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Nine Fun And Fascinating Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day pugs photo cc 2013 DaPuglet via Flickr.

It’s St. Patrick’s Day and time for the wearin’ ‘o’ the green. But some of the things you think you know about the holiday aren’t quite right. Slàinte!

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Hey McDonald’s! This Fast Food Restaurant Pays Employees $10 An Hour And Is Wildly Successful

Hey McDonald’s! This Fast Food Restaurant Pays Employees $10 An Hour And Is Wildly Successful

Boloco, a Boston-based burrito joint with 23 locations in New England from Burlington, which pays its employees far above minimum wage and turns a profit

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Big Oil Places A Gag Order On 2 Children

Image @ BarfBlog

This is classic gangster activity; destroy a family’s home, dictate the terms of the agreement, then coerce them – and their children –into a gag order.

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Conservatives Hate Conservation: Studies Prove They’ll Reject Products Labeled As ‘Energy-Efficient’

How to get a conservative to buy green? Don’t tell them it’s green; image@FactsCoExist

You’d think anyone would lean toward energy-efficient products but studies say that’s not so; they won’t buy ‘green’ if they don’t buy climate change.

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The Oil Industry At It Again As Yet Another Disaster Happens, This Time In Detroit

The Oil Industry At It Again As Yet Another Disaster Happens, This Time In Detroit

Yet another oil industry accident has occurred, showing clearly that there aren’t enough regulations or safety measures in place to prevent these things from occurring.

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New Bill Would Require GMO Labeling – ‘The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act’

New Bill Would Require GMO Labeling – ‘The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act’

This bill would be a good step in the right direction for corporate transparency.

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Just As Important As Climate Change – The One Video Everyone Should See

The University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment is discovering solutions to Earth's biggest problems, including the big question of how are we going to feed a growing world without destroying the planet? http://environment.umn.edu/

Agriculture takes up 40% of the planet’s surface, shaping it as surely as an ice age.

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Science Versus Conservatism: Science Wins Again, Study Disproves Another Talking Point

Courtesy of the United States Geological Survey

Conservatives are wrong, and science shows them to be wrong.

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Fox Has Absolutely NO Journalistic Ethics, And Here’s A LONG List Of Their Lies (VIDEOS)

Fox Has Absolutely NO Journalistic Ethics, And Here’s A LONG List Of Their Lies (VIDEOS)

Tax cuts for the wealthy are good for everyone. They’re economic vitamins! That, and other lies, form a synopsis of Fox News’ problems with the truth.

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Obama Using Decades Old Law To Take Stand In The Fight Against Climate Change

Obama Using Decades Old Law To Take Stand In The Fight Against Climate Change

Obama has now started a push to expand a law from the Nixon era that requires federal agencies to evaluate the environmental impact of projects.

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Shell Drilling Rig Aground Southeast Of Alaska

The Kulluk rig, from rigzone.com

The Kulluk, a massive arctic drilling rig, has run aground southeast of Alaska, putting the whole question of arctic drilling into question.

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Opinions From A Young Progressive, Vol. Six – Christianity And The Environment

Opinions From A Young Progressive, Vol. Six – Christianity And The Environment

Scientists, for years, have been telling us of our planet’s limitations. We just haven’t listened. Is the attitude that we are above nature partially to blame?

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Obama’s Energy Policies Are Better Than Ever

Obama’s Energy Policies Are Better Than Ever

America’s energy policies are better than ever. Come November, will you set us back or move us forward?

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