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TODAY'S TOP STORIES - April 2, 2018

Dear David Hogg

By Thom Hartmann, AlterNet

Let's get the money out of politics. Then we can deal with the NRA. READ MORE»

The Rape Exception Does More Harm than Good to Most Women Seeking Abortions

By Kylie Cheung, AlterNet

The rape exception places the burden of proof on survivors. READ MORE»

Boston Will Survive If It Can Prevent Climate Change

By Valerie Vande Panne, AlterNet

Climate scientists, architects and engineers are rethinking Boston to cope with rapidly rising sea levels. READ MORE»

What It's Like for an American Drug Reformer to go to a Country with a Compassionate System

By Phillip Smith, AlterNet

Who knew governments could actually do good things in the realm of drug policy?  READ MORE»

Artists Transformed a Trump Hotel Suite into an an Art Exhibit with Rats

By Nicole Karlis, Salon

In a Salon exclusive interview, the artists behind the art protest explain how they schemed their devious plan. READ MORE»

Protests Continue Over Killing of Stephon Clark as Autopsy Reveals Officers Shot Him in the Back

By Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams

"This independent autopsy affirms that Stephon was not a threat to police," says family's attorney.  READ MORE»

Weapons for Anyone: 
Donald Trump and the Art of the Arms Deal 

By William D. Hartung, Tom Dispatch

Donald Trump wants to sell arms at a phenomenal level into the hottest spots on Earth. READ MORE»

Could We See a Drop in the Attacks on Our Online Privacy?

By Jeff Chester, Center for Digital Democracy

The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal is emblematic of the way that digital marketing works every day—all over the world. READ MORE»

Big Soda Is Freaking Out at the Rise of Local Soda Taxes

By Mary Bottari, Center for Media and Democracy

The industry's tactic: change the topic and talk about anything except the devastating public health impact of sugary beverages. READ MORE»

What the Parkland Teens Get Wrong

By Sam Riedel, AlterNet

Some in the mental health community say the conversation about gun safety fails to address critical issues. READ MORE»

Evidence of Violent Extremism Is of Little Media Interest When Killer Is White

By Minister Faust, FAIR

The media ignores right-wing domestic terrorism.  READ MORE»

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