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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Texas Law Prof Gerald Torres on Voting Rights, Affirmative Action & More

University of Texas law professor Gerald Torres in the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, Friday, July 12, 2013. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast:UT-Austin law prof Gerald Torresjoins us on Rag Radio We discuss … Continue reading

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David Morris : Texas Judge Rules Sky Belongs to the People

The sky! Image from Wikimedia Commons.Texas judge rules:‘The sky belongs to everyone’ Is this a ‘shot heard round the world’ for fight against climate change? By David Morris / On the Commons / August 4, 2012 “Texas judge rules atmosphere, … Continue reading

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Think Progress : The Koch Brothers’ War on Mainstreet

Charles and David: The brothers Koch. Image from AlterNet.The Kochs vs. Mainstreet: The right-wing billionaires’ open war on everyday Americans By Think Progress / AlterNet / March 2, 2011 Koch Industries, the private company of the billionaire Koch brothers Charles … Continue reading

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The Conflicting Imperatives of Science and Law

Ed Abney, of Berea, Ky., has Parkinson’s disease after two decades of working with a solvent. He has had trouble proving a link. Photo: Carla Winn for The New York Times.Exposed to Solvent, Worker Faces HurdlesBy Felicity Barringer / January … Continue reading

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Supremes: Military Beats Nature, Once Again

Environmental groups contend that the use of sonar harms marine mammals, like this blue whale. The Supreme Court, however, ruled the Navy should be able to use sonar without restrictions in exercises off the California coast. Photo: NOAA / AP.Supreme … Continue reading

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