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This is climate change: Alaskan villagers struggle as island is chewed up by the sea
Kivalina, Alaska, in 2007. The barrier reef Kivalina calls home gets smaller and smaller with every storm. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times) This is what climate change looks like, up close and personal. In this town of 403 residents 83 miles above the Arctic Circle, beaches are disappearing, ic

The Pope and the Planet
On a sprawling, multicultural, fractious planet, no person can be heard by everyone. But Pope Francis comes closer than anyone else. He heads the world's largest religious denomination and so has 1.2 billion people in his flock, but even (maybe especially) outside the precincts of Catholicism his ta

Sanders Gets History Right on Hitler's Rise to Power
So how did Hitler become Chancellor and thus leader of Germany? Well, he won elections. It is absolutely true that the Nazi party used violence and intimidation to secure votes in both 1932 elections. That's what they had the SA's brownshirts around for. And they weren't the only party using violenc

Here's How Outrageous The Pay Gap Between CEOs And Workers Is
If you thought CEOs were earning way too much while the bulk of their companies' employees got left behind -- well, you weren't wrong. The pay gap between chief executives of major U.S. firms and their median workers is massive, according to a recent report from career review site Glassdoor, which

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