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  • How Punitive and Racist Policing Enforces Gentrification in San Francisco

    By Adam Hudson, Truthout | News Analysis

    April, 2015: Protester holds sign during a Black Lives Matter protest on the steps of the San Francisco city hall building. (Photo: Adam Hudson)A protester holds a sign during a Black Lives Matter protest on the steps of the San Francisco City Hall building, April 14, 2015. (Photo: Adam Hudson)

    Stories about gentrification typically revolve around a certain set of characters - landlords, developers, speculators, tenants facing eviction, long-time residents and rich newcomers. But there is another set of characters typically left out - police and the criminal legal system.

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  • IPCC: More Than All of Observed Warming Has Been Caused by Humanity's Emissions

    IPCC: More Than All of Observed Warming Has Been Caused by Humanity's Emissions

    By Bruce Melton, Truthout | News Analysis

    The climate change counter-movement has devastated public discussion of climate science by allowing the idea that, because all of the warming has not been created by humans, some of the warming must be natural. In reality, more than all of observed warming has been caused by humanity.

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  • Walker's Dark Money Allies Orchestrate Coup of the Courts

    Walker's Dark Money Allies Orchestrate Coup of the Courts

    By Mary Bottari, PR Watch | Report

    Two court cases this week - one being heard in open court, another being considered in silence behind closed doors - will decide the future of Wisconsin campaign finance law, the independence of the Wisconsin judiciary and will impact the future of presidential candidate Scott Walker. The stakes could not be higher, but the converging cases have garnered little national attention.

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