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Americans Still Don't Know What Climate Change Is, Google Shows

How embarrassing.<p>World leaders took a major step forward Saturday when they reached an accord on curbing the climate change crisis facing our planet -- but if Google search data is anything to go by, Americans are barely aware that there was a problem to begin with.<p>A look at Google Trends data on …

Climate

Meanwhile in Saudi Arabia, women in politics just made history

Back in August, we shared the news that after a tiresome, four-year-long wait, women in Saudi Arabia would finally have the right to not only vote, …

Is Saudi Women's Vote a Step Forward?

The global press has been heralding the December 13, 2015, vote in Saudi Arabia as a breakthrough for women, since it's the first time in history that Saudi women have been allowed to vote. But is this vote really a significant step forward?<p>First let's consider the Saudi electoral system within the …

Human Rights

Lighting the Way to Health Care

For what seems like the umpteenth time, Congress recently voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare. This time, the majority threw in defunding Planned Parenthood for good measure. The horror in Colorado Springs appears to have had little impact on the anti-Planned Parenthood, …

Health Care

Supreme Court Imposes a Power Above All Other Laws in America

I woke up this morning to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that rewrote the traditional balance of power between California courts and federal power, as well as between consumers and big corporations.<p>Until today, California courts had been the final word on the "laws of your state," in other words …

U.S. Supreme Court

Facebook, Google, Amazon and other big tech companies just slammed a proposed US cybersecurity law

The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), which represents Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and more big tech companies, has published a blog post slamming CISA, arguing it "does not sufficiently protect users' privacy or appropriately limit the permissible uses of information …

9 tricks to motivate yourself to reach your goals

Maybe your boss has set a due date for a project report or your personal trainer is shouting at you while you power through push-ups.<p>But sometimes motivation needs to come from within. Your boss won't always be hovering over you asking for status updates on your project report — you have to make …

We've Missed the Entire Point About GMO Food -- A Farmer Explains Why

When it comes to the subject of GMO (Genetically-Modified Organism) food, it's hard not to have an opinion. You might be skeptical or inquisitive, outraged or indifferent; perhaps more often than not, you feel a little of each. Still, there's growing consensus on the issue. A recent poll states …