The Congressional Review Act: A Radical Threat to Science

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By Yogin Kothari, Union of Concerned Scientists Thanks to your support, UCS has had a lot of crucial victories to improve public health and protect the environment over the last few months. But because of an obscure, radical, and rarely used congressional trick called the Congressional Review...
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Toxic-Free Holiday Tips

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By Anna Low-Beer, U.S. PIRG The holidays are fast approaching, and we’ve got a few tips for you to ensure a safe and toxic-free gift-giving season. From children’s toys under the tree to cosmetic gift boxes for your colleagues and neighbors, check out our tips for a safe holiday season....
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The Plagiarism Caucus

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By Matthew Freeman, Center for Progressive Reform My wife is a high school history teacher, and pretty much every year, she has at least one story to tell about a student lifting some significant chunk of text from a website and using it in a paper without attribution. The kids...
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A One-Two Punch to the Average American

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By AFSCME Not one but two labor rules created by the Obama administration, to put more money in the pockets of working families, are likely to be undone by the incoming club of billionaires and millionaires also known as the Trump administration. The rules were Obama’s way to try to...
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