Eco-News Roundup: Friday June 4

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BP spill news dominated this week, but there were some other highlights as well. Here’s news on the spill, the environment, and health from our other blogs.

Stonewall: BP’s press lockdown continues, denying access to MoJo and PBS, among others.

Number Cruncher: The New York Times challenges the veracity of the Dartmouth Atlas.

Little Thaw: Public opinion toward health care reform is warming, but slowly.

Face Off: David Corn and James Pinkerton discuss the BP spill.

Unspinnable: A PR expert says BP’s disaster is pretty much “unspinnable.”

Call and Response: Will FL Gov. Charlie Crist’s Senate hopes be sunk by his BP response?

Hollywood Cares: Obama meets with James Cameron about the spill, and other tidbits.

Color of Anti-Choice: Anti-abortion forces target black women with billboards.

Comeback Kid: Bobby Jindal’s stock is rising as he walks oily beaches and talks with residents.

Too Little: At a summit in Bonn, Germany, polluting nations aren’t doing enough to reduce carbon.

Family Guilt: Some juggle flying to see family with the resulting eco-guilt. What to do?

Borderline: An anti-immigration group says immigration is bad for the environment.

Gender Police: With bribery, corruption, and sexual assaults, gays are the least of the military’s problems.

 

 

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SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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