Let’s Fight for Working People on Workers’ Memorial Day

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By Jordan Barab, Economic Policy Institute April 28 is Workers’ Memorial Day, an international remembrance day set aside to “mourn for the dead, and fight like hell for the living,” in the words of the immortal labor organizer Mother Jones. In 2016, nearly 5,200 workers were killed on the...
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Kourtney Kardashian’s Appeal For Cosmetics Safety Reaches 590 Million Americans

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By Monica Amarelo, Environmental Working Group On Tuesday, Kourtney Kardashian joined EWG President Ken Cook on Capitol Hill to brief reporters and congressional staffers about EWG’s #BeautyMadeBetter campaign. The campaign seeks support for reforming the nation’s outdated cosmetics law, which...
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Scott Pruitt’s Announcement on Forest Biomass Defies Science

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By Sami Yassa, Natural Resources Defense Council Scott Pruitt is no fan of science, so it was not a real surprise that his announcement about forest bioenergy this week sidestepped research, facts, and the conclusions of Environmental Protection Agency’s own science advisers. Pruitt told a...
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