Articles of Interest
June 09, 2014, 12:00pm

TEXARKANA, Tex. — On a hazy, hot evening here, Janice Marks ate a dinner of turkey and stuffing at a homeless shelter filled with plastic cots before crossing a few blocks to the Arkansas side of town to start her … Read more »

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June 07, 2014, 5:00am

By Charles Pierce, Esquire.

Lost in all the noise — and all the towering bad taste — of the coverage of the Bowe Bergdahl story this week was the fact that the Senate began the long and laborious and (I … Read more »

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June 06, 2014, 6:00am

OP-ED COLUMNIST
By PAUL KRUGMAN

Maybe it’s me, but the predictable right-wing cries of outrage over the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rules on carbon seem oddly muted and unfocused. I mean, these are the people who managed to create national … Read more »

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June 03, 2014, 2:00am

By Kathy Chen and Stian Reklev, Reuters

China said on Tuesday it will set an absolute cap on its CO2 emissions from 2016 just a day after the United States announced new targets for its power sector, signalling a potential … Read more »

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June 02, 2014, 4:00am

OP-ED COLUMNIST

By PAUL KRUGMAN

A while back I published an article titled “The Rich, the Right, and the Facts,” in which I described politically motivated efforts to deny the obvious — the sharp rise in U.S. inequality, especially at … Read more »

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May 30, 2014, 12:00pm

By Suzanne Goldenberg, Guardian UK

Proposed regulations could cut carbon pollution by up to 25%

President still faces potential opposition from Republicans

Q&A: why the carbon proposal could make climate history

President Barack Obama will unveil a plan on Monday … Read more »

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May 29, 2014, 2:00am

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May 29, 2014, 2:00am

President Said to Be Planning to Use Executive Authority on Carbon Rule

WASHINGTON — President Obama will use his executive authority to cut carbon emissions from the nation’s coal-fired power plants by up to 20 percent, according to people familiar … Read more »

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May 25, 2014, 5:00am

By Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Reader Supported News

My uncle, President John F. Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize winning best-seller Profiles in Courage recounted the stories of courageous U.S. Senators — Republicans and Democrats — who chose patriotism over partisanship and sacrificed … Read more »

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May 24, 2014, 3:00am

By Jane Ayers, Reader Supported News

Last night’s election results rocked Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley in celebration, as local non-GMO farmers won Measure 15-119, banning all GMOs from the Southern Oregon region of Jackson County. In the adjoining Josephine County, … Read more »

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