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Posted Nov. 8, 2017 for week ending Nov. 17, 2017

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"(The Trump administration's EPA appointees) have added to the (advisory) committee many people ... with strong ties to industries that are affected by EPA regulations, and those people are unrestricted in that they're able to serve despite those very clear conflicts of interest."

– Gretchen Goldman, research director with The Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, on how the Trump administration ban that independent scientists from academia with previous EPA grants cannot serve on the EPA advisory committee flips the notion of conflict of interest on its head


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Trump Ban on EPA-Funded Scientists Serving on Agency Advisory Boards Endangers Public Health

MP3 Interview with Gretchen Goldman, research director with The Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, conducted by Scott Harris

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In another in a long list of controversial edicts issued by the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency administrator, Scott Pruitt, new rules were announced on Oct. 31, which bars scientists and others who receive EPA grant funding from serving on the agency’s science advisory boards. The action will purge a large number of scientists who are well-known authorities in the fields of ecology, human biology, toxicology and epidemiology. Pruitt was quoted as saying the new policy was designed to prevent a conflict of interest.  Story continues

Independent Report Slams Democrats in Post-2016 Election Autopsy

MP3 Interview with Pia Gallegos, longtime civil-rights lawyer and New Mexico activist, conducted by Scott Harris

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As Donald Trump enters his tenth month in office, public opinion polls find he is the most unpopular president at this stage in his term than any other occupant of the Oval Office in modern American history. His actions at home and abroad have alarmed Democrats, Republicans and independents. Apart from recent indictments by the independent counsel investigating charges of collusion between the Trump’s campaign and Russia, the president is seen to have triggered an number of ugly spats with Gold Star family members, NFL players, and the mayor of San Juan, Puerto, exacerbated tensions with North Korea and praised white supremacists as “very fine people.”  Story continues

Homeless Activists March for Housing and Dignity in New Haven, Connecticut

MP3 Interview with Quentin Staggers, homeless activist, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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On Nov. 1, about 100 homeless people and their supporters marched through downtown New Haven, Connecticut demanding housing and dignity. Although the New Haven spends more money than any other city in Connecticut on programs for the homeless and says its first priority is getting people into housing where they can deal with their other issues such as unemployment, addiction and mental illness, some of those marching complained of being abused by the police. Others described dirty over-crowded conditions in one of the city’s main homeless shelters.  Story continues

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