Two of America’s biggest coal plants closed this month – America’s coal plants are turning off the boilers, facing brutal economics and customers fleeing for natural gas and renewable energy. from r/Futurology

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Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared in this publication on August 26, 2017. However, given current developments, it seemed like a good idea to run it again, just to remind people of how we got into this mess, and what we need to do to get out of it again. Vote blue in 2020! Haven’t…

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Why does William Barr support his obviously criminal president? Maybe ’cause he’s got Daddy Issues… From Vanity Fair: Washington keeps asking why the law-and-order attorney general is carrying water for a morally untethered president. The answer may lie in the youthful lessons Barr learned from his father, a combative, provocative New Yorker—not unlike Donald Trump.

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Editor’s Note: This piece by LR net’s founder Matt Blanchfield originally ran in 2017, shortly after Trump entered the White House. It seems wise to repost it today, as we move closer to Trump’s eviction from America’s government. Let us continue to work towards a new, progressive America.   Martin Luther King Jr started out…

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Of course, tRump and his enablers don’t even believe it exists… But the editor of the most prestigious medical journal in the world disagrees.   ‘All health professionals have a duty and obligation to engage in all kinds of non-violent social protest to address the climate emergency’ – Richard Horton, The Lancet The full video…

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But of course global warming is just a myth…and junk science. The Right tells us so..   U.S. Military Could Collapse Within 20 Years Due to Climate Change, Report Commissioned By Pentagon Says. The report says a combination of global starvation, war, disease, drought, and a fragile power grid could have cascading, devastating effects. from…

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Could it be that the TSA and all the scanners and lines aren’t worth it? This article makes the argument that we are wasting our time, and our dollars, at the airport. The TSA is a waste of money that doesn’t save lives and might actually cost them

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Why is it that only Andrew Yang is talking about these issues? That’s disturbing.   AI and automation will disrupt our world — but only Andrew Yang is warning about it from r/Futurology

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Gwyneth Paltrow has released a vagina scented candle. I know. In any reasonable world, if someone said that to you, you’d assume they were on drugs, or possibly have them committed. Rightly so. But we live in an unreasonable world, where sentences like “Gwyneth Paltrow has released a vagina scented candle” actually have meaning and…

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