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1/ BREAKING: Our Children's Trust at @youthvgov represents a group of young people led by Kelsey Juliana in a lawsuit against the Trump administration. The lawsuit seeks to force government to act to stop climate change. The Juliana plaintiffs just filed a motion (con't)
2/ with the Ninth Circuit to STOP 100 fossil fuel projects that the Trump administration would push out in the next couple of months - projects that collectively could send us over 1.5 C. For this motion to succeed, the Juliana plaintiffs need hundreds of thousands of (con't)
3/ young people to sign an "amicus brief." An amicus brief is a "friend of the court" brief & carries much weight with a judge. To sign the brief & support the Juliana plaintiffs fight the Trump administration simply go to this website: joinjuliana.org. Save our planet!
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Via @latimes DEMS Focus on OVERSIGHT Role and Investigations of the #Trump #kakistocracy .. and ALL OF ITs piles. TRUMP was schooled this AM as to what #Oversight means.. he whined .. They didn’t do it to (black) OBAMA
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@latimes @CNN @lauferlaw @dailykos The Dem agenda will include three #House floor votes on Major Bills by the end of March, according to tentative plans shared by Democratic sources. #HR1 #HR7 #HR8 @LWV #votingrights @Womenworking @NationalNOW @womensmarch @MomsDemand @davidhogg111 #FightFor15 #VoteVetsVsNRA
@latimes @CNN @lauferlaw @dailykos #OVERSIGHT Acting AG. #Whitaker is slated to testify tomorrow, making him the first major TRUMP #kakistocracy official to come before USHouse since @SpeakerPelosi got gavel back.
@RVAwonk @lauferlaw @SethAbramson @DavidCornDC @renato_mariotti @tribelaw @jentaub @maddow @CNN
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Gli esperti lo ripetono ormai da diversi anni. Con un’alimentazione sana si prevengono fattori di rischio importanti come il sovrappeso e l’obesità. Una dieta povera dal punto di vista nutrizionale, invece, può facilitare lo sviluppo di diverse neoplasie.

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This radiologist uses high-quality MRI images to help understand how humans’ emotional processing works, creating artistic renderings in the process.

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I just gotta say this, and it might take a while and I am probably gonna cry...

