Zuckerberg’s Testimony: Has Anything Changed?

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By Caroline Ristaino, Public Citizen The publicized scandals at Facebook involving Russian ads meant to interfere with the 2016 election and the obtainment of user data by Cambridge Analytica have left many Americans wondering whether the ability to share pictures and life updates with their...
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The White House Clearly Does Not Like the EPA’s “Secret Science” Plan

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By Michael Halpern, Union of Concerned Scientists The EPA’s plan to limit the types of science that the  EPA can use to make decisions may run into an unusual roadblock: the White House itself. In a Senate hearing yesterday, New Hampshire Senator Maggie Hassan questioned White House official...
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Ford’s Big Deception

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By Madeline Paige, Public Citizen Facing backlash to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s toxic agenda and unethical behavior, it’s no wonder automakers are rushing to distance themselves from Pruitt’s rollback of the popular clean car standards. But as major automakers like Ford scramble to hide...
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Brace Yourself for Unhealthy Air: The Trump Administration Weakens Clean Air Protections

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By Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists Yesterday the Trump administration started chipping away at one of the strongest science-based public health protections we have in the country. In a laundry list of industry wishes, President Trump has ordered the EPA to make several sweeping...
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