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Census data: Half of U.S. poor or low income

December 15, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Census data: Half of U.S. poor or low income 15 Dec 2011 Squeezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans – nearly 1 in 2 – have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low income. The latest census data depict […]

Greenhouse gases rise by record amount

November 6, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Greenhouse gases rise by record amount –Levels of greenhouse gases are higher than the worst case scenario outlined by climate experts just four years ago 03 Nov 2011 The global output of heat-trapping carbon dioxide has jumped by a record amount, according to the US department of energy, a […]

Global temperatures in September were eighth warmest on record

     

Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon split up

Sonic Youth co-founders Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon have separated after 27 years of marriage leaving the future of the noise-rock band uncertain, according to their record label’s parent company. But the group, including indie-rock pioneers Moore and Gordon, will go ahead with their South American tour in November as planned, Catherine Herrick, a spokeswoman […]