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Putting Everything In Perspective

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How Does Your Favorite State Do?

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America’s Real Criminal Element: Lead New research finds Pb is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than doing nothing. By Kevin Drum/ Mother Jones/ January/February, … Continue reading

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Japan’s “China Syndrome” is “Beyond Containment”

“Very likely some of Fukushima’s melted cores have moved into the earth — It’s beyond containment right now.” Paul Gunter director of the reactor oversight project at Beyond Nuclear: “Indications are right now that the reactor structures themselves have been … Continue reading

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Don’t Breathe and You’ll Be Fine

Here is a disturbing example of the appalling corruption and depravity of our political system.   Nicholas Kristof examines the way in which elected representatives are willing to appease  wealthy campaign contributors at the expense of their constituents’ health. In … Continue reading

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Evolution: “Straight From the Pit of Hell”

And this Congressman is on the House Science Committee (along with Todd Akin)! Georgia GOP Representative Paul Broun: “God’s word is true. I’ve come to understand that. All that stuff I was taught about evolution and embryology and the big … Continue reading

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Science Dunces

Graphic by Lara Heintz Congress’s Science Committee Doesn’t Get Science article

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