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Families Squat In Abandoned Homes As The Housing Crisis Grips Detroit
"I wanted people to know I’m not just a squatter. I’m trying to make this a home," said one mother.
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Reality Check: Your Dog Is Terrible For The Environment
And so is your cat.
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Landlords Are Powerful. Here’s A Way Renters Are Regaining Some Control.
Landlords are the wealthiest demographic in the U.S., while tenants often experience hardship. These sites aim to restore some balance to the relationship.
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If You Want A Just World, Neither Republicans Nor Democrats Will Give It To You
Sarah van Gelder
Both parties are wedded to structures of corporate power, the dominance of straight white men and environmental destruction — change must start with you.
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A Meat Tax Could Get America To Ditch Bacon And Burgers
New research says a tax on meat could help offset its health consequences.
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This Country Publishes Everyone’s Income on ‘National Jealousy Day’
Meanwhile in the U.S., President Trump won’t publish his tax returns.
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How Capitalism Has Screwed Women Over
Richard D. Wolff
The system trapped women in the home, and when they entered the workforce, trapped them in unequal relationships.
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This Indiana City's Vacant Homes Show The Other Side Of The Housing Crisis
Abandoned houses dominate the landscape and the Indiana National Guard spent the summer bulldozing buildings.
FOOD & DRINK
Vegan Butcher Shops Are Serving Up The 'Meat' Of The Future
Sure, you can buy sausages, ribs and cold cuts — but they're made of plant-based proteins.
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The Race To Save The Antarctic's Penguins, Whales And Seals
The U.S., EU, and 23 other countries will decide next month whether to protect the "heart of the world's ocean."
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This Could Be The Most Progressive Country On Earth
By Angela Cuming, On Assignment For HuffPost
Its prime minister Jacinda Ardern is receiving widespread attention for her “anti-Trump” style of politics.
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Meet The Mascot Of Our Broken World: The Plastic Pumpkin
The true cost of our resource consumption over the past 50 years is now coming back to bite us.
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Slaughter-Free Meat Is An Answer To Our Cruel And Broken Food System
Now we need to show people it’s not scary
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The U.S. Is Getting Richer But Americans Are Unhappier
To break this paradox, economists say we must measure and manage happiness and well-being.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
We Live In A S**tshow But Denying Our Despair Could Make Everything Worse
I have never at the same time felt such a strong desire to make a positive difference and less empowered to do so.
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Uber’s and Airbnb's Plans To Share Their Wealth Could Shake Up Capitalism
The companies' plans to give shares to hosts and drivers may be a small step but it points to a bigger economic transformation.
The Giant Corporations Behind Your Burgers And Milk Have A Terrifying Climate Secret
Together, five companies have a climate footprint bigger than Exxon, Shell or BP, but we don't talk about it.
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Europe Is Making Moves To Ditch Dirty Cars. Trump Wants More Of Them.
Denmark, Norway, France and the U.K. have a date to ban gas and diesel cars. In the U.S., the plan is to gut car emission legislation.
This Radical Bank Will Free People Of Debt By Literally Blowing It Up
It plans to explode a van filled with $1.3 million of payday loan debt.
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FOOD & DRINK
Goat Meat Could Save Our Food System, But We're Too Afraid To Eat It
Not only is goat often referred to as the healthiest of red meats, but it's good for the planet, too. And, yes, it actually tastes good.
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These Men Staged A Peaceful Protest Against Fracking. The U.K. Jailed Them.
"It’s a strange society that massively rewards the fossil fuel companies responsible for causing more climate change while jailing the campaigners trying to stop it.”
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Tourists Worry About The Perfect Instagram Shot. Residents Worry They’ll Be Displaced.
Welcome to Bo-Kaap, the picturesque Cape Town district, where tourism and foreign investment threaten the community.
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America’s Affordable Housing Crisis Isn’t Just Hitting Cities
Rural areas are getting crunched, too.
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Destroying Unsold Clothes Is Fashion’s Dirty Secret. And We’re Complicit.
We may be shocked that brands burn and shred wearable clothes, but it's inevitable for a system that pumps out billions of pieces a year.
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Vandalism Or Vigils? Vegans Are Divided Over How To Get People To Quit Meat
Instead of radical veganism, some activists want to show it's "fun, accessible and attractive to people."
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Jeffrey Sachs: Sugar Addiction Is A Sign Of Our Broken Food System
The economist and adviser to the U.N. chief takes aim at large food companies that “peddle food and drink that is bad for people.”
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