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  • Crises at Pacifica Radio

    By Michael Corcoran, Truthout | News Analysis

    September 20, 2014: NYC People's Climate Justice March; WBAI Pacifica Radio. (Photo: The City Project)September 20, 2014: NYC People's Climate Justice March; WBAI Pacifica Radio. (Photo: The City Project)

    Pacifica Radio, the iconic progressive radio network, is currently dealing with several major crises including an audit from the California Attorney General's Office, layoffs, divisive infighting and dwindling fundraising and listenership.

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  • Shedding Light on Three Big Lies About Systemic Pesticides and Bees

    Shedding Light on Three Big Lies About Systemic Pesticides and Bees

    By Maryam Henein, Truthout | News Analysis

    An increasing amount of blatant misinformation is being planted in the media about honeybees and the systemic pesticides that are killing them. Unlike typical pesticides, which are applied topically, systemic pesticides are entrenched in the soil or embedded in the seed so that the poisons are taken up by the plant and transported to all its tissues, including roots, stems, leaves, pollen and nectar.

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  • Progressives Have Hope; Just Don't Ask Jonathan Chait About It

    Progressives Have Hope; Just Don't Ask Jonathan Chait About It

    By Lisa Factora-Borchers, Truthout | Op-Ed

    It'd be easy to dismiss Chait's oddly outdated, half-thunk think piece, which conveniently blames women of color for complicating the social liberal landscape with their demand to be treated as equal stakeholders. But to overlook Chait's self-appointed superiority complex as the work of one anachronistic guy would be to ignore the growing litany of complaints emerging from straight White men.

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