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Victory at Standing Rock.....sorta

The Secretary of the Army Corp of Engineers announced today that the route of the Dakota Access Pipeline will be DENIED. The corp said that the best alternative is to explore other routes for the pipeline at this point. 245 more words

Commentary

Evidence for Climate Change: A* understanding for IGCSE Biology (part 2) 4.12 4.13 4.14

Before you can look at the science of climate change and how human activities are causing it, you first need to accept that we are currently undergoing a period in which our climate is changing at an unprecedented and rapid rate. 322 more words

IGCSE Biology Posts

Dakota Access Pipeline to be re-routed, Army says

The Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, the Army’s assistant secretary for civil works announced Sunday. 618 more words

National

Bertolucci's Insensitive Sensationalism

I’ve never been a fan of Bernardo Bertolucci’s films, although I’ve seen only two — Last Tango In Paris, and the abridged version of 1900. 612 more words

Satirical children's book cover illustrations draw criticism

Are the images satire or bigotry? Could they be both?

These questions are at the center of the controversy surrounding a book called “Bad Little Children’s Books” — a collection of mock children’s book covers that parody hot-button topics like racism and discrimination. 789 more words

National

Jill Stein drops Penn. recount case

WASHINGTON — Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein said Saturday she is dropping her bid for a statewide election recount in Pennsylvania.

Citing a major cost placed on voters due to a court ruling that says the voters requesting the recount must pay a $1 million bond, Stein also said she will be making a “major announcement” regarding her next steps in the recount process at a 10 a.m news conference Monday outside Trump Tower in New York. 292 more words

Politics

Online Media is Changing What we Know

It is common knowledge in this day and age that you can’t trust everything you read, especially online. This fact often goes unquestioned. What we need to know, though, is  326 more words