John Schwartz

New York Times

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Science writer for the New York Times

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The push to divest fossil fuel stocks began three years ago on college campuses, in the interests of climate change.

Norway's "Oil Fund" to Divest from Coal

The push to divest fossil fuel stocks began three years ago on college campuses, in the interests of climate change.

from To the Point

Wei-Hock Soon, a scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, is a leading global warming skeptic.

The Economics of Climate Change Denial

Wei-Hock Soon, a scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, is a leading global warming skeptic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

At the age of 14, Aaron Swartz was considered an Internet prodigy who developed a code still used to deliver changing content to the worldwide web.

Aaron Swartz and Internet Freedom

At the age of 14, Aaron Swartz was considered an Internet prodigy who developed a code still used to deliver changing content to the worldwide web.

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Women of Asian descent were six of the eight victims killed in the shootings at three Atlanta-area spas earlier this week.

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The recall of Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to appear on the fall ballot as state officials announce they’ve validated more than 1.2 million signatures on the petition.

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The federal government decided this morning to pause Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.

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For thousands of Californians, the notion of “presumed innocent” has been turned on its head. They’ve waited years in jail without being tried or sentenced.

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Jonathan Taplin joins Robert Scheer to discuss his new memoir about the time he spent among rock-and-roll royalty like Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin.

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