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The Green New Deal Threatens Congressional Dinosaurs with Extinction | Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan

In recent weeks, a polar vortex blew across the U.S., killing at least 20 people. At the same time, U.S. government scientists reported that 2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record, with the five hottest years occurring in the past five years. A huge hole in one of the largest glaciers in Antarctica is causing accelerated melting there, while across ...

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Silent Sam, Another Confederate Monument, Comes Tumbling Down | Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan

Around the country, people are resisting racism amid a rising white supremacist movement emboldened by the election of President Donald Trump. The latest act of rebellion involves Silent Sam, a statue on the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill. Hundreds of students rallied at the statue Monday night and tore the statue down, piling dirt on its head. ...

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A Tale of Two Grandmothers | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan

Mary Anne Grady Flores was wearing a scarf on the day she went to prison—but not for protection from the snow. "I’m wearing a blue scarf today, and the kids from Afghanistan were the ones that sent this bolt of cloth," she told us, so "that someday we could live with the vision of the future of blue skies, of peace."

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