Jobs / Employment – Facts & News Links

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Corporate Tax Cuts Don’t Create Jobs, They Enrich CEOs | The Nation http://bit.ly/2vIldTS

Corporate Tax Cuts Don’t Create Jobs, They Enrich CEOs

Corporate Tax Cuts Don’t Create Jobs, They Enrich CEOs

Corporate Tax Cuts Don’t Create Jobs, They Enrich CEOs

A new study provides galling examples of this trend.

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Trump’s first-year jobs record was strong. Just not as strong as Obama’s last year – CNNMoney http://cnnmon.ie/2CKEDOw

Trump’s first-year jobs record was strong. Just not as strong as Obama’s last year

Trump’s first-year jobs record was strong. Just not as strong as Obama’s last year

Employers added about 2 million jobs during Trump’s first year in office, but that fell just short of Obama’s record his final year in office.

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The Trump Job Market Looks A Lot Like The Obama Job Market | FiveThirtyEight http://53eig.ht/2yHMbzV

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Climate Change – Facts and News Links

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Trump EPA chief was personally involved in removing climate change sections from EPA website http://hill.cm/NTMHYRW

Records show EPA chief’s role in removing climate web pages

Records show EPA chief’s role in removing climate web pages

Records show EPA chief’s role in removing climate web pages

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt was personally involved in the

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Climate Change and Rising Sea Levels Could Cost Homeowners $1 trllion | Fortune http://for.tn/2EDuWyY

Here’s How Much U.S. Homeowners Could Lose From Climate Change

Here’s How Much U.S. Homeowners Could Lose From Climate Change

Here's How Much U.S. Homeowners Could Lose From Climate Change

There’s a new definition of underwater homes.

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Damning Report Warns of Climate Change’s Effect on North American Cities | The Weather Channel http://wxch.nl/2zosLwE

Damning Report Warns of Climate Change’s Effect on North American Cities | The Weather Channel

Damning Report Warns of Climate Change’s Effect on North American Cities | The Weather Channel

Damning Report Warns of Climate Change's Effect on North American Cities | The Weather Channel

At a time when the world’s metropolises are thought to be leading the battle against the effects of climate change—especially in the U.S., where a wilfully oblivious federal government has pulled out of the Paris climate accord—Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change is an unwelcome wake-up call. A deeply researched polemic by Ashley Dawson, a New York professor of English and political activist, the book argues compellingly that so-called green cities are as much a part of the problem as its solution....   read more

USDA | Food Safety – Facts & News Links

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The USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are Suing : The Salt : NPR http://n.pr/2AWfGvA

The USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are Suing

The USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are Suing

The USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are Suing

At issue is the Trump administration’s withdrawal of two Obama-era rules designed to protect small farmers, who say they are being exploited by the meatpacking companies they supply.

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Farmers and Ranchers Sue USDA for Tossing Farmer Fair Practices (GIPSA) Rule – Modern Farmer http://bit.ly/2EHQZVb

Farmers and Ranchers Sue USDA for Tossing Farmer Fair Practices (GIPSA) Rule – Modern Farmer

Farmers and Ranchers Sue USDA for Tossing Farmer Fair Practices (GIPSA) Rule – Modern Farmer

Farmers and Ranchers Sue USDA for Tossing Farmer Fair Practices (GIPSA) Rule - Modern Farmer

Farmers are fighting back.

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Trump’s Cabinet: How Perdue’s power benefits his friends – POLITICO http://politi.co/2fKO5oh

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SCIENCE – Facts & News Links

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Trump’s proposed 2018 budget takes an ax to science research funding | Science News http://bit.ly/2vIA0h7

Trump’s proposed 2018 budget takes an ax to science research funding

Trump’s proposed 2018 budget takes an ax to science research funding

Trump’s proposed 2018 budget takes an ax to science research funding

Administration would cut total federal research spending by about 17 percent, according to a preliminary estimate.

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A grim budget day for U.S. science: analysis and reaction to Trump’s plan | Science | AAAS http://bit.ly/2vZgNLR

A grim budget day for U.S. science: analysis and reaction to Trump’s plan

A grim budget day for U.S. science: analysis and reaction to Trump’s plan

A grim budget day for U.S. science: analysis and reaction to Trump's plan

We’re detailing the numbers and what people think of them

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The battle over science in the Trump administration – CNNPolitics http://cnn.it/2fhAnMm

The battle over science in the Trump administration

The battle over science in the Trump administration

The battle over science in the Trump administration

President Donald Trump has made no secret of his desire to roll back environmental regulations and change the playing field for the fossil-fuel industry....   read more

RELIGION – Facts and News Links

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Guess what Evangelicals? The same laws that protect me from your religion, already protect me from Sharia law! 😊

How To Tell If Your Religious Liberties Are Being Violated

Evangelicals scratch Donald Trump’s back – and he’s returning the favor | http://bit.ly/2upGeFK

Evangelicals scratch Donald Trump’s back – and he’s returning the favor | Daniel José Camacho

Evangelicals scratch Donald Trump's back – and he's returning the favor | Daniel José Camacho

Trump is relying on the enthusiastic support of evangelicals to keep him afloat. But conservative white evangelicals are a precarious firewall

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Bonus video for a little comic relief: Donald Trump Said He Never Asked God For Forgiveness. https://youtu.be/EaIiamtNdv0

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REGULATIONS – Facts & News Links

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Trump Has Secretive Teams to Roll Back Regulations, Led by Hires With Deep Industry Ties – http://bit.ly/2ukFfqC

Trump Has Secretive Teams to Roll Back Regulations, Led by Hires With Deep Industry Ties

Trump Has Secretive Teams to Roll Back Regulations, Led by Hires With Deep Industry Ties

We’ve found many appointees with potential conflicts of interest, including two who might personally profit if particular regulations are undone.

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Regulatory ‘Reform’ That Is Anything But – The New York Times http://nyti.ms/2t7blp1

Opinion | Regulatory €˜”Reform€”™ That Is Anything But

Opinion | Regulatory €˜"Reform€"™ That Is Anything But

Legislation moving through Congress would sabotage the government’€™s rule-making process and threaten regulations that protect all Americans.

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Trump only cares about regulation costs, not their benefits | TheHill http://bit.ly/2gO7EPw

Trump only cares about regulation costs, not their benefits

Trump only cares about regulation costs, not their benefits

OPINION | The Trump administration does not appear to be interested in tradeoffs....   read more

Infrastructure – Facts & News Links

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Trump Infrastructure Plan Would Pay For A Fraction Of Investment : The Two-Way : NPR http://n.pr/2BSRWf5

Trump Infrastructure Plan Would Pay For A Fraction Of Investment

Trump Infrastructure Plan Would Pay For A Fraction Of Investment

Trump Infrastructure Plan Would Pay For A Fraction Of Investment

The proposal says $1.5 trillion in spending is needed but allocates $200 billion over 10 years, with most of the rest of the funding burden shifted onto states and local governments.

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The math in Trump’s infrastructure plan is off by 98 percent, UPenn economists say | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://bit.ly/2BSSkKz

The math in Trump’s infrastructure plan is off by 98 percent, UPenn economists say

The math in Trump’s infrastructure plan is off by 98 percent, UPenn economists say

The math in Trump’s infrastructure plan is off by 98 percent, UPenn economists say

President Donald Trump is overselling the financial impact of his proposed $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan by about $1.3 trillion, according to …

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Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Puts Burden on State and Private Money …https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/12/business/trump-infrastructure-proposal.html

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