Two-thirds of Republicans believe climate change should be taught in schools. Overall, more than 80 percent of those polled said they thought the subject should be taught.

Two-thirds of Republicans believe climate change should be taught in schools. Overall, more than 80 percent of those polled said they thought the subject should be taught. submitted by /u/Wagamaga [link] [comments] top scoring links : environment Current news, information and issues related to the environment.

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Why Sri Lanka’s government shut down social media after terrorist attacks

Why Sri Lanka’s government shut down social media after terrorist attacks Sri Lanka blocked social media platforms including WhatsApp and Facebook following the lethal Easter attack that left nearly 300 dead and 500 injured. The government’s rationale is to contain violence and misinformation, says Bhavani Fonseka, senior researcher at Centre for Policy Alternatives in Colombo, Sri Lanka. “This could lead to further restrictions in communications in terms of movement.” #DemocracyNow Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday.…

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Trump’s Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy

Trump’s Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says unilateral sanctions against Iran are illegal, and show the ascendancy of John Bolton; they intensify tension with China and threaten our international position Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate. The Real News Network

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Rates of people with cancer using marijuana have increased over time in US, and patients with cancer are more likely to use prescription opioids, finds a new study. “If patients substituted marijuana for opioids, this may introduce an opportunity for reducing opioid-related morbidity and mortality.”

Rates of people with cancer using marijuana have increased over time in US, and patients with cancer are more likely to use prescription opioids, finds a new study. “If patients substituted marijuana for opioids, this may introduce an opportunity for reducing opioid-related morbidity and mortality.” submitted by /u/mvea to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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“It Should Be Illegal”: Use of Facial Recognition at Airports Draws Anger

“It Should Be Illegal”: Use of Facial Recognition at Airports Draws Anger By Eoin Higgins A boarding technology for travelers using JetBlue is causing controversy due to a social media thread on the airline’s use of facial recognition. Last week, traveler MacKenzie Fegan described her experience with the biometric technology in a social media post that got the attention of JetBlue’s official Twitter account. Save Independent Media for as Little as $1 Per Month I just boarded an international @JetBlue flight. Instead of scanning my boarding pass or handing over…

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China to Build Next-Generation 100-km Collider That Will Dwarf CERN’s LHC

China to Build Next-Generation 100-km Collider That Will Dwarf CERN’s LHC China aims to construct a next-generation 100-km proton-proton circular electron-positron collider that will dwarf the European facility. The giant underground collider is designed to fire protons at near light speed and smash them together to mass produce the transient Higgs bosons for intensive study. about to build a huge 100 km in diameter collider to study ‘God particle’. Learn More: China to construct a next-generation 100-km collider that will dwarf CERN’s Large Hadron Collider to study ‘God particle’, the…

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