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Deeper Ties to Corporate Cash for Doubtful Climate Researcher
For years, politicians wanting to block legislation on climate change have bolstered their arguments by pointing to the work of a handful of scientists who claim that greenhouse gases pose little risk to humanity. One of the names they invoke most often is Wei-Hock Soon, known as Willie, a sci

Aging water mains a $1-billion headache for DWP
The water main break that flooded Nowita Place in 2013 wasn't the kind of spectacle that brought TV cameras. Water sprayed a foot in the air through a hole in the buckled asphalt, leaving residents in the Venice neighborhood without water service for hours. But the break fit an increasingly common

New Front In #RepublicanClassWar: Social Security for the Disabled
Nine out of ten Americans have fallen behind financially as the well-to-do - especially the ultra-wealthy – capture an ever-increasing chunk of our national income. This inequality threatens the entire economy's future growth and stability. But whenever someone offers a solution to this growin

STUDY: TV News Shows Largely Ignore Historic Trade Negotiations
TPP Involves 12 Nations With Varying Economic Relationships To The U.S. A Congressional Research Service (CRS) report compiled data on the current trade relationships between the United States and the other Trans-Pacific Partnership member countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia

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