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Rivian plans to use dealerships to service its electric trucks and SUVs

2018_11_E.-Rivian_R1T_Front_Charge_IndicatorFollowing Tesla’s lead, EV startup Rivian, which turned heads at the LA Auto Show with its prototype electric pickup and SUV, doesn’t plan to use traditional dealerships to sell its vehicles in most areas.

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The Two Faces of the LA Auto Show

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By Bill Moore

Union of Concerned Scientists USA senior engineer David Reichmuth visited the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show and shares his perspective.

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Stop the Genocide in South Africa

Stop the Genocide in South Africa

Remember Sun City? Remember Mandala? Remember the well meaning but now proven misguided concerts?

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Some People Really Don’t Like Monsanto

Some People Really Don’t Like Monsanto

May 25 will see marches all over the world protesting against Monsanto. They’re the smart guys who brought us Agent Orange (remember them now?) March Against Monsanto video, links and info below (including remix by Sista M and Anon #OpMonsanto…in case this is your gig!

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Yo…Don’t Be Fracking Me No Mo, Bro!

Yo…Don’t Be Fracking Me No Mo, Bro!

Are you concerned about fracking? Are you worried that fracking will have side effects that are not as rosy as Oil-n-Gas says? Or do you think fracking will create a idyllic, utopian environment for residents?

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Inequality…in the Land of Equality

Inequality…in the Land of Equality

I recently posted an article explaining why the US budget deficit is not the biggest issue facing the country.

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Chasing Ice: Retreating Glaciers

Chasing Ice: Retreating Glaciers

Personally I’ve always been fascinated with glaciers. I spent a fair amount of time ice climbing when I lived out in California – mostly on Mount Shasta. To be in the immense glacier environment gives one perspective.

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Corn Ethanol: Not the Greatest Thing Since Sliced (Corn)bread

Corn Ethanol: Not the Greatest Thing Since Sliced (Corn)bread

This is exactly the problem with corn ethanol. Just a few years ago corn ethanol was promoted endlessly by politicians of all flavors, industry processors, farmers organizations, lobbyists – you name it. Politicians famously promoted corn ethanol on the basis of fighting global warming. Now let me ask you…

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How Much More are We Projected to Consume?

How Much More are We Projected to Consume?

The US budget deficit has been for several years relentlessly in the public’s eye. But is this focus really warranted?

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Phew!! NSA Announces the First Amendment is Still Okay with Them

Phew!! NSA Announces the First Amendment is Still Okay with Them

In case anyone forgot (seems some people have) here is, for your reference, the 1st Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.

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