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President Trump continues his roll back of environmental regulations that protect the nation's air land and water. (Photo: Getty)

Trump’s New Coal Regs a Death Sentence for Thousands With Chronic Lung Ailments

Donald Trump’s roll-back of Obama-era regulations to foster the use of coal will do little to benefit coal miners, except to cause more deaths and disability, according to research into the health effects from pollution associated with coal-fired power plants.The American Lung Association (ALA) says that “particle pollution from power plants is estimated to kill approximately 13,000 people a year.”... Read More...

Rich Got Richer While Half the Nation Saw Wealth Decline to 1 Percent, Study Says

If you’re poor in American you are not alone. Over the past 24 years, 50 percent of the nation saw their share of wealth fall to just 1 percent, while America’s richest families saw their wealth grow significantly, according to a new study. The findings confirm that a significant portion of society has been disenfranchised from the economy. The findings, contained in a study by the Savings and Retirement Foundation of Washington, D.C., and published by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) does not bode well for the nation.... Read More...