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Reports from independent journalists and interviews with knowledgeable people covering the topics of independent journalists, democracy, human rights, press freedom, and journalism.

Aug 31, 2016  
There is a crisis gripping America, one which affects approximately one out of every five Americans. It’s a crisis of debt, medical debt, which accumulates to over 100 billion dollars per year. RIP Medical Debt was established with a mission to purchase and abolish unpaid medical...

Aug 31, 2016

Jamila Raqib serves as the Executive Director of the Albert Einstein Institution and as a Research Affiliate at the Center for International Studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  She holds a degree in management from Simmons College. She describes the work of the Institute.

The Albert Einstein...

Aug 7, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) Dozens of climate activists have blocked railroad tracks leading to two oil refineries in northwest Washington state to oppose the flow of oil from trains to those facilities.

About 150 people spent the night in tents pitched on the...

Aug 1, 2016

Sally Gellett reports from a June 16, 2016 press briefing outside of a regulatory hearing on the Indian Point nuclear facility on the Hudson River in New York State. Several citizen’s spoke including Jeanne and Gary Shaw, Nancy Gans, Marilyn Ellie, and Ellen Winnegar.