January 31, 2014, 4:00am
When Biography Trumps Substance
SPOKANE, Wa. — Only the snarkiest would not be open to the likable life story of Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the Eastern Washington politician who gave the “official” Republican response to the president’s State of the … Read more »
January 29, 2014, 3:00am
We’re still waiting to see if the president is going to sign off on the rest of Keystone XL pipeline, the continent-spanning death funnel that will bring the world’s dirtiest fossil fuels from the environmental moonscape of northern Alberta down … Read more »
January 29, 2014, 2:00am
ANNALS OF THE PRESIDENCY. GOING THE DISTANCE
On and off the road with Barack Obama.
BY DAVID REMNICK
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2014/01/27/140127fa_fact_remnick?mobify=0&intcid=full-site-mobile&mobify=0… Read more »
January 27, 2014, 3:00am
By CLIFFORD KRAUSS and JAD MOUAWAD
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/26/business/energy-environment/accidents-surge-as-oil-industry-takes-the-train.html?hp&_r=0… Read more »
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 »