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Juan Cole

Governor Rick Scott enabled Irma’s fury through climate denialism

Governor Rick Scott enabled Irma’s fury through climate denialism

Florida Gov. Rick Scott did not cause Irma, but he enabled the Frankenstorm. Scott met with Carbonmongers Charles and David Koch soon after being elected, and all of a sudden Florida’s environmental laws began being gutted. Now he will want you to give him $150 billion to rebuild his state, from your tax dollars.

How the U.S. went fascist: Mass media make excuses for Trump voters

How the U.S. went fascist: Mass media make excuses for Trump voters

The rise of Donald Trump to the presumptive Republican standard bearer for president in 2016 is an indictment of, and a profound danger to, the American republic.

Congress cuts $8.7 billion in food stamps, but finds $22 billion to fight ISIS

Congress cuts $8.7 billion in food stamps, but finds $22 billion to fight ISIS

It’s official: 850,000 households across the country are set to lose an average of $90 per month in food stamp benefits.

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