Monthly Archives: June 2013

Climate change

Western United States Record Heat Wave June 2013 India Floods June 2013 Worst European flooding in 500 years June 2013 Calgary, Alberta, Canada flooding June 2013 Alaska June 2013 Just more blah, blah, blah….blub, blub, blub…

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When crocodiles roamed the poles

So, how much CO2 is too much? This is where deep time helps frame our expectations of things to come. First, as far as we know, the rate of our CO2 rise is unprecedented in Earth history. That’s saying something, … Continue reading

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What is ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council)?

What is ALEC? ALEC is not a lobby; it is not a front group. It is much more powerful than that. Through ALEC, behind closed doors, corporations hand state legislators the changes to the law they desire that directly benefit their … Continue reading

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American Legislative Exchange Council: ALEC Rock

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That Cheap Stuff You Just Bought At Walmart? Turns Out It Cost $6,000 More Than You Thought

According to a Congressional study, $6,000 is the average amount taxpayers are being dinged per employee. Walmart’s wages and benefits are so low, it forces workers to go on Medicaid and receive housing assistance, childcare subsidies, food stamps, and more. … Continue reading

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Women still earn less 50 years after Equal Pay Act

“Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, which was a law signed by John F. Kennedy and intended to ensure pay parity for women. Unfortunately, five decades later, women still earn an average of 77 cents for … Continue reading

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