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Virginia’s Passage of ERA Launches Final Drive for Constitutional Ratification

Interview with Carol Jenkins, co-president and CEO of the ERA Coalition, conducted by Scott Harris

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Forests and Carbon Sequestration: Important Elements in Combating Climate Change  

Excerpts of presentations by Susan Masino, professor at Trinity College and Colleen Murphy-Dunning of Yale’s School of Forestry, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus

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10 Years After Disastrous Earthquake, Haiti Remains in Economic and Political Crisis

Interview with Kim Ives, an editor with the Haiti Liberté newspaper, conducted by Scott Harris

This Week’s Under-reported News Summary Jan. 22, 2020

Compiled by Bob Nixon

  • In South Sudan, US shifts from support to sanctions
  • Water wars: early warning tool uses climate data to predict hotspots
  • Mississippi lawmakers refuse to increase infamous prison’s funding

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Yavonovitch 2.0:
The State Department removed an NPR reporter from the press corps that will travel to Europe and Asia with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo later this week, just days after he angrily confronted one of the news organization’s journalists for asking questions about Ukraine.
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Even more reason for him to testify UNDER OATH before the American people so he can be cross-examined by BOTH SIDES and the American people can learn the truth!
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ONLY 2,153 BILLIONAIRES have as much wealth as 4.6 million people combined #wealthinequality #inequality #wtf #omg
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John Roberts Can Call Witnesses to Trump’s Trial. Will He?
Democratic House managers should ask the chief justice to issue subpoenas for John Bolton and others.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/27/opinion/john-roberts-impeachment-witnesses.html #SENATETRIAL