How the Berenstain Bears Thanksgiving Book Became the Bane of My Existence

Last year, around this time, my husband and preschool-aged child came home from our local bookstore with a new-to-us Berenstain Bears book: Thanksgiving Blessings (2013). My husband said, with a glint in his eye, “Why don’t you read the new book with J.?” I tried but had to stop so many times to say, “I hate this,” and “Oh my GOD!” that my daughter got annoyed and wandered away. “It’s a Mike?” I asked my husband. “It’s a Mike,” he confirmed.

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I write to you today, fellow parents, to explain what that means—and to issue a warning.

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Bolsonaro’s Violence Against Indigenous Amazonians Is Also an Environmental Catastrophe

The power had flickered out just as the meeting at the Conference of Bishops worship space was set to begin. It was mid-August, and without working AC, Belém—the capital city of Pará in the Amazon, situated just south of the equator—was brutally hot and suffocatingly humid. That left the 50-odd social movement leaders, trade unionists, indigenous land defenders, feminists, and educators to fan themselves with whatever flyers and pamphlets were around. There was an indignity beyond all the sweaty brows.

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Hydrogen investments may be key to global energy competitiveness for U.S.

OPINION:
As countries tout their net-zero goals to decarbonize economies and mitigate the impacts of climate change, many in government and industry have assessed what meeting such pledges will take, and hydrogen has emerged as a promising energy solution.
Europeans and Japan view hydrogen as an essential tool to attain their decarbonization goals in the power, transport and heavy industry sectors. Still, they will struggle to meet their projected hydrogen demand if the energy transition scales up.

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Hydrogen investments may be key to global energy competitiveness for U.S.

OPINION:
As countries tout their net-zero goals to decarbonize economies and mitigate the impacts of climate change, many in government and industry have assessed what meeting such pledges will take, and hydrogen has emerged as a promising energy solution.
Europeans and Japan view hydrogen as an essential tool to attain their decarbonization goals in the power, transport and heavy industry sectors. Still, they will struggle to meet their projected hydrogen demand if the energy transition scales up.

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Hydrogen investments may be key to global energy competitiveness for U.S.

OPINION:
As countries tout their net-zero goals to decarbonize economies and mitigate the impacts of climate change, many in government and industry have assessed what meeting such pledges will take, and hydrogen has emerged as a promising energy solution.
Europeans and Japan view hydrogen as an essential tool to attain their decarbonization goals in the power, transport and heavy industry sectors. Still, they will struggle to meet their projected hydrogen demand if the energy transition scales up.

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Wake up, progressives: You’re lucky to have Kyrsten Sinema

Brian Murray knows just how fierce an opponent Arizona’s Sen. Kyrsten Sinema can be. The Republican strategist saw his candidate lose to Democrat Sinema in their 2012 race for the House.
Calling the experience “unpleasant,” Murray admits his candidate, Vernon Parker, was flawed, but “flawed candidates win all of the time. Kyrsten, however, was an absolute machine.

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Wake up, progressives: You’re lucky to have Kyrsten Sinema

Brian Murray knows just how fierce an opponent Arizona’s Sen. Kyrsten Sinema can be. The Republican strategist saw his candidate lose to Democrat Sinema in their 2012 race for the House.
Calling the experience “unpleasant,” Murray admits his candidate, Vernon Parker, was flawed, but “flawed candidates win all of the time. Kyrsten, however, was an absolute machine.

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Wake up, progressives: You’re lucky to have Kyrsten Sinema

Brian Murray knows just how fierce an opponent Arizona’s Sen. Kyrsten Sinema can be. The Republican strategist saw his candidate lose to Democrat Sinema in their 2012 race for the House.
Calling the experience “unpleasant,” Murray admits his candidate, Vernon Parker, was flawed, but “flawed candidates win all of the time. Kyrsten, however, was an absolute machine.

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Wake up, progressives: You’re lucky to have Kyrsten Sinema

Brian Murray knows just how fierce an opponent Arizona’s Sen. Kyrsten Sinema can be. The Republican strategist saw his candidate lose to Democrat Sinema in their 2012 race for the House.
Calling the experience “unpleasant,” Murray admits his candidate, Vernon Parker, was flawed, but “flawed candidates win all of the time. Kyrsten, however, was an absolute machine.

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The Latest Round of Protests in Cuba Are a Bust—for Now

Men hang Cuban flags over the windows of opposition activist Yunior Garcia Aguilera’s home in an attempt to stop him from communicating with the outside, as he holds a flower from a window. (Ramon Epinosa / Associated Press)

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