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Election 2012

About that record-breaking dead heat in Illinois (no, not the polls)

Extremes like Chicago's freak March heat wave will be the new normal for a warming planet. But don't expect to hear about that from our presidential candidates.

Inside Grist

Help Grist build a Fast Green News Machine

We're planning a neat experiment in real-time news aggregation and cyborg journalism. But we can't do it without you!


Mr. Daisey and the fact factory

Mike Daisey's lies about Apple on This American Life don't only hurt him, they hurt the workers he aimed to help -- and teach us a big lesson about truth and trust.


Meet Tracie McMillan, ‘overeducated’ food justice writer

The food reporter talks about her new book, working in farm fields and Walmart, and the recent attention she's received from Rush Limbaugh.

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