I get into a lot of discussions with people who have no idea the state of world we were actually in leading up to @realDonaldTrump, nor where it was going to end up. Thank you God!!!
The #AmericanPeople have been forced into basic slave labor. Unions took over personal #freedoms in the work place, making it impossible to do anything without the #mob without risk of getting fired. #Unions also allowed people that did nothing to keep their #jobs
without recourse. #Goverment stepped in and made it necessary to have a #supervisor, #assistantsupervisor, #manager, #directingmanager, they gave quotas on #race and #gender that had to be met. They all but destroyed #business in #America
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A taste of how @narendramodi is putting systems into place to ensure a better future for #India & preserve the #environment . #ModiFor2019
Have just come back after taking a round of a large #sewage treatment plant of a facility that's going under live monitoring
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The @PMOIndia ,@moefcc ,@CPCB_OFFICIAL & other statutory bodies have begun work on a massive interconnected net of sensors that will measure & monitor wastewater being generated & treated at all large commercial & industrial units in #India. 2/n
This system is designed to ensure no large #industry or facility can release untreated #sewage & harm the #environment.
The readings from the sensors will be monitored live at 7 locations including the @PMOIndia .
#ModiSarkarMeriSarkar
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#ICYMI The #LagosState Governor, Mr. @AkinwunmiAmbode has created a committee to review the current waste management system in #LagosState.
#ICYMI The committee’s focus is to address and rid the State of illegal #dumpsites and illegal #dumping, as well as to develop an effective #solution for the best interest of #LagosState and all stakeholders.
#ICYMI The @AkinwunmiAmbode driven committee is headed by the Secretary of State (former Commissioner for the @moelagos) Mr. #TunjiBello.
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Progressive policies make sense for Chinese Americans and it's why the majority of our community supports commonsense proposals on issues like immigration, health care, the environment, and racial justice. 1/5
On #immigration, Chinese Americans have a history of benefiting from reforms that allowed our communities to grow and be part of the American story. Through immigration reform, we have been able to reunite families and contribute to the U.S. 2/5 chineseprogressive.com/immigration-is…
On #healthcare, Chinese Americans support programs that expand access and provide quality health outcomes. The ACA reduced the number of uninsured Chinese Americans by half and that's one reason why it's so popular in our community. 3/5 chineseprogressive.com/health-issue/
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There's been so much hype about #Zanzibar, but at the same time, a few people weren't particularly thrilled. Had to go find out for myself ,so some friends and I planned a trip. What I think? Top rating for beaches, good food, so much to see, history. Read this thread... #Travel
From #DaresSalaam, you have the options of flying or going by ferry to #Zanzibar. On the other hand, you could fly directly there. We spent a few days in Dar, then we went by ferry...it cost $35 per person for economy and $50 per person for VIP. We travelled in the VIP section.
It takes 1hr30mins to get to Zanzibar by ferry. It could take longer when it's turbulent. The hotel we stayed in was an hour away from stone town. We stayed in Nungwi which is North of Zanzibar. #Travel #Africa #Tanzania #holidays
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001/ [article content in this tweet series 001-180 reproduced with permission from Martin Howe QC of Lawyers for Britain @lawyers4britain]
#quote "Leaving the EU on WTO terms: pulling down the barriers to world trade
Introduction: why prices will FALL after Brexit, not rise" /002
002/ #quote "Over the past couple of weeks, the media have been full of lurid scare stories about what will happen if the UK leaves the EU on WTO terms, because negotiations with the EU do not result in a withdrawal agreement." /003
#tariffs #NoDeal #Brexit #WTO #ProjectFear #shortages #food #medicines
003/ #quote "One of the most ridiculous and UNJUSTIFIED of these absurd scare stories is that it will lead to higher prices, and even shortages, of foods and medicines." /004
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.#AugustaGA "euthanized" an alligator in Lake Olmstead wfxg.com/story/38792486… Many people were bothered by this story, including myself. Only after watching a @pbs @PBSNature episode on people & lions in #Gujarat #India was I able to articulate why this seemingly trivial
event actually points to the larger issue of whether we humans are going to adapt to this planet or whether we are going to continue to act as if our choices have no consequences until this planet changes & boots us out. #IndiasWanderingLions pbs.org/video/nature-i… Rather than
change our behavior which resulted in an alligator inhabiting this lake or take measures to limit the risk it would cause harm, we humans killed it to eliminate the minor risk it posed. We again positioned ourselves *outside* of the biosphere, even though our lives would be
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Trump: Day 571
-Calls African-American Aide a "Dog"
-Cant Guarantee an "N" Word Tape
-Opposed 2 Putting Tubman on $20
-Omarosa Issues Startling Claims
-Gained More Executive Power w/Bill
-More Ethical Issues 4 Wilbur Ross
-US Crop Export Prices Plummet
-Manafort Refuses 2 Testify
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Day 676 since Donald Trump admitted to sexual assault — yet he’s still in the Oval Office
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Day 528 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.

The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
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7 years ago, I wrote "Flushing the Potty Panic" for @transadvocate. I opined the solution to unlawful #discrimination in access to public accommodations in which nudity is unavoidable—toilets, showers, locker/dressing/changing rooms—because "separate but equal" is illegal…
is to ensure via #law that a sufficient number of secure, single user, #disability-accessible, #family-friendly facilities are provided for all people who for any reason desire or require #privacy or assistance, in the manner of the #ADA Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990…
at the same time we ensure by law that all people have the right to be free from unlawful discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, sexual or affectional orientation, or gender identity, appearance, expression, or behavior, regardless of sex or gender assigned at birth…
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#KarlMarx200 thread:

1. In my own #research, I have found Marx's notion of #contradiction particularly useful.

In his analysis, Marx noted how the contradiction between #labor and #capital accounted for many of the social dynamics of #capitalism.
2. The contradiction does not necessarily mean #conflict, but tendencies that "pull" in different directions and are in a dialectical relation to each other.

The contradiction of labor/capital can be accommodated in different ways and with very different consequences.
3. I like how this notions focuses on changing social dynamics. In my own work on #land use of #Mengen speakers in #PapuaNewGuinea, I've used the notion of #contradiction, to think about social forces underpinning Mengen land ownership and use.
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Dear brother and sister officers active here, especially you retired ones: I have some concerns. I hope you'll listen. Why are so many of us shilling for far-Right politicians? It's dishonourable and foolish.
#AustraliaDay brought it into focus. Can any of us really argue with the proposition that modern #Australia is founded on the conquest of this continent, the dispossession and genocide of its first people? Yet I'm seeing you do just that.
Anthropogenic #climatechange and the consequences of #environment destruction are about as scientifically controversial as gravity or evolution. Yet I see some of you desperately lying about that, too - as though you owned coal mines.
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