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Scientists Predict There Will Be No Glaciers in the Contiguous US by 2050 — but Trump Is Stomping on the Gas Pedal

Published on Truthout, 22 May 2017.

Sea-level rise is now projected to be even higher than expected, and warming oceans are losing their oxygen much faster than previously believed. If warming continues apace, there will be no glaciers in the contiguous United States by 2050, yet Trump administration officials are stomping on the gas pedal.

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Settler State Repression: Standing Rock Battles Continue in the Courts

Published on Truthout, 3 May 2017.

“The police and military have always been the arm of the state to facilitate Indigenous dispossession and normalize it,” Nick Estes, cofounder of The Red Nation, tells Truthout. Standing Rock is only one modern example of a tactic that has been used by the settler state against Indigenous peoples for hundreds of years.

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