Eco-News Roundup: Friday November 5

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Posts on health, the environment, and climate from our other blogs.

No Fun Zone: San Francisco bans including toys with high-calorie, high-fat foods like Happy Meals.

Political Climate: Why climate scientists can’t ignore politics, even if they want to.

In the Black: Even after paying for the Gulf spill, BP still posted a profit.

Ivory Towers: An academic breaks rank, calling for more climate scientist accountability.

Bad to the Bone: US health care is expensive, but at least it works… right?

Unhealthy End: Bad news for Democrats who supported health reform at the last moment.

Obamacare Scare: A scary cartoon about Obamacare, with animation.

 

DEMOCRACY DOES NOT EXIST...

without free and fair elections, a vigorous free press, and engaged citizens to reclaim power from those who abuse it.

In this election year unlike any other—against a backdrop of a pandemic, an economic crisis, racial reckoning, and so much daily bluster—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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DEMOCRACY DOES NOT EXIST...

without free and fair elections, a vigorous free press, and engaged citizens to reclaim power from those who abuse it.

In this election year unlike any other—against a backdrop of a pandemic, an economic crisis, racial reckoning, and so much daily bluster—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?

If you're able to, please join us in this mission with a donation today. Our reporting right now is focused on voting rights and election security, corruption, disinformation, racial and gender equity, and the climate crisis. We can’t do it without the support of readers like you, and we need to give it everything we've got between now and November. Thank you.

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