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Privatizing extradition: Behind the investigation into the criminal justice system’s underbelly

<b>In 2012, a drunk driver hit a Prisoner Transportation Services van in Florida. The inmates were not in seatbelts. Many were injured, and one was temporarily paralyzed. (Florida Highway Patrol via The Marshall Project)</b><p>Prison transport hell: How transportation companies profit off low-level offenders …

Why increasing exercise and cutting carbs is a recipe for disaster

By Jae Berman<p>It’s a common tale. You want to lose weight and get fit, so you decide to work out more and cut calories, in particular all those starches — breads, rice, pasta and cereal — that we keep hearing are making us fat.<p>Except it doesn’t work. What gives?<p>Weight loss doesn’t always come down …

Nutrition

Fija la SEP reglas para la venta de alimentos en escuelas públicas y privadas

MÉXICO, D.F., (apro).- A partir del próximo ciclo escolar (2014-2015), la Secretaría de Educación Pública suspenderá la venta de comida chatarra en …

Generic GMOs Aren't Going to Bring Down Monsanto's Empire

For twenty years, the agro-tech company Monsanto has been making life difficult for farmers. Well, first the company made it easy: Its genetically …

Agriculture

Monsanto’s coming up with an alternative to GMOs

Sharpen your talons, Monsanto haters. Everyone’s favorite biotech company is cooking up a new GMO alternative, and it’s just begging to be …

The Firm and Burn Workout

Cheyenne Ellis<p>How This Workout Works<p>Boost your flab-melting power right now as you shape sexy muscles. "To really stoke your engine and help you lose …

Mexico City is not a safe haven for journalists anymore

In a Mexico City cemetery reporter Pedro Canche looks haggard as he lays a hand-written note among yellow flowers on the grave of a young colleague.<p>"I owed it to him to come here because we're in the same state of persecution," he says, eyes scanning the empty graveyard for anyone lurking in the …

World Bank: clean energy is the solution to poverty, not coal

The world’s poorest populations need a low-carbon revolution to meet their needs and lift them out of poverty<p>It is the development conundrum of our era. Extremely poor people cannot lift themselves out of poverty without access to reliable energy. More than a billion people live without power …

World Bank

So now they care about sexism? The ugly hypocrisy of the right’s reaction to Trump’s Kelly slur

<b>(AP/Andrew Harnik/John Minchillo/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>I’ve had righties bray I’m not marriageable and that it’s my “time of the month.” Why the Kelly mess is different<p>August 10, 2015 2:10pm (UTC)<p>Congratulations, Donald Trump. You made sure that throughout a gorgeous summer weekend, headlines and …

Donald Trump on Megyn Kelly: 'She should really be apologizing to me'

The Republican presidential candidate went on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Monday, slamming Kelly for asking an "inappropriate" question at last week's first Republican presidential debate.<p>"The fact is that she asked me a very inappropriate question," Trump said. "She should really be apologizing to …

Donald Trump

7 products the food industry has convinced you are healthy

<b>(rezachka via Shutterstock)</b><p>Your trusty vitamin water is actually loaded with sugar, but what else would you expect from a Coca-Cola product?<p>Larry Schwartz<p>August 4, 2015 9:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Science has come a long way toward identifying what kills us, but we are …

GOP rat pack begins to bite

Fourteen Republican presidential candidates, some on stage and some by electronic hookup, gathered in New Hampshire on Monday night and expressed political views that ran the gamut from A to B.<p>They are conservative or very conservative. They agree that Ronald Reagan would make a fine candidate were …

The Next Great Startup Will Be A ‘Unicornio’

“The minute a major Silicon Valley VC sets up a branch in Mexico, you will be out of business,” a Mexican founder told me over dinner at last year’s Mexico VC Day in San Francisco. I did not respond, because I actually think our risk of going out of business is higher if they don’t come. And we …

Articles about sublime indoor outdoor retreat mexico city on Dwell.com - Dwell

On an undesirable lot in Mexico City, architect Yuri Zagorin Alazraki created a stacked home and lush garden.<p>Michel Rojkind and Gerardo Salinas of Rojkind Arquitectos have taken on commissions all over the world, but the work they have...<p>A designer carves out a domestic oasis in Mexico City.<p>Last …

Mexico City

‘American Great Satan’: While Obama Aims to Sell Iran Deal at Home, Here’s What Iran’s Supreme Leader Is Telling Iranians

While President Barack Obama aimed to sell Congress on the Iran agreement, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was working on his own domestic front, releasing a book detailing his plan to eliminate the “cancerous tumor” Israel.<p>Journalist Amir Taheri obtained a copy of the 416-page book …

Mexico's wage crisis is so bad 'that it violates what’s stipulated in the Constitution'

At the end of 2014, Mexico's 16 billionaires were worth an average of nearly $9 billion.<p>That same year, the bottom 20% of Mexicans — nearly 25 million people — were worth an average of $80.<p>Economic hardship is widespread in Mexico, which is home to more than 120 million people, more than half of …