Evan Mascagni
Evan Mascagni
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Two Banned Pesticides That Are Still Hurting Women

A new study links two banned pesticides in women’s blood with an increased risk of endometriosis — so why does the U.S. still allow corporations to manufacture and export these toxic chemicals?

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The 3 Most Hypocritical Things About the U.S. Going to War With Syria

There is no denying the blatant hypocrisy in the justification that the U.S. should intervene because of Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons.
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What’s in the Weed You’re Smoking?

Large amounts of pesticides that are not approved for human consumption are being used to grow cannabis in a highly unregulated market.
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Prop 37 Battle: NAACP Betrays Its Mission By Opposing This Genetically Engineered Food Bill

A battle is raging over a ballot measure in California that would require the labeling of foods that have been genetically engineered (GE). So why does the NAACP oppose it?
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Binders Full of Women: Romney Debate Answer Proves His Ignorance on Gender Discrimination

While many are running wild with memes about the “binders full of women” comment, few are reflecting on the implications of what Governor Romney’s story is actually saying.
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Dangerous Pesticides Are Everywhere: New Movie Exposes Shocking US Pesticide Practice

If a pesticide is pulled off the market because it's shown have dangerous effects on people and the environment, the U.S. corporations continue to manufacture and export that pesticide.

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“Praying” for a Real Response to the Colorado Terrorist Attack

As Americans, we have made light of what guns actually do: kill people. Instead of “praying” that gun violence stops, it’s time we actually did something about it.
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Rachel Maddow and Aaron Walker SLAPP Lawsuits Are a Slap to our Freedom of Speech

The recent targeting of political pundits on both the left and the right with frivolous lawsuits reveals the need for federal Anti-SLAPP legislation.
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SLAPP-Happy Dentists: When Lawsuits Are Used to Fight Bad Yelp! Reviews

Post a bad review of your dentist on Yelp! and you might get a SLAPP lawsuit.
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Beyond Troy Davis: Why The U.S. Needs to Abolish the Death Penalty

While polls show that the majority of Americans still support the death penalty, numerous studies have called into question the continued use of this cruel and barbaric form of punishment.
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SLAPP Happy America Hurts Free Speech

Businesses wrongly use our legal system to silence critics who post comments on review sites, internet message boards, and in online chat rooms.