Jorge Soto

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In Iowa farm town, immigration debate yields surprising views

For the longest time, life was comfortably familiar in this amiable farm community. Then, about 20 years ago, a flood of immigrants came to work in the town's big meat-packing plant.<p>For many, the change was unsettling.<p>At the Tremont Grille, with the presidential caucuses just days away, regulars …

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Meet the 15-year-old kid who's suing Obama over climate change

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> Xiuhtezcatl Tonatiuh became a climate change activist at age 6 when he saw an environmental documentary. He asked his mom to find a way for him to speak at a rally.<p>Now 15, the long-haired, hip-hop-savvy Coloradan is one of 21 young activists joining climate scientist James Hansen in …

Kurdish fighters say US special forces have been fighting Isis for months

US military,World news,Islamic State,Middle East and North Africa,Iraq,Kurds,US news<p>US denies peshmerga claims after Obama last year announced redeployment of 300 military advisers to Iraq, saying US combat troops would ‘not be fighting’<p>On a damp afternoon in Iraqi Kurdistan, a 29-year-old …

Evolution Is Finally Winning Out Over Creationism, Especially Among the Young

Few issues have divided the American public as bitterly as Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. Since <i>On the Origin of …

Bernie Sanders is spot-on: What he gets right (and Peggy Noonan gets wrong) about the link between climate change and terrorism

<b>(Reuters/Mark Kauzlarich)</b><p>Sanders’ claim that climate change helped create ISIS generated rightwing snickers. But they’re the misguided fools<p>Gary Legum<p>November 18, 2015 12:58pm (UTC)<p>I was flipping through radio stations in my car during a drive from Virginia to Connecticut Monday night when, …

NRA fail: More than 2,000 people on terror watch list have legally purchased guns in the last 10 years

<b>(AP/Reuters/J. Scott Applewhite/Lucy Nicholson/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The government has no authority to block firearm sales to terror suspects and the NRA wants to keep it that way<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>November 18, 2015 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Well, wouldn't you know it? "Membership in a terrorist organization does …

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This Microbial Animal Threw the Evolutionary Rulebook Out the Window

We typically think of evolution as a progression from simplicity to complexity. But one organism seems to have thrown the rulebook out the window: a …

2nd Amendment fanatics are just this desperate: How wing-nuts with guns are trying to hijack the Constitution

<b>(Lucas Jackson Reuters /Landov)</b><p>In the same Oregon community that recently suffered a mass shooting, extremists are wailing about the 2nd amendment<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>November 5, 2015 5:57pm (UTC)<p>Just a couple of months ago, we witnessed yet another horrific mass shooting, this time in Roseburg, …

Bernie Sanders is more American than Ayn Rand: Democratic socialism will always trump free-market selfishness

<b>(AP/Michael Dwyer)</b><p>We’ve been a fed a myth about heroic individuals — and that allows the 1 percent to prosper at everyone’s expense<p>Paul Buchheit<p>November 2, 2015 5:58pm (UTC)<p>Americans have been deceived by the notion that individual desires preempt the needs of society; by the …

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