Eco-News Roundup: Friday January 29

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Pact Facts: The Gloucester ‘pregnancy pact’ wasn’t fact, but Lifetime has a movie about it anyway.

Still a Majority: Sen. Kent Conrad says Congress isn’t meant to have a 60-seat requirement.

Pro-Nukes: Sen. Lindsey Graham says Obama is bullish on nuclear.

Seeing Brown: Enviros say Arkansas Democrat Sen. Blanche Lincoln is one of Congress’ dirtiest.

Tips from Kerry: John Kerry thinks climate activists can take a page from Tea Partiers’ playbook.

DOA?: Now that Brown’s elected, can healthcare reform be resuscitated

No Way: It may be illegal to alter healthcare bill’s abortion clause, says Harry Reid’s rep.

Coal Speaks: New bipartisan pro-coal group comes to Congress.

Passing Blame: Why are Democrats blamed for healthcare failure instead of Republicans?

Sneak Attack: The PR firm behind Swift Boaters may have climate in its cross-hairs.

State of Affairs: How’s healthcare looking pre-State of the Union address?

Capped: Cap and trade may be truly dead now that Sen. Lindsey Graham has abandoned it.

Big Moment: Some point out that if healthcare is passed, it’ll be huge historically.

Low on Totem Pole: Obama’s SOTU speech gets to healthcare around the 10th paragraph.

Good News?: Some cautiously good news on prospect of passing healthcare bill.

 

 

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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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