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For years, radioactive waste has seeped into swampland, canals—even drinking water. Now a few families are fighting to hold the polluters accountable.
Berkeley residents overwhelmingly support the measure, but beverage companies are fighting back.
How the WHO’s blindness and Western biases let the Ebola epidemic run wild.
How a crisis intervention program pioneered in Memphis could save lives and prevent arrests.
Why are we letting these serious social problems be handled by the criminal justice system?
Nearly $9 billion per year is spent locking up people struggling with mental illness.
The vendetta against him and whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling reflects an antidemocratic goal: the uninformed consent of the governed.
The protests that followed the police shooting of Michael Brown created a network of youth in revolt.
A swift international response could have contained the outbreak.
California’s affirmative consent law isn’t actually all that radical.
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