Eco-News Roundup: Friday January 15

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Tweetastic: Journalists’ tweets show they don’t know all the answers, but soon will.

Healthy Disdain: GOPers vow to challenge constitutionality of the healthcare bill.

Fight or Flight: Why are insurance companies fighting health reform when it benefits them?

Medi-fare: Even groundbreaking reform won’t curb Medicare costs enough.

Survey Says: A new poll says Americans want healthcare, if they don’t have to pay for it.

Killer TV: Study says watching more than an hour of TV a day has health risks.

Cap Foes: Ag lobby is opposing just about any proposed emissions cuts.

Garden Woes: An editorial compares school gardens to sharecropping.

Sucker Punch: Insurers were funding attack ads while claiming to support reform.

EPA Fight: Chamber of Commerce mulls sueing the EPA over GHG regulation.

Helping Hand: Sen. Murkowski is getting help from Bush-era folks.

Not Done Yet: Ag lobby vows to fight even harder in face of EPA victory.

 

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SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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