China factory output slows as government cracks down on pollution

China’s industrial output slowed in October, official data showed Tuesday, as authorities fight smog by clamping down on pollution produced

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Ugly Stuff: GOP Tax and Budget Plans Will Destroy Finances of Average Americans With Sick Elders or Family Members With Disabilities

Originally published on ALTERNET Tax breaks for the rich, while the GOP targets healthcare safety nets for society’s most vulnerable.

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Embattled GE plans thousands of layoffs amid corporate overhaul

Embattled industrial giant General Electric announced a massive restructuring plan on Monday that includes thousands of job cuts and sales

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Volunteer tourism: what’s wrong with it and how it can be changed

Madonna with her adopted son, David Banda, at an orphanage, 40 km from the capital Lilongwe April 19, 2007. – Siphiwe

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Once taboo, socialism finds comrades among US millennials

While working as an electrician Lee Carter received a literal shock, through one hand and across the chest, that jolted

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