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Thursday January 2nd, 2020 day edition

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Last year, the chair of the Republican caucus in Washington’s state legislature acknowledged that he had written a manifesto on the “Biblical Basis for War.”

The manifesto’s revelation cost its author, Matt Shea, his chairmanship.

But Shea insisted that his writings were merely “a summary of church sermons on Old Testament war that could help place current events in historical context.”

And so, the Washington GOP did not call for Shea to resign or expel him from its House caucus.

This past spring, the Guardian obtained text messages in which Shea discussed targetting anti-fascist activists for surveillance, harassment, and violence.

Shea participated in four phone calls with Ammon Bundy in advance of the January 2016 Malheur occupation, the report found.

But, as of this writing, an alleged practitioner of radical Christian terrorism remains a state legislator in Washington. »

The Green New Deal would create nearly 30 million jobs — study

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This plan would create nearly 30 million jobs, and it could save millions of lives per year just by reducing pollution.

The plan involves switching pretty much everything that relies on fossil fuel energy—including electricity, transportation, agriculture, the military and more—to renewable energy.

Jacobson says governments also need to create policies that will speed up how quickly we transition from using fossil fuels to using renewable energy. »

Australia bushfires: PM's climate stance criticised as thousands flee blazes

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Thousands of people have fled apocalyptic scenes, abandoning their homes and huddling on beaches to escape raging columns of flame and smoke that have plunged whole towns into darkness and destroyed more than 4m hectares of land.

The haze drifted more than 1,200 miles (2,000km) to the South Island of New Zealand, where it turned the daytime sky orange.

“That is the spirit of Australians, that is the spirit that is on display, that is a spirit that we can celebrate as Australians.”. »

Adrian Wojnarowski auf Twitter: "David Stern — the Hall of Fame ex-NBA Commissioner — has died at 77 years old. He oversaw tremendous growth in his 30 years as commissioner, retiring in 2014. Stern ha

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