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Bob Cesca on the dangers of Toxic Populism

Liberal Podcaster and pundit Bob Cesca joins us to talk about Toxic Populism, from Trump to the far-left, and how both threaten our politics and our future. It ended up being a really interesting discussion about how extremist politics isn’t [...]

Migration to Europe Is Slowing, but the Political Issue Is as Toxic as Ever

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Under political pressure, Angela Merkel secured the help of the European Commission to call an unusual weekend meeting on how to manage migration. Source: NYT > World

No Need To Worry About Toxic Sludge After Hurricane Harvey. Nobody’s Testing For It!

Hey there, little fella! The Associated Press and the Houston Chronicle teamed up for some pretty unnerving investigative journamalism on the “toxic onslaught from the nation’s petrochemical hub” that was unleashed last August when Hurricane [...]
Dems: Bill Clinton too toxic to campaign in midterms
Democrats are looking to embrace the #MeToo moment and rally women to push back on President Donald Trump in the midterms—and they don’t want Bill Clinton anywhere near it. In a year when the party is deploying all their other [...]
Delhi, Blanketed in Toxic Haze, ‘Has Become a Gas Chamber’
The situation prompted the state’s chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, to say on Twitter: “Delhi has become a gas chamber. Every year this happens during this part of year. We have to find a soln to crop burning in adjoining states.” [...]
Democrats still toxic in rural America
Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam’s campaign still believes he is doing well enough in Virginia’s rural corners to win, given Democrats’ strength in fast-growing Northern Virginia. [...]
Houston’s public housing residents are the worst hit by toxic flooding
Floodwaters in two Houston-area neighborhoods hit hard by Hurricane Harvey have been contaminated with bacteria and toxins — and the highest levels of contamination were found in a low-income neighborhood built next to a slow-moving river [...]
Houston left with a toxic mess as Trump relaxes rules
A man talks with officers at a roadblock less than three miles from the Arkema Inc. chemical plant Thursday, Aug. 31 in Crosby, Texas. | Gregory Bull/AP Explosions and [...]
Cleaning up toxic sites isn’t always as good for the community as you might think
This article originally appeared on Grist. San Francisco has embarked on a project to transform its industrial southeast waterfront into a bike-friendly destination called the Blue Greenway. When completed, the Blue Greenway will be [...]

“It couldn’t get much worse”: Trump’s policies are already making workplaces more toxic

This article originally appeared in In These Times. The “well-being of America and the American worker is my North Star,” President Donald Trump trumpeted at a recent White House event. But the Trump administration’s policies are already [...]