Eco-News Roundup: Friday July 2

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Politics of Healthcare: How’s it doing? This new poll gives a rough idea.

Temperature of Trade: Cap-and-trade has gotten a cold Republican reception this year.

BP Buddies: Five ways the US Chamber of Commerce shills for BP.

Can’t Sue: A maritime law prevents families of the BP rig explosion’s victims from suing.

High Seas: The BP disaster is now even worse due to hurricane-blown waves.

Ivory Towers: How Big Pharma influences doctors, in school and seminars.

Private Army: Police officers near the Gulf moonlight for BP, while in uniform.

Spill Widows: Wives of fishermen in the Gulf face a heavy psychological toll.

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DEMOCRACY DOES NOT EXIST...

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In this election year unlike any other—against a backdrop of a pandemic, an economic crisis, racial reckoning, and so much daily crazy—Mother Jones' journalism is driven by one simple question: Will America move closer to, or further from, justice and equity in the years to come?

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