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Miami Takes a Historic First Step to Stem Climate Gentrification

E.A. Crunden ThinkProgress
People try to pass through a flooded street in Miami Beach. The City of Miami has adopted a resolution residents hope will help curb climate gentrification, the phenomenon where as sea levels rise the wealthy displace low-income residents as they relocate from their once desirable coastal locations.

America’s Post-9/11 Wars Have Cost $5.9 Trillion

William D. Hartung The Nation
240,000 civilian deaths and 21 million more have been displaced. And yet a congressional commission is urging yet more money for a bloated Pentagon. We should be spending less time figuring out how to fight wars, and how to forge partnerships...

US Economy Faces Hit from Climate Change, Report Warns

Coral Davenport and Kendra Pierre-Louis New York Times
Going forward, American exports and supply chains could be disrupted, agricultural yields could fall to 1980s levels by midcentury and fire season could spread to the Southeast, the report finds.

Friday Nite Videos | November 16, 2018

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Drain the Swamp. Oil | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj. Boy Erased | Movie. Ice Cube | Arrest the President. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins Climate Change Activists in Protest at Nancy Pelosi's Office
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