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Philadelphia Becomes First Major City To Approve Tax On Soda

Soda gets a bad rap. It's full of sugar, or full of chemical replacements for sugar—both of which have been proven to cause life-threatening health issues, like obesity, as well as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Now, Philadelphia has become the first major U.S. city to approve a tax on soda,...
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Ontario To Take Landmark Climate Change Action

Last month, the province of Ontario passed revolutionary climate change legislation that lays the groundwork for them to join the largest carbon market in North America, linking them with the Quebec and California market already in place. This measure guarantees that the province will responsibly ...
Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton looks on before presenting Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security's (GIWPS) annual Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security at Georgetown University on February 25 2014 in Washington DC.Photo by Olivier Douliery/ABACAUSA.com

This Is What Having A Woman As President Of The United States Will Do

What will having a woman as the president of the United States do for the US and the world? Very little, as far as effecting real political change goes. Undoubtedly a step forward for gender equality, it would nevertheless accomplish little to improve the state of our world.  As you will see in a vi...
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America Going Through Its Own Political Arab Spring

American voters are waking up to the hard reality that U.S. presidents are not elected by “We the People...” — known as direct vote. The United States is a Democratic Republic as established by our Founding Fathers, land and slave owners, to ensure their plutocracy could keep democracy on a leash. ...