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Biden sails to victory in ‘first in the West’ Nevada primary

BY: - February 7, 2024

With the latest victory, it is all but guaranteed that come November Biden will face former President Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee who is participating in the state’s party-run Republican caucus on Thursday rather than the primary.

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The backbone of the 21st century economy, like the backbone of every century’s economy, is labor. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

Workers of the world unite. No, seriously. And friends & family too | Hugh Jackson

BY: - July 14, 2023

The backbone of the 21st century economy, like the backbone of every century’s economy, is labor.

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We are at a crossroads and Tiehm’s buckwheat is hanging in the balance. (Photo courtesy of the author)

We can’t solve the climate crisis by causing extinction | Opinion

BY: - May 14, 2023

We have an opportunity to lead the way towards addressing the climate crisis and biodiversity loss.

Penn stock plummets as Bartstool’s Portnoy claims sidekick fired for racial slur

BY: - May 5, 2023

Penn Entertainment’s stock slid more than 13% Thursday after Barstool Sports terminated one of founder Dave Portnoy's sidekicks.

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U.S. Dina Titus, D-Nev., meeting with the White Coat Waste Project and Beesly, a beagle rescued from an animal testing lab by one of WCWs advisory board members in April, 2022. (Photo via The Nevada Current).

Animals should be treated with care, not cruelty | Opinion

BY: - January 18, 2023

The NIH should follow VA example and end cruel experiments on dogs.

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Originalist? The Founders couldn’t even agree on what the Constitution meant | Hugh Jackson

BY: - March 31, 2022

And after the Constitution was ratified, they disagreed about it even harder.

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Partisan policies didn’t raise gas prices, and partisan sniping won’t lower them | Opinion

BY: - March 7, 2022

By Hugh Jackson In 2020 the price of oil crashed, even falling to less than zero one day. Traders actually had to pay buyers to get them to take oil contracts off their hands. Oil companies would prefer not to sell oil unless they can make money off it. Oil companies are just funny that […]

Experts warn increased threats on officials could spark violence ahead of election

BY: - March 7, 2022

Research suggests the incendiary rhetoric of political leaders can make political violence more likely, one expert said.