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motherjones.com — On Monday, Israeli warplanes fired 182 missiles into Gaza, Israeli ships launched 146 shells into the territory, and Israeli tanks shot 721 shells, with all these attacks striking 66 structures and killing 107 Palestinians (including 35 children), while Hamas launched 101 rockets toward Israel, and 13 Israeli soldiers were killed.
Jul 23, 2014

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Jul 23, 2014

some guy wrote this thing in vice dot com that i'm not linking to about why my former employer isn't covering gaza motherjones.com/politics/2014/…

Jul 23, 2014

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Watch Abortion Access Vanish in Texas (GIF)

motherjones.com — Last Friday marked one year since Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) signed into law one of the nation's harshest abortion restrictions. The law, which state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) famously denounced during an 11-hour filibuster, imposes onerous restrictions on abortion clinics that are designed to shut them down.

Nobody Knows What Makes a Good CEO

motherjones.com — Bloomberg has done a bit of charting of CEO pay vs. performance, and their results are on the right. Bottom line: there's essentially no link whatsoever between how well CEOs perform and how well they're paid: An analysis of compensation data publicly released by Equilar shows little correlation between CEO pay and company performance.

What Happens If Obama Loses the Halbig Case?

motherjones.com — So let's suppose the Halbig case goes up to the Supreme Court and they rule for the plaintiffs: in a stroke, everyone enrolled in Obamacare through a federal exchange is no longer eligible for subsidies. What happens then? Is Obamacare doomed? Not at all.
Jul 22, 2014

"Half the country would have access to a generous entitlement and the other half wouldn’t." motherjones.com/kevin-drum/201…

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785 of This Year's Unaccompanied Migrants Were Under 6 Years Old

motherjones.com — Little kids, including a troubling number of children age five or younger, make up the fastest-growing group of unaccompanied minors apprehended at the US border in fiscal year 2014. So far this year, nearly 7,500 kids under 13 have been caught without a legal guardian-and 785 of them were younger than six.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @AndrewKroll: 785 of this year's unaccompanied migrants were under 6 years old. Wow: motherjones.com/mojo/2014/07/u…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @MotherJones: 785 of This Year's Unaccompanied Migrants Were Under 6 Years Old mojo.ly/1njTjVL

Jul 22, 2014

MT @moatman: 785 kids under age 6 were detained at US border this year. mojo.ly/1njTjVL

Jul 22, 2014

RT @moatman: 785 of this year's unaccompanied migrants were under 6 years old: mojo.ly/1njTjVL

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The Strange Relationship Between Global Warming Denial and…Speaking English

motherjones.com — Here in the United States, we fret a lot about global warming denial. Not only is it a dangerous delusion, it's an incredibly prevalent one. Depending on your survey instrument of choice, we regularly learn that substantial minorities of Americans deny, or are skeptical of, the science of climate change.
Jul 22, 2014

The strange relationship between climate denial and speaking English m.motherjones.com/environment/20…

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