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9.13.19

Teens Use Tobacco as Much as They Vape—But, OK! Ban Flavored Juul Pods!

Weird how the Trump administration isn't going after the tobacco industry, which spent $23 million in lobbying last year.

8.13.19

The Trump Administration Just Gutted the Endangered Species Act

The Trump Administration released sweeping regulations to weaken the law credited with saving the bald eagle and the grizzly bear.

6.6.19

YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers

YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events took place.”

10.30.17

Elon Musk Says Australia Becomes Renewable or Reverts to the “Dark Ages”

Not like a big deal or anything. Just the Dark Ages.

10.16.17

Australia's Drug Death Rate Is Now 10 Times Higher Than Portugal's

The difference? Portugal decriminalised drugs.

10.11.17

Trump Reportedly Asked for More Nukes Because of a Powerpoint Graph

The president was apparently dismayed at the downward trend showing a drop in the stockpile since the late 1960s.

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6.19.17

[Exclusive] This Film Was So F**ked Up That England Banned Its Youth Prisons

Now's your chance to catch Alan Clarke's "Scum," in all its brutality, on the big screen at Metrograph.

1.20.17

Trump's New White House Website Doesn't Mention Civil Rights

Or climate change, or poverty, or healthcare, or LGBTQ people.

12.6.16

Donald and Ivanka Trump Met Al Gore to Chat About Climate Change

Ivanka really hasn't said much about her views on the issue in the past, but Leonardo DiCaprio recently gave her a copy of his 'Before the Flood' doc, so that's something.

8.11.16

Donald Trump's Sloppiness Is Letting Hillary Clinton Off the Hook

Thanks to Donald Trump's shit sundae of a campaign, the Democratic candidate will walk into the White House without have to answer a single question.

5.30.16

Can America's Weed Industry Provide Reparations for the War on Drugs?

This month, Oakland's City Council approved a program that aims to give people of color a better chance at entering the state's legal cannabis industry.

4.18.16

Will This Week's UN General Assembly Accept the War on Drugs Has Failed?

On Tuesday 193 member states of the UN will convene in New York to discuss drugs. Sadly, their draft document indicates they're still hung up on backwards policies.

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