Charles Murray Wants Right Wing to Use Scientology Strategy in Legal War on U.S. Government

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By Peter Montgomery, Senior Fellow, Right Wing Watch, People for the American Way Right-wing think tanker Charles Murray’s latest book is coming out this week, and it offers a plan “to make large chunks of the Federal Code of Regulations unenforceable.” In other words, he says, “I want to...
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A No-Brainer: Strengthen Air Quality Standards

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By Javier Sierra, Columnist, Sierra Club Does your kid have learning problems? Does he have problems concentrating and he is easily distracted? Is he doing poorly in school? There can be a host of reasons for these problems. But a recent study is confirming the notion that pollution coming...
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Care Work is Real Work — And Must Be Compensated as Such

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By Agata Pelka, Fellow, National Women’s Law Center Thursday morning, the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments in Home Care Association of America vs. Weil, the Department of Labor’s appeal of a district court decision vacating central provisions of new regulations extending basic...
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A Strong Clean Power Plan Will Save Lives

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By Sierra Club This year, the Obama Administration is finalizing the first ever safeguards to curb carbon pollution from existing power plants – The Clean Power Plan. The expected benefits range from extensive growth in the American clean energy economy to a huge step forward to tackle the...
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Why Warren Is Right and Obama Is Wrong on Fast Track’s Threat to Wall Street Reform

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By Ben Beachy, Research Director, Global Trade Watch, Public Citizen President Obama seems unaware that his controversial trade agenda could undermine the Wall Street reform agenda of his first administration. Fortunately, Senator Elizabeth Warren has been reminding him of this contradiction...
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