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TODAY'S TOP STORIES - April 8, 2018




This Is How the Future Will Taste: 6 High-Tech Foods That Are Changing the Way We Eat and Drink


By Mary Mazzoni, AlterNet


Technological innovations promise to make the food we eat more ethical and sustainable without sacrificing taste. READ MORE»


Travels With Beto: A Progressive Live-Streaming His Campaign Is Closing in on Ted Cruz


By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet


The congressman from El Paso has raised $6.7 million with a genuine grassroots campaign. READ MORE»


Kevin Williamson's Ousting From The Atlantic Reveals a Major Hypocrisy in Conservative Media


By Mehreen Kasana, AlterNet


No conservative publication has appointed a hardcore leftist. READ MORE»


Why Is the Nobel Foundation Investing in Fossil Fuels?


By Hannah Lownsbrough, AlterNet


The foundation is in conflict with the aim of Alfred Nobel's legacy and the goal of the nobel laureates. READ MORE»


Fashion Retailer Zara Has a Dubious Solution to Prevent Racist and Culturally Appropriated Products


By Liz Posner, AlterNet


Instead of investing in human capital, the brand is relying on AI.  READ MORE»


Outrage Follows Puerto Rico's Announcement It's Closing Nearly a Third of Its Public Schools


By Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams


"The harm that the education secretary is causing children and their parents is immeasurable."
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New Abortion Law Requires Doctors to Keep Records that Can Follow Patients through Life


By JoAnne Sweeny, Salon


Indiana law makes symptoms following abortion part of a permanent record, burdening women with lifelong stigma
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8 Reasons You Should Be Eating More Ginseng


By Arlene Semeco, Authority Nutrition


Studies indicate that ginseng may improve brain function, boost the immune system and reduce the risk of certain cancers. READ MORE»


Study Suggests Meditating Can Prevent Age-Related Mental Decline


By Nicole Karlis, Salon


A recent study finds that a continuous meditation practice is associated with improvements in sustained attention. READ MORE»


In India, Muslim Patriarchy Has Convinced Women to March Against Their Own Freedoms


By Teesta Setalvad, AlterNet


A new bill invalidating Islam's repressive divorce practice would actually grant women their constitutional rights. READ MORE»


This New Study Is Further Proof That Going Vegan Is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Planet (Video)


By Joe Loria, AlterNet


Eating fewer calories and more plant-based foods will reduce greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE»


Why 21st Social Movements Are Very Different from the Last Century


By Eve Ottenberg, The American Prospect


A new book from social reformer Jai Sen explores the international age of protest. READ MORE»


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