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Environment and health advocates say Trump’s EPA is choosing chemical industry over children – ThinkProgress

Environment and health advocates say Trump’s EPA is choosing chemical industry over children – ThinkProgress

Environmental and public health advocates slammed a decision this week by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to not ban a pesticide linked to brain damage in children, in defiance of a 2018 federal court ruling.…

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It can be hard for college students to get to the polls. Florida’s new law is making it even harder. – ThinkProgress

It can be hard for college students to get to the polls. Florida’s new law is making it even harder. – ThinkProgress

College students in Florida turned out in droves when given the chance to vote early in the 2018 midterm elections. The Republican-led government in the state seemingly wants to put an end to that. Gov.…

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The NFL’s domestic violence policy is broken beyond repair – ThinkProgress

The NFL’s domestic violence policy is broken beyond repair – ThinkProgress

On Friday, the NFL announced that after a four-month investigation, it will not be disciplining Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill for domestic abuse or child abuse because, based on the evidence presently available,…

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Missouri GOP Senator trots out anti-Semitic trope during speech before national conservative group – ThinkProgress

Missouri GOP Senator trots out anti-Semitic trope during speech before national conservative group – ThinkProgress

On Tuesday this week, freshman Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) made an appearance at the National Conservatism Conference to deliver the keynote address. His remarks predictably targeted progressive lawmakers and the principles of liberalism in the United…

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Puerto Rico protesters call on governor to resign after leaked chat logs expose vile comments – ThinkProgress

Puerto Rico protesters call on governor to resign after leaked chat logs expose vile comments – ThinkProgress

Tens if not hundreds of thousands of people have filled the streets of San Juan and other cities around Puerto Rico for several consecutive nights, demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. The mass mobilizations…

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Austin Republicans boast about petition to punish city’s homeless. Many signers weren’t from Austin. – ThinkProgress

Austin Republicans boast about petition to punish city’s homeless. Many signers weren’t from Austin. – ThinkProgress

The Austin, Texas, elected government passed a law last month eliminating the city’s prohibition on people sitting, lying, or camping in public. Furious Republican officials are now seeking to overturn this decision and have enlisted…

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