Articles of Interest
December 09, 2014, 4:00am

By Jake Blumgart, Truthout | Report

Caledonia Spirits is a craft distillery nestled in the sparsely populated northeastern corner of Vermont. The company’s founder, Todd Hardie, has tended honeybees for decades. He began the practice almost 50 years ago, when … Read more »

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December 09, 2014, 4:00am

http://truth-out.org/news/item/27869-extinction-rate-rivals-that-of-dinosaurs-2014-likely-hottest-year-ever… Read more »

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December 08, 2014, 5:00am

Contributing Op-Ed Writer

We know President Obama wants a lasting deal on immigration, something to make taxes fairer, a little help from a caveman Congress on climate change. If he’s lucky, he might get some of the above. But one … Read more »

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December 08, 2014, 3:00am

Last week we got an actually good employment report — arguably the first truly good report in a long time. The U.S. economy added well over 300,000 jobs; wages, which have been stagnant for far too long, picked up a … Read more »

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December 02, 2014, 3:00am

That’s what the GOP senator who’ll be taking control of the environment committee told me several years ago.

—David Corn on Tue. December 2, 2014 6:30 AM PDT

The recent news on the front page of the New York Times … Read more »

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December 02, 2014, 3:00am

By Lexington Herald-Leader | Editorial

We hear a lot about a war on coal. But, to borrow another trendy phrase, amnesty is the real threat — amnesty for the coal industry.

How many more examples do we need of coal … Read more »

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November 29, 2014, 6:00am

By Paul Krugman

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency announced proposed regulations to curb emissions of ozone, which causes smog, not to mention asthma, heart disease and premature death. And you know what happened: Republicans went on the attack, … Read more »

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November 25, 2014, 3:00am

Since the early 1990s, the consensus view in the climate science community has been that if the world is going to escape the most catastrophic consequences of climate change, it needs to keep the average global temperature from rising more … Read more »

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November 24, 2014, 3:00am

By David Sirota, Salon

Just 36 percent of the electorate showed up to cast their ballots. Millennial apathy only tells half the story

On a warm October night toward the end of the 2014 campaign, almost every politician running for … Read more »

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November 23, 2014, 11:00am

By Dave Clark, Agence France-Presse

A probe by a Congressional committee into the September 11, 2012 attack on a US compound in Benghazi debunked allegations that President Barack Obama’s administration fell down on the job.

Since the assault on the … Read more »

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