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State of Our Union

The Millennial generation, now the largest generation in America, diverges from preceding generations in important ways.  First and foremost, today’s young people are more diverse than any previous generation, with the number of foreign-born 18- to 36-year-olds mirroring trends not seen since ...

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#ResistanceRecap: How Young People Fueled the Resistance in 2017

2017 began on the defensive: Trump took office in January, and within days he had issued an Islamophobic, xenophobic ban on Muslims. The year was anxiety-riddled, with young people, and particularly young immigrants, people of color, and women, never sure when President Trump and his conservative ...

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Millennials Need A Supreme Court Nominee That Works For Our Generation

Alongside many other extreme acts in the first days of his presidency, such as enacting an unconstitutional Muslim ban, President Trump has nominated the hyper-conservative Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy on the nation’s highest court.

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Congress Is Invoking A Little-Known Law To Undo Obama’s Regulatory Legacy

In these first weeks of the Trump administration, you may have heard some chatter about the Congressional Review Act (CRA). If you’ve never heard of it, you’re not alone. It’s a controversial, clunky statute that, until last week, had been used successfully only once before in history. But ...

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The Trials And Tribulations Of The College Vegetarian

When it comes to addressing the monumental challenge of climate change, many college students are rolling up their sleeves and getting to work. Sometimes, that effort even extends to what they eat—or don’t eat.

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Making National Parks Nationally Representative: Groups Launch New Effort to Make Parks More Diverse

In a recent study, just 22 percent of National Park visitors identified themselves as non-white. A new coalition of environmental justice, civil rights, and conservation groups recently called on the President to use the Centennial to call for a more inclusive approach to public lands.

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Yes, You Can Protect The Economy And The Planet

For years, a major argument against transitioning from fossil fuels has been that it's impossible to sustain national economies without burning fossil fuels. However, a new study from the World Resources Institute shows that reigning world economies are growing their economies while curbing ...

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Artist Uses Work To Comment On American Islamophobia

Artist Siti Azzah Binti Syed Sultan is using art to address Islamophobia in America. The 20-year-old artist came to the United States in 2012 and recently decided to address the issue of Islamophobia in her artwork after witnessing the phenomenon. She stitched together pieces of hijabs mailed to ...

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High Temperatures Kill Over 100 People In India

In the past week alone, approximately 130 deaths have been attributed to India's record-breaking heat wave. This comes less than a year after at least 2,500 Indians died during one of the largest heat waves on record.

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EPA’s Clean Power Plan, Facing Supreme Court Stay, Gains Support

The EPA’s Clean Power Plan recently received a large amount of support from current and former members of Congress, as well as local governments.

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Climate Is Changing At An “Unprecedented” Rate

According to a recent study, a major climate shift may occur within the next few decades.

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After Porter Ranch, Los Angeles’ Low-Income Communities Want Environmental Justice Too

As the people of Porter Ranch return home, residents of Los Angeles’ working class communities continue to face similar environmental issues on a daily basis.

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