January 27, 2014, 3:00am
By CTV News
A natural gas pipeline exploded in southern Manitoba early Saturday morning, sending massive flames into the air and leading to the evacuation of five homes.
TransCanada Pipeline said in a statement that a fire broke out around … Read more »
January 25, 2014, 4:00am
By Christina Sarich
Many individuals have heard it a million times, but for the uninformed, or those just looking to fuel their 2014 fire to finally defeat Monsanto and their cronies, you’ll be interested to know that Monsanto’s Bt-toxin is … Read more »
January 24, 2014, 1:00am
By Katie Valentine and Emily Atkin, ThinkProgress
Maria Gunnoe remembers a time when the rivers in Boone County, West Virginia ran clear.
“In my childhood, I fished these streams, I spent time in these streams,” Gunnoe, who lives in Bob … Read more »
January 23, 2014, 1:00am
By Aviva Shen, ThinkProgress
A Dallas Morning News story triggered media buzz Monday, accusing Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) of exaggerating the hardships in her personal narrative and using her ex-husband to escape poverty.
Davis has said she came … Read more »
January 20, 2014, 10:00am
By Charles Krauthammer.
For decades, the American Studies Association labored in well-deserved obscurity. No longer. It has now made a name for itself by voting to boycott Israeli universities, accusing them of denying academic and human rights to Palestinians.
Given … Read more »
January 20, 2014, 4:00am
By Elizabeth Kucinich, Common Dreams
Members of congress, farmers and businesses await response from president
morning press conference offered a beacon of hope for farmers and activists on Capitol Hill today as members of Congress and 200 organizations demanded Obama … Read more »
January 20, 2014, 4:00am
By Nicole Mordant, Reuters
Large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed poses serious risks to salmon and native cultures in this pristine corner of southwest Alaska, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in a report released on Wednesday.
The EPA … Read more »
January 18, 2014, 2:00am
By Glenn Greenwald, Guardian UK
Obama is draping the banner of change over the NSA status quo. Bulk surveillance that caused such outrage will remain in place.
In response to political scandal and public outrage, official Washington repeatedly uses the … Read more »
January 17, 2014, 5:00am
By RICK LYMAN
In a strongly worded decision, a Pennsylvania state judge on Friday struck down Pennsylvania’s 2012 law requiring voters to produce a state-approved photo ID at the polls, setting up a potential Supreme Court confrontation that could have … Read more »
January 16, 2014, 8:00am
Exhibit A: Daily Kos diarist “dharmafarmer” writes on Jan. 11 about the chemical spill in West Virginia, the disaster that has left hundreds of thousands of people without fresh water.* It’s a hop, skip, and jump to link Freedom Industries, … Read more »