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 Dominic Rushe, Guardian UK

Campaigners say 139 people arrested in Chicago in what is thought to be the largest protest McDonald’s has ever faced

McDonald’s closed part of its corporate headquarters on Wednesday in response to a mass protest … Read more »

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