How Factory Farming Is Driving the Sixth Mass Extinction (Video)

Click here for reuse options! Forests that are home to endangered animals are being cleared to grow feed crops for livestock at factory farms. According to University of Texas at Austin professor Raj Patel, an expert in ecology and food systems, our demand for meat is driving the sixth mass extinction. Patel More...

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Why 'South Park' Is Perfectly Armed to Fight the Alt-Right

The satirical cartoon has a perfect chance to turn around and bite the trollish right-wing hand that feeds it. “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are harboring a dirty secret: Much More...

By antonio75 On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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‘This Is Going to Be Earth-Shattering’: Trump Aide Michael Cohen to Testify Before Senate on Tuesday

Cohen’s name came up repeatedly in emails between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen is set to appear before the Senate More...

By antonio75 On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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‘Incapable of Serving Safely as President’: More Mental Health Experts Question Trump’s Stability

tktk There is a long-standing rule self-imposed rule among psychiatrists who are members of the American Psychiatric Association (APA): mental health of political figures they have not personally More...

By antonio75 On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Buildings Made Out of Shipping Containers? Welcome to the Future of Upcycled Architecture

By reusing and remixing mass manufactured objects, our built environment can be economical, ecological—and even luxurious. The following is an excerpt from LOT-EK: Objects + Operations, by Ada More...

By antonio75 On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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John McCain and the Sunday Talk Shows Were Eerily Quiet About a Last-Ditch Effort to Repeal Obamacare

Is repeal-and-replace bill dead or should we still be worried? With the clock ticking toward a September 30 deadline for the Senate to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act using reconcilliation, More...

By antonio75 On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Together, Canada, China and the EU Can Fill Trump's Climate Leadership Void

Click here for reuse options! A critical summit offers the chance for 34 major world economies to raise their collective climate efforts—without the aid of the U.S. This More...

By antonio75 On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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This Monkey Took a Selfie, and His Ensuing Lawsuit Could Break New Ground for Animal Rights (Video)

One day, animals might not be seen as property, but property owners themselves. It’s not often that one lawsuit sparks international conversation and debate, but PETA’s groundbreaking “monkey More...

By antonio75 On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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How JPMorgan Chase Is Cashing in on Private Prisons

For its stance on human rights to have real meaning, Chase must divest from the private prison system. JPMorgan Chase, like so many corporations, is trying to have its cake and eat it under the Trump More...

By antonio75 On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Natalie Portman's New Documentary About Farmed Animals Gets Standing Ovation at Telluride (Video)

Click here for reuse options! Portman gave up meat, dairy and eggs after reading the bestseller on which the film was based. Eating Animals, a new documentary narrated More...