Nicole Karlis, Salon.com

Nicole Karlis

Salon.com

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • Salon.com
  • AlterNet
Past:
  • Raw Story
  • Truthout

Recent articles by Nicole:

Why Dr. Zach Bush believes herbicides could end life on Earth

Dr. Zach Bush went from developing chemotherapy to fighting pesticide-makers → Read More

Former state Rep. Bruce Franks Jr.: "I woke up" after Michael Brown Jr. was murdered

"I need to fight and I need to figure it out": Franks Jr. on why he got in — and got out — of politics → Read More

How to separate your dad from Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen told memoirist Sarfraz Manzoor that he loved his book. And life just got better from there → Read More

California's humpback whales are threatened by shipping traffic

The whales in the Bay Area are especially vulnerable during Fleet Week. → Read More

Thanks to Trump, STD rates hit a record high

Trump’s pro-life policies and attacks on reproductive health care are having repercussions beyond the GOP's intent → Read More

After choosing profits over maintenance, California utility giant forces blackouts on customers

PG&E diverted public funds towards executive bonuses and underspent bond money. Now, citizens pay the price. → Read More

After choosing profits over maintenance, California utility giant forces blackouts on customers

PG&E diverted public funds towards executive bonuses and underspent bond money. Now, citizens pay the price → Read More

Fans of violent films unlikely to be psychopaths, study says

Researchers did see a faint connection between "conservative" music listeners and "maladaptive personality traits" → Read More

Harvard's systemic nepotism revealed: 43 percent of admitted white students were legacies

A white person’s chances of being admitted increased 7 times if they have family who donated to Harvard → Read More

Jackdaw birds can tell humans apart — and remember which ones are violent

A new experiment finds these little crows send warning calls about scary humans → Read More

A nematode species discovered in Lake Mono has three sexes

For a newly-discovered, arsenic-resistant nematode species, sex is a trinary → Read More

Why the yellow cedar is a bellwether for humanity's survival

Lauren Oakes spent six years studying a tree that ties together the climate crisis in all its dimensions → Read More

Republican Rep. Chris Collins resigns from the Congress ahead of expected guilty plea

The news arrives one day before Collins is expected to plead guilty to charges in an insider trading case → Read More

Hypothesis that Planet 9 is a black hole stirs controversy

There's lots of evidence for an unseen object that's messing with Neptune's orbit. Could it be a tiny black hole? → Read More

How Facebook is profiting off of our loneliness

With the rise of its Dating feature, the social media giant squares the circle of a decade of social engineering → Read More

How a rural women's network in sub-Saharan Africa became a model for fighting the climate crisis

The United Nations just awarded the UN Global Climate Action Award to this sub-Saharan women's education NGO → Read More

Trump likened whistleblower's informants to spies

"Who's the person who gave the whistleblower the information? Because that’s close to a spy," Trump said on tape → Read More

The Blob is back, and it's killing sea life

The Blob, a marine heatwave larger than Alaska, is wreaking havoc on marine life — and the worst may be yet to come → Read More

In historic first, tech contractors for Google vote to unionize

Tech contractors are known for being uniquely exploited — now, the first spark of a labor movement has lit a fire → Read More

Airbnb employees are upset they're not rich yet

Tired of mere six-figure salaries, Airbnb's workers are angry that management has yet to go public → Read More